NEC Awards

The NEC Awards recognise excellence in project delivery and showcase examples of good practice through collaboration from across the world.

NEC Awards

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2022 Shortlist

NEC Building/FM Project of the Year
  • Building / FM Contract of the Year
  • Building / FM Contract of the Year
  • Building / FM Contract of the Year
NEC Client of the Year
  • Client of the Year
  • Client of the Year
  • Client of the Year
NEC Contract Innovation of the Year
  • Contract Innovation of the Year
  • Contract Innovation of the Year
  • Contract Innovation of the Year
NEC Contractor of the Year
  • Contractor of the Year
  • Contractor of the Year
  • Contractor of the Year
NEC Sustainability Award of the Year
  • Sustainability and Climate Resilience
  • Sustainability and Climate Resilience
  • Sustainability and Climate Resilience
NEC Transport Contract of the Year
  • Transport Contract of the Year
  • Transport Contract of the Year
  • Transport Contract of the Year
NEC Water Contract of the Year
  • Water Contract of the Year
  • Water Contract of the Year
  • Water Contract of the Year

Our award categories

NEC Building/FM Project of the Year

An award for any project procured in the building and/or facilities management sector under any NEC Contract. The contracts can be in progress (as long as at least one year has passed). Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Client of the Year

This award is for any client organisation working with an NEC Contract. The client organisation can be from any sector and any country. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved with their supply chain on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Contract Innovation of the Year

This award will recognise projects demonstrating innovation through use of KPIs, Scope/Works Information/Service Information or additional clause drafting. Entrants should submit their rationale (business needs, supporting localised behavioural change, testing new working methods, anticipated benefit to stakeholders), and the challenges and opportunities presented through this innovation which will be shared as ‘lessons learned’ with the wider Users’ Group.

NEC Contractor of the Year

This award is for any contracting organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Sustainability Award of the Year

This award will recognise projects which have set out to reduce their overall impact on the environment in terms of carbon emissions, and /or resilience to climate change in alignment with government carbon reduction targets.

NEC Transport Contract of the Year

An award for any project procured in the transport sector under any NEC Contract. The contracts can be in progress (as long as at least one year has passed). Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Water Contract of the Year

An award for any project procured in the water sector under any NEC Contract. The contracts can be in progress (as long as at least one year has passed). Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

Expansion of Sha Tau Kok Sewage Treatment Works Phase 1 and Village Sewerage in Tong To
NEC Contract Innovation of the Year

Expansion of Sha Tau Kok Sewage Treatment Works Phase 1 and Village Sewerage in Tong To

Binnies Hong Kong Limited
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Upgrading of Shek Wu Hui Effluent Polishing Plant
NEC Water Project of the Year

Upgrading of Shek Wu Hui Effluent Polishing Plant

Drainage Services Department, Government of HKSAR
Road Widening and Retrofitting Noise Barriers on Tai Po Road (Sha Tin Section)
NEC Transport Project of the Year

Road Widening and Retrofitting Noise Barriers on Tai Po Road (Sha Tin Section)

Civil Engineering and Development Department, Government of HKSAR
Loughborough University Science Enterprise Park
NEC Building/FM Project of the Year

Loughborough University Science Enterprise Park

Pick Everard
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Development Bureau, The Government of the HKSAR
NEC Client of the Year

Development Bureau, The Government of the HKSAR

Development Bureau, Government of HKSAR
Bouygues Travaux Publics
NEC Contractor of the Year

Bouygues Travaux Publics

Bouygues Travaux Publics
Finham Gas to Grid
NEC Sustainability Award of the Year

Finham Gas to Grid

Severn Trent Water
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2021 Shortlist

NEC Building/FM Project of the Year
NEC Client of the Year
  • Trophy. This years winner Development Bureau, The Government of the HKSAR
  • Portsmouth City Council
  • Rochester Bridge Trust
NEC Contract Innovation of the Year
NEC Contractor of the Year
  • Trophy. This years winner Bouygues Travaux Publics
  • ATAL-CW-MH Joint Venture
  • Kum Shing E&M
NEC Sustainability Award of the Year
NEC Transport Project of the Year
NEC Water Project of the Year

Our award categories

NEC Building/FM Project of the Year

An award for any project procured in the building and/or facilities management sector under any NEC Contract. The contracts can be in progress (as long as at least one year has passed). Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Client of the Year

An award is for any client organisation working with an NEC Contract. The client organisation can be from any sector and any country.

NEC Contract Innovation of the Year

This award recognises projects demonstrating innovation through use of KPIs, Scope/Works Information/Service Information or additional clause drafting.

NEC Contractor of the Year

This award is for any contracting organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4)

NEC Sustainability Award of the Year

This is a new award for 2021 that will recognise projects which have set out to reduce their overall impact on the environment in terms of carbon emissions, and /or resilience to climate change in alignment with government carbon reduction targets.

NEC Transport Project of the Year

An award for any project procured in the transport sector under any NEC Contract. The contracts can be in progress (as long as at least one year has passed). Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4)

NEC Water Project of the Year

An award for any project procured in the water sector under any NEC Contract. The contracts can be in progress (as long as at least one year has passed). Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

Retrofitting of Noise Barriers on Tuen Mun Road – Town Centre Section
NEC Transport Project of the Year

Retrofitting of Noise Barriers on Tuen Mun Road – Town Centre Section

Highways Department, Government of HKSAR
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Construction of Dry Weather Flow Interceptor at Cherry Street Box Culvert
NEC Water Project of the Year

Construction of Dry Weather Flow Interceptor at Cherry Street Box Culvert

Drainage Services Department, Government of HKSAR
 Lima 2019 Pan American and Para Pan American Games
NEC Building/FM Project of the Year

Lima 2019 Pan American and Para Pan American Games

Mace
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Sydney Water
NEC Client of the Year

Sydney Water

Sydney Water
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China State Construction Engineering
NEC Contractor of the Year

China State Construction Engineering

China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong) Limited
Tung Chung New Town Extension – Reclamation and Advance Works
NEC Contract Innovation Award

Tung Chung New Town Extension – Reclamation and Advance Works

Civil Engineering and Development Department, Government of HKSAR

2020 Shortlist

NEC Water Project of the Year
NEC Client of the Year
  • Trophy. This years winner Sydney Water
  • Lantis
  • Civil Engineering and Development Department
NEC Contractor of the Year
  • Trophy. This years winner China State Construction Engineering
  • Bouygues Travaux Publics
  • Penta-Ocean – Wo Hing Joint Venture
NEC Contract Innovation Award

Our award categories

NEC Building/FM Project of the Year

An award for any project procured in the building and/or facilities management sector under any NEC Contract. The contracts can be in progress (as long as at least one year has passed). Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Transport Project of the Year

An award for any project procured in the transport sector under any NEC Contract. The contracts can be in progress (as long as at least one year has passed). Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4)

NEC Water Project of the Year

An award for any project procured in the water sector under any NEC Contract. The contracts can be in progress (as long as at least one year has passed). Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Client of the Year

This award is for any client organisation working with an NEC Contract. The client organisation can be from any sector and any country. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved with their supply chain on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Contractor of the Year

This award is for any contracting organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Contract Innovation Award

This award will recognise projects demonstrating innovation through use of KPIs, Scope/Works Information/Service Information or additional clause drafting. Entrants should submit their rationale (business needs, supporting localised behavioural change, testing new working methods, anticipated benefit to stakeholders), and the challenges and opportunities presented through this innovation which will be shared as ‘lessons learned’ with the wider Users’ Group.

Perth Transport Futures Project Phase 1 – A9 A85 to Bertha Park
NEC Contract of the Year

Perth Transport Futures Project Phase 1 – A9 A85 to Bertha Park

Perth & Kinross Council
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Drainage Services Department
NEC Client of the Year

Drainage Services Department

Drainage Services Department, Government of HKSAR
China Road and Bridge Corporation, Build King Joint Venture, Hong Kong
NEC Contractor of the Year

China Road and Bridge Corporation, Build King Joint Venture, Hong Kong

China Road and Bridge Corporation, Build King Joint Venture
HS2/Arup and Civil Engineering and Design (CDES)
NEC Contract Innovation Award

HS2/Arup and Civil Engineering and Design (CDES)

HS2 Ltd

2019 Shortlist

NEC Client of the Year
  • Trophy. This years winner Drainage Services Department
  • Defence Science Technology Laboratory
  • Civil Engineering and Development Department
NEC Contractor of the Year
  • Trophy. This years winner China Road and Bridge Corporation, Build King Joint Venture, Hong Kong
  • Access Services (HK) Limited
  • China Road and Bridge Corporation
NEC Contract Innovation Award
  • Trophy. This years winner HS2/Arup and Civil Engineering and Design (CDES)
  • Clyde Commercial Framework

Our award categories

NEC Contract of the Year

This award is for any project procured under any NEC Contract .The contracts can be in progress (as long as at least one year has passed) any can be from any sector and any country. Particular emphasis is placed on particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Client of the Year

This award is for any client organisation working with an NEC Contract. The client organisation can be from any sector and any country. Particular emphasis is placed on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Contractor of the Year

This award is for any contracting organisation. Particular emphasis is placed on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Contract Innovation Award

This award recognises projects demonstrating innovation through use of KPIs, Scope/Works Information/Service Information or additional clause drafting. The challenges and opportunities presented through these innovations will be shared as ‘lessons learned’ with the wider Users’ Group.

Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom, Foxton, New Zealand
NEC Project of the Year

Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom, Foxton, New Zealand

Horowhenua District Council
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Southern Regional College, Northern Ireland
NEC Client of the Year

Southern Regional College, Northern Ireland

Southern Regional College
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Hargreaves Industrial Services (HK) Limited
NEC Contractor of the Year

Hargreaves Industrial Services (HK) Limited

Hargreaves Industrial Services (HK) Limited
Remediation of Pile 1 East Blower House, United Kingdom
NEC Contract Innovation Award

Remediation of Pile 1 East Blower House, United Kingdom

Sellafield Ltd

2018 Shortlist

NEC Contractor of the Year
  • Trophy. This years winner Hargreaves Industrial Services (HK) Limited
  • Logan Construction, United Kingdom
  • Wang Kee Construction Co. Ltd, Hong Kong
NEC Contract Innovation Award
  • Trophy. This years winner Remediation of Pile 1 East Blower House, United Kingdom
  • Generation Auxiliaries Systems Integrated Maintenance Services Contracts
  • Quality Construction Supervision and Management for Public Works Projects

Our award categories

NEC Project of the Year

This award is for any project procured under an NEC Contract. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Client of the Year

This award is for any client organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved with their supply chain on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Contractor of the Year

This award is for any contracting organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1 (NEC3) or 10.2 (NEC4).

NEC Contract Innovation Award

This award will recognise innovative additional clause drafting which meets business needs whilst maintaining the critical aspects of the contract including risk profile and mutual collaboration. Entrants should submit their clauses and an outline which should include: rationale for the clause (business needs, supporting localised behavioural change, testing new working methods), anticipated benefit to stakeholders, approach to challenges and opportunities realised through clause in use, lessons to be shared with wider NEC Users’ Group.

Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme
NEC Project of the Year

Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme

Leeds City Council
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Development Bureau, Government of HKSAR
NEC Client of the Year

Development Bureau, Government of HKSAR

Development Bureau, Government of HKSAR
Dawnus Ferrovial Agroman Joint Venture, United Kingdom
NEC Contractor of the Year

Dawnus Ferrovial Agroman Joint Venture, United Kingdom

Dawnus Ferrovial Agroman Joint Venture
Happy Valley Underground Stormwater Storage Scheme, Hong Kong
NEC Contract Innovation Award

Happy Valley Underground Stormwater Storage Scheme, Hong Kong

Drainage Services Department, Government of HKSAR
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2017 Shortlist

NEC Client of the Year
  • Trophy. This years winner Development Bureau, Government of HKSAR
  • Canal and River Trust, United Kingdom
  • Environment Agency, United Kingdom
NEC Contractor of the Year
  • Trophy. This years winner Dawnus Ferrovial Agroman Joint Venture, United Kingdom
  • Paul Y Construction, Hong Kong
  • CRBC - Build King Joint Venture, Hong Kong

Our award categories

NEC Project of the Year

This award is for any NEC project(s). Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1.

NEC Client of the Year

This award is for any client organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved with their supply chain on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1.

NEC Contractor of the Year

This award is for any contracting organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1.

NEC Contract Innovation Award

This award recognises innovative additional clause drafting which meets business needs whilst maintaining the critical aspects of the contract including risk profile and mutual collaboration. Entrants should submit their clauses and an outline which should include: rationale for the clause (business needs, supporting localised behavioural change, testing new working methods), anticipated benefit to stakeholders, approach to challenges and opportunities realised through clause in use, lessons to be shared with wider NEC Users’ Group.

Beanfield and Gretton Primary School
NEC Small Project of the Year

Beanfield and Gretton Primary School

Brooke Weston Trust
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Re-provisioning of Kennedy Town Swimming Pool (Phase 2)
NEC Large Project of the Year

Re-provisioning of Kennedy Town Swimming Pool (Phase 2)

MTR Corporation Limited
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Drainage Services Department
NEC Client of the Year

Drainage Services Department

Drainage Services Department, Government of HKSAR
GRAHAM Construction
NEC Contractor of the Year

GRAHAM Construction

GRAHAM Construction

2016 Shortlist

NEC Small Project of the Year
NEC Client of the Year
  • Trophy. This years winner Drainage Services Department
  • Health Facilities Scotland - Frameworks Scotland 2
  • Worcestershire Highways Term Contracts
  • Environment Agency WEM Framework
NEC Contractor of the Year
  • Trophy. This years winner GRAHAM Construction
  • Jackson Civil Engineering - Waterproofing, Enhanced Patch Repairs - M25

Our award categories

NEC Small Project of the Year

This award is for project(s) up to £0.5m. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1.

NEC Large Project of the Year

This award is for any project(s) over £0.5m. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1.

NEC Client of the Year

This award is for any client organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved with their supply chain on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1.

NEC Contractor of the Year

This award is for any contracting organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1.

International Criminal Court
NEC Large Project of the Year

International Criminal Court

ICC Permanent Premises Project
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Rushden Splash Pool
NEC Small Project of the Year

Rushden Splash Pool

East Northamptonshire Council
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Network Rail
NEC Client of the Year

Network Rail

Network Rail
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VolkerFitzpatrick
NEC Contractor of the Year

VolkerFitzpatrick

VolkerFitzpatrick

2015 Shortlist

NEC Small Project of the Year
NEC Contractor of the Year
  • Trophy. This years winner VolkerFitzpatrick
  • Costain
  • GRAHAM Construction

Our award categories

NEC Small Project of the Year

This award is for project(s) up to £0.5m. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1.

NEC Large Project of the Year

This award is for any project(s) over £0.5m. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1.

NEC Client of the Year

This award is for any client organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved with their supply chain on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1.

NEC Contractor of the Year

This award is for any contracting organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice collaboration achieved on their NEC project(s) with particular emphasis on clause 10.1.

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