Events & Recognition

Stay abreast with current gatherings and timely events by checking out the latest notices from those in the concrete industry.

Decorative Concrete Awards Announced for 2021

The Decorative Concrete Council (DCC) is a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) our of St. Louis, Mo. Recently, the group announced the winners of its 13th annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition. The winners are listed here and were also recognized at ASCC’s Annual Conference, September […]

A line up of awards and trophies

Why bother with competitions?
Award winners reap much more than praise

The decorative concrete industry continues to evolve. Subsequently, it’s exciting to see where it started and imagine where it’s headed. However, contractors often overlook one of our industry’s under-utilized evolutions — an array of gainful awards available when entering decorative concrete competitions. Many decorative concrete manufacturers have specific industry awards […]

ACI Award winner

ACI names 2020 award winners of Excellence in Concrete Construction

The American Concrete Institute has named the 2020 ACI award winners for Excellence in Concrete Construction. They were honored Oct. 26 during the Institute’s Virtual Concrete Convention. Taking the highest honor was the Kennedy Center expansion project in Washington, D.C. This expansion project, known as The Reach, includes three new […]

An aerial view of a large decorative concrete project

Part 2:
Decorative Concrete Council names
winners of 2020 awards competition

The Decorative Concrete Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors in St. Louis, Missouri, has named the winners of its 12th annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition. ASCC recognized the winners of the 2020 DCC Awards at a virtual ceremony as part of its annual conference in […]

Expansive bridge repair

Part 1:
Decorative Concrete Council Names Winners of 2020 Awards Competition

The Decorative Concrete Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors in St. Louis, Missouri, has named the winners of its 12th annual Decorative Concrete Awards competition. ASCC recognized the 2020 Decorative Concrete Awards winners at a virtual ceremony as part of its annual conference Sept. 24, […]

Concrete overlay in sea blue by Butterfield Color guides visitors to the entrance of an after school program in San Antonio, Texas.

Concrete Overlay with Hand Painted Flora at SAY Sí’s Front Entrance

In preparation for the 2012 Concrete Decor Show in San Antonio, Texas, show coordinators, manufacturers, contractors, trainers and distributors met last September to brainstorm ideas for hands-on workshop possibilities. While touring the headquarters of SAY Sí, an award-winning nonprofit youth arts organization where the workshops are to be held, Trevor […]

The front entrance of Say Si with a carved water feature and stamped patio with fiber optics.

Decorative Concrete Makeover at SAY Sí Earns a Resounding ‘Yes!’

Transforming more than 5,500 square feet of flooring surfaces, creating a vertical sculpture and constructing a waterfall is no small task, especially when the majority of the work is done over just two days. However, that’s exactly what happened at SAY Sí, a teen art center in San Antonio, Texas. […]

Concrete Decor Puts on a Really Big Show for 2020 Decorative Concrete LIVE!

The jury’s in for the most recent rendition of Decorative Concrete LIVE! presented Feb. 4-7 during World of Concrete 2020 in Las Vegas. “We put on one hell of a show this year,” says Emil Gera of Gera Concrete out of Pennsylvania. Gera served as the “official” unofficial general manager […]