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Call for Award Nominations

Focus: Call for Award Nominations

JULY 17, 2019

Help CIIC recognize distinguished organizations, individuals, projects
Construction In Indian Country calls for award nominations

TEMPE, AZ – Construction In Indian Country (CIIC) is calling for nominations of distinguished projects, individuals and teams to be recognized and honored by industry leaders at the CIIC 2019 National Conference, Achievement Awards Banquet on November 7, 2019 at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Events Center.

This will be the second annual awards banquet intended to highlight outstanding Native American-owned firms, construction projects completed in Indian country, and organizations or corporations that have substantially contributed to the enhancement of Tribal communities

The new CIIC board president, Bob Roessel said the awards nominations “raised the bar” for their national conference. “In 2018, we held the inaugural Achievement Awards banquet. We recognized projects that directly serves tribal communities,” he explained.

There are four main award categories: Outstanding Community Enrichment, Outstanding Construction, Outstanding Design & Planning. and the Lasting Impact Legacy Award. Nominations can be submitted by individuals or organizations and are open until August 30, 2019.

Roessel hopes to see many nominations this year due to the great work being done in Indian County, “We encourage the entire industry to submit nominations and acknowledge the extraordinary projects in Indian country.”

Nomination forms can be obtained on the website at or by calling CIIC Front Desk at (480) 727-3105. Tickets to the event can be purchased online at


Construction in Indian Country Achievement Awards is being organized by CIIC with support from industry and organizational leaders from the CIIC Executive Committee, the CIIC Awards Selection Committee and our Industry Partners. The Mission of Construction in Indian Country is to support construction management education to benefit American Indian and Indigenous communities as they increase their capacities to manage their own affairs while determining their own destinies.

Our Vision is that all Indigenous communities shall have the technical capabilities and personnel to manage construction activities at industry-best standards. CIIC believes in promoting quality construction and construction management to industry-best standards while acknowledging and honoring the reestablishment or maintenance of tribal specific construction practices and cultures. For further information, contact Marcus Denetdale, Program Manager, Construction in Indian Country, ASU.

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