2017 Association Celebration of Excellence Awards

Columbia, SC – The Home Builders Association of South Carolina presented the annual Association Celebration of Excellence (ACE) awards in Greenville, S.C. at the 14th annual Celebration of Excellence awards ceremony. The ACE Awards is an annual awards program designed to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of local HBAs in South Carolina in the areas of Communications, Non-Dues Revenue, Membership Program/Event, Education and Workforce Development. These Awards represent the good works and added value that the local Associations provide to its membership and community. The ceremony also included the life-time achievement of Dino Hicks Brannon as an Executive Officer of a local association. HBASC President, Jim Garman, recognized her invaluable service to our industry and the HBA for almost 30 years.


2017 ACE Award Winners


Best Communications

Social Media

Horry Georgetown HBA

“Podcasts: Martin’s Corner”


Best Communications


Charleston HBA



Best Electronic Communications

Horry Georgetown HBA

“New Home Parade App”


Best Non-Dues Revenue

Hilton Head Area HBA

“HBA After Hours: Reverse Builder Speed Networking”


Best Membership Event

HBA of Greenville

“Upstate Housing Market Forecast”


Best Education Effort

BIA of Central S.C.

“Know and Grow”


Best Workforce Development Program

Horry Georgetown HBA

“Student Chapter Construction Program”