EEA Gala

2020 EEA Gala Reception, Dinner and After Party

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

6:00 pm-10:00 pm


Join ACEC for the 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala–the "Academy Awards" of the engineering industry–which recognizes preeminent engineering achievements from throughout the world, including the Grand Conceptor Award for the year's best overall engineering accomplishment.

A distinguished panel of 25-30 judges representing industry, government, academia and media assembles for three days each year to critique and rank the submissions for engineering excellence.  Projects from throughout the world are rated based on uniqueness and innovation applications; future value to engineering profession; perception by the public, social, economic, and sustainable development considerations; complexity; and successful fulfillment of client/owner’s needs, including schedule and budget.


Register Online

Download the Registration Form




Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Ticket(s): Please note that the online purchase of EEA Gala tickets will now take place after you have completed your Convention Registration — it is still possible for Convention attendees to purchase Gala tickets during the same session as the online Convention registration purchase. Once you check out of the shopping cart from the Convention registration, you will have the option of going right to the EEA Gala registration to purchase your ticket(s).

EEA Gala tickets can also be purchased online through the EEA Gala Registration Link above. When you are registering for the EEA Gala you will be asked to select either an individual ticket or a table of 10.  As you click to the next screen you will be able to see that you can purchase multiple tables of 10 or multiple tickets for the Gala at the prices below.    


Individual Tickets - $450.00

Table of 10 - $3,900.00


PLEASE NOTE:  All tickets and seats at tables purchased require individual names for the tickets.  If you purchased a table of 10, or multiple tickets, please provide all the names to Hayley Sizemore no later than March 5, 2020.


Need to rent a tuxedo for the 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala?

Tuxedo rentals are available through M. Stein. Visit their website or call (202) 659-1434 for rental information.

A classic tuxedo is $85 without shoes, and $95 with shoes. The price does not include the $5 insurance damage waiver.

To ensure the special rate and hotel delivery, please mention that you are with the ACEC group. Orders must be received by Friday, March 27, 2020 to receive the discounted price.


EEA Gala Cancellation Policy:

EEA Individual Tickets, less a $35 processing fee will be refunded, if written notification is received on or before March 26, 2020.  EEA Tables of 10, less a $300 processing fee will be refunded, if written notification is received on or before March 26, 2020.  No refunds will be granted after this date.  Subtitutions are welcome if transferring to another employee of the same firm.  Written notification must be sent to Hayley Sizemore in advance of the Gala.


Interested in Sponsoring the 2020 EEA Gala?

Click here to view the 2020 EEA Sponsorship Prospectus.

  Please contact Daisy Nappier for more information.


2020 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Sponsors:














Gannett Fleming


Hardesty & Hanover




Tetra Tech