Sales and Marketing AwardsGROUP

Excellence in Digital Advertisement
Fields
  • Description of project
  • Success
    Number of Homes/Units available and number of units sold
  • Two complete digital marketing pieces (PDFs)
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall Design 25.0%
Creativity 25.0%
Layout 25.0%
Concept 25.0%
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Excellence in Interior Decorating – Model Home / Suite
Requirements

This category may be entered by any builder that has an active site for the 2022 year. The model does not have to be a new model home. Use of finishes, furnishings, window treatments and accessories used to highlight features of the model home, in relation to the target market. All upgrades as shown are to be included in price.

Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photos showing different views throughout model home (jpg, jpeg, gif, png)
  • Total decorating budget
  • Address
  • Date the Project Opened for Sale
  • Success
    number of homes/units available and number of units sold
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
  • Floor Plan - PDF (optional)
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Use of finishes 20.0%
Furnishings 20.0%
Window treatments 20.0%
Accessories 20.0%
Overall appeal 20.0%
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Excellence in Logo Design
Fields
  • Description of logo/what the logo is used for - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Images showing the logo in use in various applications such as signs, media, marketing materials, etc. jpg, jpeg, gif, png files accepted
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Concept 25.0%
Layout 25.0%
Creativity 25.0%
Overall design 25.0%
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Excellence in New Homes Sales Office
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Floorplan - PDF
  • Photos
    showing different interior and exterior of sales office (jpg, jpeg, gif, png)
  • Address
  • Date the Project Opened for Sale
  • Success
    number of homes/units available and number of units sold
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Product display and information 20.0%
Directional signage 20.0%
Functionality / traffic flow 20.0%
Brand identity 20.0%
Overall presentation 20.0%
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Excellence in Sales Brochure Design
Requirements

Judges will be looking at concept, copy and layout, unique presentation, overall design and execution conveying information and/or theme to buyer.

Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Complete brochures - PDF
  • Interior & floor plan inserts, elevations, etc. - PDF
  • Project Name
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Success
    Number of homes/units available and number of units sold
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Concept 25.0%
Layout 25.0%
Creativity 25.0%
Overall Design 25.0%
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Excellence in Signage
Requirements

Judged on the basis of effectiveness of communication, visual impact, creativity, purpose of the advertising, and the media environment for which it was created.

Fields
  • Description of signage/purpose of signage- Maximum 500 Words
  • Signage photos
    Images showing the signage. Images showing the signage in use in various locations
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Concept & creativity 25.0%
Effectiveness 25.0%
Visual impact 25.0%
Brand identity 25.0%
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Excellence in Social Media
Requirements

Judged on the basis of effectiveness of communication, visual impact, creativity, purpose of the advertising, and the media environment for which it was created.

Fields
  • List of social media platforms:
  • Facebook URL
  • Instagram URL
  • Other Social Media Platform URL
  • Screenshots of most active posts
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Brand identity 25.0%
Visual impact 25.0%
Effectiveness 25.0%
Concept & creativity 25.0%
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Excellence in Website Design
Requirements

This award recognizes a member company for fundamental achievements with their online resource. Critical design elements illustrate how the combination of technology, content and graphics have yielded an online destination that is pleasing to the eye, well organized, logical, easy to navigate, and highly functional.

Fields
  • Website address
  • Portal access information
    Include username and password for access to portals where applicable.
  • Photos
    jpg, jpeg, png, gif.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Visual appeal 20.0%
Depth of content 20.0%
Functionality 20.0%
Navigation 20.0%
Overall utility 20.0%
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New Home Design - Custom Built AwardsGROUP

Excellence in Custom Built Bathroom Design
Requirements

Please note a custom home is defined as:

1. The home is a single, detached dwelling

2. The home must be constructed and completed to qualify

3. The home is a one of a kind design and is not a minor modification of a production home

4. The home is only built once

In addition to Builders, this category is open to all Architects and Designers who are DRHBA members in good standing whether the builder IS or is NOT a DRHBA member. The winning Architect or Designer of an award will receive the sole recognition for the award if the builder is not a DRHBA member.

Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project was started and completed
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall appeal 20.0%
Innovative design 20.0%
Use of material 20.0%
Creative use of space 20.0%
Functionality 20.0%
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Excellence in Custom Built Home Over 3,501 ft2
Requirements

Please note a custom home is defined as:

1. The home is a single, detached dwelling

2. The home must be constructed and completed to qualify

3. The home is a one of a kind design and is not a minor modification of a production home

4. The home is only built once

In addition to Builders, this category is open to all Architects and Designers who are DRHBA members in good standing whether the builder IS or is NOT a DRHBA member. The winning Architect or Designer of an award will receive the sole recognition for the award if the builder is not a DRHBA member.

Fields
  • Description of project
  • Photos
    Maximum of 10 photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable). jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Image of marketing site plan - PDF
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project was started and completed
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Custom Built Home Under 3,500 ft2
Requirements

Please note a custom home is defined as:

1. The home is a single, detached dwelling

2. The home must be constructed and completed to qualify

3. The home is a one of a kind design and is not a minor modification of a production home

4. The home is only built once

In addition to Builders, this category is open to all Architects and Designers who are DRHBA members in good standing whether the builder IS or is NOT a DRHBA member. The winning Architect or Designer of an award will receive the sole recognition for the award if the builder is not a DRHBA member.

Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable). jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project was started and completed
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Custom Built Kitchen Design
Requirements

Please note a custom home is defined as:

1. The home is a single, detached dwelling

2. The home must be constructed and completed to qualify

3. The home is a one of a kind design and is not a minor modification of a production home

4. The home is only built once

In addition to Builders, this category is open to all Architects and Designers who are DRHBA members in good standing whether the builder IS or is NOT a DRHBA member. The winning Architect or Designer of an award will receive the sole recognition for the award if the builder is not a DRHBA member.

Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs showing different views. jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project was started and completed
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall appeal 20.0%
Innovative design 20.0%
Use of material 20.0%
Creative use of space 20.0%
Functionality 20.0%
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New Home Design - Production Built AwardsGROUP

Excellence in Back-to-Back Townhome
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable). jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Image of marketing site plan - PDF
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Success
    number of homes/units available and number of units sold
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Building Design (Mid-Rise and High-Rise)
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable). jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Image of marketing site plan - PDF
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Success
    number of homes/units available and number of units sold
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Multi Unit Suite Design (Mid-Rise and High-Rise)
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable). jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Image of marketing site plan - PDF
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Success
    number of homes/units available and number of units sold
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Production Built Bathroom Design
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs showing different views. jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall appeal 20.0%
Innovative design 20.0%
Use of material 20.0%
Creative use of space 20.0%
Functionality 20.0%
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Excellence in Production Built Home 2001 ft2 to 3000 ft2
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable).
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Image of marketing site plan
  • Project Name
  • Full address
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Production Built Home 3001-4000 ft2
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable).
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Image of marketing site plan
  • Project Name
  • Full address
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Production Built Home Over 4001 ft2
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable).
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Image of marketing site plan
  • Project Name
  • Full address
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Production Built Home Under 2000 ft2
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable). jpg, jpeg, gif, png)
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Image of marketing site plan - PDF
  • Project Name
  • Full address
  • Success
    number of homes/units available and number of units sold
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Production Built Kitchen Design
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs showing different views.
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall appeal 20.0%
Innovative design 20.0%
Use of material 20.0%
Creative use of space 20.0%
Functionality 20.0%
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Excellence in Semi-Detached or Townhome Over 2,000 ft2
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable). jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Image of marketing site plan - PDF
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Success
    number of homes/units available and number of units sold
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Semi-Detached or Townhome, Under 2,000 ft2
Fields
  • Description of project
  • Photos
    Maximum of 10 photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable). jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Image of marketing site plan - PDF
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Success
    number of homes/units available and number of units sold
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Stacked/Back-to-Back Townhouse Building Design
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable). jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Image of marketing site plan - PDF
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Success
    number of homes/units available and number of units sold
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Stacked/Back-to-Back Townhouse Unit Design
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs/images/renderings showing interior, exterior and surroundings (as applicable). jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDFs)
  • Image of marketing site plan - PDF
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Success
    number of homes/units available and number of units sold
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior appeal 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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RenoMark™ Home Renovator AwardsGROUP

Excellence in Bathroom Renovation
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    showing before and after ( jpg, jpeg, gif, png)
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project was started and completed
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall appeal 20.0%
Innovative design 20.0%
Use of material 20.0%
Creative use of space 20.0%
Functionality 20.0%
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Excellence in Home Renovation/Addition over $250,001*
Requirements

* Actual cost – all payments that the home owner has spent to finish the renovation or the addition (not just costs to the renovator)

Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    showing before and after (jpg, jpeg, gif, png)
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDF)
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project was started and completed
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior (as applicable) 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Home Renovation/Addition under $250,000*
Requirements

* Actual cost – all payments that the home owner has spent to finish the renovation or the addition (not just costs to the renovator)

Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    showing before and after (jpg, jpeg, gif, png)
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDF)
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project was started and completed
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall interior / exterior (as applicable) 25.0%
Use of building forms & materials 25.0%
Creative use of space 25.0%
Functionality of floor plan 25.0%
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Excellence in Kitchen Renovation
Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    showing before and after (jpg, jpeg, gif, png)
  • Clean copy of floor plan (PDF)
  • Project Name
  • Address
  • Date the project was started and completed
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo to showcase your product.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Overall appeal 20.0%
Innovative design 20.0%
Use of material 20.0%
Creative use of space 20.0%
Functionality 20.0%
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Excellence in Unique Space
Requirements

This award recognizes a unique room or space within a home that is not a kitchen or bathroom. This room/space can be an addition to a home. Examples of areas that can be entered are rec rooms, media rooms, sports rooms, wine cellars, in-home gyms, indoor pool, garages. 

Fields
  • Description of space - Maximum 500 words
    Maximum 500 words
  • Photos
    jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Square footage of space
  • Floorplan of the space
  • Who helped you?
    Only include companies if they are DRHBA members.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Use of space 25.0%
Functionality 25.0%
Uniqueness of design 25.0%
Innovation 25.0%
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Outstanding Achievement AwardsGROUP

Builder of the Year – Large Volume
Requirements

Large Volume Builders will produce an annual unit volume of 51 or more.

Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Various community aspects including architectural design and site plan. jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Total closed sales for 2021
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Advertising and marketing 20.0%
Product designs and appeal 20.0%
Community involvement 20.0%
Support of industry 20.0%
Sales success 20.0%
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Builder of the Year – Small Volume
Requirements

 Small Volume Builders will produce an annual unit volume of 50 or less.


Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Showing various community aspects including architectural design and site plan. jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Total closed sales for 2021
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Advertising and marketing 20.0%
Product designs and appeal 20.0%
Community involvement 20.0%
Support of industry 20.0%
Sales success 20.0%
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Community of the Year
Requirements

The Community of the Year Award is bestowed upon the builder whose project combines the best overall products, site, advertising, promotion, on-site presentation and architectural design. Judges will grade the entries in various different categories and the cumulative total score will be used to determine the Community of the Year.

The written submission should include an outline of why you believe your community is deserving of the Community of the Year Award, including information on the entire community (open spaces, recreation areas, site plan, logo, innovative streetscapes, etc.).

Note: DRHBA reserves the right to perform a project audit for finalists in this category.

Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Showing various community aspects including architectural design and site plan. jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Project Name
  • Full Address of Sitre
  • Date the project opened for sale
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Product designs and appeal 20.0%
Signage 20.0%
Advertising and marketing 20.0%
Site plan 20.0%
Sales success 20.0%
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Corporate Citizenship
Requirements

The Award of Excellence for Corporate Citizenship will recognize a member company that has gone above and beyond to support their local community.  The winning company will have a track record of helping local charities and organizations, will have strong ties in the community and of being proactive in helping their employees achieve a healthy work/life balance.

Fields
  • Description of community involvement (volunteer hours, projects, etc.): - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs showing corporate citizenship. jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Description of charitable giving (Maximum 500 Words)
  • Description of partnerships with local charities and non-profit organizations: (Maximum 500 Words)
  • Description of how your business promotes work/life balance (Maximum 500 Words)
  • Other information (awards won, community recognition, etc.) (Maximum 500 Words)
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Community involvement 25.0%
Charitable giving 25.0%
Community partnerships 25.0%
Employee work/life balance 25.0%
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Excellence in Training and Development
Fields
  • Description of achievements - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs showing training and development. jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Link to Video (optional)
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Talent retention 20.0%
Skills improvement 20.0%
Financial support 20.0%
Mentoring 20.0%
Employee advancement 20.0%
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Green Builder of the Year
Requirements

This award highlights the Home Building Company that raises the bar for the rest of the industry through its leadership in improving the environment, energy efficiency, deep greening, and overall technical image of the industry. This award will be given to the company that is pushing the limits to help reduce the impact of the building and development sector on the environment, in particular through energy-efficiency and low carbon construction techniques.

Judging Criteria:

Consumer education: Provide examples of marketing and promotional material that promotes the depth of greening and/or energy efficiency, provide the specifications that document the green features and leadership that is provided to purchasers and/or marketing information to attract people to you.

Environmentally friendly building designs and techniques: Provide a narrative description and    photographs of a project you have completed in the past year that demonstrates your company's      dedication to advancing sustainable design and construction in the home building industry, in particular through low carbon/energy efficient approaches.

Leadership in advancing green building awareness: Within the residential construction industry, what committees, Boards, or agencies does your company participate on to improve green building awareness? Provide written examples or company ‘resume'.

Leading-edge waste management strategies: What does your company do to reduce, reuse, or recycle over and above regulation?

Community service: Provide written details of involvement or enhancement in greening your         community.

Support of industry: Raising the awareness of the industry, promotion of the association, volunteer participation. Provide written details/examples.

Fields
  • Description of project - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs showing various community aspects including architectural design. jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Consumer education 17.0%
Environmentally friendly building designs and techniques 17.0%
Leadership in advancing green building awareness 17.0%
Leading-edge waste management strategies 17.0%
Community Service 16.0%
Support of industry 16.0%
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Innovation of the Year
Requirements

This category can only be entered by Non-Builder members.

This award recognizes an innovative product/service by a DRHBA member that improves the residential and professional home building industry.

The written submission should outline why you believe your product is deserving of the Innovation of the Year Award.

Fields
  • Description of product - Maximum 500 Words
    Describe the concept and key messaging. What innovative elements were strategically utilized? How does the product / service impact and benefit the target market? Maximum of 500 words.
  • Product Name
  • Photos
    Photo types accepted: jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Concept 25.0%
Creativity 25.0%
Target Market Relevance 25.0%
Written Content 25.0%
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Renovator of the Year
Requirements

This is awarded to a renovator for their ongoing individual or corporate commitment to supporting channel partners. Key performance factors such as product quality, delivery, reliability, integrity, continuous improvement, product price and overall customer relations are evaluated.

Judging Criteria:

Advertising and Marketing

Product Designs and Appeal

Community Involvement

Support of Industry

Fields
  • How has your company demonstrated sales and marketing, and customer service excellence that goes above and beyond? - Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photos showing various community aspects including architectural design and site plan (jpg, jpeg, gif, png)
  • What innovations (including but not limited to products, designs, systems, and environmental) does your company/adopt and/or employ and why? - Maximum 500 Words
  • How has your company demonstrated community service that goes above and beyond? - Maximum 500 words
  • How has your company demonstrated support for the industry (including locally, provincially, nationally) - Maximum 500 Words
  • Why is your company a leader in renovation within Ontario? - Maximum 500 Words
  • Who helped you?
    Specify person and/or company (must be a DRHBA member company).
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Advertising and marketing 20.0%
Product designs and appeal 20.0%
Community involvement 20.0%
Support of industry 20.0%
Sales success 20.0%
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Sales Team of the Year
Requirements

This is awarded to a sales team who excelled in performance and professionalism and made a meaningful contribution to the performance of the organization as a whole. Exemplary sales success, civic activity and industry involvement are critical aspects of consideration. 

Fields
  • Description of team - Maximum 500 words
  • Photos
    Photo types that are accepted: jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • References (PDF)
    This section is only required for an external sales team. If you are a builder and your sales team is internal you do not need to provide references.
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Presentation / appearance 20.0%
Knowledge of product / site 20.0%
Attitude 20.0%
Sales success 20.0%
Civic / industry involvement 20.0%
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Supplier or Manufacturer of the Year
Requirements

This is awarded to a supplier or manufacturer for their ongoing individual or corporate commitment to supporting channel partners. Key performance factors such as product quality, delivery, reliability, integrity, continuous improvement, product price and overall customer relations are evaluated.

Fields
  • Description of supplier/manufacturer- Maximum 500 Words
  • Photos
    Photographs of the supplier/manufacturer's logo and/or advertising material. jpg, jpeg, gif, png
  • References
    PDF Minimum of 5 references
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Product quality 25.0%
Reliability and integrity 25.0%
Competitiveness 25.0%
Overall service 25.0%
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Trade of the Year
Requirements

Awarded to a trade member (or employed by member) for outstanding corporate and/or individual attitude, cooperation, and service to associates and the industry as a whole. Consistency in quality, craftsmanship, and competence are all hallmarks of award-winning trades.

Fields
  • Description of member/company - Maximum 500 words.
  • Photos
    Photographs of the trade's logo and/or advertising material. (jpg, jpeg, gif, png)
  • References (PDFs)
    Minimum of 5 references.
  • Link to video (optional):
    You may add a link to a video you have uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
Criteria
Criterion Weight
Product quality 25.0%
Craftsmanship 25.0%
Competitiveness 25.0%
Overall service 25.0%
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People's Choice Award
Requirements

Finalists for the DRHBA People's Choice award are based upon the finalists for the DRHBA Builder of the Year (Small Volume and Large Volume), Renovator of the Year, Supplier or Manufacturer of the Year, and Trade of the Year. Finalists from the listed categories are automatically entered into the People's Choice Award. DRHBA members and the public are welcome to vote for the DRHBA People's Choice winner once finalists are announced in March.

How it works:

• Once judging is complete and finalist are announced a link will be placed on the DRHBA website for DRHBA members and the public to vote. It is asked that each person only votes once.
• Submitters are not required to apply, submit, or pay for People's Choice as it is based on if they become a finalist in one of the categories listed above.
• Voting will open once finalists are released. Voting will close April 21st, 2023.

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