AAOC Tribute Awards


Thursday, May 16, 2024
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM (PDT)

The Apartment Association of Orange County is pleased to announce the return of the AAOC TRIBUTE AWARDS, presented by Dedicated Transportation Services!

The AAOC TRIBUTE AWARDS recognizes exemplary work, dedicated service, valuable skills, commitment to excellence, and outstanding achievements in the rental housing industry.

Join us as we honor the individuals, teams, and companies that have gone above and beyond in their professional roles to make significant industry contributions in Orange and Riverside Counties.

All rental-housing professionals are encouraged to consider nominating deserving colleagues, teams and communities for recognition. Nominations are now open! Winners will be announced during a special awards ceremony and dinner on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda.

AAOC TRIBUTE AWARDS CATEGORIES
  1. Maintenance Technician of the Year (1-200 units)
  2. Maintenance Technician of the Year (201+ units)
  3. Maintenance Supervisor of the Year (1-200 units)
  4. Maintenance Supervisor of the Year (201+ units)
  5. Porter of the Year (1-200 units)
  6. Porter of the Year (201+ units)
  7. Housekeeper of the Year (1-200 units)
  8. Housekeeper of the Year (201+ units)
  9. Leasing Professional of the Year (1-200 units)
  10. Leasing Professional of the Year (201+ units)
  11. Regional Manager of the Year
  12. Assistant Property Manager of the Year (1-200 units)
  13. Assistant Property Manager of the Year (201+ units)
  14. Property Manager of the Year (1-200 units)
  15. Property Manager of the Year (201+ units)
  16. On-Site Team of the Year (1-200 units)
  17. On-Site Team of the Year (201+ units)
  18. Industry Partner of the Year - Company
  19. Industry Partner of the Year - Individual
  20. Community of the Year
    • A community from Orange County and Riverside County will be selected.
    • To be eligible, the community must have submitted at least one (1) entry in each of the following: 
      • Categories 1-8
      • Category 9 or 10  or Categories 12-15
      • Category 16 or 17

NOMINATION PERIOD

Call for Submissions: February 1, 2024 - March 15, 2024
Nominate an individual or onsite team.


ENTRY FEES

AAOC Members:  $95 (by February 26, 2024)
Non-Members: $125 (by February 26, 2024)


WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
  • AAOC members and non-members are eligible for Tribute Awards consideration.
  • Industry Partner nominees must be AAOC members for Tribute Awards consideration.
  • AAOC members must be in good standing at time of nomination.
  • Employees of AAOC members are eligible.
  • Individuals and communities must be located within AAOC's service territory.

DEADLINES

Nomination submission deadline: Friday, March 15, 2024 at 5 p.m.
Nominate an individual or onsite team and pay entry fee.

Nominee Submission of questions and videos: Monday, March 18, 2024
Final submission of materials for judging.
Each nominee should have their own email address!
The person nominating must submit the nominee's name and email address. 

Judging:
April 1-3, 2024

Sponsorship materials deadline:
April 30, 2024

Ticket purchase deadline:
May 8, 2024


JUDGING

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY!

For all categories, please answer ALL questions....

The last day to submit is March 15, 2024. Answers should be unique to the question.

WHEN SUBMITTING VIDEOS, THE VIDEO SHOULD BE PERTINENT TO THE CATEGORY. DO NOT SUBMIT THE SAME VIDEO FOR MULTIPLE COMPANIES OR CATEGORIES.


STEPS TO ENTER
  1. REVIEW CATEGORIES AND REQUIREMENTS HERE.
    Learn more about the award categories and entry requirements below.
  2. COMPLETE ENTRY APPLICATION ONLINE AND PAY ENTRY FEES.
    All items must be submitted through the ONLINE PORTAL no later than March 1, 2024.

    NOTE: Please make sure to notify your Nominee Candidate that they have been submitted and will may need to provide a video or written response to questions.
  3. RECEIVE ENTRY CONFIRMATION EMAIL.
    This email will include official entry numbers, entry submittal forms, and instructions on how to deliver entry materials electronically.
  4. PREPARE ENTRY MATERIALS
    Entry Submittal Form – completed questions – recommendation/statement.
    Nominee Video – Categories 09-15
    Images – ALL categories

    Image Requirements:
    All Categories – images should be saved at a resolution of approximately (w) 1800 x (h) 1200. Save all images as JPEG files, 300 ppi.

    Naming of Files: All files should be named with your category number, entry number
    (Ex: 01-1101 Sally Smith). Video file in 1920x1080 resolution saved to ".mov" or ".mp4" format.
  5. RETURN ENTRY MATERIALS
    Submit form & materials no later than March 15, 2024.


Questions

Lisa Parrish | Competition Manager
AAOC Tribute Awards
(909) 987-2758 | (800) 658-2751
lisa@teampmp.com


AAOC Tribute Awards "Ask Me Anything" Informational Webinar

Wednesday, February 7, 2024 @ 12 p.m. (via Zoom)

Join our Awards Chairs as they introduce the AAOC Tribute Awards for 2024... Awards Categories – Sponsorships - and MORE!

Then, hear from our Judging Administrator, Lisa Parrish, as she covers our new entry process, tips and tricks on preparing your entries, how to get your entry noticed by the judges, and how to make the most of your entry submittal.

To register for the informational webinar, click HERE.

EVENT SPONSORSHIPS

Enjoy special recognition and other benefits as an AAOC Tribute Awards sponsor.

Become A Sponsor

Sponsorship Information


TITLE SPONSOR


WINNERS LOUNGE SPONSOR


AWARD SPONSORS


WINE SPONSOR


  • AWARD SPONSORS
    $2,500 AAOC Members | $ 3,500 Non-Members
  • COCKTAIL HOUR SPONSORS
    $1,500 AAOC Members |  $2,250 Non-Members
  • GOLDEN PIN SPONSOR
    $1,500 AAOC Members | $2,750 Non-Members
  • STEP & REPEAT AND PHOTO BOOTH SPONSOR
    $1,500 AAOC Member Exclusive
  • WINE SPONSORS
    $1,000 AAOC Members | $1,750 Non-Members
  • FLORAL SPONSORS
    $1,000 AAOC Member | $2,250 Non-Member

BECOME A SPONSOR

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

DEBBIE DIBERNARDO
DebbieD@aaoc.com

714.245.9500 x1415