Engineering Excellence: Attendee Information

Please share this information within your firm with those who are attending this event. There are NO physical tickets for this event.

We hope you are looking forward to the 52nd Annual Engineering Excellence Gala, which will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Hilton Midtown in New York City. Below are some key details to guarantee your time at this event will be enjoyable.


Empire Reception | 5:15 PM
Cocktails and Reception | 6:00 PM
Awards | 7:00 PM
Dinner and Dancing | 8:20 PM (approximate time – dinner begins when the awards program ends)
Event Ends | 11:30 PM


This is a formal, black-tie event, and all attendees are expected to attend in formal attire. For men, formal attire is a tuxedo; for women, a formal gown. A cocktail dress is also considered acceptable.


The Hilton Midtown will have valet parking available at a discounted rate of $36. However, due to the delay that may occur due to the high volume of attendees, alternative transportation methods are encouraged.


Attendees will check in at the ACEC New York table on the third floor. NO TICKETS have been provided for this event – attendees need only check in to be admitted. Seating at the event is assigned, and a seating list will be provided for all attendees at check in.

Coat Check

Coat check will be available on the second floor.

Reception and Awards Program

The reception will take place in the West Promenade on the third floor. The main program and dinner will take place in the Grand Ballroom, also on the third floor.

Photos and Panels

Photos for each firm with their award-winning panel will be taken in the East Foyer during dinner. Attendees are highly encouraged to take their panel with them at the conclusion of the event, as any panels not retrieved will be discarded. This year, we will also have a photo booth in the ballroom for fun memento snapshots.