CECA SOUTH WEST LUNCH 2021

We are delighted to announce the Annual Lunch and Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday 1 October 2021 at The Grand Hotel, Torquay. This is, of course, subject to the Covid roadmap. This is the region’s networking event of the year for contractors and not to be missed from both a personal and business perspective.  The event brings together over 150 people to celebrate the achievements both of our industry and the people who contribute so much to our success. The Lunch includes the presentation of the CECA South West Young Achiever Awards – celebrating the remarkable achievements of the young women and men who are our rising stars.

Ben Collins (Professional Racing Car Driver, Ex-Stig, Writer, TV Presenter, World Record Breaker and Hollywood Stunt Driver) is our guest speaker.

The Chairman, Dave Ellis, and Regional Director, Paul Santer, will also be hosting influential industry guests to widen networking opportunities for members.

Member companies can book tables of 6, 8 or 10, or, alternatively, you can purchase individual seats, in order to give every member the opportunity to join us.  The ticket price includes a three-course meal, wine and entertainment.

If you would like to book tickets for the Lunch, please complete and return the Booking Form to Leone Donnelly.

To all looking to develop prosperous new relationships, or build on existing ones, share experience, entertain clients, or just have a great time, we sincerely hope that you join us.

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Sponsorship Opportunities are available to members and non-members. Every business knows that event sponsorship can be a highly cost-effective and powerful way to promote your brand. It is the perfect way to directly reach and connect with your target audience in a unique and interactive way. Sponsorship of the CECA South West Annual Lunch 2021 puts your company in front of approximately 150 industry professionals, key clients and stakeholders – making it an invaluable channel to support your marketing strategy. Full details of the packages available can be found here.

Thank you to our sponsors for the South Lunch event on 1 October 2021.

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CECA South West Young Achiever Awards 2021

We are pleased to announce the categories for the CECA South West Young Achiever Awards 2021. These are:

Please confirm your intention to nominate in one or more categories to Leone Donnelly no later than 31 May 2021.

Nomination forms should be completed and returned no later than 2 August 2021.

Please note that submissions are restricted to one nomination per category, however, you can still submit in all three categories.

The Awards will be presented at the CECA South West Annual Lunch and Awards Ceremony at The Grand Hotel, Torquay on Friday 1 October 2021.

The winners will receive an inscribed memento and cash prize of £500.

In addition, depending on the quality of nominations received, the judges may decide to make a “Highly Commended” award to the runner up in one or more of the categories. These awards are worth £250.

We look forward to receiving your submission and announcing the winners to celebrate the remarkable achievements of the young women and men who are our rising stars.

CECA South West Young Achiever Awards 2020

CECA South West felt that Covid-19 shouldn’t get in the way of these annual awards to celebrate the talents and achievements of young people working in our industry in our region.

We were delighted to host the award ceremony (adhering to strict Covid-19 guidelines) at a live event direct from the home of the awards – The Grand in Torquay.  CECA South West Chairman, Dave Ellis, and Regional Director, Paul Santer, were on hand to ensure all went to plan on the day! You can watch the event here.

Our 2020 award winners were:

  • CECA South West Most Promising Apprentice – Sam Beer (Bridge Civil Engineering Ltd)
  • CECA South West Most Promising Trainee Quantity Surveyor – Aiden Shipp (Midas Construction Ltd)
  • CECA South West Most Promising Trainee Civil Engineer – Peter Boden (Dyer & Butler Ltd)

The winners received an inscribed memento and cash prize of £500.

In addition, we awarded a “Highly Commended” award to the runner up in the Most Promising Trainee Civil Engineer category.

  • CECA South West Highly Commended Trainee Civil Engineer – Greg Crowe (Bridge Civil Engineering Ltd)

Greg received a cash prize of £250.

In addition, we have our university placement awards and the 2020 winners are:

  • University of Bath Industrial Placement Award – Michael O’Hagan (Suttle Projects)
  • University of Plymouth Industrial Placement Award – Matthew Lees (Jackson Civil Engineering)

Sponsorship – CECA South West is very grateful to BAM Nuttall for providing sponsorship for the CECA South West Awards 2020.

Our CECA South West Awards winners. From Right to Left: Peter Boden, Sam Beer, Dave Ellis (SW Chairman), Aiden Shipp & Matthew Lees.