The Excellence in Construction Awards program is the industry’s premier competition that recognizes innovative and exemplary merit shop construction projects and world-class safety and diversity programs. On March 2, the leaders of the American construction industry will gather to showcase their work at the Excellence in Construction Awards gala in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., during ABC Workforce Week ’16 . From hundreds of entries from across the country, only the best construction projects that demonstrate exceptional leadership, innovation and safety in construction will be recognized. Also recognized at the awards gala are ABC members who have earned awards for their company wide commitment to world-class safety and diversity. Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Time : Reception, 5:30 p.m., Awards Dinner & Program, 6:30 p.m. Location: Greater Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Register at workforce.abc.org/eic by Feb. 5 to ensure ticket availability. individual tickets are available for purchase for $250.