Submit an entry by Sept. 20
Grosvenor House London

North American Data Center Project of the Year

Cat. #5, Project & Innovation Categories

This award recognizes projects from across North America that have pushed the boundaries of data center design and construction over the past year, with innovative new technologies used and novel engineering, design and construction strategies deployed throughout the build process.

What the judges are looking for

The judging panel will be looking to shortlist projects that have pushed the boundaries in terms of data center design and construction and that can act as an exemplar to the wider industry.

Particular focus will be given to the innovative use of new technologies, including impactful adaptations to the expanding role of AI. Judges will also be looking for novel engineering design, construction strategies and project impact, whether at an organizational and/or community level.

Who can enter

This category is open to any new data center projects or significant upgrade (modernization) projects in North America* that were completed between September 1, 2023 and September 1, 2024.

Projects can be submitted from any of the major data center categories, including: Edge, Enterprise, Hyperscale, Colocation or Telecom that are located in the United States or Canada (Mexican projects should enter the LATAM category).

Vendors, consulting engineers and contractors can be primary entrants so long as they have permission from the end-user client to name the project and share details. All listed partners will be acknowledged in publicity associated with the entry.

Last year's shortlisted finalists were...