NEW ORLEANS, LA – 365 Connect, the award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that out of more than 5,000 submissions from 23 countries, the company's Marketing Syndication and Locate. Lease. Live. Technology Platform have both received a Summit Creative Award from the Summit International Awards Organization. These highly coveted international awards 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 20-year history, the Summit International Awards Organization has established its Summit Creative Award 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 revolutionary Marketing Syndication Platform, a fully-integrated solution that eliminates redundant marketing efforts and delivers automated real-time updates to high traffic housing search engines and classified websites from a single platform; and its Locate. Lease. Live. Technology Platform. The 365 Connect Locate. Lease. Live. Technology Platform encompasses the entire spectrum of services inside the resident lifecycle; from online marketing, leasing, managing social media, and delivering services to residents to keep them renewing leases. The platform works on any device and delivers a fully-integrated solution for prospects, residents and property managers to transact business, access information and communicate.
“Winning two Summit Creative Awards 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 Founder and CEO Kerry W. Kirby stated, “365 Connect is pleased to have its technology platform acknowledged on an international level, and we are truly honored to receive these highly acclaimed awards. Our focus is to connect both future and existing residents with where they live by providing a host of services, resources and communication tools. These awards demonstrate 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 30 technology awards, including the Louisiana Governor’s Technology Award and 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 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 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.