AEA HBA Award Winners 2023

Association Excellence Awards
Contact: Anna Gimeno
agimeno@nahb.org
Program Manager, Executive Officers Council
(202) 266-8595

The winners of the 2023 Association Excellence Awards — HBA Awards were selected from 92 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

Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky (201-600 members) – 90 Media Stories in 2023

HBA of Greater New Orleans (601+ members) – TriStar Campaign

HBA of North Carolina (State Association) – The House That She Built

Best Publication (Print or Electronic)

HBA of Puerto Rico (less than 200 members) – PRBA Chair’s Monthly Newsletter

BA of North Central Florida (201-600 members) – Discover BANCF: Your Handbook for Success

Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Connecticut (State Association) – Connecticut Builder

Best Web 2.0 Program

Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky (201-600 members) – Social Media Structured Marketing and Audience Build

Best Website

Black Hills HBA (201-600 members) – Black Hills Home Builders Association Website Revamp

BA of the Blue Ridge Mountains (601+ members) – WNC Parade of Homes Website

Education

Best Education Program

Housing and Building Association of Colorado Springs (201-600 members) – Careers In Construction Colorado Home Build Program

Greater Houston BA (601+ members) – GHBA Professional Designation Program

Best Workforce Development Plan Implemented

Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky (201-600 members) – Covington Academy of Heritage Trades

HBA of Greater Portland (601+ members) – HBF Education Partnership Program

Government Affairs

Best Government Affairs Effort – Locally

Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky (201-600 members) – Pool Deck Occupancy

Greater Houston BA (601+ members) – GHBA Members Influence Local Government to Provide Relief City of Houston to Make Code Changes to Chapter 42

Home Builders Association of Delaware (State Association) – Extinguishing Costly Fire Sprinkler Mandate

Best Government Affairs Effort – Regionally

BA of Greater Indianapolis (201-600 members) – BAGI Advocacy Board / Build Indiana Roots

HBA of Greater Portland (601+ members) – Historic Defeat of a Capital Gains Tax Measure

Wisconsin Builders Association (State Association) – Workforce Housing and Regulatory Reform Bill Package

HBA Operations

Best Association Operations Program Administered

Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky (201-600 members) – Covington Academy of Heritage Trades 501(c)3 formation

HBA of Raleigh & Wake County (601+ members) – HBA Charitable Foundation 2.0

Best Community Service Project Conducted

Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky (201-600 members) – Learning Grove and NaviGo Scholars Program

Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (601+ members) – Community Stewardship Program

Best HBA Partnership/Coalition

Home Builders of Greater Aiken Augusta Region (201-600 members) – Junior Achievement Discovery Center Housing Partner

Best Service Provided by State Association to Local Association (State Associations)

Indiana BA (State Association) – Cloverleaf AI: An advocacy tool for Indiana local HBAs

Best Service to Members

Desert Valleys Builders Association (less than 200 members) – DVBA – Tri Annual Comprehensive Fee Study Report

Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (601+ members) – Group Retro Insurance Program (“GRIP”)

Membership

Best Council Development Program

Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky (201-600 members) – Commercial Council Events

Greater Houston BA (601+ members) – Professional Women in Building Council Mentorship Cohort

Best Membership Event

BA of North Central Florida (201-600 members) – Horseshoe Tournament & Member Mixer

Northeast Florida Builders Association (601+ members) – 2023 NEFBA Membership Drive

Indiana BA (State Association) – IBA Hoosier Excellence Awards

Best Membership Recruitment/Retention Plan Implemented

BA of Greater Indianapolis (201-600 members) – 3 Year Retention Communications Plan

Greater Orlando Builders Association (601+ members) – HYPE Awards – Honor Your Partners Excellence

Revenue

Best Home or Industry Trade Show

BA of Greater Indianapolis (201-600 members) – BAGI Bash

HBA of Raleigh & Wake County (601+ members) – New Home Expo

Best Parade or Tour of Homes

Flagler Cty. – Palm Coast HBA (less than 200 members) – Flagler Parade of Homes

HBA of Fort Wayne (201-600 members) – 2023 Town & Country New Home Tour

HBA of Raleigh & Wake County (601+ members) – Parade of Homes – Wake County

Best Revenue Effort – Non Parade, Tour or Show

HBA of the Upper Peninsula (less than 200 members) – HBA of the U.P.

Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky (201-600 members) – Kenton County ARPA Subrecipient Grant

Greater Orlando Builders Association (601+ members) – Spring Golf Builder Invitational, 36-Hole Double Shotgun

Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Connecticut (State Association) – Home Building Industry Awards