Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards in London and the South East

Constructing Excellence

COVID-19 brought innovation to our London and South East regional awards! To celebrate together, we changed our judging & awarding process to create an exciting online programme for all our inspiring partners, judges and participants.

On Thurs 2 July 2020 we held an online ‘head-to-head’ judging day, where the top 2 finalists from each category battled it out. After these judging sessions, we held three live Award Ceremony webinars to announce & celebrate our 18 winners!

Totally inspirational

The SECBE team took a bold and brave move – to run our awards programme virtually and live. It was extremely rewarding to work with the judges and all our participants who were so invested in delivering such an ambitious plan – their flexibility, professionalism and good humour made a huge contribution to the success of our venture.

  • 91 teams shortlisted and 91 blogs widely promoted through social media
  • 7,000 votes for the People’s Choice award
  • 7 concurrent judging panels, 34 teams in the ‘head-to-head’ interviews
  • 18 winners
  • 3 award ceremonies

What did people think?

Achieving wider reach than anyone believed possible, the team have received brilliant feedback.

“Congratulations Team, I dialled in a couple of times yesterday and thought how well the events ran. Very professional with a human approach that was needed at this time.  I can only imagine the hard work that went into achieving the logistics of this!” Becky Pickett, Senior Communications Manager, Willmott Dixon (sponsor)

“Well done yesterday on organising a great event. Not sure how you managed to co-ordinate it, but well done!!” Darren Colderwood, Development Director, Heathrow (sponsor)


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