• Rising Star Awards

  • Nominate the Rising Star in your firm today!

    Now accepting nominations for the 2019 Rising Star Awards.

    Download the Nomination Form here.

    When you complete the nomination form, please upload it at https://www.acecva.org/submit-rising-star-application by November 30, 2018.

  • The ACEC Virginia Rising Star Award, presented by the Next Generation Committee, recognizes employees of member firms who make significant contributions to their company’s success in the Engineering industry. Nominees should meet the following basic criteria:

    • 15 years or less of engineering industry experience
    • Demonstrates leadership in their area of expertise
    • Involved in professional organizations
    • Involved in civic and community activities


    Equal consideration will be given to member firm employees in all fields (engineering, architecture, human resources, information technology, administrative, etc).


    Nominations are open to any employee of a member firm. In order to be considered, all sections of the nomination form must be completed and submitted at https://www.acecva.org/submit-rising-star-application by Friday, November 30, 2018.



    Nominations will be evaluated by ACEC Virginia’s Next Generation Committee and up to three awards of equal merit will be presented at the 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala at The Jefferson Hotel on February 7, 2019. Nominators will be notified prior to the Gala if their nominee will be recognized and will be encouraged to invite the nominee as a guest of ACEC Virginia for the presentation of their award.


    All nomination forms must be submitted no later than November 30, 2018. Please upload completed applications here