• 2021 Contractor of the Year Awards



    Save the Date For the Evening of Excellence 

    November 12th, 2021

    Calling all NARI Members to enter their award-winning caliber projects in the 2021 Contractor of the Year "CotY" Awards. This is Charlotte's "Oscar's of the Remodeling Industry" and you don't want to miss the deadlines to enter.


    Important dates to note and remember:

    • Project eligibility period - December 1st, 2019 to October 1st, 2021 
    • Entries must be received by - Friday, October 1st, 2021 (5:00 p.m. via online registration). Online registration will open August 1st, 2021.
    • CotY Awards Evening of Excellence - Thursday, November 12th at 6:00pm at The Terraces at Cedar Hill

    Changes to the 2021 Categories:

    • Click here for a list of the NARI National Categories. The local Charlotte chapter has revised these categories to better suit our local market as follows:


    Residential Kitchen Under $30,000 and Residential Kitchen $30,000-$60,000 will be combined into Residential Kitchen Under $60,000.

    Residential Bath $75,000 - $100,000 and Residential Bath Over $100,000 will be combined into Residential Bath Over $75,000.

    Residential Addition Under $100,000 and Residential Addition $100,000 - $250,000 will be combined into Residential Addition Under $250,000.

    Residential Exterior Categories will be combined into Residential Exterior Under $100,000 and Residential Exterior Over $100,000.

    Entire House Categories will be combined into Entire House Under $500,000 and Entire House Over $500,000.


    • Additional Categories have been added to recognize outstanding achievements as follows. Please utilize this form and follow instructions to submit! 

    Subcontractor of the Year
    Top Designer of the Year
    Supplier of the Year
    Top Superintendent of the Year
    Project Manager of the Year


    Click here to enter your Contractor of the Year Award Submission

    Click here for an instructional video on How to Apply for a COTY Award!

    Why You Should Enter

    Companies - from one-person shops to the largest remodeling firms - contractors report that winning this award is a major factor in enhancing their image within the industry and with prospective customers, and is a major morale booster for their employees. The numerous marketing opportunities available to CotY winners help set your business apart from other remodeling companies, and NARI helps by providing tools and resources to make the most of this distinguished honor.  

    How can you participate or support this event?  Participate, Sponsor or Attend.

    Participate - Enter your project(s) to confirm your professional work., and consider including team members (subs, suppliers, vendors that had a hand in the delivery of an exemplary project): 

    • Individual Project Entry - $200/each
    • Team Member Entry - $100/each

    Sponsor - There are several sponsorship levels available to our members, to support this effort in a visible manner:

    • Title Sponsors - (Sold Out) - Thank you Ferguson and Electrolux!
    • Reception Sponsors - (Sold Out)- Thank you Barefoot & Co / BMC / Builders First Source!
    • Award Sponsor - (Sold Out) - Thank you The Marble & Stone Shop!
    • Program Sponsor - (Sold Out) -Thank you Integrity Merchant Solutions!
    • Tabletop Sponsor - (Sold Out) - Thank you Harkey Tile & Stone!

    Attend - Evening of Excellence at The Terraces At Cedar Hill! Tickets are $150 per person  - register here.

    If you have any questions or need any additional information, please reach out to this year's CotY Committee Chair, Joni Jones at The Marble & Stone Shop, j.jones@themarbleandstoneshop.com

    Please share your intentions to participate or support this event with Krista Young, director@naricharlotte.com 

    Thank you for your continued support of NARI of Greater Charlotte.  You don't want to miss this great event! 


    Krista Young - Executive Director
    NARI - Charlotte
    Phone: (704) 365-NARI (6274)

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