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Upcoming Events

March 7

Metro Membership Meeting and BBB Seminar

March 13

DDC Water Main Training

March 27

Partnering with the Port

April 13

Engineering Excellence Gala

May 1 & 2

Current Developments in A/E Firm Indirect Cost Rates

May 15

Doing Business with the EDC

June 5

Annual Meeting

Important Info

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EEA 2019: LAST CALL for Tickets, Tables and Sponsorship. Tickets, tables and ads are still available for a limited time for the 2019 Engineering Excellence Gala, which will take place on April 13, 2019 at the Hilton Midtown in NYC. All tickets/tables must be purchased by March 22. Sponsorship is also still available. Tickets, tables and sponsorship can be purchased through the sponsor guide or final invitation.

A block of rooms has been reserved for the night of the gala at the reduced rate of $279.00 per room/per night. Visit or call 212-586-7000 and mention the ACEC New York Gala. The room block closes next Wednesday, March 13.

Questions? Contact Gina Potfora at or call (518) 452-8611. Thank you to our current sponsors:

Diamond: AECOM; HDR; Jaros, Baum & Bolles; STV Group

Platinum: WSP USA

Gold: Arup; CHA; DeSimone Consulting Engineers; Dewberry; H2M architects + engineersHardesty & Hanover; Hazen and Sawyer; HVEA; KS Engineers, P.C.; L.K. Mclean Associates; NV5; Parsons; SI Engineering; Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.; Thornton Tomasetti; VHB Engineering

Silver: COWI

Annual Awards 2019 – Call For Nominations! The Recognition Awards Committee is soliciting applications for New Principal of the Year (nominee must be a principal at a member firm less than 5 years) and the Engineer of the Year (nominee must be current or retired ACEC New York Member). As a reminder, nominations are by FIRM and NOT by region. Help us reach our goal of a record number of applications this year! The awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting on June 5, 2019. Visit our website for more information, to download the forms, and to view a list of past awardees. Applications are due by April 5, 2019.

ACEC National is also accepting nominations for the Young Professional of the Year. Per the National guidelines, nominees for this award should be a PE at a current member firm that is under the age of 35. All nominations MUST be submitted to ACEC New York; we will collect all nominations and determine two finalists that will be forwarded on to National by their May deadline. To apply, download the application and submit to no later than April 5, 2019.

Reminder: Update Member Directory Profiles. The 2019-2020 directory will go into production in June. Visit your firm's directory listing and make sure all contact info, including principals and employees, are up to date. Main contacts can update profiles via their logins. Questions? Contact

Continuing Education

Call for Submissions! ACEC New York is looking for both technical and business programs to present as webinars. PDH webinars should be about one hour and should be technical in nature. Presenters earn 3 PDHs per 1-hour technical class the first time they present. Business webinars should also be about 1 hour and should provide information relevant to our membership (no sales pitches). Contact Erica Lavigne at

ACEC New York in the News

March 5, 2019, "ACEC New York Supports ESOP Expansion” New York Real Estate Journal.

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