Construction & Transportation Awards Luncheon

Friday, October 7, 2022  |  11:30 a.m.
Palmer House Hilton
17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603

We look forward to seeing you!


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, Developer, Community Impact and the Rufus Taylor Award. 

2022 Co-Chairs:
LeeAnn Tomas-Foster, Arcadis
Tara Szwabowski, John Burns Construction Company

2022 Keynote Speaker:
Torrence Hinton- President, Peoples Gas & North Shore Gas

2022 Honorees

2022 Construction Award:

Turner-Clayco JV- Willis Tower Redevelopment 

2022 Transportation Award:
Chicago Department of Transportation*- South Lakefront Pedestrian Bridges
*CDOT acknowledges the following companies for their partnership in these projects:
AECOM, Araiza Corporation, Benesch, CH2M Hill, EXP, FH Paschen, McHugh, and TranSystems, Benesch, CH2M Hill, EXP, FH Paschen and McHugh

2022 Leadership in the Public Sector Award:
Commissioner Gia Biagi- Chicago Department of Transportation

2022 Leadership in the Private Sector Award:
Chicago Central Area Committee

2022 Community Impact Award:
Brenda M. Palms, North Lawndale Employment Network

2022 Professional Services Award:
Ernest Wong- site design group, ltd 

2022 Developer Award:
David Doig- Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives

2022 Rufus Taylor Award:
Ernest Brown- Brown & Momen, Inc.

For more information, please contact Lauren Scheibe at 708-320-3543 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. For additional information, please contact Lauren Scheibe.

*Early Bird Incentive: All sponsors that commit their support by July 1, 2022 will receive a Champagne toast for each guest!


View our updated event acknowledgements and waivers here.