A wonderful evening celebrating the civil engineering industry and the individuals and teams that go that extra mile to achieve great outcomes for their employers and clients.

CECA Midlands Annual Dinner & Awards 2019

This year CECA Midlands Annual Dinner & Awards 2019 took place at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham on 3 October and brought together over 250 contractors, local stakeholders and major clients for a glittering night of celebration. Celebrating our world class civil engineering industry and the individuals and teams that make it just that, by delivering outstanding performance.

Nominated Charity – St Basils

Our wonderful guests and members raised £2325 on the night for St Basil this well deserving charity works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, helping over 5000 young people per year across the West Midlands region. Find out more about St Basils charity.

Video Highlights of this year’s event

Image Gallery – capturing our Award Winners and other moments of the evening..
Chairman’s Address – Nigel Drew.
CECA CEO – Alasdair Reisner
Project of the Year Winner  £0-1m – WJ South Awarded by sponsor R&C Williams
Project of the Year Winner £1-3m – Galliford Try Awarded by sponsor Andy Stubbs – WJ South
Project of the Year Commended Over £3m – Balfour Beatty Awarded by sponsor Ian Allen – Kier Highways
Project of the Year Over £3m Winner – Currall Lewis & Martin CLM Awarded by sponsor Ian Allen – Kier Highways
Training Provider of the Year – Buckingham Learning & Development Awarded by sponsor Lorraine Gregory – CITB
New Entrant of the Year – Alex Colesby. Awarded by sponsor Nicola Sinclair – B&CE
Lifetime Achievement – Keith Baldwin. Awarded by sponsor Peter Watson – Forkers
The Chairman’s Table. Representatives from Highways England, Kier, Midlands Connect, Institute of Civil Engineers, West Midlands Combined Authority, Amey.
The Vice Chairman’s Table. Representatives from B&CE, Highways England, Women in Construction, St Basils, Midlands Rail Forum, Midlands Metro Alliance.
The Deputy Vice Chairman’s Table. Representatives from Severn Trent, Chartered Institute of Highways & Transportation, CECA Wales, CECA Southern, Robert Bilbrough Associates, CITB, Institute of Mechanical Engineers.
The Director’s Table. Representatives from West Midlands Combined Authority, CITB, CECA Wales, Kier, Land & Water, Danaher & Walsh, Midlands Metro Alliance.
The Foundations Table – Representatives from Jackson Civil Engineering, Buckingham Group, Galliford Try, Balfour Beatty, Land & Water,Morgan Sindall, Kier, CLM.
The Chairman’s Reception. Chairman Nigel Drew pictured with Alejandro Murano from Midlands Metro Alliance.
Representatives from Highways Traffic Management sponsors of the Chairman’s Reception.
Chairman’s Reception – left to right, Dawn Pugh – CITB, Dawn Karakatsanis – CECA Midlands, Sairah Hussain – Galliford Try, Rose Rees – Midlands Metro Alliance, Lorraine Gregory – CITB, Jodie Rowbottom – CIHT.
Featured right Past Chairman Andrew Bradshaw with guests.
Featured left Bob Bilbrough – Robert Bilbrough Associates, Alasdair Reisner – CECA National.
The Chairman and his guests..
Charity Prize Draw Winner awarded by Sponsor and Vice Chairman Ron Pinfield.