Register For NIHBA’s ICON Awards of Excellence

August 08, 2012

It’s that time of year again, the Northern Illinois Home Builders Association (NIHBA) is hosting their annual ICON Awards of Excellence! Chicago new home builders can register online from Wednesday, August 1 at 8 a.m. to Wednesday, October 31 at 5 p.m.

The NIHBA ICON Awards of Excellence recognizes builders, remodelers, architects, landscape designers for their construction projects. Entries are typically judged by the following criteria: meeting the project objectives, overall impression, aesthetic appeal, construction techniques, handling of unusual situations, attention to detail, functionality of space and financial value of the project. Winning entries are selected by a panel of experts outside of the NIHBA membership

The members fee is $150 the first entry and each additional entry is $125. For non members, it is $300 for the first entry and $250 for each additional entry. Submissions must include before and after photos along with the entry fee at the NIHBA office. In addition, the entry fee includes one ticket to the awards dinner held on December 13.

The NIHBA was founded in 1954 to promote home ownership and the interests of the home building industry. Incorporated in 1956, it is an affiliated chapter of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Home Builders Association of Illinois (HBAI). NIHBA attracts members from all walks of the home building industry. Members include home builders, remodelers, real estate attorneys, mortgage lenders, banking institutions, electricians, plumbers, HVAC contractors, accountants, land developers and more.

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