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Annual Awards Celebration (2016 - 2017)

ACI-Kuwait Chapter’s Awards Banquet is a highly anticipated and grand annual event during which the Chapter recognizes outstanding projects and individuals. Three honours were bestowed this year, the regular Awards of Excellence, Achievement and a special award for an Infrastructure project. This year’s Annual Awards Banquet was held at the J.W. Marriott Hotel on 16th May, 2017.

The event was organized under the patronage of His Excellency, Minister of Public Works, Eng. Abdul Rahman Al Muttawa. The function was well attended by a large number of guests, ACI-KC members and representatives of Kuwait’s building and construction industries.


The Award of Excellence is presented annually to a local project of outstanding merit. The award itself, comprising a trophy, plaque and certificate, is given to the Owners or developers of the project; and Certificates of Excellence and plaques are also presented to the general contractor; the design and supervision consultant; and the main concrete supplier.

This year ACI-KC honoured the New Headquarters of the Central Bank of Kuwait as "a sophisticated architectural Icon, combining advanced engineering systems and aesthetic elegance".

The award was presented to the developers of the building, "The Central Bank of Kuwait".


This year, ACI-KC decided to present a special award. It was presented to a major urban highway improvement project.

The Jahra Road Project was recognized for "utilizing innovative concrete based structural technology, and for adopting complex logistical and implementing solutions."

The award was presented to the developers, Ministry of Public Works.


The Award of Achievement is presented to an individual to recognize outstanding contribution to development and research to the engineering community and in the State of Kuwait.

The Award this year was given to Dr. Naji M. Al Mutairi for his "lifetime contribution towards promoting engineering and advanced technology research, development and practices within the state of Kuwait."
•  Award of Achievement 2016 - 2017
•  Award of Excellence 2016 - 2017
•  Special Award for Infrastructure Project 2016 - 2017
Click here to download the Nomination form.

Click here to view the 2015 - 2016 Awards ceremony.

ACI Kuwait Chapter