BILD Calgary Region is pleased to announce the prestigious winners of the 2016 SAM Awards.

The SAM Awards celebrate creativity, sophistication, and sales acumen in the Calgary region building industry. The Gala, held Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Telus Convention Centre, saw over 1,300 industry innovators, peers, partners, and municipal and provincial government representatives joined together to honour industry excellence.

The 30th annual Awards saw an impressive 800 entries in 60 award categories covering all aspects of the building industry.

The 2016 GRAND SAM Winners were: Builder of the Year – Brookfield Residential; Builder of Merit – Riverview Custom Homes; Multi-Family Builder of the Year – Hopewell Residential Management LP; Renovator of the Year – Renova Luxury Renovations Ltd.; and Partner of the Year – Timber Tech Truss Inc.

“There was lots to celebrate at this year’s awards,” said Guy Huntingford, CEO of BILD Calgary Region. “The main cause for celebration were the winners of the coveted SAM Goose, but we also celebrated the SAM Award’s 30th anniversary, the first Awards for BILD Calgary Region – the new identity of the association.”

The award process is detailed with volunteer industry peers judging the submissions and awarding points in each category. The top five in each category receive additional placement points that help determine the Grand SAM winners. Companies must enter a set number of categories in order to qualify and must win at least one of those categories. The results are authenticated by MNP LLP.

Click here to view a full list of winners and finalists.

BILD Calgary Region presents the following SAM Awards categories (the number of awards in each category follows in brackets): Advertising & Marketing Awards (9), Developer Awards (4), Industry Achievement Awards (1), Multi-Family Awards (13), New Home Awards (13), Partner Awards (3), Renovator Awards (7), Sales Achievement Awards (2), Sales & Information Centre Awards (2), and the GRAND SAM Awards (5). GRAND SAM Awards are presented to the Builders, Renovator and Partner who have demonstrated a superior achievement in design, sales, advertising and/or service.

BILD Calgary Region is a not-for-profit organization representing the Calgary and region building industry. The Association has a membership base that includes all facets of residential home and commercial construction, from single and multi-family builders, renovators, and residential land developers, to trades, suppliers, and professional companies involved in some aspect of the building industry. Its vision: “To create the most liveable communities in the world.” For more information, please visit