Online Entry Process

Step 1


Go to our Enter page and create a username and a password for your account. Once you sign up your will gain access to the application form.

Step 2

Complete the entry form

You can complete your application bit by bit by saving your progress and logging back in to continue. Remember, the competition is about you, your values, your experience, and your skills. The project itself isn’t up for an award.  You are.

Step 3

Press 'Submit'

Make sure to submit your application by the 15th of March.

Judging process

Stage 1

Assessment of application forms

After the application deadline, the judges start assessing the submitted forms. You will be informed in April if you made it to the next stage.

Stage 2

Site visits

Judges will visit your site so you can talk through some of the key aspects of your project. This stage usually takes places in April or May.

Stage 3


If successful to this stage, in May or June you will be invited to London for a formal interview. You are able to bring up to 3 supporters, clients or line managers, with you to support you.

Stage 4

We announce the finalists

If you are successful to finalist stage, in July we will invite you to a Finalist Evening Drinks Reception in London, where you can hear from previous winners and learn what to expect on the awards night. At this stage, you are eligible to apply for Chartered Membership.

Start your application process now

For over 40 years the Construction Manager of the Year Awards have been celebrating extraordinary individuals who go above and beyond to deliver buildings that make a positive impact on the lives of the people who use them.

CMYA have a reputation for identifying the future leaders in our industry from amongst the largest to the smallest companies.