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Watch the first ever virtual CIBSE YEA Awards

The 2020 awards took place on Thursday 8 October online. 

The awards night recording features a special welcome from Ewen Rose, CIBSE YEA Chair and Stuart MacPherson, CIBSE President. Next, expect to hear from the talented eight graduates as they battle it out to become the Graduate of the Year. The graduates were tasked to answer the burning question on every engineer's mind – 'How should the role of the Building Services Engineer evolve to meet the challenges of the 'new normal'?'. Discover which apprentice finalist is the rising star of the year and the first-ever winner of the Apprentice of the Year. Finally, hear the Employer of the Year announcements for small company, medium company, large company and the overall winner.

Download the virtual awards programme

Find out more about the winners

This prestigious annual awards scheme brings together the CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year award, which is now in its 25th year. The CIBSE Employer of the Year award, now in its 13th year, and the newest addition - the CIBSE Apprentice of the Year award.

The CIBSE Young Engineers Awards recognise and reward the innovative thinking, hard work and skills of graduate engineers, whilst also showcasing employers who are truly committed to developing and encouraging young talent. The awards are open to both CIBSE members and non-members alike.

The 2020 winners will be announced at the CIBSE Young Engineers Awards on Thursday, 8 October 2020.


2019 Graduate of the Year Award Finalists at the Awards Ceremony 

Past Winner stories? 2020 entry questions? Join in with the pre-Awards excitement via:

Entries for CIBSE YEA 2020 are now closed.
Categories for entry include:

- CIBSE Employer of the Year Award 2020

Entering the CIBSE Employer of the Year Award 2020 could allow you to join last year's winner, AECOM, and have your commitment to supporting and mentoring newly qualified engineers recognised on an international scale. 
>> Read more about the Employer finalists and winner profiles.

- CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year Award 2020

Entering the CIBSE ASHRAE Graduate of the Year Award 2020 could give you a chance to share Laura Luckhursts' of Cundall and Sheffield University. success - our last year Graduate Award winner. 
>> See the Graduate finalists and winner profiles.

- CIBSE Apprentice of the Year 2020

The new Apprentice of the Year award is open to apprentices registered on Standards/Frameworks at level 3 and above in building services engineering and related occupations, who have started their apprenticeship scheme before 1 January 2020. 

These critical to the future of the sector Awards delivered in partnership with CIBSE Patrons are possible thanks to our dedicated sponsors and partners.

We would like to thank Kingspan Industrial Insulation, Baxi and Ideal Heating and Swegon for sponsoring the 2020 Awards and continuing to support young talent within the building services industry. We'd also like to thank CIBSE ASHRAE Group and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers for their ongoing support.