Step Forward

Entry deadline: 31 March








for the CIOB Awards 2023

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Awards celebrate the achievements of those who inspire, lead and enable the very best delivery of a project and produce buildings that have a positive impact on those who use them.




16 January 2023

Online entry portal opens


31 March 2023

Entry deadline


May — June 2023

Candidate interview


July 2023

Finalists announced


4th October 2023

Awards ceremony at Hilton London Metropole

The awards

How to enter?

Select the awards

Select the awards that you would like to submit an entry to. Please note that you can select multiple awards.

Register an account

Create an account to our CIOB Awards portal where you can view, edit and submit your forms. Once you have filled out the form below, you will receive a link in an email to the CIOB Awards portal.

Fill out a form

Fill out the form for your selected awards. If you are unable to submit the form straight away, you can save the form as a draft and resume late on the portal.

Enter Today

Please select the awards you would like to submit an entry to. Once you have submitted your details, you will receive an email that will have a link to your portal.

If you have any questions, please contact our team at [email protected]

CIOB Award 2023

Have an account already?

Register a link to be sent to your emails by logging in your email.

Joe O’Connell MCIOB, Construction Manager of the Year 2022


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How much does it cost to enter the awards?

The awards are free to enter.

How do I enter the awards?

To enter the awards, you will need to select the awards that you would like to enter and create an account on our CIOB Awards portal. Once that is done, you will receive a link to your portal via email. On the portal, all the application forms for the awards that you have selected to enter will be stored within this.

I can't find the email that has the link to the CIOB Awards portal.

This email may have gone into your spam folder. If you still haven’t received your email, please contact our team at [email protected].

How do I get to the CIOB Awards portal?

When you have created your login, you receive in an email to confirm your registration or you can get sent a link. We suggest that you save this link or alternativly you can request a link to your portal on this page by logging in with your email.

To request this link, click here.

Why take part in the awards?
  • 40 years of excellence – For over 40 years we have been recognising exceptional talent in the industry. Enter now and get the chance to boost your career.
  • Step forward and be recognised – The CIOB Awards recognise construction professionals from every discipline both site-based and non-site-based. Whether you’re looking after an individual project or multiple projects at once. We celebrate more than just a building.
  • It’s free – The CIOB Awards are free to enter. It costs you nothing, just the time taken to complete your application.
Can I save my form as a draft?

The forms can be saved by clicking Save as draft” within the CIOB Awards portal.

How can I add more awards to my portal?

If you would like to add an additional award to your account, please send email our team at [email protected].

Rising Star Award

The International Rising Star Award celebrates new, exceptional talent in the industry. It awards individuals who have demonstrated the highest level of excellence at the very start of their career in construction.

Construction Manager of the Year

More than four decades ago our Construction Manager of the Year Awards began its journey to find the very best examples of excellence and professionalism in the industry.

Client Award

Clients are a critical component of any project, and clients that promote the production of buildings that have an impact on the wider environment and society are celebrated with the CIOB Client Award.

Team Award

Teamwork is a key component of every project, and with the CIOB Team Award, we recognise the achievements of not just the individuals, but the team as a whole.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Award

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Awards seek to recognise both an individual and an organisation that has demonstrated exceptional commitment to the promotion of EDI.

Client Award

The CIOB Sustainability Award celebrates those who have made their mark on sustainability within the built environment.