The BIA Icon Awards recognize the industry’s most outstanding contributors (builder, trade, and design professionals) who have distinguished themselves by working hard to deliver their best each day for the betterment of our industry.
Award winners were announced and honored at the 10th Annual Icon Awards show on Saturday, September 21st at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.
Sponsor the Event:
This sellout event is prime time exposure in the San Diego building industry. Put your company in front of the best of the best in our industry on one of the most important nights of the year.
Please contact Karla Valeri to secure your sponsorship.
Nominating & Entry Process:
Whether you are nominating for an individual, company, or submitting an entry for a new project, the nomination and entry process couldn’t be easier!
If you are nominating an individual or company we only need the name, company, and contact information of the person or company you are nominating. Takes less than one minute to submit a nomination!
The process for submitting a product entry is easy and 100% digital! First, review categories and requirements, then complete the entry application. Once submitted you will receive entry numbers and instructions to deliver your final entry materials.
The Nominations and entry applications deadline has been extended to Friday, July 19th.
How to Nominate & Submit Entries:
We invite you to nominate qualified candidates and companies and submit entries for products that have been standouts during the period of January 1, 2018 through July 12, 2019.
Looking for more information on how to submit a product entry? Check out the informational seminar put on by Team PMP, the company that handles the judging. Click here for the presentation and click here to watch a video of the seminar.
Need last minute photos for your project entries? Contact one of our BIA Members.
Yrsina Colangelo-Gomes | YC Photography | email@example.com
Jason Holmes | Jason Holmes Photography | firstname.lastname@example.org
If you were nominated for an award and did not receive the link to answer your questions and complete the nomination please email Karla.
Click here to download the complete entry packet.
All nominees will be judged based on their answers to the nomination questions. This panel of judges will determine the three finalists. The three finalists will then be notified via email by August 3rd and interviews will take place on the following dates:
Category #32 & #33:
Interviews will be held on Wednesday, August 14th at the BIA office.
Category #21, #22, & #26-#31:
Interviews will be held on Thursday, August 15th at the BIA office.
2019 Icon Award Categories:
|Category 1 - Best Architectural Design of a Multi-Family Community ||Category 23 - BIA Sales Professional or Team of the Year (Individual or Team)
|Category 2 - Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home up to 3,000 sq. ft.||Category 24 - BIA Builder Sales or Leasing Manager of the Year (Individual)
|Category 3 - Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home 3,000 sq. ft. & over ||Category 25 - BIA Online Sales Counselor or Team of the Year (Individual or Team)
|Category 4 - Best Interior Merchandising of a Multi-Family Home Plan ||Category 26 - BIA Marketing Professional of the Year (Individual)
|Category 5 - Best Interior Merchandising of a Detached Home priced under $1 Million ||Category 27 - BIA Off-Site Trade Contractor of the Year (Company)
|Category 6 - Best Interior Merchandising of a Detached Home priced $1 Million & over ||Category 28 - BIA Rough Trade Contractor of the Year (Company)
|Category 7 - Best Landscape Design for Multi-Family ||Category 29 - BIA Finish Trade Contractor of the Year (Company)
|Category 8 - Best Landscape Design for Single Family Community||Category 30 - BIA Supplier of the Year (Company)
|Category 9 - Best Outdoor Living Space||Category 31 - BIA Consultant of the Year (Individual)
|Category 10 - Best Community Amenity Feature ||Category 32 - BIA Associate of the Year (Individual)
|Category 11 - Best Sales/Leasing Environment ||Category 33 - BIA Trade Sales Representative of the Year (Individual)
|Category 12 - Best Overall Advertising/Marketing Campaign - Digital or Print||Category 34 - BIA Product Supplier/ Manufacturer/ Representative of the Year (Individual)
|Category 13 - Best Virtual or Hybrid Sales Program ||Category 35 - BIA Purchasing Professional of the Year (Individual)
|Category 14 - Best Website for a Company or Community||Category 36 - BIA Project Manager of the Year (Individual)
|Category 15 - Best Special Promotion – Limited Time Sales or Marketing by a Builder or Associate||Category 37 - BIA Superintendent of the Year (Individual)
|Category 16 - Best Out of Market Community ||Category 38 - BIA Rookie of the Year (Individual)
|Category 17 - Best Custom Home of the Year||Category 39 - BIA Industry Professional of the Year (Individual)
|Category 18 - Best Infill Project of the Year||Category 40 - Best Out of Market Architecture
|Category 19 - Community of the Year – Attached||Category 41 - Best Out of Market Interior Merchandising
|Category 20 - Community of the Year - Detached||Category 42 - Best Out of Market Landscape
|Category 21 - Master Planned Community of the Year||Category 43 - Best Out of Market Advertising
|Category 22 - Best Affordable Community of the Year ||
Builder/Developer of the Year Award:
The top honor at each year’s Icon Awards is the Builder/Developer of the Year, which recognizes the member company whose record of support to BIA San Diego is of an exemplary nature. This award is not subject to the nomination process. Attend the Icon Awards on September 21st to see who will join the club.
2018 Winner: Chelsea Investment Corp.
2017 Winner: H.G. Fenton Company
2016 Winner: CalAtlantic Homes
2015 Winner: Chelsea Investment Corp.
2014 Winner: Cornerstone Communities
2013 Winner: Sudberry Properties
2012 Winner: The Corky McMillin Companies
Click here for a complete list of last year’s winners.
2019 Icon Award Sponsors:
Cocktail Accessory Sponsor
Water Bottle Sponsor
Interior Logic Group
Giveaway Prize Sponsor
Fisher & Paykel
Instagram Wall Sponsor
Design Line Interiors
Icon Supporter Sponsor
Andrew Lauren Interiors
Carrie Johnson + Culture
GMP Landscape Architecture and Planning
Hunsaker & Associates
Friends of Icon Sponsors
Ami Samuel Interiors
Chelsea Investment Corporation
Dahlin Group Architecture Planning
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Marketing Concepts Provided By:
Collateral Design Provided By:
Motivational Systems, Inc.