29th Annual MAME Awards

The Marketing And Merchandising Excellence (MAME) Awards honor the top achievers in the new home industry. Sales and marketing award winners cross all BIA membership ranks and include Realtors, interior designers, architects, landscapers, suppliers, remodelers, builders and more. Please contact Linda Winrod with any questions, (614) 818-1397.

Enter the MAME Awards

Sales & Merchandising Call for Entries

Entry forms/payment are due to the BIA office by Friday, April 8, 2016.

Entry Guidelines

  • Your company must be a BIA member to enter the MAME Awards.
  • Each entrant must submit a separate form.
  • Payment must accompany this form.
  • SMC members are eligible for a discount on most entry fees.
  • Builder companies submitting 10 or more SMC member sales reps save $10 per entrant.

How to Submit Your Entry Materials

  • Enter Online: Use the online form to submit your entry materials and payment all at the same time. 
  • Or Download the 2016 Mame Sales Entry Packet. Fill it out and put all of your entry materials into an envelope (do not fold) and deliver or mail it to the BIA of Central Ohio


Marketing & Advertising  Categories

You may submit an entry for any award for which you have created the design or had the design created for your use.  Many awards have been expanded to include the best entry by Builder, Remodeler, Realtor and Associate.

Entry Deadlines:

  • Only those entries for which the below deadlines are met will be eligible for awards.
  • Entry Forms/Fees: Friday, April 1, 2016
  • Completed Entries/Notebooks: Friday, April 8, 2016 or sooner

Entry fees are non-refundable

Sales & Marketing Council (SMC) members

  • 1-4 entries = $75 per entry
  • 5-9 entries = $65 per entry
  • 10+ entries = $55 per entry
  • Grand Marketing Award = Free

Non-SMC members

  • $120 per entry

Entry Requirements

  • Your company must be a BIA member to enter the MAME Awards.
  • Each entrant must submit a separate form.
  • Payment must accompany the entry form.
  • In addition to the requirements listed, you must submit a marketing statement of no more than 250 words explaining how your entry meets the judging criteria.
  • Submit a photograph/image of your submission (made from the original digital files) in the following format: 72 dpi .jpeg in RGB at a maximum dimension of 8” wide by 8” high on a CD or via e-mail to linda@biahomebuilders.com. Winning entries will be included in the presentation during the awards gala.

How to Enter

How to Submit Your Entry Materials

  • Download the appropriate notebook cover sheet below
  • Insert it into the cover of a 1/2 inch black clear view binder
  • Use clear plastic sleeves to hold your entry materials in the binder
  • Deliver your completed binder to the BIA office before Friday, April 8, 2016
  • OR Beginning on Monday, March 14, 2016, you may pick up a notebook at the BIA office. Contact Linda Winrod to verify that your entry notebook is ready.

Cover Pages (to be inserted into notebook)

Download the cover pages according to your business type and print the appropriate pages

2016 Mame Notebook Builder Cover Pages

2016 Mame Notebook Remodeler Cover Pages

2016 Mame Notebook Realtor Cover Pages 

2016 Mame Notebook Associate Cover Pages


2015 MAME Awards Gala - Dancing with the BIA Stars

May 8, 2015 • 6:00pm Cocktails/Social Hour • 6:45pm Dinner
Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center in Powell

Special thanks to R.Middendorf Media, LLC for producing this video.




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