NAA Community Site, Resource Center Wins National Social Media Award

Contact: Mary Scott, 703/797-0645 or mary@naahq.org

ARLINGTON, Va. / April 9, 2012 – The National Apartment Association’s (NAA) Community Site and Online Resource Center has won bronze in the EXCEL Awards, given annually by  Association Media & Publishing.

The EXCEL Awards honor programs in association publications, including magazines, newsletters, scholarly journals, electronic publications and websites.  NAA’s Community Site and Online Resource Center won in the category of Media Innovation: Social Media Strategy: Use of Proprietary Media Tools.

“Our staff has worked hard to build this site from the ground up,” said Michael Jones, Director of Information Technology at NAA. “Winning this award solidifies our stake in the multifamily industry as a great resource for our members and another social networking avenue for our members to communicate. We are especially proud of this honor.”

NAA’s Community Site was launched Nov. 1, 2010 and has more than 16,000 visits annually on average, with nearly 12,000 document downloads. NAA members can find a wide range of resources, including best practices, sample forms and policies, market reports and articles on all facets of the multifamily industry. The site is a member-only benefit of NAA’s more than 40,000 members nationwide and requires a login to access information.

NAA will be recognized at the 32nd Annual EXCEL Awards Gala on Monday, June 11 in Baltimore.

NAA’s Aptly Spoken Blog is a past winner of the EXCEL Awards.

Contact Mary Scott, NAA’s Community Site and Online Resource Manager at mary@naahq.org  with questions or requests for screen shots.

 

The National Apartment Association (NAA) is America’s leading advocate for quality rental housing. NAA’s mission is to serve the interests of multifamily housing owners, managers, developers and suppliers and maintain a high level of professionalism in the multifamily housing industry to better serve the rental housing needs of the public.