The MNCBIA sponsors several Awards programs designed to recognize and acknowledge excellence in new home construction, land and site planning, community development, merchandizing and marketing excellence, enhancement of the environment, and community leadership.

MNCBIA Awards include the following :

The Custom Builder Awards of Excellence honor quality of design and construction of luxury custom and luxury speculative homes.   These Awards are held annually with judging in the Spring and Awards presentation in May. Call for entries for the Custom Builder Awards normally begins in January. Entry information as well as prior award winners can be found on the Custom Awards Page.

The PROS Awards recognize and applaud the superintendents, project managers and customer service personnel who manage the building site, oversee the construction, and work with the homebuyers.  The event is co-sponsored by the Maryland-National Capital BIA and the Northern Virginia BIA.  The Awards are presented at a picnic in the Summer. The most recent PROS Winners, inlcuding pictures, are listed on the PROS Awards Page.

The Great American Living Awards, sponsored by MNCBIA and NVBIA, is now the unified award show event (combining the MAME and Monument Awards) for new homebuilders, developers, architects, salespeople, marketers and interior designers. For information go to For a list of 2009 winners click here.

The Environmental Awards are presented annually to Developers and Builders whose projects demonstrate a commitment to the maintenance and enhancement of the environment above and beyond local and state mandates.  These Awards demonstrate that "Home Builders Care About the Environment".   The Awards are judged over the summer and are presented at an MNCBIA networking awards reception in the Fall.   To obtain the Entry Form or see a list of recent winners go to the Environmental Awards Page

MNCBIA "Member Of the Year" Awards are presented annually to a Developer; Builder (Small, Medium, Large and High Volume Production); Associate;  and Subcontractor.    The Developer and Builder Awards are voted by associate and subcontractor members;   the Associate and Subcontractor Awards are voted by the builder and developer members.    The Awards are presented at a Membership Networking Reception in October;  ballot forms are sent to the members in July.    The Award Winners are listed on the Member Awards Page.

MNCBIA Leadership Awards including the Milton E. Kettler Award is presented in recognition of a lifetime achievement of unselfish participation, contributions and service not only to the MNCBIA and the building industry but to the general community and society.    The Joseph C. Rodgers Sr. Award is presented to a non-builder member in recognition of outstanding contributions in leadership, membership support and overall Association participation.   Both Awards are presented in December at the Annual Winter Gala.  Kettler and Rodgers Award winners are listed on the Kettler/Rodgers Award Page.