The Association Excellence Awards is an annual program designed to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of state and local HBAs and executive officers in the field of association management.
BIA Baldy View Chapter won four 2017 awards for the following categories:
Best Publication: ("2017 BIA Baldy View Annual Report)
This category includes any Innovative and comprehensive printed or electronic communications to association membership and/or the non-member public. Examples include magazines, newsletters or newspapers, directories, special events publications or update publications.
Best Workforce Development Plan Implemented: ("BIA Teams Up to Tackle the Labor Shortage")
This category includes successful programs, projects or ideas that encourage and improve the number of qualified workers in the industry. This category includes educational programs in conjunction with NAHB and/or Home Builders Institute, local agencies providing continuing education, state technical colleges and universities, or K-12 grade institutions. May also include programs offered directly by the HBA separate from normal general membership meetings.
Best Local Government Affairs Effort: ("California Homeownership and Sociological Factors")
This category includes government relations or political involvement programs that specifically lobby locally elected and appointed officials (e.g. city, single municipality, county) or public agencies on local HBA member issues, such as codes, impact fees, development/building regulations, permitting or other industry issues. Programs might include letters, targeted newsletter distributions, breakfast meetings, member contact/liaison programs, political action committees and strategies to include elected officials in HBA events.
Best Revenue Effort – Non Parade, Tour or Show: ("2017 BIA Baldy View Chapter Holiday Charity Gala")
SPrograms that are not parades or tour of homes, or home or industry trade shows which financially benefit the association. Judges will evaluate specific components of the program or project, including planning, project goals, time line, budget, communications and promotional materials, challenges faced/addressed and innovative aspects. Emphasis will be placed on revenue generated versus expenses incurred.