Each year, the editors of Equipment World select 12 finalists for this prestigious program. Each finalist and their guest receive a free weekend at the Wynn resort in Las Vegas, capped by VIP attendance to the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup race.
In addition, your company will be featured in the pages of Equipment World magazine, with the 2016 Contractor of the Year winner appearing on our May cover.
To be a candidate, you must:
- Have between $3 million and $15 million in annual revenues (this can be your current revenues, or an average
for the past 3 years)
- Have at least 10 years of construction company ownership experience
- Have a proven, excellent safety record
- Represent the construction industry in a positive way
Interested? The first 50 contractors to completely fill out an application will receive a CAT hat, courtesy of Caterpillar, sponsor of the Contractor of the Year program for more than 15 years.
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