Construction & Transportation Awards Luncheon

You are cordially invited to
Construction & Transportation Awards Luncheon

DATE: Friday, October 01, 2021  |  TIME: 11:30 a.m.
LOCATION: Palmer House Hilton
ADDRESS: 17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603



LOCATION: Virtual Event
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The annual Construction and Transportation Awards Luncheon is a unique event that honors industry companies, organizations and individuals. Honoree categories include: Construction, Transportation, Professional Services, Leadership in the Public Sector, Leadership in the Private Sector, Community Impact and the Rufus Taylor Award. 

Click here to view replay of the 2020 virtual event!

2021 Co-Chairs:
Kendra Dinkins, Taylor Electric Company
Tara Szwabowski, John Burns Construction Company

2021 Keynote Speaker:
Dorval Carter- Chicago Transit Authority

2021 Honorees:
2021 Construction Award:

St. Regis Chicago

2021 Professional Services Award:
Richard Wilson- Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture 

2021 Leadership in the Public Sector Award:
Jennifer “Sis” Killen- Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways

2021 Leadership in the Private Sector Award:
Gregory Hummel- Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

2021 Community Impact Award:
Alderman Sophia King- City of Chicago, 4th Ward

2021 Rufus Taylor Award:
Jimmy Akintonde- UJAMAA Construction

Stay tuned for updates on our additional 2021 honorees!

For more information, please contact Sonya DeJesus at 312-596-4721 or [email protected] 


Through partnerships with companies, organizations and individuals, the March of Dimes is able to create unique moments for your clients, vendors and leadership teams. They participate in an exclusive dining event while supporting a critical cause. Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels for the Construction & Transportation Awards, providing you with brand recognition, civic engagement and an exclusive client entertainment opportunity within the event. We look forward to working with you to discuss your partnership with the March of Dimes- please view our 2021 sponsorship opportunities here. For additional information, please contact Sonya DeJesus.