The Master Builders Association of NSW Excellence in Construction Awards is recognised throughout the industry as the hallmark annual event for the commercial, industrial and civil engineering sectors. The Awards celebrate outstanding achievements by companies and individuals in the NSW building and construction industry. 

For nearly three decades hundreds of NSW’s best commercial builders have won recognition for their construction excellence.

Please call Susan Manning on (02) 8586 3506 if you require any assistance in relation to the Awards or email:


Gala Dinner Presentation Evening

2020 Gala Dinner Presentation Evening - Invite to follow

  • Date: Saturday 7 November 2020 
  • Time: 6.30 Till late
  • Venue: The Star Event Centre, Pyrmont 

The gala award black tie evening typically attracts over 900 industry participants, not only recognising the very best in commercial construction but also allows the opportunity for informal networking with industry colleagues including sub-contractors, material suppliers and consultants. Categories, divided by price divisions, cover the entire commercial contracting spectrum, ranging from restoration of historic buildings to commercial, industrial, educational, retail, sporting facilities as well as interior and shop fitouts.

The Excellence in Construction Awards are featured prominently in high quality publications following the award evening, with The Sydney Morning Herald publishing a special feature on the awards and the Master Builder magazine dedicating an issue to the award winners. Winners of the Excellence in Construction Awards may be submitted for consideration in the MBA National Awards Competition.


View all the 2018 Gala night photos on flickr


2019 Winners

View all the 2019 winning entries from each category.  


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Digital images MUST be submitted with entries. Images provided will be used in the audio-visual presentation and print media; good quality images will better profile your entry. Entrants are responsible for the quality of all images.
■ Resolution of 300 dpi (highest quality camera setting)
■ Image size no smaller than A4 (21cm x 29.7cm)
■ Format: JPEG or TIFF (please no PDF or PPT file types)
■ Only one project per CD / USB or via a link

Please note if your digital images are not high quality you could be asked to resubmit them.

A professional photography service is available at the of cost $680 (inc GST) per entry located in the Sydney metropolitan. Additional costs will apply for entries outside the Sydney metropolitan area. Please contact the MBA for further details. MBA will arrange this service with the photographer on your behalf. The photographer will contact you to lock in a date and time to photograph your project.


  • MBA of NSW Member 
    $990 inc GST (per project)
  • Non MBA of NSW Member
    $1,990 inc GST (per project)


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Supporting Industry Sponsors



The Master Builder Magazine will publish a special feature on the Awards.