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Building Communities Awards 2019: DEADLINE EXTENSION

November 7th, 2018 by

The Building Communities Awards 2019

Sponsored by J Tomlinson

BCA19 Logo with J Tom

Deadline Extension!

Due to numerous requests, we are extending the deadline for entries in the Building Communities Awards 2019.

You now have until *Friday 16th November 2018* to submit your nominations.



The BC Awards 2019 sees the introduction of several new categories. Please click here for an overview of the key points that entrants should cover and terms and conditions.

  • Housing Provider of the Year   Sponsored by Dodd Group
  • Tenant Participation   Sponsored by Sustainable Building Services (UK)
  • Employee Development   Sponsored by Fortem
  • Apprentice of the Year   Sponsored by Matthews & Tannert
  • Community Impact   Sponsored by T&S Heating
  • Social Housing New Build   Sponsored by Baydale Control Systems
  • Environmental Responsibility   Sponsored by European Asbestos Services
  • Collaborative Working   Sponsored by ADEY Professional Heating Solutions
  • Project of the Year   Sponsored by DMW Safety
  • Distributor of the Year   Sponsored by Marlowe Fire & Security
  • Innovative Product   Sponsored by Grafton Merchanting
  • Contractor of the Year   Sponsored by Avonside Group

The awards are free to enter and are open to the entire public sector housing and construction industry, not just the EEM membership and supply chain.

The Building Communities Awards are hosted by EEM Ltd to recognise the professionalism, excellence and innovation sitting at the heart of the region’s construction and housing community.

The BC Awards 2019 is moving to a new venue – the Athena in Leicester – and is set to be the biggest and best EEM event to date.


Entry deadline:
 10pm on Friday 16th November 2018 <<New deadline
Shortlist announced: Monday 17th December 2018
Ceremony: Friday 15th February 2019, Athena in Leicester


Tickets to this black-tie event are priced at £65+VAT each and tables seat up to 10 guests. Please email sophia@eem.org.uk to reserve your seats. The ticket price includes a drinks reception, the awards ceremony, charity auction and raffle and evening entertainment followed by a cashless casino.



We are delighted to announce our headline sponsor for 2019 is J Tomlinson

J Tomlinson is a company built on strong foundations, with a substantial heritage and a wealth of experience in delivering integrated building solutions, from design and build through to refurbishment and repair.

Thank you to our other sponsors Baydale Control Systems, European Asbestos Services, ADEY Professional Heating Solutions, Marlowe Fire & Security, Fortem, Grafton, Sustainable Building Services (UK), Avonside Group, Dodd Group, Matthews & Tannert, DMW Safety, T&S Heating, Hodgson Sayers, Robert Woodhead and Rixonway Kitchens.

There are still a limited amount of sponsorship opportunities available ranging from £1,000 to £1,500.
Please email sophia@eem.org.uk if you would like to be made aware of what is still available.



If you are able to donate a raffle or auction prize for our charity fundraising, please email sophia@eem.org.uk.
Examples of previous donations can be viewed here.

All fundraising and ticket surplus will benefit:

Rhubarb Farm 
An horticultural-based environmental social enterprise, based in Langwith, on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border, providing a service to the unemployed, recovering drug and alcohol misusers, ex-offenders, young people not in education, employment or training (NEET), excluded school students, people with learning disabilities, people with mental and physical ill health, ex service personnel, and people with dementia. Rhubarb Farm use the therapeutic organic horticulture model for developing skills, confidence and employability, and for improving health and well-being.

Prostate Cancer UK
Prostate Cancer UK has a simple ambition – to stop men dying from prostate cancer. Through shifting the science over the next 10 years to focus on radical improvements in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and support, Protate Cancer UK hope to stop prostate cancer being a killer.


We would like to take this opportunity to wish good luck to all 2019 entrants!

For more information about any of the above, contact sophia@eem.org.uk

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