NAA Excellence Awards

2022 NAA Excellence Awards

Each year, NAA's Excellence Awards, or Excels, recognize excellence and leadership in the rental housing industry. Excels celebrate communities, industry professionals and affiliated apartment associations who make unique contributions to the industry. For the winners, receiving an Excels award represents milestones and outstanding achievement.

Winners were announced and celebrated during the NAA Excellence Awards ceremony on Friday, June 24 at Apartmentalize.

View the 2022 NAA Excellence Award Winners

NAA will begin accepting applications for the 2023 NAA Excellence Awards on October 17, 2022. If you would like to be notified when the next application period opens, please email [email protected].

2023 NAA Excellence Awards Details

Applications Open: October 17, 2022

Application Deadline: December 16, 2022

Application Review: January 9 – February 24, 2023

Notification: March 8, 2023

Awards Ceremony: Apartmentalize in Atlanta, GA (Details coming soon!)

The NAA Excellence Awards rely on the generosity of NAA member volunteers who share their time and knowledge to help identify the best of the best.

Want to help?

Apply today and help us decide who is the best of the best in the rental housing industry. Selected judges will be required to review proposals from January 9 - February 24, 2023. Tell us a bit about yourself and your interests.

All 2023 NAA Excellence Award winners and nominees will be recognized during an awards ceremony at Apartmentalize in Atlanta, GA. Stay tuned for details! 

 

NAA’s Excellence Awards offers more than 25 award categories. The award categories are grouped in five focus areas: Affiliate; Anthony V. Pusateri; Community; Company; and Individual Achievement. Click the links below for a detailed description of the categories in each focus area.

2022 NAA Excellence Awards Categories

The NAA Affiliate Awards celebrate the exemplary accomplishments of over 150 state and local associations across the country that are part of the NAA network.

These awards are only open to affiliated associations. Awards include:

There is no charge for the Affiliate Award categories. Please note, three finalists will be chosen, and the winner will be announced during the 2022 NAA Excellence Awards ceremony.

The NAA Anthony V. Pusateri Awards celebrate projects, events & initiatives that promote apartment careers.

Awards include:

Applicants will be charged $50 per entry for the Anthony V. Pusateri Award categories. 

The NAA Community of the Year Awards represent the very best in the rental housing industry. These awards recognize excellence in a range of rental property styles and sizes.

Excels will be awarded to:

Applicants will be charged $225 per entry for the Community Award categories. Please note, three finalists will be chosen, and the winner will be announced during the 2022 Excellence Awards ceremony.

The Company Awards recognize and celebrate organizations for their significant contributions to their staff, local community and the rental housing industry as a whole.  

Awards include:

Applicants will be charged $225 per entry for the Company Award categories. Please note, three finalists will be chosen, and the winner will be announced during the 2022 NAA Excellence Awards ceremony.

The NAA and NAAEI Individual Achievement Awards recognize individuals who have made noteworthy achievements within their professional career.​

Excels will be awarded to:

Applicants will be charged $50 per entry for the Individual Award categories. *Please note, three finalists will be chosen, and the winner will be announced during the 2022 NAA Excellence Awards ceremony. 

View the 2021 NAA Excellence Award Winners

Watch the 2021 NAA Excellence Awards

 

NAA's Top Employers

This awards program identifies member organizations that encourage employee engagement and performance and foster collaborative and innovative work environments. It pays tribute to the employees and their hard work, which directly contributes to the success of suppliers, management companies and the entire rental housing industry. NAA will begin accepting applications for the 2023 Top Employers on January 16, 2023. If you would like to be notified when the next application period opens, please email [email protected].

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