NEW ORLEANS, LA – 365 Connect, the New Orleans-based, award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily industry, announced today its participation at the National Multi Housing Council Student Housing Conference. The conference will be taking place from September 30 – October 2, 2013, in New Orleans, LA. It is one of the largest gatherings of student housing professionals in the United States.
As the leader in delivering platform-based technology solutions to an array of multifamily housing communities, including student housing, 365 Connect will demonstrate its innovative award-winning platform technology throughout the conference. The 365 Connect Platform has the 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. It follows the entire resident lifecycle and delivers services after the lease is signed, by providing residents with a content-rich platform laced with online services and communication tools to enhance retention rates.
365 Connect President and CEO Kerry W. Kirby stated, “365 Connect is proud to not only participate in this marque event, but especially to have it take place in our hometown of New Orleans. We have been lobbying the National Multi Housing Council to bring one of their conferences to New Orleans, and we certainly could not have asked for a better event for our city to host.”
The National Multi Housing Council Student Housing Conference is the premier event that brings together all of the leading players in student housing to discuss the beginning of another school year and share vital information. Open to National Multi Housing Council members and non-members, the conference is available to anyone interested in student housing and brings together over 500 leading owners, developers, lenders, brokers and university partners.
Kirby added, “As we are celebrating our 10-year anniversary this year, we will be hosting a celebration party at the eclectic candlelit Loa New Orleans immediately following the conference on Tuesday, October 1. As we move forward into a new era, we wanted to extend our gratitude to our clients, industry partners and associates for helping make 365 Connect such a success. The best way we know how to do that in New Orleans, is to have a party!”
To date, 365 Connect has received a total of 14 technology awards, including 5 Technology Choice Awards in 2013 and the 2012 Louisiana Governor’s Technology Award in the Coup D’ Tech category. The 365 Connect Technology Platform has been highly recognized by its peers for making a difference in the market, not only for property management professionals, but also for residents living in apartment communities across the country. These awards demonstrate the capability of the 365 Connect Platform to rapidly evolve and grow to meet the changing needs of the multifamily housing industry.
"365 Connect is proud to participate in the National Multi Housing Council Student Housing Conference, and encourages attendees to stop by Booth 104 to meet our amazing team members and learn why multifamily communities all over the country are leveraging the power of the 365 Connect Technology Platform," Kirby added.
The National Multi Housing Council (NMHC), founded in 1978, is a national association representing the larger and most prominent apartment firms in the U.S. NMHC's members are the principal officers of firms engaged in all aspects of the apartment industry, including ownership, development, management, and financing.
Award-winning 365 Connect was founded in 2003 by a team of multifamily housing professionals with the primary goal of maximizing and accelerating online activities in the multifamily marketplace that reduce costs and increase revenue. Committed to delivering innovative solutions to meet the rapidly changing needs of the multifamily housing industry, 365 Connect is the industry leader in designing and delivering an array of online platforms that work in unison with each other to market, lease and retain residents in multifamily communities. The 365 Connect Platform interfaces with social media, management software, marketing platforms and a host of other third-party applications. It prides itself in being one of the most integration-friendly platforms in the industry and has proven to be so effective, that it has also gained acceptance with government programs in affordable housing. 365 Connect designs technology to enhance not only the user experience for property managers, but also prospects and residents that utilize its platforms to find, lease and live in multifamily communities nationwide.