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CIOB events 2024 – A world of opportunities

CIOB events 2024
Sponsoring CIOB events can help inspire the next generation of construction professionals (Image:

Sponsorship options enable construction companies to showcase their commitment to the future of the industry.

Sponsoring CIOB events can help inspire the next generation of construction professionals CIOB is dedicated to developing professional growth and elevating industry standards. Often this can be through events and activities for our members and the wider industry.

Our corporate plan is at the forefront of our mission, and one of the core themes is bridging the skills gap and developing the next generation of professionals. Helping students embarking on their career journeys is part of that plan.

Global Student Challenge 2024

With a new and successful format, our renowned competition for students worldwide is as popular as ever. Using a new interactive software platform, participants will be challenged to bid and create a virtual project and tender virtually for the project.

The grand prize is a fully funded trip to the CIOB Members’ Forum, giving the winning team the unique opportunity to present their bid, receive feedback and network with global industry experts, and secure a £2,000 cash prize. It is a chance to engage with students and introduce them to your organisation in the early stages of their career.

Global Student Festival: 6-7 March

The global CIOB Student Festival is now a staple event in the CIOB calendar. It serves as an inspirational, informative and educational celebration event for our student community around the world.

Spanning different career stages, attendees will benefit from technical expertise, professional perspectives and invaluable wisdom. Though the webinar is designed with students in mind, an impressive lineup of inspirational speakers and industry leaders create learning opportunities for attendees at all levels.

CIOB Rising Star Award: 9 April

Some of the finalists in the CIOB International Rising Star category could have previously entered the Global Student Challenge or got inspiration from the Global Student Festival.

The Rising Star award is an international award that celebrates new, exceptional talent, rewarding individuals who have shown the highest level of excellence at the start of their construction career.

They will be celebrated at the CIOB Awards Dinner on 9 April. Joining our brilliant Rising Star finalists will be the amazing finalists from our other award categories such as Team, EDI and Client awards, as well as our celebrated Construction Manager of the Year finalists, representing a particular category, before the overall winner is crowned.

The Rising Star Award is still available for sponsorship and as sponsor you will join industry leaders, finalists and their organisations as the construction industry celebrates their achievements.

As we plan for 2024, we invite companies to showcase their commitment to the future of construction. By sponsoring one of these events you will have the opportunity to deliver plenary discussions or workshops that inspire the next generation of construction professionals or celebrate their achievements with the Global Student Challenge and International Rising Star Award. 

Whatever the activity, your company can join us in shaping the future of the construction industry throughout the world.

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