CII Professional Development

The CII Professional Development Award recognizes CII member organizations that show exceptional commitment to the development of construction industry professionals by incorporating CII published research topics into the organization’s professional development program. The winners, represented by those individuals within the organizations who have made a significant contribution to their program, will be recognized at the CII Annual Conference.


Only CII members may be eligible for consideration.

Companies may self-nominate their organization for this award.

Award Selection Criteria

Exemplary demonstration of the organization’s commitment to the development of construction industry professionals with emphasis on:

  • Incorporation of CII published research topics in the professional development program.
  • Aspects of the organization’s program that are considered to be innovative, particularly effective, or otherwise meriting special consideration.

Selection Procedure

The panel of judges will be composed of members of the CII Professional Development Committee, not including members that are employed by or a member of any of the nominated organizations. The CII Associate Director of the Professional Development Committee will serve as the chair of the panel.

There is no requirement to make awards each year. This award will only be presented when there are one or more viable candidates. One owner and one contractor may receive the award each year. The panel may request an interview with a designated representative of the nominated organization during the selection process. Additional references may also be requested.



Contractor: CCC Group, Inc.


Owner: The Procter & Gamble Company


Contractor: Emerson Process Management, Process Systems and Solutions


Contractor: Hargrove Engineers + Constructors


Contractor: Fluor Enterprises, Inc. 


Contractor: Aker Solutions US, Inc.


Owner: Smithsonian Institution
Contractor: CCC Group, Inc. 


Owner: DuPont Engineering
Contractor: Washington Group International