2016 Project of the Year

Excellence in Construction Awards

ABC Keystone invites you to showcase your work in the 2018 ABC Excellence in Construction Awards program. Entering your projects in this annual awards program is a great way to promote your company name and image, boost your company morale and owner satisfaction, and gain recognition for your hard work.

An award of this caliber is a status symbol that promotes your company as a contractor of the highest quality and standards. Winners at the Chapter level are eligible to move on and enter their projects in the National Excellence in Construction Awards.

Benefit from your award throughout the entire year!
View a "Marketing Tools" flyer for ideas and suggestions to increase the ROI of your award.

View a 2017 submission timeline with helpful tips and deadlines.

It's time to prepare for your 2018 entries!

View a submission timeline for the 2018 EIC Awards

Please note:  Projects entered, or entrant’s portion of project, for the 2018 Awards must have been completed no earlier than January 1, 2017, and no later than December 31, 2017. The date on the occupancy permit determines a project’s completion.

Sponsor this year's Gala!
View a list of sponsorship benefits.

2018 Process:

1. Complete an "Intent to Submit" Form
  • Please complete an “Intent to Submit” form for each project entered in the 2018 EIC Awards.
  • Send your completed “Intent to Submit” form(s) to barbara@abckeystone.org by Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
  • We've gone paperless for the EIC entry materials. EIC entry materials should be submitted via Dropbox, which will be provided to you after your “Intent to Submit” form has been reviewed. There is no cost to members to use the Dropbox file sharing service.
Completion of this form will help to ensure your project is in the correct category and assist with recruitment for judges.

2. Complete a 2018 Excellence in Construction entry form by June 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm

The entry form includes details about judging and awards; important dates to remember; electronic submission process; list of project categories; entry requirements and rules; award criteria; and project details, including safety.

>>>> 2018 entry submission form coming soon!  Word document or PDF with form fields <<<<

Changes for 2018:
  • Project Description is requested for all projects.
  • Updated photo filename recommendations.
  • Request to identify a "Marketing Photo" for each project.
  • STEP award recipients: ABC Keystone will verify your level and year of participation, and provide a list of current STEP members to the EIC judges.

Please upload one PDF file that contains the information requested in the Entry Form:

  1. Contracted Scope
  2. Project Narrative
  3. Safety
  4. References
  5. Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) – optional item
  6. ABC Training – optional item

Within your project folder on Dropbox, there will be a sub-folder designated for project photos.

Please submit your project description as a Word document with your completed entry form.

Questions? Don't hesitate to call Barbara at the Chapter office, 717-653-8106.

Congratulations to the 2016 EIC Award winners!   


Examples from ABC National Award winning projects:

Contracted Scopes:
Sample Contracted Scope 1
Sample Contracted Scope 2

Please note: The narrative is limited to two pages for a submission to the ABC Keystone EIC Awards program.
Sample Narrative 1
Sample Narrative 2

Sample Project Descriptions shown as project photo captions in the National event program.

View a recording of our January 2017 seminar to learn how
to create a winning EIC entry:

Get Involved   

EIC Committee
Meets @ ABC Keystone
First Tuesday of month, 12:00 pm
Chair: Laura Gallagher,
Harmon & Davies, P.C.
Staff Liaison: Barbara Holtzapple