The Hamilton-Halton Construction Association (HHCA) initiated the Construction Hall of Fame award in 1996 to recognize excellence among those who served the HHCA area construction industry through a contribution to the work of construction, the construction community, and the community at large. Nominations are being accepted for presentation of HHCA Construction Hall of Fame inductions scheduled for the Annual Meeting each year. Members are encouraged to review the following information and consider nominating persons deserving of this extraordinary recognition.
Nominations will open in the Summer of 2015.
All persons, employed in or recognized as having participated directly with the construction industry as it exists in the geographic bounds of the Hamilton Construction Association are eligible; the area generally borders on the Toronto, Grand Valley, London and Niagara Construction Association areas.
Recognition shall be awarded to those persons demonstrating the following minimum characteristics:
- Recognized leadership in the non-residential construction industry.
- An advocate of fair business practices and particularly construction industry standards.
- A contributor for the betterment of the construction industry, fellow contractors, clients and/or a significant contributor to the community at large.
- One whose selection to the Construction Hall of Fame would not invoke disbelief among the construction industry populace.
- A person who demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit.
- A high degree of employee relations, labour relations and safety in the workplace.
- Someone who would easily fit the description of a "builder" of the construction industry, associations, community and its organizations, and of the physical structures of the community.