Place Your Vote for the Best Construction Podcast of 2019

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After a round of nominations, the stage has been set for the 5th annual Best Construction Podcast Competition presented by Construction Junkie. This year we have several familiar faces, as well as a couple new ones.

Last year, there were 10 nominations for best podcast, but this year the field has narrowed to 7. The voting booth saw record breaking numbers last year and we certainly hope that trend continues this year.

Click the corresponding year to check out the results of our 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 best construction podcast competition.

Voting Rules

To place your vote, fill out the form below. The voting booth will be open until July 3rd, 2019 until 11:59:59pm PST.  After that time, no more votes will be tallied.  Duplicate votes will be disqualified. For more information about each nominee, check out our descriptions below the voting form.

The Prize

For the past 2 years, we have offered a prize to the contest's winner. That will continue this year and the winner will once again receive FREE sidebar ad on for one full year! That will help your favorite podcast gain hundreds of thousands of impressions every year.

Vote here for your favorite Construction Podcast!

The voting booth will be open until 7/3/19 at 11:59:59pm PST, so cast your vote and share with your friends to help your favorite podcast get some great notoriety!

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The Nominees

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Previous nominations: 2018 (winner)

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You’ve probably heard of CONEXPO/CON-AGG, because it’s the largest construction conference in the world, but did you know that they also produce a podcast?  Hosted by Peggy Smedley, the monthly podcast features interviews with experts in many aspects of construction, such as technology, occupational health and safety, regulations and education. Currently on episode number 104, each show is about 30 minutes long.

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The Lien Zone

Previous nominations: 2016, 2017 (winner), 2018

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After failing to retain its 2017 crown, the Lien Zone podcast looks to get back on top in 2019.  Hosted by Miami construction lawyer, Alex Barthet (@thelienzone), The Lien Zone Podcast discusses many aspects of the construction industry from a legal point of view.  This weekly podcast is a quick listen, with most lasting less than 10 minutes, but that’s all the time Alex needs to inform his audience about each topic.

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The ConTech Crew

Previous nominations: 2016 (winner), 2017, 2018

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The ConTech Crew (@TheConTechCrew) is also a previous champion, taking home the title in 2016, albeit under a slightly different name.  Previously known as the ConTech Trio, the podcast renamed itself after co-host Josh Bone departed the show amicably.  Hosted by JBKnowledge CEO James Benham (@JamesMBenham) and a now rotating cast of Rob McKinney (@ConAppGuru), Jeff Sample (@IronmanOfIT), and others, the ConTech Crew Podcast takes a weekly deep dive on construction technology topics and guest interviews with the construction tech industries biggest names.


The Constructrr Podcast

Previous nominations: 2018

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Returning to the contest for the second year, CONSTRUCTRR focuses on interviewing people within the construction industry who are either “crushing it!”, “innovatively efficient,” or “positively impactful.”  Hosted by Brittanie Campbell-Turner, a construction project manager and business consultant, CONSTRUCTRR is released at least once a week.  Many of the most recent episodes have taken a closer look at BIM collaboration and how blockchain technology, the same kind used by cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, could be used to positively affect the construction industry. 

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Contractor Conflicts

Previous nominations: first time nominated

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Although Contractor Conflicts is a new name in our contests, it’s hosted by someone very familiar to it - and also a past champion. Miami construction lawyer Alex Barthet, also host of The Lien Zone, couldn’t be satisfied only having 1 podcast, so he started a second one, but has a different audience in mind. While The Lien Zone focuses on contractors and those in the trades, Contractor Conflicts gives law advice to owners. The structure is very similar on both podcasts, usually coming in under 10 minutes in length,



Previous nominations: first time nominated

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The newest show in our contest this year, Builtcast, came onto the scene in January of 2019. Hosted by Kurt and Reid Bangert of Bangert Inc., a construction technology company, Builtcast aims to “explore the people and stories behind growth, technology, and change in the construction industry.” Each episode is less than 25 minutes in length and features an interview with a guest who is making an impact in the world of construction technology.

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The Construction Record

Previous nominations: first time nominated

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Our lone Canadian podcast in this year’s competition is The Construction Record, which focuses on the Great White North’s construction industry news. Powered by ConstructConnect, the show features stories from the Journal of Commerce and Daily Commercial News. Each episode usually lands between 20 and 30 minutes.