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Welcome to the 2019 Lee BIA Industry Awards

The Lee BIA Industry Awards honor building and construction industry professionals who make superior contributions to the residential home building and commercial construction industry in sales, marketing, design and outstanding achievement, both individual and corporate. Lee BIA Industry Award recipients will be recognized with either a Pinnacle Award for residential excellence or a Summit Award for top honors in the commercial sector.

The 2019 Lee BIA Industry Awards will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in Downtown Fort Myers. Entries are encouraged from the following members...

Builders — Developers — Commercial Contractors — Remodelers — Associates — Ad and PR Agencies — Sub-contractors — Banks/Mortgage Companies — Title Companies — Products & Service Providers — Marketing Companies — Publications — On-site Sales Professionals — REALTORS® and More!

Pinnacle Award

The Pinnacle Awards

The Pinnacle Awards were created by the Sales & Marketing Council of the Lee BIA in 1990 and provide an opportunity to recognize and celebrate excellence in the residential building industry. These prestigious awards pay tribute to Building Industry Association members for excellence in residential design, new home sales and marketing from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. Entrant companies must be a current member of the Lee BIA.

The Summit Awards

The Summit Awards were created by the Commercial Contractors Council of the Lee BIA in 2006 and provide an opportunity to recognize excellence in the commercial building industry. These unique awards pay tribute to the BIA members who have obtained an outstanding high level of quality and success in commercial building, planning and design July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. Entrant companies must be a current member of the Lee BIA.

Summit Awards

Membership Requirements & Geographic Boundaries for Industry Awards Entries:

All entrant companies must be a member of the Lee BIA.

The geographic boundaries for the Industry Awards are Lee, Glades, Hendry and Collier Counties.

Entry Preparation Procedures

Carefully review all preparation procedures before preparing and submitting your entry. Please note all images must be saved in JPEG, PNG, or PDF format — no Word, Excel, or TIFF files will be accepted by the system. Files should be no larger than 2 MB. Optimum image size is 1280 x 960 and 72 dpi for online judging.

You will be able to submit an entry and then retrieve it at a later time for editing by using your email address and a password you will set up when submitting your first entry. You will also use that same log-in to submit additional entries.

Entries will not be considered fully submitted and released for judging until invoice is paid.

Lee BIA Industry Awards Entry Information

Deadline & Submittal Process

All Entries
Early Bird - Friday, August 9, 2019
Final Deadline - Friday, August 23, 2019

Projects finished/published from
July 1, 2018— June 30, 2019

For Website Assistance — Please email if possible

Lee BIA Staff Liaison
Emily Bumsted, Lee BIA Staff Liaison - emily@bia.net - 239-936-5525

Entry Fees

Eary Bird After
Aug 9th
1-3 Entries$225 each$250 each
Additional entries$175 each$200 each
Individual Achievementt entries$150 each$150 each

Any late entries will be $300 each if able to still be received. No guarantees past August 23rd.

Publishing Rights & Return of Materials

All entry materials, become the property of the Lee BIA and entrants grant permission for the Lee BIA to publish or reproduce entries in any Lee BIA publication and/or in any trade or consumer publication.