Top Products FAQ

Top Products FAQ 2018-03-06T21:30:59+00:00
The Constructech Top Products honor innovative products that target the commercial construction and homebuilding markets.
Any technology provider with a product aimed toward the construction space is eligible for this award.
There are two deadlines for the 2019 awards.
Residential – Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018
Commercial – Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.
Submit your Residential Top Product here.
Submit your Commercial Top Products here.
Complete your Residential Top Product entry here, complete your payment form here.
Complete your Commercial Top Product entry here, complete your payment form here.
Yes. The company listed in the online entry form will be considered the entrant, or the company that is eligible to win. In the past, public relations firms have aided in the submission. This is acceptable, however, the applying companies must approve the final entry as well as provide the required signatures.
Yes. Companies can submit one or more products that are considered eligible. Each entry must be for a unique product and be accompanied with an individual, completed form. The payment/approval PDF can be completed for multiple products.
Products can be submitted in the New Product, Trusted Product, or Concept Product categories.

The New Product category will feature brand new technology offerings that have been in the market for two years or less.

The Trusted Product category will feature core technology offerings in the market for at least three years. This category also includes upgrades or enhancements to existing products

The Concept Product category features new technology concepts, less than three months. 

Some products that were named as winners for the New Products category in previous years are not eligible to submit in that category in following years. This is dependent on the time of submission relative to the launch date, as well as access to beta customers. Please contact Lynne Flakus for additional information or further questions.
The cost to enter a product for the 2019 Constructech Top Products is $725 for the first product; $675 for each additional product. If chosen as a winner, the application fee will be applied to the purchase of a marketing package.
Submitted products are judged by the editorial team at Constructech magazine. Those products are selected based on various criteria, including the product’s overall usefulness and uniqueness to the construction industry. In addition, the editors also consider the customer growth rate during the past few years for that particular product.
With the Constructech Top Products Awards, each judge reads your submitted entry and reviews it. Each judge rates the entry on whether or not it is should be named one of the Constructech Top Products.
No. We do not allow the entrants to have contact with the judges in regard to how they will be viewing the entry.
Constructech magazine publishes print and/or Web articles highlighting the winners and the finalists. This material is based on the award submission. We recommend you do not submit material that is not for publication, unless noted on the entry form.
The editors of Constructech evaluate the entries. The judges evaluate each product individually and the panel will determine the winners based on the criteria. Winners will be separated by residential and commercial construction and be highlighted in the respective issues. In instances where a technology product serves both segments of the market, these products will be featured in both issues.
Entrants will be notified that they have been named a winner, prior to the public announcement of the awards. The contact person(s) named in the entry will be notified by either phone or email. An article naming the year’s Constructech Top Products will appear in the January (residential) and Spring (commercial) issues of Constructech. In instances where a winning technology product serves both segments of the market, these products will be featured in both issues.
Constructech magazine will issue a press release, publish an article announcing the winners, and post the company names on its Website.
Yes, any company that purchases the marketing package are are encouraged to send out a press release as the winners are announced. We do ask that Constructech magazine is given the opportunity to approve the press releases prior to release.
Past winners can be viewed here.
All questions should be directed to Lynne Flakus at +1 630.933.0844 x222, or via email at