Excellence in Demolition Awards

NDA’s Excellence in Demolition Awards are the industry’s program for prestigious project recognition. The award honors NDA members who have demonstrated significant achievement in the completion of a unique demolition project in the 2022/2023 year.

All projects should address at least one (1) of the following: Sustainability, Community Enhancement, Environmental Enterprise, Education, Pollution Prevention and Resource Conservation, Special Project Consideration.

Projects may be submitted into one (1) of three categories based on the project’s size. Three finalists are selected from each category.

Project sizes:

  1. Category 1:$0-$500,000
  2. Category 2:$500,001 - $2 Million
  3. Category 3: Over $2 Million

All finalists will have their posters displayed and will be recognized throughout Demolition Phoenix, NDA’s Annual Convention and Expo, February 22 - 25, 2023.

All finalists and winners are selected by the NDA Awards Committee based on this developed scoring criteria

Applications for the 2023 awards season are now closed. Winners will be determined in November 2022 and shared at Demolition Phoenix, February 22-25 2023.


How to Apply

  1. View the application questions and get ready to apply. You may review and edit your application at any time prior to the deadline.
  2. Download the poster template and make your poster to be displayed at Demolition Phoenix
  3. Upload high resolution photos and videos of your project to a file share link (ex. Dropbox, Google Drive, etc). 
  4. Complete the application form.

Poster Specifications

Finalists receive the opportunity to showcase their projects by designing posters that will be displayed at the NDA Annual Convention and Expo, Demolition Phoenix. Please use one of the templates below or create a 34in x 44in poster.


Poster Templates:

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If you have questions about the application process, please contact us at 202-367-1152 or

2022 Winners

Category 1: $0 - $500,000 
  • Winner: Costello Dismantling - Walnut St. Substation Decommissioning Project
Category 2: $500,001 - $2 Million
  • Winner: Priestly Demolition Inc. - Hotel 89 Complete Demolition - 89 Avenue Rd. Toronto, ON
Category 3: Over $2 Million
  • Winner: Independence Excavating, Inc. - Navajo Generating Station Decommissioning & Demolition