Friday 6th October 2023
The Greek Club, South Brisbane from 5:30pm
Awesome Women in Construction (AWIC) are excited to be holding our second annual awards in October 2023. These awards will provide the platform for all awesome women in construction to be recognised for the contribution they make to this industry every single day.
Recognising the Contribution of Awesome Women in Construction
The Pullman Hotel and the Mercure Brisbane King George Square Hotel are pleased to offer discounted rates for guests who are attending the event. Book your hotel room at a special rate, exclusive to this event.
This is an individual who has made an exceptional contribution and remarkable accomplishment to the construction industry through the implementation or innovation of new processes, procedures, products and systems.
Sponsored by GANDEN ENGINEERING
As the future of our industry, Apprentice Young Achiever is a young leader that demonstrates a commitment to their work, and passion for the industry as they complete their apprenticeship.
Candidates must be 16-24 years of age and undertaking an Australian approved apprenticeship.
Sponsored by: Construction Skills Queensland
Intern/Trainee Young Achiever is a young leader that demonstrates a commitment to their work, and passion for the industry as they complete their training.
Candidates must be 16-24 years of age and undertaking an Australian approved traineeship or recognised internship program.
Sponsored by: Mas National
Young Achiever is at the beginning of their journey and already showing signs of greatness with their attitude and their newly developing skills. Candidates must be 16-24 years of age.
Achievement in STEM nominees have provided assistance or development to the STEM fields in an innovative way that is expanding the opportunities for women in construction.
Sponsored by: Office of Industrial Relations
The employer of choice is a company that has their focus on the future and the present. Their people are the present asset to create that bright future. With diversity, opportunity and development as core values they are an ideal environment to not only work, but flourish as an individual.
Sponsored by: MEKA Recruitment
A leader in small business that is the beating heart of their operation. An exceptional manager who demonstrates their ability to pivot, lead and follow through to ensure their team and customers succeed. Those eligible will be in small business (Under 15 employees).
The ones who support effectively, always having their finger on the pulse in a fast-paced environment alongside their Executive Director. The genius behind the scenes.
Sponsored by: Office 2 Site
Our candidates have the runs of the board and relationships to be proud of. Exceptional sales are high performers AND amazing human beings who care about how their company does business and finding creative ways of delivering results in an ever-changing market.
Sponsored by: ROBAM
AWIC’s advocate of change is a man who is actively bringing about change in their sphere of influence in construction. They are passionate about their cause of gender equity in construction and use their influence to create positive change. They may also be involved in lobbying, organising events, and leading campaigns to bring about the desired change.
Every day, women are impacted by systemic issues like inequitable workplace culture, wage theft, sexual harassment and precarious work. These candidates have shown a commitment to systematic change in addressing the issues of weekends welfare in the workplace.
Sponsored by: Women Building Australia
Sponsored by Moore
AWIC Professional of the Year has runs on the board, across the board! Her conduct, professional relationships, reputation, commercial activity, industry leadership, and social conscience are all factors in her nomination.
“We believe by strengthening the diversity of our workforce, we can give everyone their chance to leap forward.”