How to Participate in Upcoming ENR Regional Contests and Surveys
Keep notified on upcoming editorial opportunities in ENR and its Regional Editions
This guide provides an overview of current and upcoming editorial opportunities, rankings and call for entries in the ENR's 10 regional editions in addition to the national magazine.
Bookmark this page, which will be updated throughout the year. Also, be sure to subscribe and follow ENR with the following:
e-Newsletters: The best way to keep up-to-date with upcoming editorial opportunities is by subscribing to and reading each region's bi-weekly e-newsletter. You can sign up here for the free ENR regional newsletters
Twitter: We also announce opportunities via Twitter on @ENRNews
Website: We publicize our various surveys and opportunities throughout the year on our website enr.com. You can access other regions via the Regions dropdown at the top of the page.
UPCOMING EDITORIAL CONTESTS, TOP LISTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Top Design Firms Ranking: ENR ranks the top design firms regionally, nationally and internationally. For information on the national and international rankings, visit enr.com/toplists/survey . ENR's Regional Editions began accepting survey submissions for their Top Design Firms rankings on Feb. 4. Each region picks one firm as its "Design Firm of the Year" from that year's survey participants. Visit this page to submit your firm's information for inclusion on one of ENR's Regional Top Design Firms rankings. The deadline for the Regional Top Design Firms survey is March 13, 2020. (Please check with the respective Regional editors, listed below, for various deadline extensions; or email ENR editor Scott Judy at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Top Contractors Ranking: ENR ranks the top contractors regionally, nationally and internationally. For information on the national and international rankings, visit enr.com/toplists/survey . ENR's Regional U.S. Top Contractors surveys opened for submissions on Feb. 18, 2019. Each region picks one firm as its "Contractor of the Year" from that year's survey participants. Visit this page to submit your firm's information for inclusion on one of ENR's Regional Top Contractors rankings. The deadline for all of ENR's Regional Top Contractors surveys is April 3, 2020.
ENR Photo Contest: ENR invites readers to submit photos to its annual The Year In Construction photo contest. Each year ENR asks our picture-taking readers — individuals and firms, amateurs and pros — to submit their best construction photos taken anywhere in the world between during the past year. We then look for dynamic, well-composed and aesthetically pleasing photos; but only those that show safe conditions and behavior. A panel of judges from ENR, with guests, recently selected the best of the best photos submitted for publication in ENR. The winning photos were published on Jan. 23, 2019, in a 2018 ENR Photo Contest Winners Gallery online.
Regional Best Projects Competition: We seek entries for our annual awards program, which is dedicated to honoring the best construction projects and the companies that designed and built them. Projects compete in specialized categories, ranging from airports to sports/entertainment. The 2019 contest will open in spring 2019. For entry requirements, visit last year's entry page at www.enr.com/bestprojects/2018. When the 2019 form goes live, this page will be redirected to the new one. The Early Bird deadline for the 2020 Best Projects competition is April 24, 2020. The Regular deadline is May 29, 2020.
Best of the Best Projects: For the national competition, category winners from ENR's Regional competitions are automatically moved forward. No additional entry or fee is required.
ENR Global Best Projects: Projects can be located anywhere in the world, including the U.S., but at least one firm involved in the project should be working outside their home country. Globally diverse project teams are encouraged to submit. The entry form for 2020 will go live in February 2019. You can find out more info here: enr.com/bestprojects/global
Top Specialty Contractors Ranking: this ranking is for contractors who specialize in trades such as concrete, electrical, demolition, excavation, etc. You can also participate if you self-perform these trades. ENR ranks the top specialty contractors regionally, nationally and internationally. For information on the national and international rankings, visit enr.com/toplists/survey . The regional U.S. surveys usually open for submissions in late spring.,Each region picks one firm as its "Specialty Contractor of the Year" from the submissions. The deadline for ENR's Regional Top Specialty Contractors survey is May 1, 2020. (The survey launches March 30, 2020.)
Top Young Professionals: This annual program profiles up-and-coming leaders in the design and construction industry. The article appears in the first issues of the year for each of the respective ENR Regional Editions. Entries will be requested in the late spring; the deadline for this year's contest has not yet been determined, but will likely be earlier than in years past. For more information, view last year's information page here: enr.com/top-young-professionals
National Top 20 Under 40: For the national competition, winners of Top Young Professionals will automatically be entered. No additional entry is required.
Legacy Award: The Legacy Award honors industry veterans with many years of experience and long lists of contributions to their profession and community. We’ll be looking for nominees with a history of innovation, outstanding career highlights and an engagement within the industry and the surrounding community. Visit enr.com/legacy-award for more info and how to submit. Entries will be requested for next year's Legacy award in Summer 2020.
Regional Top Starts: Each regional publication ranks the largest starts of the previous year. The list is compiled via research and input from the construction community in January and February. You can email your regional editor directly if you have a project you think would be applicable.
With any specific questions about your region, please contact your regional editor:
ENR California Calif., Hawaii email@example.com
ENR Mid-Atlantic D.C., Del., Md., Pa., Va., W. Va. firstname.lastname@example.org
ENR Midwest Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Ky., Mich., Minn., Mo., Neb., Ohio, Wis. email@example.com
ENR Mountain States Colo., Idaho, Mont., N.D., S.D., Utah, Wyo. firstname.lastname@example.org
ENR New England Conn., Maine, Mass., N.H., R.I., Vt. email@example.com
ENR New York N.J., N.Y. firstname.lastname@example.org
ENR Northwest Alaska, Ore., Wash. email@example.com
ENR Southeast Ala., Fla., Ga., N.C., P.R., S.C., Tenn. firstname.lastname@example.org
ENR Southwest Ariz., N.M. , Nev. email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
ENR Texas & Louisiana Ark., La., Miss., Okla., Texas email@example.com