Thank you to all our members and guests who attended the CECA Southern Lunch & Awards Event at The Brewery, London on Friday 30 June 2023. What a fantastic day it was at our flagship networking event bringing together over 400 people for the biggest networking event of the CECA Southern calendar.

CONGRATULATIONS to all our 2023 award winners:

  • Most Promising Industrial Placement – Antoinette Marchant (Jackson Civil Engineering) – watch their video here
  • Highly Commended Industrial Placement – Harry Cahill (Kier)
  • Most Promising Apprentice (Levels 2-3) – Callum Griffiths (Clancy) – watch their video here
  • Most Promising Apprentice (Levels 4-7) – Sophie Rice (BAM Nuttall) AND Leonard Connolly (Balfour Beatty) – JOINT WINNERS – watch their video here and here
  • Most Promising Trainee Quantity Surveyor – Dan Townsend (Milestone Infrastructure) – watch their video here
  • Highly Commended  Trainee Quantity Surveyor – Andreea Edu (Barhale)
  • Most Promising Trainee Civil Engineer – Sam Smith (Knights Brown) – watch their video here
  • Outstanding Contribution / Lifetime Achievement – Andy Flowerday (Barhale)
  • Workplace Wellbeing Initiative – Clancy – watch their video here

The winners received an inscribed memento and cash prize of £500, with those receiving a “Highly Commended” award receiving a cash prize of £250.

Thank you also to all our 2023 sponsors:

Thank you to our guest speaker, Tori James, who enthralled and enthused us with her challenge climbing to the summit of Mount Everest.

We were also delighted to raise over £1,800 for our chosen charity, Cuppa Squad.

The photos for the event can be found here.