The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council are excited to announce the 2014 OBIE Awards. This annual awards program recognizes outstanding industry professionals and offers HBA members the opportunity to compete with their peers in a variety of categories.

In an effort to maintain the high integrity of the OBIE Awards, we are seeking judges from around the country to score the various entries and help determine the winners of the coveted OBIE Award. Atlanta offers a fun, easy, informative and hassle free judging experience.

All interested judges must complete and return the attached judging application. All applications are due by Friday April 25, 2014 (no exceptions will be made).

PLEASE NOTE: All individuals that apply to be a judge will be notified of their status Friday by May 27th. Returning an application does not guarantee you a spot as a judge for the 2014 OBIE awards.

All Remodeling, Community Service, and Marketing categories will be judged in-house, electronically.

All Building, Special Categories, Model Homes/Sales Centers and Personal Achievement Categories will be judged onsite.

Judges will be assigned to a variety of the above categories. While in Atlanta, the HBA will provide judges with lodging for the nights indicated, transportation to and from the airport and for all planned activities, lunch and refreshments during judging and a dinner with our Sales and Marketing Council Board on Friday evening. You will be responsible for your transportation to and from Atlanta.

Arrive Wednesday, August 6th ~ Depart Sunday, August 10th (hotel paid for Wednesday-Sat nights)

Please cmail ( or fax (770-934-8363) for questions and to obtain an application to be a judge. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me via email or at 678-775-1446.

We are looking for more judges this year so please forward this application to anyone you think might be interested in judging. I look forward to working with you and to welcoming you to our wonderful city!

Best regards,
Janel Grant, Member Services Manager

PS – To maintain the integrity and quality of our awards program, please disqualify yourself from judging if you currently do industry-related business in Atlanta with members of our Association.

PSS – Click here to view the 2013 OBIE Awards Winners Book.