BWB Best Use of Digital ACE Win
07 October 2021
We’re pleased to announce that BWB has been awarded Future of Consultancy Best Use of Digital at this year's Association for Consultancy and Engineering ACE Awards.
This award recognises companies that are embracing the use of digital and future technologies to drive the engineering consultancy industry forward and provide exceptional value to their clients.
We were awarded Best use of Digital for our work shaping the urban regeneration of Nottingham’s waterside using advanced digital tools to define community requirements and increase community engagement.
The judges highlighted their admiration for the way we had grasped the opportunity to shape the regeneration in a way that optimised digital to show the benefit of the project to society, leading to significant engagement with the local community.
This is the second time we have been recognised by ACE in this category. Scooping the inaugural award back in 2017 when the judges awarded our ‘innovative and exciting approach’ to innovation and technology.
Key to our award-winning approach was the formation of the Deetu team. Deetu was established in 2016 as BWB’s data and technology arm, with the intention to challenge the current industry conventions of ‘how things are done’, enhancing the services we provide our Clients and prepare us for the future challenges facing the industry.
Since then, their Do Things Differently approach has picked up numerous national awards including recently a win at the national Planning Awards for Stakeholder Engagement in Planning.
On winning the award, BWB CEO, Steve Wooler said:
‘I am very proud to have scooped this prestigious award at the ACE Consultancy & Engineering Awards on-line event. Pity that meant it wasn't possible to celebrate in the time-honoured fashion however!’
Congratulating the winners, ACE’s interim CEO Laurence Brett, said: ‘The last 18 months have been especially testing for everyone, but it didn’t stop us receiving some fantastic and truly inspiring entries that showed all the ingenuity our sector is famed for. We are delighted to celebrate the achievements of the industry and the ten worthy winners announced today.’