NOMINATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2019


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Celebrating our industry's next generation
of Construction Professionals

The first annual BOLD Awards, presented by GVCA and LinC, will be presented at the BOLD Awards Gala Evening on January 23, 2020.

How to apply

Nominations can be provided through recommendations of employers, suppliers, colleagues or through self-nomination. Anyone can nominate an individual who is an employee or owner of a GVCA member firm in good standing, and that meets the age requirement.

The deadline for nominations is December 15, 2019.

Make your nominations by filling out and submitting the form below.

Age requirement for nominees

To be eligible for the 2019 BOLD Awards, a nominee must be born in 1979 or later.

Award categories

CRAFT AWARD - for a skilled tradesperson

This award is presented to a skilled tradesperson who demonstrates an excellent standard of their craft to the industry through quality, leadership, customer service, skills and work performance.

 

For entry in this category, this submission must show:

  • An example of the skill displayed, whether in a photograph or description (this would typically entail a project that is complex or difficult for any level of expertise);
  • The nominee demonstrates pride and care in their work through sharing of knowledge or helping others when their expertise is required; and
  • An example of the nominee as a professional who is dependable and able to contribute to the success of a project.
SAFETY AWARD - for an individual’s commitment to safety

This award recognizes an individual who is a safety practitioner or professional, or someone with a designated safety role (e.g. Safety Co-ordinator, Safety Manager) who demonstrates a true commitment to the continuous improvement of workplace health and safety.


For entry in this category, this submission must show:

  • That the nominee
    • is a member of a Safety Group,
    • has led their firm through the process of earning a safety designation,
    • personally holds a safety designation, or
    • is working towards a safety certification such as Gold Seal; and
  • An example of how the nominee affected significant change toward improvement in health and safetyin the workplace.
ONSITE AWARD - for an individual who has the ability to bring a team together

Every job site has one: the person who may not be in charge, but who the site superintendent can always count on to be a team player, bring balanced decision making, be realistic and maintain a positive outlook. He or she may be the one that notices when a co-worker needs a friendly ear or someone who shares their sandwich. This could be the person who organizes after-work BBQ’s or goes out of their way to make other people’s day a little bit better.


For entry in this category, this submission must show the following:

  • Two examples that showcase how this individual brings their unique and valuable interpersonal skillsto the job site; and
  • Testimonials from at least two individuals who have been positively impacted by this person.
LEADERSHIP AWARD - for a person who demonstrates professionalism and leadership qualities

For entry in this category, this submission must show the following:

  • Examples of how this person has displayed professionalism and ethical behaviour in the workplace; and
  • A demonstration of how this individual has shown leadership and decision making that has resulted in a positive outcome (this could be through coaching, mentoring, or creating a team environment).
SPIRIT AWARD - for an individual with social responsibility and who inspires others

This award is presented to the person who actively works towards making their workplace or job site a more friendly, safe and pleasurable place to work.


For entry in this category, this submission must show the following:

  • An example (or examples) of this person’s concern for the needs of others, going above and beyond the call of duty with little or no concern for financial gain.
CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE AWARD - for a person who has provided exceptional customer service

This individual consistently offers a high quality of service to all customers and goes above and beyond the call of duty to provide exceptional service to a customer in extenuating circumstances. This nomination must be third party (no self-nominations will be accepted).

 

For entry in this category, this submission must show the following:

  • An example (or examples) of this person’s customer service excellence which includes going above and beyond the call of duty with little or no concern for financial gain.
OUTSTANDING APPRENTICE AWARD - for an outstanding individual enrolled in an apprenticeship program

This individual not only is enrolled in an apprenticeship program, but has shown a desire to make their chosen trade a career.

 

For entry in this category, this submission must show the following:

  • How this person is highly skilled in their trade;
  • Demonstration of an enduring desire to learn, and a passion for the construction trades; and
  • Making safety a priority on the worksite.

Judging Panel

Five industry experts will be selected as judges. All nominations will be blind (stripped of personal/company identification) to ensure non-bias.

 

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