The Building Industry Association of Southern California (BIASC) today announced that the first class of the BIASC Hall of Legends and Century Award winners, two exemplary groups of individuals recognized for their notable work and significant impact in the building industry, will be revealed at the BIASC Centennial All Regional Gala Installation on Friday, November 10, 2023 at the Rancho Mission Viejo Equestrian Center in San Juan Capistrano, California. The inaugural Hall of Legends memorializes and pays tribute to talented leaders, while the Century Awards honors individuals and organizations for their longstanding, distinguished partnerships within the industry.

“We’re honored to bring BIASC Leadership and members together to commemorate our esteemed Legends and Century Award winners,” said BIASC CEO Jeff Montejano. “As we celebrate BIASC’s centennial year, we reflect on the many people and organizations that helped us achieve this milestone. The Centennial Gala will be a special evening that spotlights many of these individuals for their meaningful contributions and dedication to our industry.”

The BIASC Hall of Legends honorees will be elected based on specific criteria to qualify for induction. This criteria includes a display of extraordinary leadership for BIASC and/or the building industry; Longstanding and distinguished tenure with BIASC; Proven leadership within their company or the association; Innovation that advanced the association/their company or our industry; Contributions to a community, a region, statewide, or nationally.

BIASC will induct a new Hall of Legends class on an annual basis based on nominations from the four chapters and councils. Inductees will be recognized through various outreach programs that include news and magazine features, video documentaries, events, and social media, including educational and youth programs around the Southern California region.

Specifically created to celebrate BIASC’s centennial anniversary, the exclusive BIASC Century Award Winners will be selected for their leadership, achievements, and commitment to supporting housing and sustainability in the Southern California region. All winners will be announced and honored at the gala.

The BIASC Centennial All Regional Gala Installation is now sold out. To join the waiting list or learn about sponsorship opportunities, please visit or contact Laura Barber at or (949) 777-3861.


The Building Industry Association of Southern California is the voice of the region’s building industry, with four chapters offering localized services to building professionals from Ventura to the southern tip of Orange County. Throughout its 100-year history, the association has served its builder and associate members by anticipating, protecting, and promoting their common interests through its many programs, services, councils and committees. For more information on the Building Industry Association of Southern California, visit Follow BIASC on social media for the latest industry news: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

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