BIG Challenge Awards 2014
This event will highlight and showcase who have incorporated outstanding and innovative biodiversity enhancements to construction sites, developments or existing buildings through the BIG Challenge.
The awards are free to enter and to attend. Tickets will be be made available to entrants and other invited guests. If you are interested in attending or would like more information about the BIG Challenge Awards please contact Ruth Hynes.
The deadline for entries for the BIG Challenge Awards 2014 is the 25 August 2014.
14 October 2014, 18.00 - 20.30 (reception from 17.00)
The BIG Challenge Awards 2014 have been kindly sponsored by Kier & Willmott Dixon.
The BIG Challenge of 'do one thing' invites you to add one new
biodiversity enhancement to your construction site, development or
existing building. There has been great support for the BIG Challenge
with over 30 companies signing up in the first 6 months. To highlight
and showcase the companies who have incorporated enhancements, the CIRIA
BIG Group will promote the best projects through the BIG Challenge
The awards will be open to all BIG challenge entrants and will look to reward the entries who go beyond normal business practice.
There are 7 categories which are outlined on the BIG Challenge website and each enhancement can enter a maximum of 3 categories.
There will be an overall winner for the enhancement that demonstrates an outstanding commitment to biodiversity.
17.30 Welcome drinks reception in Princess of Wales Conservatory
18.30 Awards Ceremony begins in Kew Garden Gallery, Cambridge Cottage
18.45 Tony Juniper - keynote address
Campaigner, writer, sustainability advisor and leading British environmentalist.
Awards categories winners presentations
Overall winner presentation
20.00 Networking drinks reception with canapés
Kew Garden Gallery, Cambridge Cottage, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB
CIRIA's Biodiversity Interest Group (BIG)
BIG is a face to face network of industry experts from clients, contractors and consultants, that discusses biodiversity developments, achievements in the industry, government initiatives and more. For more information visit the BIG webpage.