Putting the Best Talent on the Construction Field— Building the Conditions for All To Succeed

The ABC National Inclusion, Diversity and Merit Excellence Awards recognize members that display exemplary IDM leadership in their company, workforce, supply chain and community with best-in-class recruitment policies, retention practices, training and mentoring.

In addition to recognition during ABC’s National Excellence in Construction® Awards, winners of the National Inclusion, Diversity and Merit  Excellence Awards will be acknowledged by ABC throughout the year for their commitment to IDM. Award recipients will be showcased online, via email and in ABC’s Construction Executive magazine.

Learn more about ABC’s Excellence in Construction Awards Gala.

Inclusion: A feeling of belonging. To value differences to achieve superior results. All are welcome, valued and included.

Diversity: An appreciation of a variety of abilities, skills and experiences. To actively seek stakeholders from diverse cultural backgrounds to achieve superior results. Giving all individuals and organizations the opportunity to compete in a fair and open market-place.

Merit: A dedication to providing opportunities for all. Creating the conditions for everyone to compete on a fair and level playing field. Every individual and organization has the opportunity to succeed based on merit.


The winners of the 2023 ABC National Inclusion, Diversity and Merit Excellence Awards will be celebrated at the 34th Annual Excellence in Construction® Awards Gala in Kissimmee, Florida, on Thursday, March 14. Learn more about the gala and purchase your tickets to attend.

Award winners are selected by a panel of diverse industry partner associations that share ABC’s commitment to grow and deliver value to a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

2022 Award Recipients 

Thank You to Our Sponsor


United Rentals Inc. is ABC’s IDM program sponsor and supports ABC’s IDM initiatives, including the National Inclusion, Diversity and Merit  Excellence Awards. No matter your equipment needs, United Rentals is the world’s largest and most versatile equipment rental company, offering rentals, expertise and digital solutions to be your one-stop partner. Learn more: