NEW ORLEANS, LA – 365 Connect, the award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that the company has received an Internet Advertising Competition Award (IAC Award) from the Web Marketing Association for its Marketing Syndication Platform. This prestigious international award further strengthens 365 Connect’s role as the leader in creating leading-edge, web-based technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry.
The Internet Advertising Competition is an annual awards program that honors organizations responsible for driving excellence in online advertising across a range of formats. First conducted in 1999, it is the first and only competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising. Winners of the IAC Awards were selected based on criteria such as creativity, innovation, impact, use of the medium and memorability. Awards are given only to organizations that set themselves apart in the highly competitive online advertising environment. Judges consist of industry leaders from an array of international firms, such as Deutsch, Morpheus Media and Warner Brothers, to name a few.
The Internet Advertising Competition Award recognizes 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. 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.
“Once again, the creativity and excellence in online advertising continues to rise,” said William Rice, president of the Web Marketing Association. “The Web Marketing Association is pleased to help set the standard for Internet excellence with the IAC Awards by highlighting the best in online advertising by medium and industry. We are proud to honor 365 Connect with an IAC Award; they are on the forefront of online marketing in the industry they serve.”
365 Connect Founder and CEO Kerry W. Kirby stated, “365 Connect is proud to have its marketing syndication platform recognized on an international level, and we are truly honored to receive this highly acclaimed award. The 365 Connect Marketing Syndication Platform is designed to place our clients' communities in as many places across the Internet as possible. We remain on the forefront of migrating the apartment industry away from obsolete marketing strategies and towards more economical and effective marketing technology. 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 28 technology awards, including the Louisiana Governor’s Technology Award and an assortment of national and international awards. The 365 Connect Technology Platform is well 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 to transact business. Today, 365 Connect’s innovative technology platforms are utilized across the nation by some of the most respected national, regional and local multifamily housing operators in the country.
The Web Marketing Association (WMA) was founded in Boston in 1997 to help set a high standard for Internet marketing and corporate web development on the World Wide Web. Staffed by volunteers, this organization is made up of Internet marketing, advertising, PR and design professionals who share an interest for improving the quality of advertising, marketing and promotion used to attract visitors to corporate Web sites.
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.