My Career in Remodeling - Video Contest

Every remodeling industry professional has a unique story to tell and NARI wants to hear yours! In the month of April, NARI is holding the “My Career in Remodeling” video contest for our members to share their personal experiences working in the industry and inspire others to join the profession.

Remodeling business owners and their employees, from designers to carpenters to project managers and beyond, are invited and encouraged to enter the contest. We hope to have a variety of different perspectives and roles represented. 

Winning videos get amazing prizes and will be a part of a NARI branded compilation video you can reshare from our social media pages. 

Submit Your Video


We have some amazing prizes that will make entering the competition time well spent!

Individual prizes include:
  • $850 for the individual with the most shares

  • $850 for the individual with the best video

  • $400 for the individual with the second most shares

  • $400 for the individual with the second best video

  • $250 each for four (4) runner-up videos to the best video

Chapter prizes include:

  • $750 for the Chapter with the member video with the most shares

  • $750 for the Chapter with the best member video

Your company must be a NARI member in good standing to participate. 


In order to participate, please record a short video of yourself (between 100-120 words or about 90-seconds) discussing why the remodeling industry was a good career choice for you. If you’ve been in the business a long time tell us about where you started and where you are now. Just starting out? Tell us where you are now and where you see your career in the future. If you’re a certified NARI professional, we’d like to hear about your certification as well.

In order to be eligible to win prizes, your video must adhere to the following criteria:

  1. Please introduce yourself at the start of your video by saying  “My name is [First, Last]. I'm a [title (example: lead carpenter)] and I'm proud to be a NARI remodeler"

  2. Record your video horizontally and “selfie” style

  3. Please end your video by saying “I'm [First Name, Last Name] and this is my career in remodeling."

After you record your video, please upload the video file to the Dropbox link below using the naming convention “Full Name - Company Name.” 

Once your video has been uploaded, you must do the following to be eligible for prizes:

  • Share your creation with your social media followers by uploading your video to Facebook*

  • Use the hashtag #MyCareerInRemodeling; and 

  • Tag NARI National’s official Facebook account in your posts (Facebook: NARINational

Please make sure your post is public. Your video must be submitted by April 30, 2021 to be eligible to win. 

Submit Your Video

Check out David Pekel, CEO of NARI discuss his career in remodeling:

*Feel free to share your video on other platforms but only shares on Facebook will count towards the contest.