Innovative Apartment Marketing Platform Earns Fast Growing Tech Firm Highly Coveted International Award

NEW ORLEANS, LA - 365 Connect, a leading provider of award-winning marketing, leasing and resident technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry, announced that the company has received a W³ Award from the International Academy of the Visual Arts for its Marketing Syndication Platform. This prestigious award marks a series of international awards 365 Connect has won, brining into focus that it stands at the forefront of changing the world of online marketing for the multifamily housing industry.

The W³ Awards are judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA), an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, interactive, advertising, and marketing firms. Receiving over 5,000 entries from 37 countries for this year's competition, the W³ Awards recognize outstanding websites, online marketing, web video, and mobile apps created by some of the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide.

The International Academy of the Visual Arts selected 365 Connect for its revolutionary Marketing Syndication Platform. The 365 Connect Marketing Syndication Platform delivers automated real-time updates to high-traffic housing search engines and classified websites. It offers a fully-integrated solution that eliminates redundant marketing efforts and seamlessly updates pricing and availability from a single platform. The platform is proven to reduce operating expenses for multifamily housing operators.

"We were amazed at the caliber and quality of work we received this year from the smallest agencies to the biggest firms worldwide. As the web continues to expand in new and exciting ways, our winners continue to truly push the envelope of Internet creativity and web design," said Linda Day, the director of the IAVA. "On behalf of the 600+ members of The Academy Interactive and Visual Arts, we are honored to recognize our winners as they continue to set a high standard of excellence for web development."

365 Connect Founder and CEO Kerry W. Kirby stated, "365 Connect is proud to have its technology platform acknowledged on an international level, and we are truly honored to receive this acclaimed award. Our focus is to connect both future and existing residents with where they live by providing a host of services, resources and communication tools to those we serve. This award demonstrates the capability of our exceptionally talented team to deliver innovative and creative solutions to meet the rapidly-changing needs of the multifamily housing industry."

To date, 365 Connect has received a total of 33 technology awards, including an assortment of national and international awards. The 365 Connect Technology Platform is highly recognized by its peers for its unique ability to market communities across the Internet on high traffic sites, automate social media postings, and deliver desktop and mobile platforms for prospects and residents to transact business. Today, 365 Connect's innovative technology platforms are utilized across the nation by many of the most respected national, regional and local multifamily housing operators in the country.

Kirby added, “Today’s renter is demanding, selective and most of all, a user of multiple technology platforms. They are actively reshaping the way we communicate, access the web and market online. We have been on a journey since our inception in 2003 to reduce marketing costs, simplify transactions and enhance living experiences. While others are building what they perceive as disruptive technology, we have been quietly creating constructive technology, which focuses on serving the next generation of change-makers.”