SOURCE: Construction Writers Association

Construction Writers Association

May 25, 2012 09:10 ET

CWA Calls for Nominations for Hall of Fame Awards

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - May 25, 2012) - The Construction Writers Association (CWA) is calling for nominations for its Hall of Fame Award, which recognizes outstanding professionals and journalists in the construction industry. The deadline for nominations is July 30.

The Hall of Fame Award honors journalists for lifetime achievement. For more information and an application form, visit http://www.constructionwriters.org/about/hall-of-fame. Submit nominations to Hall of Fame Committee Chair Bill Wilson at bwilson@sgcmail.com.

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 into its inaugural class -- 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. Jan Tuchman, editor in chief of Engineering News-Record, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2009. In 2010, CWA inducted Kirk Landers, editor emeritus and former editor-in-chief of Construction Equipment and partner in James Informational Media. There were no inductees in 2011.

The 2012 Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized at CWA's Annual Grand Awards Gala on Oct. 23 at the Grand Awards Reception and Dinner during CWA's annual conference, CONNECTED, Oct. 22-24 at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton in Crystal City, Va., just minutes from downtown Washington, D.C.

The Construction Writers Association (CWA), founded in 1958, is a non-profit, non-partisan, international organization that provides a forum for journalism, photography, marketing, and communications professionals in all segments of the construction industry to connect with other professionals and enhance skills through education. Visit our website at www.constructionwriters.org. Join us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

Contact Information

  • For more information contact:
    Deborah Hodges
    Construction Writers Association
    1(773) 687-8726
    Email Contact