Sponsors

WHY SPONSOR?

Sponsorship of the P3 Awards represents an unparalleled opportunity to demonstrate commitment and dedication to the industry. Awards sponsors benefit from:

- Positioning your company as a key force in the industry in association with the sector's most respected magazine
- Building brand awareness as a dedicated and trusted partner in P3s
- Strengthening business relationships through the unbeatable networking opportunities
- Creating positive PR and raise awareness of your company's success and experience
- Receiving unrivalled, high profile branding before, during and after the event to all sectors and individuals at the highest level of P3
- Gaining maximum impact with further promotion through our media partners
- Being able to invite key clients and employees to attend the event as VIP guests 

This is the biggest and most prestigious networking event in the partnerships industry calendar, bringing together the key decision-makers from the public and private sectors.

Judged by the most respected names in P3, these Awards are recognised as the highest accolade available to the industry. Sponsoring a category is an unparalleled opportunity for your organisation to communicate with your peers and business partners and build new relationships across the industry.

There is no better platform than the P3 Awards to show your commitment and dedication to the P3 Industry.

If you would like to receive a copy of the P3 Awards 2020 sponsorship brochure or if you have any queries please contact Kirsty Wilson on Kirsty.wilson@p3bulletin.com or +44 7340 846873.

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    ACS

    ACS Infrastructure (ACS) is the North American subsidiary of Iridium Concesiones de Infraestructuras, S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of the ACS Group. The ACS Group is one of the largest transportation infrastructure developers in the world. ACS has been pursuing P3 projects in North America since 2006 and has been awarded 16 transportation infrastructure P3 projects, valued at more than $24 billion. ACS led landmark projects include the Gordie Howe International Bridge, the LAX APM, and I-595 in Florida.  ACS is an industry leader, showcasing collaborative innovation throughout North America in support of accelerated project delivery through creative P3 approaches.

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    As a Canadian leader in construction and infrastructure development with global expertise, Aecon Group Inc. (TSX: ARE) strives to be the number one Canadian infrastructure company and is proud to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada. Aecon safely, profitably and sustainably delivers integrated solutions to private and public-sector clients.   Aecon’s Concessions segment focuses on the development of domestic and international Public-Private Partnership (P3) projects, providing development, investment and management services, private finance solutions and operations and maintenance services.  Aecon’s Construction segment includes Civil, Urban Transportation, Nuclear, Utility and Industrial sectors.

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    The Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure (AIAI) is a non-profit organization formed in the District of Columbia to help shape the direction of the national Public Private Partnership marketplace.

    AIAI - the Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure serves as a national proponent to facilitate education and legislation through targeted advocacy. AIAI believes that effective and well-planned education can provide civic leaders with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about the benefits of public private partnerships: economic development, life cycle cost savings, risk transfer and accelerated project delivery. We aim to shape a better America through the success and growth of our industry through job creation and providing a platform for the exchange of innovative ideas.

    AIAI's Board is comprised of leaders of the construction and development industry. Their extensive national and international experience and industry knowledge provides AIAI with a clear direction for developing and advocating policy and legislative solutions, allowing more equitable and effective partnerships across diverse market sectors from transportation and energy to educational, health and public service institutions. 

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    Aon

    Aon Infrastructure Solutions (AIS) is dedicated to providing risk advisory services to the alternative project delivery market. Our practice is an integrated team of advisors with wide-ranging expertise including risk management, corporate strategy, law, procurement, public policy, finance, and project management. AIS brings market insight and risk solutions to all phases of APD initiatives through activities like risk solution workshops, assessing contractual risk transfer provisions,  and advising on cost-effective performance security and insurance solutions throughout the project lifecycle.

    Based in North America and positioned globally, AIS delivers the expertise of risk specialists who have worked on over 475 APD projects, on five continents, over the last 25 years. 

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    “The built environment shapes our lives, our work and our prosperity. In a fast-changing world, it's vital to work with a partner who understands how to help you to think long-term, design for success and invest wisely. 

    Independent, creative and pragmatic, Arup’s Advisory Services experts are a global team of strategists, economists, financial advisors, change managers, performance specialists and asset managers. The clients we work with benefit from our seven decades of technical and engineering expertise, shaping the places where people live and work.”

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    Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a rich history spanning almost 200 years. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments on all areas of commercial law. With 28 offices in 16 countries. With 400+ partners and a further 1,600+ lawyers working across 10 different time zones, Ashurst is able to respond to our clients wherever and whenever they need us. As a global team we have a reputation for successfully managing large and complex multi-jurisdictional transactions, disputes and projects, and delivering outstanding outcomes for clients.

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    Bilzin Sumberg is a Miami-based firm that provides legal counsel to both grantors and project developers across a range of asset types, including  educational facilities and other social infrastructure, water and sewer, and transportation infrastructure, among others. Additionally, the firm has expertise in government contracting, lobbying, bid protests, project finance, and the drafting and negotiation of design and construction agreements. Bilzin Sumberg’s P3 Team has been the key legal representation on various multi-billion dollar P3s in the State of Florida. The unique multidisciplinary composition of  the firm’s P3 team has been critical in helping clients achieve the optimal risk allocation that is foundational to these projects.

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    Bouygues Energies & Services is a leading provider of Total Facility Management services to both the Public Private Partnership (PPP) and traditional Facility Management markets.  With a successful background operating within the PPP model in Europe, Bouygues (pronounced “BWEEG”) expanded into the North American market in 2011, and now provides FM services to a number of long-term PPP projects, and traditional FM projects in the healthcare, secure government and transportation sectors. Bouygues Energies & Services’ model focuses on the self-delivery of services including Mechanical & Electrical maintenance and Janitorial Services, supported by an in-house team of health & safety, financial, HR and quality assurance experts.

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    Clearway Community Energy is a comprehensive energy solutions provider. We are leading the way to a more sustainable, resilient energy future with decades of expertise in district energy, combined heat and power, and microgrid systems. We finance, design, build, develop, own, operate and maintain energy centers across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. From hospitals to universities, stadiums to urban business districts, no challenge is too big or too complex. We go above and beyond to ensure customers’ needs are met so they can focus their energy on what matters most: the people in the communities they serve.

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    Founded in Bogotá in 1995, Duran & Osorio is a leader in structuring public-private partnerships, infrastructure projects and privatizations for the Colombian market. The Firm is also recognized as a sound legal and regulatory advisor in telecommunications, public procurement, public law, corporate and commercial law.

    Duran & Osorio aims to help its clients in decision-making processes and in creating legally and economically efficient structures. Our ethos combines a robust legal practice with interdisciplinary analysis, taking financial and technical issues as an essential part of any legal solution.

    Currently, the Firm has offices in Bogotá and London.

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    Davies is a leading business law firm focused on high-stakes matters. With offices in Toronto, New York and Montréal, we are consistently at the heart of our clients’ most complex deals and cases.

    From the first North American social, light rail and transportation PPPs in the early 2000s to the present day application of the PPP model to a breadth of broadband, urban renewal, water, social, transportation and economic infrastructure asset classes, Davies has been there with its clients successfully guiding projects from inception to financial close.

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    EY

    Our infrastructure advisory and consulting services team advises clients on financial, procurement, strategic and public-private partnership issues for large-scale infrastructure projects, providing support from project evaluation to procurement, financial close, construction and operations, and by helping governments strategically manage capital and transactions, asset sales, and divestments. For governmental clients considering new systems, major expansions, significant renewal work and PPP initiatives, our team of infrastructure consultants are happy to assist in the development of long-term investment plans, as well as programs and policy frameworks. Visit: www.ey.com/en_us/infrastructure

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    Graham is an employee-owned construction solutions partner with revenues exceeding $2 billion annually. With over nine decades of experience, Graham provides general contracting, design-build, integrated project delivery, construction management, public-private partnerships and development services in the buildings, industrial, infrastructure and project finance sectors. Graham has offices throughout North America and employs over 1,600 passionate professionals focused on delivering lasting value. Graham has the resources, capacity and expertise to undertake projects of every scope, scale and complexity. Visit us at grahambuilds.com to discover how we’re building for a better tomorrow. 

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    Hilltop Securities Inc. delivers forthright advice and tailored solutions for municipal issuers, institutions, broker-dealers, and individuals. We are a full-service municipal investment bank and registered investment adviser headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices across the United States. Areas of focus include public finance; municipal and taxable fixed income underwriting, sales, and trading; retail brokerage services; securities clearing; structured finance; and securities lending. HilltopSecurities is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH).  Learn more at www.HilltopSecurities.com. Member: NYSE/FINRA/SIPC.

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    As a global market leader in the financing, development, and management of essential infrastructure, Hunt and its operating companies, City Light & Power and Amber Infrastructure, offer a vertically integrated solution for governmental entities who need help solving complex infrastructure-related challenges.   Over the past 70 years, we have raised $8.2 billion in debt and equity for energy, infrastructure, and real estate projects in the U.S. and have $4.9 billion in funds under management outside of the U.S. Hunt, along with its affiliates, has closed over 200 P3 transactions over the past 33 years.  Our clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, leading higher education institutions, and heads of state and foreign governments.  Learn more at www.huntinfrastructure.com.

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    "Infrastructure Advisors LLC is an advisory firm focused on the broad and unique multidisciplinary needs of advanced infrastructure initiatives, with a focus on public private partnerships when appropriate. We believe infrastructure is not a design or financial problem - it requires an ecosystem of interactive and supportive parts.  As a result, the role of multidisciplinary strategic advisory support to decision makers is critical.  Working at the intersection of financial, technical and commercial matters, our services provide the much-needed integration that crosses domain and disciplinary boundaries for a holistic solution.  Our team has an extensive track record in multidisciplinary services in support of public/private developments."

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    KPMG’s Infrastructure professionals in the Americas provide specialist Advisory, Tax, Audit, Accounting and Compliance related assistance throughout the life cycle of infrastructure projects and programs. Our teams have extensive local and global experience advising government organizations, infrastructure contractors, operators, and investors. We help clients ask the right questions and find strategies tailored to meet the specific objectives set for their businesses. KPMG can help set a solid foundation at the outset and combine the various aspects of infrastructure projects or programs—from strategy, to execution, to end-of-life or hand-back.

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    Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. We help clients quantify and manage risk associated with infrastructure projects– and help them unlock new opportunities for growth

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    Mayer Brown is a recognized leader in applying PPP structures to major infrastructure assets in the United States and a preferred provider around the world. We have been counsel in path-breaking transactions involving long-term concessions and the development of highways and toll roads, mass transit and rail networks, parking facilities, airports, ports and social infrastructure.

    We are unique among US market-leading infrastructure practices for the depth of our experience as government party counsel, sponsor’s counsel, lenders’ counsel and underwriters’ counsel, enabling us to understand and appreciate all perspectives of infrastructure transactions.

    The core of our infrastructure practice consists of attorneys with extensive experience representing government entities on infrastructure and other transactional matters, including attorneys who have served in government in legal and policy roles. We understand the unique issues facing governmental entities and the sensitivities of intergovernmental relations, which may be particularly complex at the federal, state and local levels with respect to individual projects.

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    The Future is Coming, Let’s Shape It Together 

    Miami-Dade County is embarking on a journey of innovation through partnerships, embracing new methods and creativity to reinvigorate the concept of local government infrastructure development.  The Miami-Dade County Office of P3 and Property Development is dedicated to establishing successful processes to leverage both fiscal and social returns on investment, driven by collaboration with private sector partners, and benefitting all.  We are excited to explore these opportunities with you!!  

    • safe and reliable transit • sustainable, socially, and economically responsible development • infrastructure modernization  

    For more information, please contact: Office of P3 and Property Development

    305-375-4402 
    dawn.soper@miamidade.gov 
    Miami-Dade County Internal Services Department

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    Plenary Concessions is the affiliate that holds all of Plenary Group’s project companies across North America. The Plenary Concessions team brings a broad mix of skills, disciplines and experience needed to deliver projects on-time and on-budget.

    Working closely with our consortium partners, our design and construction and asset management professionals ensure efficient delivery and effective long-term stewardship so that all project goals are met and taxpayers receive long-term value.

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    The Energy Services Acquisition Program (ESAP) is the group within the Government of Canada that manages the district energy system in the National Capital Region, made up of Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec. ESAP provides heating to 80 buildings and cooling to 67, and it has recently launched a major P3 project to modernize the system. It will retain the assets but the system will be operated and maintained by the P3. Future plans are focused on providing carbon neutral heating and cooling by 2030

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    Wells Fargo & Company is a leading financial services company that has approximately $1.9 trillion in assets and proudly serves one in three U.S. households and more than 10% of all middle market companies in the U.S. We provide a diversified set of banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through our four reportable operating segments: Consumer Banking and Lending; Commercial Banking; Corporate and Investment Banking ("CIB"); and Wealth and Investment Management. CIB supports the capital markets, banking, and investment needs of our corporate, government, and institutional clients. Wells Fargo conducts its municipal and P3 business through its Municipal Finance Group, part of the CIB division.

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    White & Case is a global leader in the acquisition, divestiture, development and financing of infrastructure assets across the Americas and across the World. Our top-tier team has unmatched experience on assets across all major industry sectors including oil and gas and midstream, large-scale power and gas transmission, renewables, water and wastewater, rail, airport, roadway, bridge, port and social infrastructure. In the past two years, 1,500+ lawyers from 40 offices worked on 800+ new infrastructure deals worth more than US$250 billion in total deal value and received 20+ Infrastructure Deal of the Year awards.

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    Winston & Strawn LLP stands out among law firms in offering a deep understanding of the complexities involved in the legal issues that arise in the context of P3 projects. We have served as lead counsel to sponsors and developers, underwriters, equity investors, public and private lenders, and governments, who we represent on many complex projects, within aggressive timeframes, and while employing inventive solutions to help clients manage risk. Our attorneys help clients achieve their objectives through an innovative approach, industry relationships, and a deep understanding of the market and commercial standards that impact P3 projects.

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    The Women’s Infrastructure Network (“WIN”) is an inclusive global network with Chapters operating in the United States, Canada, Australia, New and the United Kingdom. We support over 3000 members and growing through networking events and development programs. Acting regionally, but connected globally, each WIN Chapter offers a connection to the broader infrastructure community, networking opportunities and industry events with local, national and global significance.

    WIN’s core mission is to help women to emerge as leaders in this growing field in which historically women have been under represented and to:
    • Facilitate professional development, advancement and support of women in the infrastructure sector;
    • Promote the infrastructure sector as a long-term career option with a supportive industry-recognized network for women;
    • Create a strong network of contacts to foster professional opportunities and facilitate collaboration between the public and private sectors; and
    • Provide junior women access to senior practitioners to develop career opportunities and mentoring relationships.

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    WSP

    WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 10,000 employees in 170 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. wsp.com

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    Transurban is one of the world’s largest toll-road operators and developers, working to get people where they want to go, as quickly and safely as possible. By embracing collaboration with government, our public-private partnerships are delivering transformative infrastructure solutions across five markets. In fiscal year 2020, our customers saved 339,000 hours on average each workday across 2.0 million trips on our roads with faster, more predictable travel options. With a leading market share of transportation P3 investment in North America, we are pioneering travel solutions like dynamically tolled Express Lanes and are partnering with government to think about the policies, technology and infrastructure that will get you home today and ten years from now.

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    We deliver the AWARD® collaborative web-based evaluation solution, specifically designed to support strategic, complex, high risk procurements. With proven expertise in supporting the delivery of successful P3 projects worldwide, the AWARD® suite provides project teams with the confidence that they are dealing with procurement challenges efficiently, meeting the demands of regulations and delivering robust decisions that are open to external scrutiny. Our mission statement is to “Make a difference by helping people around the world benefit from the right procurement decisions being made on important projects”.

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    P3 Bulletin and Partnerships Bulletin provide intelligence to leaders in the public and private sectors that form partnerships to design, build, finance, operate and maintain public infrastructure. Through our editorial coverage, database and market-leading events we provide platforms to learn about the projects, partners and policies that will shape the transport, social and utility infrastructure sectors.