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CIC Construction Industry Outstanding Young Person Award 2019

CIC Construction Industry Outstanding Young Person Award 2019

Construction Industry Council (CIC) organises the “Construction Industry Outstanding Young Person Award 2019” (CIOYPA) to recognise and honour the achievements of young practitioners who have excelled themselves in their own career, and also contribute to the betterment of the construction industry and the community at large. It is believed that the Award will inspire fellow practitioners and young people as a whole to strive for excellence and pursuing accomplishment, thereby making Hong Kong a better home.

The Award will recognise outstanding practitioners engaged in the 3 major categories in the construction industry.

  • Design and Management

    (e.g. Engineers, Architects, Planners, Surveyors, Safety Officers, Supervisor, etc.)

  • Frontline Construction Personnel

    (Registered construction workers, e.g.Registered Skilled Worker, Registered Semi-skilled worker etc.)

  • Business, Academic and Others

    (People who engage in business operations, e.g. developers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers; OR People who engage in academic activities, e.g. Professors, Instructors etc.)

Eligibility of Nominee

  • Must be a Hong Kong permanent resident;

  • Aged 20 to 40 (Between 4 March 1979 and 4 March 1999);

  • Nominated by one Proposer and

  • Able to attend the initial screening interview arranged by the Selection Consultant and the final judging interview

Eligibility of Proposers

Must be a Hong Kong permanent resident and aged 20 or above; OR a public / private organisation registered in Hong Kong.

Judging Panel
Chairman :

  • Hon Abraham SHEK Lai-him, GBS, JP (Legislative Council - Real Estate and Construction)

Members :

  • Ir LAM Sai-hung, JP, Permanent Secretary for Development (Works)

  • Hon WONG Kwok-kin, SBS, JP, (Non-Official Members, Executive Council)

  • Mr. CHAN Ka-kui (Chairman, Construction Industry Council)

Judging Criteria

Personal achievement of the Nominee; his/her contribution to the construction industry and the community at large and his / her vision and commitment to Hong Kong.

Selection Procedures
Initial Screening Interview
Initial Screening Interview will be arranged in March / April 2019 by the Selection Consultant to verify the information obtained in the nomination form, to examine the eligibility of each nominee and to shortlist  a list of nominees for final judging interview. All information pertinent to the nominations will be treated confidentially and will not be published unless the nominee is selected. All the information of awardees will not be released by the CIC to the public and media until the official announcement.

Final Judging Interview
All short-listed nominees will be notified and invited to attend the final judging interview by the Panel of Judges held in May 2019. 


Awardees will be presented a trophy at the Awards Presentation Ceremony, and will be invited to participate in various construction industry related events and conferences so as to promote the sustainable development of the industry and enhance the professional image. 

Proposers of the awardees will also receive a trophy in appreciation of their nominations at the Awards Presentation Ceremony.

Key Dates

  • Nomination Deadline: 4 March 2019

  • Construction Industry Service Day: 19 May 2019

  • Awards Presentation Ceremony: 22 June 2019


Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

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Last Updated: 2019-05-07 11:27:46