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2017 BUZZ Awards Entry Information

It’s time to submit your entries for the 2017 BUZZ Awards!

Everything you need to prepare your entries can be found in the downloadable entry guide. But here are the highlights:

  • 2017 BUZZ Awards are for marketing, advertising, and design projects completed between December 1, 2015 and September 1, 2017
  • Deadline for submitting the Entry Request is Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 4:00pm
  • Each BUZZ award entry is $100
  • If you have any questions regarding the BUZZ award information, please contact Martha Bizzell at 210-826-7200 or martha@cross-tx.com

Deliver all completed entries by Monday, October 13, 2017 at 4:00pm, to:

CROSS
Attn: Martha Bizzell
11818 Warfield Street
San Antonio, TX 78216

Paying For BUZZ Award Entries

The fees for BUZZ Award entries can be paid using the PayPal interface below:

BUZZ Award Online Payment


Number of Entries




2017 CotY Awards Entry Information

The San Antonio Chapter is now going through the NARI HQ online platform for submitting the CotY Award entries!

The online system allows for an easier, digital, and more efficient way of entering for the awards. The beauty of this system is that you can begin working on submitting your projects now, save them, go back and add or edit them, and then submit them when you are ready!

Judging of the entries will be done by judges located throughout the United States, not just locally.

Please view the video linked below for additional information including how to submit your projects online, and allow you to enter the Regional and National CotY award levels.

  • The video giving you the step-by-step process for online submissions can be viewed here
  • The NARI San Antonio Chapter CotY Award submission website can be viewed here

Submissions for the 2017 San Antonio CotY entries will open on August 1st and closes on October 4th. All entries must be submitted by Wednesday, October 4, 2017. No late entries will be accepted.

Paying For CotY Award Entries

Each CotY submission has an entry fee of $125. These fees will be charged via the online site when you submit your entries from the cart.

2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

The new year is here and that means new ways to sponsor your San Antonio NARI chapter. There are three tiers of sponsorship, outlined below. You can use the PayPal interface on this page to sign up for one of these opportunities.

  • Master Partner ($2,500/year)
    • Company logo display at meetings & events
    • Company recognition during announcements
    • Includes a vendor table at each event
    • 1-4 person team for Golf Tournament
    • 1-4 person team for Skeet Shoot
    • Recognition on social media
    • Logo displayed on San Antonio NARI chapter website
  • Event Partner ($1,500/year)
    • Company logo display at meetings & events
    • Includes a vendor table at each event
    • Recognition on social media
    • Logo displayed on San Antonio NARI chapter website
  • Basic Partner ($800/year)
    • Sponsor giveaways at meetings & events

Pay For Sponsorships Online


Type of Sponsorship
Sponsor Name




September 2016 Remodelers Roundtable

Join us as Sherwin-Williams hosts the third Remodelers Roundtable of 2016. September 21st from 12:30p – 2:00pm at 45 NE Loop 410, Vantage Bank Bldg, 2nd Floor.

  • Lunch will to provided
  • FREE to each Remodeler who attends and RSVP’s by 9/16/16
  • Please limit to 2 decision making company representatives

RSVP directly to martha@cross-tx.com no later than Friday, September 16th to attend.

Come Join NARI

Earn more money and set your company apart from the competition!

Member Benefits

  • Increase exposure to homeowners through NARI’s advertising and communications program with Better Home & Gardens’ Remodelmagazine, the official consumer magazine of NARI.
  • Increase exposure to homeowners through NARI’s advertising and communications program with Home Improvement Magazine.
  • Improve your knowledge of national consumer trends with a complimentary digital subscription to Better Home & Gardens’ Remodelmagazine, the official consumer publication of NARI.
  • Earn more money learning better business practices through NARI’s alliance with E-Myth Contractor.
NARI Memeber Benefits

Evening of Excellence Winners

The San Antonio NARI 2016 Evening of Excellence awards dinner & ceremony was held on November 18th. We are delighted to announce the following NARI members as winners of the 2016 Contractor of the Year and BUZZ Awards:

CotY Award Winners

Residential Bath under $30,000
Buffalo Contracting Services

Residential Bath $30,000 -$60,000
CROSS

Residential Kitchen $40,000-$80,000
KM Builders

Basement $50,000 and over
Vision Design + Build

Residential Interior under $100,000
BRC Remodeling Group

Residential Addition under $100,000
KM Builders

Residential Detached Structure
CROSS

Landscape Design/Outdoor Living under $60,000
Vision Design + Build

Entire House under $250,000
KM Builders

Best Interior Design of a Residential Renovation Structure
Vision Design + Build

Residential Kitchen over $120,000
CROSS

Commercial Specialty
Vision Design + Build

Residential Interior $100,000 and over
BRC Remodeling Group

Residential Kitchen $80,000-$120,000
CROSS

Landscape Design/Outdoor Living over $60,000
Vision Design + Build

Residential Exterior $100,000 and over
KM Builders

CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR
CROSS

BUZZ Award Winners

Associate Best Website
Delta Granite

Remodeler Best Website
KM Builders

Associate Best Sales Brochure
Sherwin-Williams

Associate Best TV Ad
Ferguson

Associate Best Direct Mail Piece
McCoy’s Building Supply

Associate Best Social Media
Delta Granite

Best Showroom
Ferguson

June Remodelers Roundtable

Join us at Delta Granite (2011 Sable Lane, San Antonio TX 78217) from 11:00a – 1:00p on June 15th for the second NARI Remodelers Roundtable of 2016.

  • Lunch will be provided
  • FREE to each Remodeler who RSVP’s by 6/10/16
  • Participation will be limited to a total of 25 attendees so register early!
  • Limited to 2 decision making attendees per company

RSVP to martha@cross-tx.com by Friday, June 10th.