• The Voice Newsletter

    August 1, 2016

  • Presidents Corner


    My first opportunity with ACEC/VA was on the Virginia Engineer’s Conference (VEC) Committee. It was a great experience. I got to understand firsthand how much hard work staff puts in to getting events planned and executed. I interacted with folks in the broader engineering community that I would not necessarily have gotten to meet in my normal course of work. received a real sense of accomplishment after the successful conclusion of those conferences.  


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  • Last Call for Committee Sign-Up


    Committee involvement is an excellent way to gain team-building and leadership qualities-allowing your employees to translate these skills into everyday value at your firm. In addition, those who are active in committees enhance your company's work environment and inspire those around them. 

    Click here to view a list of ACEC/VA committees with brief explanations and then complete the Committee Service Form. Please help yourself, your firm and ACEC Virginia by continuing to serve on the committee(s) of your choice.

    Transportation Luncheons

    ​ACEC/VA and the Virginia Department of Transportation are hosting three luncheons to keep member firms updated on what is changing at the Department of Transportation. Mark your calendar today for the luncheon closest to you! More information is coming soon. 


    Roanoke, VA

    September 15

    Hampton Roads, VA

    October 4

    Fredericksburg, VA

    October 13

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  • Virginia Engineers Conference

    September 29-30
    Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

    Register today for the most convenient and effective way to obtain 12 PDHs in two days. New this year, an entire track on Innovative Technology, a tour of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel​, and a dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Norfolk. 

    Learn more www.virginiaengineersconference.org


    Register Now!


  • 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards

    Download the 2017 EEA Guidelines and Entry Form today! Notifications of Intent to Submit an Entry are due September 14 by 4:30 pm. 

    One of the largest events of the year, the annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) Gala recognizes engineering firms for projects that demonstrate innovation, complexity, achievement and value to the industry! 

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  • 2016 ACEC/PAC Sweepstakes

    Tickets for the ACEC/PAC Fall Sweepstakes are still available. Enter now for your chance to win one of 15 cash prizes worth $35,000. 

    Winners will be announced at the ACEC/PAC Sweepstakes Breakfast on Saturday, October 22, 2016.

    ACEC Scholarship Program

    ACEC/RMF will award five (5) General Scholarships in 2017:

    • ACEC Scholar of the Year Scholarship

    • College of Fellows Scholarship

    • a/e ProNet Scholarship

    • Life/Health Trust (LHT) Scholarship

    • Small Firm Council Scholarship

    Enter Today! Learn More Here


  • Growth is great! But it's also expensive...

    By Jared Jamison, Director of Operations, Hankins & Anderson

    Growth is great for a business.  Growth creates opportunities for employees, helps companies attract top talent, creates economies of scale, and creates shareholder value. When done successfully, growth just seems to make running the business easier. 

    The trick is that successful growth is not that easy. You need to have the right structure, capabilities, activities, resources and people in place to successfully deliver on growth in revenue. 

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  • Member News

    Keep up with the latest from ACEC/VA members! Read about who is on the move and which firm received the 2016 James S. Cogswell Award!

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