NEW ORLEANS, LA – 365 Connect, the New Orleans based, award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that out of more than 5,000 submissions from 24 countries, the company's Mobile Leasing and Resident Platform has received a Summit Creative Award from the Summit International Awards Organization. This highly coveted international award further cements 365 Connect’s role as the leader in creating leading edge, web-based technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry.
The Summit International Awards (SIA) Organization is dedicated to furthering excellence in the marketing communications industry. It administers three distinguished advertising and marketing award competitions throughout the year with the goal of raising the awareness of companies and individuals who have the creative and marketing talent to go beyond the ordinary. Throughout its twenty-year history, its Creative Award has established itself as a premier arbiter of creative and communication excellence. Using stringent evaluation criteria and blind judging processes, its competitions reward only those firms whose work exemplifies the best in its class.
The Summit Creative Award recognized 365 Connect's Mobile Leasing and Resident Platform for its fully-integrated solution to serve today’s mobile generation. The 365 Connect Mobile Platform delivers the entire resident lifecycle experience, which includes marketing, leasing and resident services from a single platform. It enables prospects and residents the ability to transact business and access community news, events and rich video content; all from any mobile device.
“Winning a Summit Creative Award is a significant accomplishment in one’s career. With vetted judges, tough judging criteria, blind judging processes, and strict bylaws limiting winners, only deserving entries receive recognition. The creative work this year was outstanding. Watching the judges debate the details of individual entries in the run-off for the tops spots was inspiring,” said Jocelyn Luciano, Executive Director for the Summit International Awards.
365 Connect President and CEO Kerry W. Kirby stated, “365 Connect is proud to have its mobile technology platform recognized on an international level, and we are truly honored to receive this highly acclaimed award. Our focus is to connect both future and existing residents with where they live. The 365 Connect Platform is designed to provide a host of services, resources and communication tools, right in the hands of today’s mobile generation. 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 17 technology awards, including an array of MHN Technology Choice Awards over the last 3 years and the Louisiana Governor’s Technology Award. The Summit Creative Award marks 365 Connect’s third international award specifically for its mobile technology. The 365 Connect Technology Platforms is highly recognized by its peers for unique ability to market communities across the Internet on high traffic sites, automate social media postings and deliver desktop and mobile platforms for prospects to transact business. Today, 365 Connect’s innovative technology platforms are utilized across the nation by some of the most recognized national, regional and local multifamily housing operators in the country.
The Summit International Awards Organization, founded in 1994, is dedicated to furthering excellence in the marketing communications industry. The Summit International Awards administers three distinguished advertising and marketing award competitions throughout the year with the goal of raising the awareness of companies and individuals who have the creative and marketing talent to go beyond the ordinary.
Founded in 2003, award-winning 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 locate, lease and live in multifamily communities nationwide.