ACEC 2017 Annual Conference

Engineering Excellence Awards Gala

Kevin Nealon

Engineering Excellence Awards Gala

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


10:00pm-Midnight – EEA Gala After Party

(tickets to After Party included in ticket price)

Join ACEC for the Engineering Excellence Awards Gala–the "Academy Awards" of the engineering industry–which recognizes preeminent engineering achievements for 2017 from throughout the world, including the Grand Conceptor Award for the best overall engineering accomplishment.

A distinguished panel of judges representing a variety of professions will select this year's best engineering triumphs using criteria such as uniqueness and originality, complexity, and technical, economic and social value.

Kevin Nealon, the renowned T.V., movie and stand-up comic will host the EEA Gala Celebration as part of the 2017 Annual Convention to commemorate the 50th anniversary of ACEC’s signature awards program.

The anniversary celebration also includes an increase in the number of Grand Awards presented–from eight to 16, and Honor Awards–from 16 to 20.

Individual Tickets - $295.00

Table of 10 - $2800.00

Registration coming soon!

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 his/her 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 tickets. 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 the registration fee of $0.  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.    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 Grace Hui no later than April 10, 2017.


Interested in Sponsoring for the 2017 EEA Gala - The EEA Gala Sponsorship Prospectus is coming soon.  For more information, please contact Daisy Nappier


2017 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala Sponsors:

Diamond Sponsors:

Coming Soon

Emerald Sponsors:

Coming Soon


Need to rent a tuxedo for the 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala?

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

A classic tuxedo is $80 without shoes and $90 with shoes. The price does not include the $5 insurance damage waiver.

The discounted rate will be honored through March 28, 2017.  Orders can still be placed after March 28th, however regular rental rates will apply. to ensure the special rate and hotel delivery, please mention that you are with the ACEC group.

M. Stein provides free delivery & pick up of tuxedos to all DC hotels.  When ordering please indicate the hotel where you are staying.


EEA Gala Cancellation Policy:

EEA Individual Tickets, less a $35 processing fee will be refunded, if written notification is received on or before April 11, 2017.  EEA Tables of 10, less a $300 processing fee will be refunded, if written notification is received on or before April11, 2017.  No refunds will be granted after this date. Substitutions are welcome if transferring to another employee of the same firm.  Written notification must be sent to Grace Hui in advance of the Gala.