CALGARY, Apr. 14, 2018/ – Winners of the BILD Calgary Region Awards were announced on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the first ever BILD Calgary Region Awards Gala (formerly the SAMs).
The Awards, now its 31st year, showcase the hard work and talent of the industry. Over 1,400 guests gathered at the Telus Convention Centre to recognize professional individuals, teams and companies who have set standards and demonstrated achievements that have contributed to the prosperity and industry development in the Calgary Region.
“The first BILD Calgary Region Awards Gala did not disappoint,” says Shane Wenzel, chair of the BILD Calgary Region Awards Committee. “The Awards have the ability to bring the industry together to celebrate and recognize the best in a hugely competitive industry where quality, design and innovation prevail in every way.”
A total of 700 entries were submitted this year by members competing for 58 awards in 11 different categories, all hoping they will be the ones taking home the coveted silver goose.
The 2017 GRAND BILD Award Winners were: Builder of the Year – Calbridge Homes; Builder of Merit – Riverview Custom Homes; Multi-Family Builder of the Year – Shane Homes; Renovator of the Year – Kon-Strux Developments; and Partner of the Year – 3HD Building Systems.
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 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.
BILD Calgary Region presents the following BILD 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 (15), New Home Awards (13), Partner Awards (4), Renovator Awards (8), Sales Achievement Awards (2), Sales & Information Centre Awards (2), and the GRAND Awards (5). GRAND BILD 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 bildcr.com