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The FIDIC Contracts Awards

Background & Purpose

The FIDIC Contracts are widely used and accepted as global procurement standards contract forms. With the users including public and private clients, multilateral development banks (MDB), consultants, contractors and equipment suppliers, FIDIC hosts annual Contract Users Conferences in Europe (London), Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Attendance at each conference has ranged from 60 to 300 persons, with over 3,000 delegates attending since their inception.

The new FIDIC Contracts Awards aim to recognize excellence in the use of FIDIC contract forms for project delivery and to showcase examples of good practice through collaboration from across the world. The purpose is to bring this community of users together to create and further enhance this important community. A winner at the awards, should embody real achievement and testimony to the great work carried out by the individual, team, project or organisation.

Application deadline: 21st October

FIDIC Contracts Awards Categories

FIDIC Contracts Project of the Year

This award is for any project procured under a FIDIC Contract. Entries should give a description of best practice achieved on their FIDIC project(s) with emphasis on the 1999 or 2017 editions of the FIDIC contract form.

FIDIC Contracts Client of the Year

This award is for any client or organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice achieved with their supply chain on their FIDIC project(s) with emphasis on the 1999 or 2017 editions of the FIDIC contract form. (Linked to a project).

FIDIC Contracts Consultant of the Year

This award is given to a consultant to recognise an outstanding development contribution to the effective use of the FIDIC contract.

FIDIC Contracts IFI (International Finance Institution) Procurement of the Year

This award is to recognise the MDB with the best procurement policy and proactive engagement with borrowers and stakeholders on capacity-building, institutional strengthen and training.

FIDIC Contracts Contractor of the Year

This award is for any contracting organisation. Candidates should give a description of best practice achieved on their FIDIC project(s) with emphasis on the 1999 or 2017 editions of the FIDIC contract form.

FIDIC Contracts Legal Services of the Year

Given to reward best practice by a legal firm during the year based on outstanding contribution to the wider use of FIDIC contracts.

FIDIC Contracts Innovation of the Year

This award will recognise innovative additional clause drafting which meets business needs whilst maintaining the critical aspects of the contract, including risk profile and mutual collaboration. Entrants should submit their clauses and an outline which includes: rationale for the clause (business needs, supporting localised behavioural change, testing new working methods), the anticipated benefit to stakeholders, the approach to challenges and opportunities realised through the clause in use and lessons to be shared with the wider FIDIC Users’ Group.

FIDIC Strategic Partners of the Year

This award is given to an organisation or a group of organisations to recognise an outstanding development contribution to the effective use of the FIDIC contract.

FIDIC Golden Principles Award

This award is granted to any person, organisation or group of organisations for their strict compliance to the FIDIC golden principles on the execution of particular projects using any of the FIDIC Contract Suites.

FIDIC Contracts Awards Sponsor

Accura Consulting


Accura Consulting are proud to be a sponsor of the inaugural FIDIC Contracts Awards.

We look forward to seeing you there there!