Gold Nugget Awards: Call for Entries Is Now Open

Gold Nugget Awards: A Legacy of Distinction and Recognition

A lot has changed in the 52 years since Gold Nugget Awards began, However, one thing has remained the same: this program continues to be the gold standard in recognition of innovative, creative and cutting-edge design in building, remodeling, single-family, multifamily, and even specialty projects.

The Gold Nugget Awards are a centerpiece of PCBC — the Building Industry’s leading conference, trade show and meeting place. Combining the prestige of the awards themselves with the excitement of its Academy Awards-style presentation, these ceremonies feature music, entertainment and the exceptional visual presentation of the winners.

gn2014The 52nd ANNUAL GOLD NUGGET AWARDS recognizes builders, developers, architects, and land planners with communities and projects in the United States and ALL international countries.

Gold Nugget winners share one common denominator: excellence and innovation in addressing complex design/build issues. The competition is co-sponsored by BUILDER, a national magazine of the housing industry, which features winners’ coverage in their printed publication plus online coverage on

Thanks to its unique Advisory Committee, the Gold Nugget Awards program responds thoughtfully to changing realities. Meeting yearly, the Advisory Committee includes a cross-section of industry professionals. Many have judged Gold Nugget and other awards programs before. Because of their judicious efforts, categories and requirements are continually refined, fresh opportunities are made available to prospective entrants, and entry processes are simplified.

The 2015 competition includes new recognition for interior renovations, educational projects, seniors housing, as well as sustainable and net zero energy design.

We encourage firms to tap into the power of recognition; Gain attention for your community and team.

  • Create buzz about your work – share the success of your team, products, and brand with the media.
  • Team building – recognize and reward your project team.
  • Entering – and winning – is the ultimate way to motivate your team.

For the full list of award categories and submission details, please visit

Entry Application Deadline – April 15, 2015 Entry Materials Deadline – April 24, 2015

Late Entry Deadline – April 30, 2014 — Additional Fee


Thursday – June 25, 2015 5:30pm Cocktails & Networking

6:30pm-8:30pm Awards Ceremony Semi-Formal Attire

San Diego Convention Center – Ballroom 20D

For questions on the Gold Nugget Awards – please contact Lisa Parrish, Administrator, Gold Nugget Awards:





Contributed by Lisa Parrish, Administrator, Gold Nugget Awards

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