2019 CBC 23rd Project Team and Scholarship Awards BANQUET and ANNUAL MEETING

  • Tue, June 11, 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • The Bond Ballrooom, 338 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 06106; Complimentary Parking is located behind the hotel. When facing the building, use driveway to immediate left of hotel. See attendant.


  • Open seating
  • For a reserved table of 10 with preferred seating location, limit of 10 guests per table. Additional tables of 10 must be registered separately under a different name. We regret late registrations for tables of 10 cannot be accepted.
  • For individuals registered AFTER posted deadline, open seating only, if space is available.

Registration is closed

 2019 CBC 23rd Project Team and

Scholarship Awards Banquet

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

A Few Key Sponsorship Opportunities are Still Available! Final Deadline Extended to Thursday, May 30.

Hear more about this event from CBC President Amar Shamas,
Gilbane Building Company and CBC PresidentElect Rich Bergan,
Bergan Architectural Woodworking

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  • Open Bar for Networking Hour
  • Extra Networking Time After Dinner During Buffet Dessert
  • Open Dinner Seating for Individuals
  • Reserved, Preferred Dinner Seating for Tables of 10
  • New Sponsorships
  • Face-time Benefit Added to Premier Event Sponsor 

Join us as we end our program year in celebration of the PTA Award Winning Projects and Teams. The Connecticut Building Congress will honor project teams that demonstrated extraordinary collaboration in the execution of their projects. 

The CBC Scholarship Fund also will recognize this year's scholarship recipients. 

Meet representatives from the project teams, including building owners, architects, engineers, constructors, subcontractors, suppliers and subconsultants.

Want to Sponsor?

Premier Event Sponsor 


Cocktail Hour Sponsor
United Steel

Program Book Sponsor
Universal Copy/Buck-a-Plan

Elevator Sponsor
On Target Marketing & Communications, LLC

Photography Sponsor 
Dimeo Construction Company

Registration Area Sponsor

Table Wine Sponsors (2)
Gilbane Building Company
Fuss & O'Neill, Inc.

Scholarship Recipients/Families Dinner Sponsors (2)
Turner Construction Company
DiBlasi Associates, P.C.

Appetizer Sponsor (2)
Arcadis U. S., Inc.
Tighe & Bond

Dessert Sponsor (2)

Corporate Sponsor (6)
O&G Industries

Media Sponsor
High-Profile Monthly

Sponsorship Opportunities and Program Book Advertising
 Early Bird Pricing available until Friday, May 10,2019.  Regular Deadline is Friday, May 24, 2019. Final Deadline extended to Thursday, May 30!

2019 CBC Project Team Award winning projects

Multi-Family Residential/Mixed Use
Merit : Victoria Gardens, Waterford

K-12 Schools:
Merit: West Shore Middle School, Milford
Orchard Hill Elementary School, South Windsor

Landscape Architecture/Public Spaces:
Merit: Bushnell Park Playground, Hartford
First:  Steven and Alexandra Cohen Skating Center and Fountain, Torrington

Major Renovations/Expansions::
Merit: McGivney Advanced Surgery Center, New Haven
First:  Housatonic Community College Lafayette Hall Addition and Renovations, Bridgeport

New Construction:
Merit:  Chapel Haven Residential/Education (REACH) Building Project, New Haven
First:  Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray Residential Colleges, New Haven

Small Projects:
Merit:  CT DOT Maintenance Facility, Pomfret
First: Slate School, North Haven

Transportation / Utility / Civil:
Merit: Ansonia Riverwalk - Segmen
t  8, Ansonia
First:  Route 31 Reconstruction, Coventry

Special thanks to our judges:


Left to Right:  Stephanie Antl, Jeff Birenbaum, Alfred Borden, Kathleen Farewell, Namhun Lee, Brad Palmisiano

Stephanie Antl, RA, Principal, SGPA Architecture and Planning
Jeff Birenbaum, Managing Director, Lehrer Cumming
Alfred Borden, FIALD, CLD, MIES, LC, Principal,The Lighting Practice
Kathleen Farewell, PE, Senior Project Manager, Zubatkin Owner Representation, LLC
Namhun Lee, Ph.D. CM-BIM, Associate Professor, Central Connecticut State University
Brad Palmisiano, PE, LEED AP, BD+C, Mechanical Department Manager, McKim & Creed


Amar Shamas, Gilbane Building Company, CBC President


5:30 - 6:30 pm Registration; Networking; Light Appetizers & Open Bar

6:30 - 7:15 pm  Salad course; CBC Business Meeting; Scholarship Awards Ceremony

7:15 - 8:00 pm  Dinner; Project Team Awards Program

8:00 - 8:30 pm  Buffet Dessert; Extra Networking; Closing Remarks

Event Date:  Tuesday, June 11, 2019*
Please Register by June 3.


Deadline to register is Monday, June 3, for all Tables of 10 and to avoid a $20 per person late fee for individual registrations. Registrations after this date will be accepted only for individuals and if space is available.

$125 per person, Regular Registration by June 3 

$155 per person, Late Registration (June 4 - June 7), Open Seating only

$1,450 Table of 10 with Reserved, Preferred seating by June 3 (Regrets, no late registrations allowed). Individual names and meal choices must be provided by June 5. (Alternatively, meal selection will be assigned.) 

The Bond Ballroom

Hilton Homewood Suites, 11th Floor

338 Asylum Street

Hartford, CT 06106

Complimentary parking is available ONLY in the lot directly behind the Bond Ballroom.  Tell attendant you are attending the CBC event at the Bond Ballroom.  
Parking and Entrance Map

Venue Entrance:  Enter on west side of building or through lobby at front of hotel on Asylum Street.  Check in at CBC's Registration Table on the first floor near the elevators. 

Meal Choice:

Sliced Roast Tenderloin of Beef (Gluten-free)
Chicken Piccata
Parmesan Encrusted Cod 
Stuffed Portabella Mushroom (Vegetarian; Gluten-free)


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Connecticut Building Congress, Inc. P. O. Box 107 | Rocky Hill, CT 06067-0107

Michelle Hopson, CBC Executive Director, (203) 340-0092 or cbc@cbc-ct.org
Grace DelStritto, CBC Administrative Assistant, (203) 934-4831 or cbcadmin@cbc-ct.org 
Jennifer Gordon, CBC Operations Coordinator Intern, operations@cbc-ct.org

Emily Yih, CBC Systems and Data Intern, systems@cbc-ct.org  

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