The ACC Excellence in Procurement Award recognizes the airport sponsor that has exemplary procurement and contracting practices, including the utilization of qualifications-based selection (QBS). The award provides examples of model procurement policies and helps ACC promote good, effective practices.

The purpose of the Excellence in Procurement Award Program is to:

  • Recognize and reward airport sponsors among their peers for their quality procurement and contracting practices
  • Improve the procurement processes that airport sponsors use and encourage sponsors to use good selection and contracting practices for all procurements
  • Educate other airport sponsors on the value of QBS selections and good procurement / contracting practices
  • Facilitate efforts by consultants working with airport sponsors to improve their procurement and contracting processes
  • Protect the QBS process from legislative changes by getting support from airport sponsors.

Award Criteria
Past Recipients

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