NAA Excellence Awards


The road to excellence is paved with hard work, dedication to one’s community and leadership skills. That’s why we recognize those acts with the National Apartment Association’s Excellence Awards (the Excels). With categories from all walks of the rental housing industry, NAA celebrates affiliated apartment associations, communities, companies, individual achievements and other initiatives that promote apartment careers. 

All 2023 NAA Excellence Awards winners and nominees will get their moment to shine throughout the industry’s largest education and networking event of the year, Apartmentalize in Atlanta June 7-9, 2023. This year’s award ceremony will be a complimentary brunch open to interested conference goers and those ready to cheer on their company, colleagues and other nominees.  

The call for applications for 2023 has now closed. If you would like to be notified when the next application period opens, please email [email protected]

Still have questions, check out the FAQs, 2022 NAA Excellence Awards Ceremony and 2022 Award Winners below.


2023 NAA Excellence Awards Details

Find out which of our 22 Excels Award Categories, focused on five areas, is the best fit:

Become part of the action as the rental housing community focuses on the annual NAA Excellence Awards Ceremony at 2023 Apartmentalize. Sponsorship opportunities include:

Diversify your career portfolio with this illustrious volunteer opportunity to help us identify our industry’s excellence. Those selected judges will be required to provide a brief professional biography and review proposals from Jan. 9 – Feb. 24, 2023.

Apply today 

  • What other important dates & deadlines should I be award of when I apply for the NAA Excellence Awards?

    Application Review: January 9 – February 24, 2023
    All applicants will be notified by March 8, 2023


  • Who should I contact if I have more questions?
    Answer: For more information, please contact us at [email protected]