Wednesday 27 November | Hilton Metropole London

TechFest Conference and Awards 2024

Deadline Extended for Awards Entries - 19th July 2024

Thank you for your entries for the awards, if you are needing some extra time - we are now giving you an extra 2 weeks - and feel free to enter more than one category - there are 20 exciting categories to choose from.

Construction News and New Civil Engineer are once again joining forces to deliver a unique forum to discover innovative ideas from across the industry. This one day festival will celebrate the projects, teams and companies embracing innovation and harnessing technology to propel the industry forward.

Join us for a full day of learning, networking and celebration to learn from those at the forefront of the industry and understand the key challenges, drivers, and benefits of adopting technology. With an exciting festival programme with tech labs, insightful content and interactive activities, this event truly keeps you up to date and enables you to choose your own event experience. As both construction and the civil sector modernise and embrace technology, the evening awards ceremony will celebrate the industry’s achievements. This year's TechFest is certainly one not to be missed!

Countdown to entry deadline


The TechFest Awards showcase and celebrate the innovations and technologies driving the civil engineering and construction industries forward. The TechFest Awards represent a unique opportunity to celebrate your successes within the civil engineering and construction sector and gain national recognition for your achievements, with publicity across both New Civil Engineer and Construction News. This year's awards are bigger than ever with 20 categories designed to celebrate the projects, teams and companies doing the most to harness technologies that drive the construction and civil engineering industries forward.

Festival programme

Join us for a one-of-a-kind event - the festival programme moves beyond a traditional conference with a variety of interactive activities, tech labs, talks and innovation sessions. The festival will provide a compelling day of content, highlighting the forward-thinking application of technology as well as innovation in the design, build and materials used in the infrastructure and buildings sectors.

Become a sponsor

The TechFest Awards represents firms that are driving the industry forward: through exceptional business leadership; cultural change; and delivering for society in the UK and worldwide through key civil/ground engineering and construction sectors. Align yourself with truly outstanding engineering practices, construction clients, and industry leaders.

Festival Delegates
Hours of networking
Award gala dinner
Expert Speakers

Meet the team

Entry / Table Enquiries

Ben Davidson
+44 (0)20 3953 2653

Event / Venue Enquiries

Harry Bower
+44 (0)20 3953 2030

Speaker Enquiries

Lydia Katsipi
+44 (0) 20 3953 2657

Exhibitor Enquiries

Reza Zaman
+44 (0)20 3953 2766

Exhibitor Enquiries

Maria Power
+44 (0)20 3953 2898