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HBA of Southeastern Michigan

HBA’s 2019 Sales & Design Achievement Competition

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2019

The competition is open to members of the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan. Applications are limited to one entry, per category, per company. Entries must be based on sales, sales management or design projects completed within the current or prior calendar year.

Judges may elect to give one (Gold) or two (Gold and Silver) awards in each category. Honoree will receive:

  • Plaque to display at their office
  • Electronic logo with winner recognition for use on websites and marketing literature
  • Recognition in Building Business & Apartment Management magazine
  • Inclusion in HBA press releases to general media and, upon request, a personalized release for winners’ use
  • Recognition at the HBA Awards Recognition event held in December

Entry Fee

$100 non-refundable fee per entry. The entry material is available at http://www.builders.org/events.php or by emailing or calling Susan Adler
Shanteau: susanas@builders.org or (248) 862-1016. Entries MUST BE PROVIDED DIGITALLY. Additional requirements are specified below for
each category. All entries are due on or before September 13 September 20, 2019. Entries submitted after September 13, 2019 will not be accepted.

Judging

Judges will be selected by the Sales & Marketing Council and NAHBR Remodelers Council Chairs. At least 3 judges will be selected. The judges’
decision will be final and no appeal will be allowed. Judges may enter the competition but may not vote or be present during judging or voting
for their own entry(ies). Judging will be completed on or before October 11, 2019. Results will immediately be given to the HBA Vice President of
Communications, Susan Adler Shanteau, for inclusion in the magazine, ordering of plaques, etc. Winners will be notified when judging is complete.


Entry Categories And Submission Requirements

Sales Categories

NEW HOME SALES PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
NEW HOME SALES MANAGER OF THE YEAR

These awards honor an on-site sales person or manager employed by or contracted by a builder, who has most successfully adapted to selling in the current market and/or has overcome significant obstacles to achieve sales. For managers it honors those who have motivated and/or educated sales professionals. Entries in these categories should include:

  • New home sales volume during the current (to date) and past year
  • Years with current company and brief professional history
  • Brief explanation of obstacles overcome to achieve sales, other sales awards received, innovative sales strategies used

New Home Design Categories

Judges will account for 100 percent of the scoring for entries. Judges will award points based on: Design, Execution, Quality, Originality/Creativity and Usability

NEW HOME ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award is in recognition of outstanding achievement by an Architect in the development of at least one single family home, subdivision, condominium or
apartment project, as well as demonstration of career personal and business integrity.

  • Project(s) designed during the current or previous year that are being submitted for this award, including current status
  • 4 – 6 photos of current project(s)
  • Brief professional history, other notable projects and awards or recognition received

NEW HOME INTERIOR DESIGN PROJECT OF THE YEAR

This award is in recognition of outstanding achievement by an Interior Design or Stager in the development of at least one single family home, subdivision, condominium or apartment project, as well as demonstration of career personal and business integrity.

  • Project(s) designed during the current or previous year that are being submitted for this award, including current status
  • 4 – 6 photos of current project(s)
  • Brief professional history, other notable projects and awards or recognition received

Remodeled Home Design Categories

This award is in recognition of outstanding achievement by a Remodeler or Remodeling Supplier as well as demonstration of career personal and business integrity.

  • Project(s) remodeled during the current or previous year
  • 4 – 6 photos of project. May include before and after photos
  • Brief professional history, other notable projects and awards or recognition received

Categories: ★ Whole House Remodel up to 2000 sf, ★ Whole House Remodel over 2000 sf, ★ Exterior Remodel, ★ Specialty Room – Home, ★ Specialty Room – Clubhouse or Community Space, ★ Universal Design, Finished Basement, ★ Kitchen Remodel, ★ Bathroom Remodel, ★ Landscape Design.