Awards Overview

The NAHB Professional Women in Building Awards is an annual program designed to recognize PWB members and HBA staff for their outstanding programs, services and contributions to the building industry.

There are four main categories: Local Council Project Awards, Individual Leadership Awards, Women of the Future Education and Member Travel Grants, and the PWB Spike Membership Competition. Entry into the PWB Spike Membership Competition is automatic and does not require an application or fee.

Entry Fees

  • Council Project Awards: A one-time contribution of $125 to the Building Hope Scholarship Fund covers multiple council entries. Visa, MasterCard and American Express payments are accepted.
  • Individual Awards, Grants and PWB Spike Membership Competition: No entry fees.

How to Apply

  • Applications for 2019 will be accepted June 17 – Sept. 30
  • Winners of all PWB awards will be announced at the NAHB PWB Awards Luncheon and Installation of Officers program during the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show. You can purchase tickets for the program when registering for the Show by simply adding it to your special events prior to check out.


Review the following materials to help you prepare an award-winning entry.