Do You Have What It Takes to Win the Silver Hard Hat Award?

The Construction Writers Association is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Silver HardHat Award and Hall of Fame Award. The CWA has awarded the Silver Hard Hat Award to┬ámore than 50 professionals since 1969 and the Hall of Fame Award had began as part ofthe CWA’s 50th anniversaryin 2008.

The Construction Marketing Association would like to share with you this opportunity to nominate outstanding individuals in the construction industry and in the CWA who you would like to recognize as a significant member of the construction industry. For details on how to apply, see the news release below.

The Construction Writers Association(CWA) is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Silver Hard Hat Award and Hall of Fame Award.

The Silver Hard Hat Award is the organization’s most prestigious award recognizing individuals for outstanding contributions either in service to the construction industry or service to CWA. The Hall of Fame Award honors journalists for lifetime achievement. Entry deadline for both awards is June 5, 2015.

Since 1969, CWA has awarded more than 50 professionals with the Silver Hard Hat Award. Both members and non-members may submit entries for the Silver Hard Hat Award. Self-nominations are accepted, as well as nominations for others. The award recognizes significant actions and deeds over an extended period, not just the current or past year. To learn about the past award winners, judging criteria and applications, visit Silver Hard Hat Awards For more information, contact CWA at 1 (773) 687-8726 or

The Hall of Fame Award was first inaugurated in 2008 as part of a yearlong celebration of CWA’s 50th anniversary. CWA inducted the organization’s founding fathers as winners of the inaugural award – Robert Boger, Duane Cronk, Arthur A. Faber, James T. Jenkins, Jr., E. E. “Gene” Halmos, Henry T. Perez, William H. Quirk, John Rehfeld, Dr. George E. Symons, and Edward Weilepp-along with longtime members Greg Sitek and Gordon Wright. For more information and an application form, visit Hall of Fame Awards.

The Silver Hard Hat recipients, Hall of Fame inductees and other CWA award winners will be honored at the Grand Awards Dinner on Sept. 17 in Washington, D.C. For more information on the conference, go to Annual Conference.