BILD Calgary Region Awards 2017 Finalists Announced

CALGARY, Mar. 14, 2018/ – BILD Calgary Region is pleased to announce the 2017 finalists for the newly branded BILD Calgary Region Awards (formerly the SAM Awards).

BILD Calgary Region members submitted almost 700 entries that inspire innovation, creativity and attest to the workmanship in the building industry. This year, members will compete for 58 industry awards in 11 categories and five prestigious awards such as Builder of the Year. The winners will be announced April 14, 2018 at the BILD Calgary Region Awards Gala to be held at the Telus Convention Centre.

“The awards celebrate each phase of building a new community, as well as redevelopment of older areas and homes,” says Shane Wenzel, chair of the BILD Calgary Region Awards Committee. “This includes community planning, single and multi-family home design, renovations and creative marketing techniques.”

The Awards, now in its 31st year, 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.

“This is the first year for the BILD Calgary Region Awards, but the celebration of excellence, the opulent Gala, and the prestigious goose award will remain the same,” says Guy Huntingford, CEO of BILD Calgary Region. “Congratulations to all the finalists and good luck at the Awards Gala.”

The awards cover 10 different categories and finalists are chosen through a detailed, rigorous process with industry judges awarding points which are then authenticated by an accounting firm.

Tickets to the 2017 BILD Calgary Region Awards Gala are on sale online at


Click here for a listing of all the finalists and the breakdown of the individual categories.




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


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Guy Huntingford                                                                                              David Bears

CEO, BILD – Calgary Region                                                                     Director, Programs

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