If the project is not finished being built then renders will be accepted. That being said, it is important that you still qualify based on the eligibility window – The project must be open [...]
Yes – New this year, we will accept purpose-built rentals into the AoD program, from OHBA members in good standing. The project must be under construction or development and has gone to lease or [...]
Yes – You may submit in partnership with another builder/developer/renovator as long as both companies are members in good standing with OHBA as per our eligibility guidelines and were [...]
All entrants have the opportunity to save and complete their entries until the entry period closes June 30. There is also the opportunity to share your draft entry with team members, credited [...]
I heard that I can enter for free if I won Builder of the Year at my local HBA awards program. Does free entry apply at the OHBA Awards of Distinction?
Yes – If you won Builder of the Year at your local HBA awards program, you qualify to enter the Ontario Builder of the Year category free of charge. Please contact OHBA for details 416-443-1545 [...]
I am an interior designer who worked on a project with a builder. Can I enter the OHBA Awards of Distinction?
All entrants, including credited companies, must be members of OHBA and in good standing. Please refer to “Eligibility” for more details.
We ask that you do not use a client name or address in the project or model name for two reasons; first, to keep the privacy of your client, and second to ensure judging is anonymous and un-biased.
I noticed that you do not want any reference of our company in the project description to keep it anonymous. Does that apply to the Floorplan and marketing materials as well? We have it watermarked on all of our plans.
We understand that many companies have their logo on floor plans or renderings. If possible we ask that you remove the logo. If you are unable to remove the logo we ask that it is watermarked, or [...]
When you ask for a marketing budget does that include the cost of putting together the sales brochure and media marketing costs?
The marketing budget is the cost to produce the final product – this does not include media costs to air or run your ad.