2017 Virginia DBE Transportation Training Symposium  -  March 8-9, 2017 - Greater Richmond Convention Center - Richmond, VA
2017 Virginia DBE Transportation Training Symposium  -  March 8-9, 2017 - Greater Richmond Convention Center - Richmond, VA

Awards Program

VDOT DBE Awards Program has established eight (8) categories of awards to recognize outstanding contributions of DBE firms and Prime Contractors/Consultants that have supported the VDOT DBE Program. Any Virginia Certified DBE firm or Prime Contractor/Consultant may nominate a firm (self-nominations are accepted). Please download the nomination form and submit your nomination. Only completed nomination forms will be considered for the awards program. Nominations must be submitted no later than February 3, 2017.


Nomination Categories

DBE Transportation of Materials of the Year Award
DBE Supplier of the Year Award
DBE Trailblazer Award
DBE Contractor of the Year Award
DBE Consultant of the Year Award
Prime Contractor of the Year Award
Prime Consultant of the Year Award
DBE Safety Record of the Year Award

Nominations should be sent to:
DBE Awards Program
BOWD Center
1602 Rolling Hills Drive, Suite 110
Richmond, VA 23229
Email: BOWDCenter@VDOT.virginia.gov
Fax: 804-662-9570


DBE Transportation of Materials Category
This award recognizes an outstanding DBE transportation of materials firm that is a respected and responsible leader that has provided outstanding, efficient, and timely service in serving the transportation industry on VDOT contracts.

DBE Supplier of the Year Award Category
This award recognizes an outstanding DBE supplier that has demonstrated a high level of professional service in regard to efficiency and timeliness in providing materials/products on VDOT contracts.

DBE Safety Record of the Year Category
This award recognizes an outstanding DBE firm with a record of commendable safety performance over the past three (3) years based on statistical safety performance data.

DBE Trailblazer Award Category
This award recognizes an individual who has been identified as an early leader in the transportation industry, therefore paving the way for other DBE firms to follow. This individual has done milestone-achieving work in uplifting and embracing the value of DBEs.

DBE Contractor of the Year Award Category
This award recognizes an outstanding DBE contractor that has developed a positive reputation in the industry for professionalism, integrity in work standards and performance, exhibits a commitment to business development, and upholds the spirit and principles of the DBE program.

DBE Consultant of the Year Award Category
This award recognizes an outstanding DBE consultant that has developed a positive reputation in the industry for professionalism, integrity in work standards and performance, exhibits a commitment to business development, and upholds the spirit and principles of the DBE program.

Prime Contractor of the Year Award Category
This award recognizes an outstanding Prime Contractor that has excelled in upholding the requirements of the federal DBE Program and has a demonstrated track record of partnering with, utilizing, and forming strategic alliances with DBE firms to participate on VDOT contracts through the awarding of subcontracts to DBE firms.

Prime Consultant of the Year Award Category
This award recognizes an outstanding Prime Consultant that has excelled in upholding the requirements of the federal DBE Program and has a demonstrated track record of partnering with, utilizing, and forming strategic alliances with DBE firms to participate on VDOT contracts through the awarding of subcontracts to DBE firms.



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