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Awards Gala A Smashing Success; Nominations Now Open For 2009

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On February 24, ACEC hosted a sold-out Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards Gala at Ottawa's Chateau Laurier hotel to honour the best and brightest within the consulting engineering industry in Cana...

On February 24, ACEC hosted a sold-out Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards Gala at Ottawa’s Chateau Laurier hotel to honour the best and brightest within the consulting engineering industry in Canada. Among the guests were over 30 Members of Parliament and dignitaries from a number of ACEC’s partner organizations. Under the theme of “Opening Night on Broadway,” the evening not only feted innovation and achievement in the consulting engineering industry, but also featured beautiful renditions from a number of well known Broadway classics. Special congratulations go to Peter Buckland and Peter Taylor of the firm Buckland & Taylor out of Vancouver, B. C., the recipients of the 2008 Beaubien Award, which is presented annually by ACEC to an individual or individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the consulting engineering profession, the industry, and the Association. A full list of award recipients was published in Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine’s October-November 2008 issue.

Nominations for the 2009 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards are now open. The deadline to submit a Notice of Intent is Tuesday, March 31, with the deadline to submit the final entry on Tuesday, May 5. The 2009 Awards will continue to feature the Awards of Excellence, the Schreyer Award for top technical award, and the new Tree of Life award for outstanding environmental stewardship. The ACEC-awards demonstrate an exceptional level of recognition in a firm’s achievements –ACEC members, large or small, are encouraged to submit.

For entry forms and rules, see www.canadianconsultingengineer.com/awards

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