Thursday 26 May 2011 sees the fifth annual North West Regional Construction Awards take place at Chester Racecourse.
Hosted by the Centre for Construction Innovation, part of the University of Salford and Constructing Excellence in the North West, the event is a celebration and showcase of the North West's best and most innovative construction projects.
With a record number of entries this year, the ceremony will highlight winners in categories including leadership and people development, sustainability and project of the year.
Roy Stewart, chief executive of CCI, said: "This event has grown year on year and is an ideal platform for companies to showcase themselves and their projects to peers, colleagues and potential clients.
"We have been delighted with the response to entries this year, in what have been difficult times for the industry it is great to celebrate the incredible projects and innovative work happening in our region.
"We have some great sponsors on board and we will be joined on the evening by some well respected industry leaders and major construction companies. It is set to be a spectacular evening."
The event is the highlight of the region's construction industry calendar and the projects that are shortlisted for awards this year include; Media City UK, Brockholes Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, A34 Alderley Edge and Nether Alderley Bypass, Workington Temporary River Crossing and the Neptune Theatre refurbishment in Liverpool.
Key sponsors include Willmott Dixon Construction, Place North West, Hill Dickinson and BRE.