CitA launch ‘Irish BIM Innovation Awards 2016’


CitA in association with Irish building magazine and are launching the ‘Irish BIM Innovation Awards’ today.

The awards will consist of a one-day conference, on November 10th, where shortlisted entrants will present their submissions in the award categories of Design, Construction, and Operations/Asset Management. The awards will set an industry benchmark and provide an opportunity to showcase Irish BIM Innovation. The Irish BIM Innovation Awards 2016 will be held at the Gibson Hotel, Dublin, on Thursday, November 10th. The day event will be followed by an awards presentation and dinner that evening.

This competition will celebrate and acknowledge the innovative projects which are pioneering in their use of BIM tools and processes within the Irish Construction Industry.

One team may submit proposals covering several categories, and organisations may also participate in several categories.

Speaking to, CitA Founding Director Dr Alan Hore said, ‘The awards seek to capture the capability of the Irish Construction Industry to respond to the increased requirement in the future for BIM on Irish construction and engineering projects. Entrants to the competition will be able to self-nominate for shortlist selection. Shortlisted entrants will be provided with the opportunity to present alongside keynote speakers followed by an evening awards dinner where the overall winners will be formally announced.’

The specific categories are:

  • Design Category
  • Construction Category
  • Operations and Asset Management Category

Key Dates:

Call for Entries:     Friday 29th July 2016

Deadline for Entries: Wednesday 6th October 2016

Notification of Shortlisting: Friday 14th October 2016

Date of Conference and Awards Dinner: Thursday 10th November 2016

Further Details:

How to Submit:

The judging panel is comprised of international BIM experts. Keynote Speakers have been confirmed and you can view their bios here:

Contact Suzanne Purcell at CitA for further details:

CitA Website:

Follow CitA on Twitter: @CITA_Ltd will keep you updated on news of the Irish BIM Innovation Awards.

Follow on Twitter: @BIMIreland

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