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Vanguard Awards

Vanguard Awards


While there will be many activities occurring throughout the day, none of these is more exciting and more significant that the Vanguard Awards Recognition.  This award recognizes an individual/s for his/her/their work in inclusion and diversity either with their current firm or through their career.  The nominee must currently work in a role that supports diversity in the building industry.


The Vanguard Awards recipient demonstrates an exceptional understanding of diversity and inclusiveness beyond the call of duty as represented by the following criteria:

  • Enhances inclusion through positive communication between persons of different backgrounds

  • Develops innovative methods for increasing and valuing diversity through wide-ranging activities

  • Demonstrates outstanding efforts to promote an environment free from bias and discrimination

  • Organizes, creates and facilitates various community events promoting diversity, respect, and inclusiveness

This recognition will occur at noon during the luncheon.  There will be:


1. A short video presentation

2. Presentation of the award

3. Meet and Greet 

We're Looking for Nominations

If you'd like to nominate someone you feel is deserving of this recognition, please submit the form below.  The deadline to submit a nomination is September 15.

Supporter Opportunity

We invite your firm to become a Sponsor of this activity which includes your being recognized at the conference.  Click here to download the Supporter Presentation.



I would like to nominate someone to become the recipient of the 2019 Vanguard Awards.

We are requesting that you return this form by hitting the submit button below.


We also need you to download and complete and return the nomination form by clicking here.

Thanks for submitting!

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