CitA launch the ‘Irish BIM Innovation Awards 2016’ in association with Irish building magazine

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 across the island of Ireland. 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 Building Information Modelling tools and processes within the Irish Construction Industry.

All industry parties are welcome to enter. CitA encourage architectural and engineering companies to enter in the design category; contractors, project managers, surveyors, manufacturers, and product suppliers to take part in the construction category; and clients, operators, and facilities managers to participate in the operation and asset management category.


Key Dates:

Call for Entries:     Friday 29th July 2016

Deadline for Entries: Friday 30th September 2016

Notification of Shortlisting: Friday 14th October 2016

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


For further details:

How to Submit:


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

The specific categories are:

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

The judging panel is comprised of international BIM experts: Bill East, Ronan Collins, Leon Von Berlo, Dr Rafael Sacks, Claire Penny, David Philp, Paul Doherty, Dr Shawn O’Keeffe, and Dr Sarah Ingle.

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.’

A number of Keynote Speakers have been confirmed and their bios can be found here:


Irish building magazine and will keep you updated on news of the Irish BIM Innovation Awards.


Contact CitA’s General Manager Suzanne Purcell for further details:

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