CIHT East Midlands Awards 2024

Deadline for entries has now been extended to 23:59 on Friday 8 March 2024.

The CIHT East Midlands celebrate the very best the region offers across the key areas of highways and transportation. They are open to everyone: members and non-members; small and large organisations; public, private and third sector. The Awards recognise the outstanding contribution that good projects and people make to our daily lives.

The Awards - 7 opportunities if you win

  • Showcase your work
  • Boost your profile in the region and use as a stepping stone to greater recognition in the sector
  • Demonstrate your commitment to excellent standards
  • Promote your achievement with press coverage opportunities
  • Add this achievement to your tenders and corporate literature
  • Motivate your workforce to strive for the highest standards.
  • Receive formal recognition of your dedication and achievements

 

Celebrate your achievements and the success of the region

Deadline for entries is 23:59 on Friday 8 March 2024. As these are the first CIHT East Midlands Awards since pre-Covid, it is worth noting that we are accepting entries that have been active or completed in Financial Years 2019 to 2023.

Winners will be announced at the CIHT East Midlands Annual Dinner on Thursday 25th April 2024 at the Nottingham Belfry Hotel.
Book here to attend the CIHT East Midlands Annual Awards Dinner. 

Attend to surround yourself with today's leaders and rising stars for an evening of celebration, networking and opportunities to entertain your clients and business partners.


 

The Awards


 

Award

Criteria

How to Enter

Climate Action Award

This award category is to recognise our region's impactful, innovative, and transformative activities, including carbon reduction and climate adaptation, leading the sector towards a highly resilient, sustainable, and low-carbon future.

Judging Criteria for the Award:

  • Innovation (15)
  • Impact (evidence, data, testimonials) (15)
  • Implementation – how was this work rolled out / delivered? (10)
  • Potential for wider implementation (10)
  • Quality of submission (5)
  • Any additional attributes, please consider the following examples (10):
    • Value for money
    • Efficiencies, cost savings
    • Ease of use
    • Alignment with strategy e.g., CIHT Strategy 2022+

 

Engineering Challenge Award

This award category is to recognise our region's technical excellence, innovative solutions and transformative activities, to solve a particularly challenging engineering problem, keeping our transport system safe, resilient, more efficient, and sustainable, through excellent practice, highly innovative technical solutions and commitment to the profession.

Judging Criteria for the Award:

  • Solution (10)
  • Technical excellence (15)
  • Delivery / Implementation plan (15)
  • Impact / Benefits (15)
  • Quality of submission (5)
  • Any additional attributes, please consider the following examples (10):
    • Safety, Sustainability and Savings
    • Efficiencies, benefits, value for money
    • Alignment with strategy e.g., CIHT Strategy 2022+
    • Client / users feedback

 

Exceptional Emerging Talent Award

This award category is to recognise our region's up-and-coming emerging professionals. There will be two awards given to the Best Emerging Professional and Best Apprentice.

Judging Criteria for the Award:

  • Contribution to the East Midlands highways or transportation sector (10 points)
  • Role model for highways or transportation (10 points)
  • Active in positively promoting the industry/sector within the East Midlands (5 points)

How to enter:
To enter this award please provide the following and return to regions@ciht.org.uk.

  • Nominee's full name
  • Nominee's email address
  • Nominee's membership number
  • Number of years in highways or transportation
  • Current job title and employer
  • Nominator’s name (if applicable)
  • Nominator's email address (if applicable)
  • Supporting statements – 1,000 words maximum.

Important Submission Information

Exceptional Emerging Talent Award Guidelines


 

Road Safety Award

The Road Safety Award is to recognise activity within our region across the highways and transportation sector that is impactful, and innovative and provides outstanding achievements which improve ’all’ road user safety through excellent practice, commitment, design, and technical application. These activities will be leading the sector towards a highly resilient, safe, and sustainable future.

Judging Criteria for the Award:

  • Validation / Description - how does this entry meet the award description? (10)
  • Solution development – why and how was this solution identified? (20)
  • How has this work been delivered? (15)
  • Results and Evaluation (data, KPIs, etc.,) (15)
  • Demonstration of Sustainability (10)
  • Quality of submission (5)
  • Any additional attributes, please consider the following examples (10):
    • Value for money
    • Efficiencies, cost savings
    • Ease of use
    • Alignment with strategy e.g., CIHT Strategy 2022+

 

Transport Planning Award

With a focus on sustainability, the Transport Planning award is to recognise and acknowledge activity within our region across the highways and transportation sector and is awarded to an organisation, highway authority or joint commission, that has implemented a successful scheme applying impactful, innovative, and transformative activities leading the sector towards a highly resilient, sustainable, and low-carbon future.

Judging Criteria for the Award:

  • How has the problem been addressed? (10)
  • Innovation or best-in-class use of standards (15)
  • Results or benefits (statistics, evidence) (15)
  • Other benefits above & beyond the business case (e.g., road safety, modal shift, net zero) (10)
  • Quality of submission (5)
  • Any additional attributes, please consider the following examples (10):
    • Value for money
    • Efficiencies, cost savings
    • Potential for wider implementation
    • Implementation (e.g., training, communications, development of transport planners etc.)
    • Alignment with strategy e.g., CIHT Strategy 2022+

 

Further information

Important Submission Information

Deadline for entries is 23:59 on Friday 8 March 2024. As these are the first CIHT East Midlands Awards since pre-Covid, it is worth noting that we are accepting entries that have been active or completed in Financial Years 2019 to 2023.

A shortlist of entries will be published in April 2024. Following this, the judging panel for each award may request further information from short-listed entrants.

Winners of the CIHT East Midlands Awards 2024 will be announced at the CIHT EM Awards Dinner on the evening of Thursday 25th April 2024 and details published through a variety of media platforms.

Submissions should be made electronically using the email address regions@ciht.org.uk.


 

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