The SoCal MAME Awards 2021

CALL FOR ENTRIES

 

Presented by The Greater Sales & Marketing Council and BIA of Southern California.

 

Encompassing all facets of professional achievement,

sales, marketing, merchandising and design.

 

This competition provides for entry opportunities in product design, model complex landscaping, interior merchandising, sales office design, logo design, graphics, brochures, signage, advertisements, overall advertising campaigns, special promotions, internet marketing and professional achievement.

 

  • Applications 1-5, 7-41 $200 per entry
  • Category 6 – NO FEE
  • Category 42 Entry Fee $125.00

 

ENTRY MATERIALS ARE DUE BY AUGUST 30TH

JUDGING SEPTEMBER 7, 8 & 9

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED SEPTEMBER 13TH

SEPTEMBER 24 – Sponsorship & Ticket Deadline

 

Entries are open to BIA of Southern California Members ONLY

 

Eligibility

Any Southern California development that actively maintained a sales or leasing program anytime between June 1, 2020 and August 30, 2021 is eligible for entry. Entries submitted in previous Nationals and/or Gold Nugget competitions that meet the above criteria are eligible for re-entry in the SoCal Awards. Please call 909-987-2758 for additional information.

 

DEADLINES & DELIVERY

Entry Application and Materials are due no later than August 30th.  Midnight – NO EXCEPTIONS or EXTENSIONS

 

STEPS TO ENTER

  1. Please complete Entry Application & pay entry fees no later than August 30, 2021
  2. Once submitted Entry system will generate your unique entry serial number(s) per
  3. Your entry materials are due by August 24nd – Digital entries should be submitted by FTP, or File Sharing service (dropbox, yousend it)

Download Forms Here

 

Materials for all entries include:

Team/ Information Form

(Professional Achievement categories require specialized forms)

Digital Files — site plan, floor plan, and photo images required.

If you have any questions during the process, please feel free to contact our offices.
Lisa Parrish | Administrator  909|987|2758

lisa@teampmp.com

 

Submit your entry materials via file sharing services.

FTP, Dropbox, or Hightail are all acceptable methods – send to entries@teampmp.com

 

IMAGES

Digital images saved at 300 dpi – sized to at 1800 pixels wide – saved at 300 dpi JPEG format ONLY. All plans should be saved as high resolution PDF

Images should be named with your Category number, entry serial and sequence number or description.

 

PLEASE NOTE THE LABELING OF THE IMAGES IS AS FOLLOWS AND ANY IMAGES NOT NAMED IN THE PROPER MANNER WILL REQUIRE THE ENTRANT TO RESUBMIT IMAGES PROPERLY OR BE SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION.

01-1005_1.jpg, 01-1005_2.jpg (thru 8 images), 01-1005_floorplan.pdf, 01-1005_TeamForm.docx

 

Saturday – October 9, 2021

The Westin Resort of Anaheim

5:00pm-6:00pm Cocktail Reception & Red Carpet

6:00pm Doors open for Seating

6:30pm Dinner Service

7:45pm SoCal Awards Ceremony

10:00pm Evening concludes

SoCal Awards Ceremony – Hosted by Sam Rubin & Jessica Holmes – KTLA Morning News

 

Tickets GSMC Members  $175  Non-Members $200

 

Attire: Black Tie Optional

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Entries will be judged on the candidate’s positive aspects and measurable work performance for the period of June 1, 2020 and August 30, 2021

SALES ACHIEVEMENT

01 – Rookie Sales Person of the Year – less than 2 years of selling

02 – Sales Professional of the Year  – Category will be broken by sales price

03 – Sales Team of the Year  – Category will be broken by sales price

04 – Online Sales Professional of the Year

05 – Online Sales Team of the year

06 – Shining Star – Someone who works alongside sales professionals who deserves to be recognized.  Is there a superintendent going above and beyond? A marketing coordinator? An escrow officer or preferred lender?  Submit a brief statement for a chance to be recognized!

Categories 1-6 Requirements

  • Completed Form containing written statement describing exemplary performance and achievement.
  • Please include a color photo of candidate

Category 06 – NO ENTRY FEE – Non-Judged Recognition


LEADERSHIP RECOGNITION  

07 – Marketing Professional of the Year 

08 – Associate Professional of the Year 

09 – Customer Service Professional of the Year 

10 – Community Superintendent of the Year 

Categories 06-10 Requirements

  • Completed Form containing written statement describing exemplary performance and achievement.
  • Please include a color photo of candidate

MARKETING & DESIGN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

  1. Best Logo Design

Entry will be judged on overall logo design, readability and execution.

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form
  • Image Requirements: 6 to 8 images of the following: Logo in color, logo in black & white and various examples of logo in use. (brochure, signage, letterhead, etc)
  1. Best Graphic Continuity

Entry will be judged on graphics, concept, overall design compatibility, readability, and execution. How all branding pieces work together.

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form
  • Image Requirements: 6 to 8 images of the following: logo, advertisements, signage, displays, brochure, direct mail, and impact graphic, etc
  1. Best Brochure for a Builder or Community
  2. Best Brochure for a Masterplan

Entry will be judged on concept, creativity, copy, layout, overall design, readability.

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form
  • Image of Brochure in jpeg format.
  • Sample brochure – delivered by August 30th to : SoCalAwards

Peter Mayer Productions, Inc. – 10416 Hamilton St. Alta Loma CA 91701

  1. Best Special Promotion

Limited-Time Sales or Marketing Promotion by a Builder or Associate

Entry will be judged on creativity, design, and success of materials developed to gain product interest. Includes a series of ads, print and electronic media

Entry Requirements:

  • Team/ Information Form
  • Submit images of promotion – photos of events suggested
  • Submit images of ads that represent the campaign. May include any or all of the following: print advertising, direct mail, television and radio spots, billboards, etc. – jpeg or PDF format
  • Television and radio submissions should be sent as Audio Files (mp3) file and Video file (.mov or quicktime file)
  1. Best Online Marketing Campaign

Entry will be judged on concept, creativity, copy, layout, and results of campaign.

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form including link to actual campaign
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry.
  1. Best Innovative Use of Technology

Entry will be judged on creativity, user experience, overall design, and effectiveness

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form including link to actual campaign
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry
  • Images of pages (home page, category pages, etc.
  • Video File of video animation (.mov or quicktime file)
  • Up to two (2) images that can be used to represent entry
  1. Best Overall Advertising Campaign (Includes all collateral and online platforms)

Entry will be judged on creativity, design, and success of materials developed to gain product interest. Includes ads, print and electronic media, and billboards.

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form including link to actual campaign
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry.
  • May include any or all of the following: print advertising, direct mail, television and radio spots, billboards, etc. Used for judging and displays. • Television and radio submissions should be sent on digitally – Video – .mov files – Audio Mp3 files.
  1. Best Website

Awards may be presented for Builder, Community and/or Associate

Entry will be judged based on quality of design, ease of obtaining information, and organization of message.

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form including Link to website – must be fully updated and live|
    by July 29th
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry.
  1. Signage Program

Awards may be presented for: Neighborhood – single builder and product line OR Community – Multiple product lines

Entry will be judged on concept, creativity, basic graphics and layout, design, execution, readability, and continuity. Includes onsite and offsite signage.

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry.

DESIGN AWARDS

  1. Best Sales or Leasing Office

Awards may be presented for: Neighborhood – single builder and product line OR Community – Multiple product lines

Entry will be judged on theme, function, display concept, creativity, and design used in the office, as well as the use of tools and technologies to achieve sales success.

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry – may include the following: exterior entrance, overall interior, topography table, impact graphic, renderings, displays, and/or closing office.
  • Floor Plan of office layout showing layout of exhibits.
  1. Best Model Complex Landscape Design

Awards may be presented based on price range of community

Entry will be judged on the landscape effectiveness, impact, and function in enhancing the product or project. Landscaping includes ground cover, hardscape, and softscape.

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form
  • 6 to 8 images that can be used to represent entry
  1. Best Outdoor Living Space – How the outdoor living relates to the indoor space increasing the livability of the home.

Entry will be judged on concept, creativity, impact of furniture and accessories.

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry
  1. Best Community Amenity Feature – Clubhouses, Garden Areas etc

Entry will be judged on the effectiveness, impact, and function in enhancing the project.

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form
  • 6 to 8 images that can be used to represent entry
  1. Best Interior Merchandising of a Detached Home priced under $600,000
  2. Best Interior Merchandising of a Detached Home priced $600,000 – $900,000
  3. Best Interior Merchandising of a Detached Home priced $900,001 – $1.5 Million
  4. Best Interior Merchandising of a Detached Home priced over $1.5 Million
  5. Best Interior Merchandising of an Attached Home Plan priced under $750,000
  6. Best Interior Merchandising of an Attached Home Plan priced $750,000 & Over

Entry Requirements

Entry will be judged on concept, creativity, impact of furniture and accessories.

  • Team/ Information Form
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry: Living room, dining room, master bedroom, kitchen/family room area or other unique spaces.
  • Floor plan
  1. Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home under 2,000 sq.
  2. Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home 2,000 to 3,000
  3. Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home 3,000 to 4,500
  4. Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home over 4,500 sq.
  5. Best Architectural Design – Attached Home Plan
  6. Best Architectural Design of a Multi-Family Community

Entry Requirements

Entry will be judged on overall exterior and interior architecture, design appeal, function, and creative use of interior space and creative integration of plan design with site considerations.

  • Team/ Information Form
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry: Front exterior, Living room, dining room, master bedroom, kitchen/family room area or other unique spaces.
  • Floor plan
  1. Home of the Year **

Home must be submitted in Interior/Architectural Design to compete

Must have entered in interior merchandising and architectural design category.

Winner will be determined based upon points from qualifying categories, and judges review.

  • Team/ Information Form
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry: Front exterior, Living room, dining room, master bedroom, kitchen/family room area or other unique spaces.
  • Floor plan
  1. Architectural Series – Defined as a set of plans within a single neighborhood

Recognizing the overall excellence of a project series combining architecture, interior design, landscape, and sales success.

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form
  • Site plan
  • 6 to 12 images that represent collection of plans.
  • Floor plan for each plan in the series.

COMMUNITY AWARDS

The Community of the Year Awards are presented to the BIA Builder/Developer for the best overall marketing and community presentation of a community. The Community of the Year Award will be determined by the CUMULATIVE point totals in selected categories. The sum of these scores determines the Community of the Year Award winner.

Community of the Year will be judged based on:

Design and sensitivity to natural or created environments, Design appeal, Creative use of space, materials, amenities, Architectural continuity, Landscape design and signage, and Overall sales success.

  1. Attached Community of the Year
  2. Detached Community of the Year
  3. Master Planned Community of the Year

Defined as multiple product lines from multiple builders within a larger branding

To be eligible for Community of the Year – must have entered the following Logo, Brochure, Ad, Sales Office or Amenity, Interiors and Architectural Design For a total of FIVE qualifying entries, in addition to the below requirements

To be eligible for Master Planned Community of the Year – must have entered the following categories: Logo, Brochure, Signage, Website, Community Amenity or Sales Experience

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form
  • Site plan of the community
  • Six (6) to Twelve (12) images of community – Exteriors, landscape, interiors, signage, sales office etc.
  • An on-site tour of the community finalists will be conducted by the judges.
  1. Top Producers

Volume based recognition based on # of units closed

Recognition for homes priced under $1Million & Over $1Million

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be current GSMC Member.

  • Completed Top Producers form including total closed units for the period of August 1, 2020 thru August 1, 2021
  • Please include a color photo of candidate