AEA – 2018 HBA Award Winners

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Annual Membership Awards

The winners of the 2018 Association Excellence Awards — HBA Awards were selected from more than 130 applicants in the following categories:

  • Communications
  • Education
  • Government Affairs
  • HBA Operations
  • Membership
  • Revenue
See below for a full list of winners for each category.
Communications
  • Best Public Relations Program Conducted
    • HBA of Iowa City (201-600 members) - Aging in Place Forums
    • HBA of Fargo-Moorhead (more than 600 members) - Videos Promoting Fulfilling, Lucrative Construction Careers
  • Best Publication (print or electronic)
    • Minot Association of Builders (less than 200 members) - The MAB Homefront
    • BIA of Okaloosa-Walton Counties, Inc. (201-600 members) - THE VOICE of the Construction Industry
    • Huntsville/Madison County BA (more than 600 members) - New Year, New Look, New Publications!
    • HBA of North Carolina (state association) - Legislative Report and Video
  • Best Web 2.0 Program
    • Manatee-Sarasota BIA (201-600 members) - Inside the MSBIA
    • HBA of Metro Portland (more than 600 members) - Street of Dreams Mobile Event App Development & Outreach
    • Texas Association of Builders (state association) - Builders2Trades
Education
  • Best Education Program
    • BIA of Hawaii (201-600 members) - The Construction Business Development Series (CBDS)
    • Greater Orlando Builders Association (more than 600 members) - Project Superintendent Training Program
  • Best Workforce Development Plan Implemented
    • HBA of Midland County (less than 200 members) - HBA Skilled Trades Exploring Club and Post
    • HBA of Iowa City (201-600 members) - Student-Built House Program
    • BIA of Northern Kentucky (more than 600 members) - Construction Career Connection
Government Affairs
  • Best Local Government Affairs Effort
    • BIA of Southern California, Inc. - Baldy View Chapter (less than 200 members) - BIA Reaches Across the Aisle to Reform Public Policy
    • Manatee-Sarasota BIA (201-600 members) - Change the Date Sarasota
    • HBA of Greater Austin (more than 600 members) - Process Efficiency Meetings for Austin Development Services Department
  • Best Regional Government Affairs Effort
    • HBA of Metro Portland (more than 600 members) - Successfully Advocating to Expand the Urban Growth Boundary
HBA Operations
  • Best Association Operations Program Administered
    • Manatee-Sarasota BIA (201-600 members) - Employee Handbook Update
    • HBA of Greater Tulsa (more than 600 members) - Tulsa HBA Member Center
  • Best Community Service Project Conducted
    • Manatee-Sarasota BIA (201-600 members) - Hurricane Michael Relief
    • MBA of King & Snohomish Counties (more than 600 members) - Rampathon 2018
  • Best HBA Partnership/Coalition
    • Texas Association of Builders (state association) - "America's Front Porch" and The Promiseland Project
    • HBA of Metro Portland (more than 600 members) - Builder, Remodeler, and Building Official Roundtable: a Partnership with the Oregon Building Officials Association
  • Best Service to Members
    • HBA of the Upper Peninsula (less than 200 members) - Skilled Worker Scouting
    • BIA of Northern Kentucky (more than 600 members) - Commercial Council Quarterly Signature Events
Membership
  • Best Council Development Program
    • Manatee-Sarasota BIA (201-600 members) - Professional Women in Building Council
    • BIA of Northern Kentucky (more than 600 members) - Birth of the Emerging Leaders Committee (Council)
  • Best Membership Event
    • Minot Association of Builders (less than 200 members) - Builders' Bash
    • Housing & BA of Colorado Springs (201-600 members) - Getting Members Involved
    • HBA of Raleigh & Wake County (more than 600 members) - 2018 Battle of the Builders
    • HBA of North Carolina (state association) - HBA Statewide Tour - Family Feud Style!
  • Best Membership Recruitment/Retention Plan Implemented
    • Charlotte-DeSoto BIA (201-600 members) - I LIKE SPIKE
    • HBA of Greater Tulsa (more than 600 members) - Paradise is Calling - Tulsa HBA Call Drive
    • Texas Association of Builders (state association) - 2018 DIRECT Drive Statewide Training and Membership Drive
Revenue
  • Best Home or Industry Trade Show
    • HBA of Western Michigan (201-600 members) - 2019 Kalamazoo Home & Garden Expo
    • HBA of Raleigh & Wake County (more than 600 members) - 2018 New Home Expo Best Parade or Tour of Homes
    • Utah Valley HBA (201-600 members) - Utah Valley Parade of Homes
    • AHB of Greater Birmingham (more than 600 members) - 2018 Spring Parade of Homes
  • Best Revenue Effort – Non Parade, Tour or Show
    • Lebanon County Builders Association (less than 200 members) - Hit it Big LCBA Bingo
    • HBA of Greater Springfield (201-600 members) - HBA Bundles
    • BIA of Northern Kentucky (more than 600 members) - The Big Dig
    • Texas Association of Builders (State Association) - Builders' Bash
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