SUMMIT AWARDS The OH-KY Construction Summit Award recognizes an individual or organization that stands out in the industry as an extraordinary leader for advancing economic inclusion. This award honors those who have shown leadership in the region and provided a model for the nation by utilizing both innovative and proven strategies. Awardees have implemented processes and procedures to significantly impact the success of diverse companies on construction projects and promoted the growth of minority and women owned businesses in Ohio and Kentucky. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Keynote Speaker Albert Smitherman President & CEO Jostin Construction SUMMIT AWARD NOMINATIONS Nominations Due Monday, September 24. REGISTRATION Individual tickets are $125.
Advocate (an individual or non-profit organization) Design & Planning (an architectural, engineering, or construction planning firm) MBE/WBE Supplier (a diverse supplier that has achieved significant growth) General Contractor/Construction Manager (a construction firm that self-performs and/or manages overall construction projects) Developer/Owner (an organization that acquires and prepares land for construction and/or is the ultimate user of construction projects)
The OH-KY Construction Summit is the region’s premier forum for recognizing those individuals and organizations that best demonstrate excellence in economic inclusion by promoting the growth of minority and women owned businesses and the use of minority and women workforce inclusion in the construction industry throughout Ohio and Kentucky.




Please click here to register Please click here to nominate SUMMIT AGENDA 4:00-5:15 PM Workshop Sessions Advancing Economic Inclusion in the Development Phase • Jeff Beam, The Community Builders • Eric Browne, Browne Engineering & Construction • Beth Robinson, Uptown Consortium Creating a More Diverse Workforce • Chukwuma (Chuma) Ekwueme, SURE Mechanical • Howard Elliott, WEB Ventures • Dan Meyer, Nehemiah Manufacturing  5:15-6:15 PM Networking Cocktail Reception
 6:15-7:00 PM Dinner
 7:00-8:00 PM Program Scholarship Presentations Keynote Speaker OH-KY Construction Summit Awards 8:00-8:30 PM Networking Dessert Reception