The SoCal MAME AWARDS 2022

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What are The SoCal MAME Awards?

 

Presented by the Greater Sales & Marketing Council and BIA of Southern California, The SoCal MAME Awards encompass all facets of professional  achievement, sales, marketing, merchandising and design.

 

The Greater Sales & Marketing Council of the BIA of Southern California was the originators of the MAME Awards, standing for Major Achievement in Marketing Excellence, now a recognition across the country.

 

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.

 

When/where will The SoCal MAME Awards be held?

 

When: Saturday, October 1, 2022
Where: The Westin Resort of Anaheim
Timeline of Events:
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
Cost: Tickets GSMC Members:  $175  | Non-GSMC Members: $200
Hosts: Sam Rubin & Jessica Holmes of the KTLA Morning News
Attire: Black &White Attire Requested

 

How do I/my company participate in The SoCal MAME Awards?

 

There are 3 ways to participate:
1) Submit entries into categories for your chance to be a finalist and
recognized at The SoCal MAME Awards
a. Learn more about how to submit entries by reading below
2) Become a Partner
a. Learn more about how to become a Partner (sponsor) by CLICKING
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3) Purchase tickets to attend the event
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Who is eligible to submit for The SoCal MAME Awards?

 

Entries are open to BIA of Southern California Members ONLY. Non-members listed on the team form will not be credited.

 

What are the entry costs and qualifications?

 

ENTRY FEES

$200 per entry – GSMC Members

$250 per entry – BIASC Members

ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE 

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

Any Southern California development that actively maintained a sales or leasing program anytime  between June 1, 2021 and August 22, 2022 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.

 

What are the deadlines to be aware of?

 

August 22, 2022: ENTRY MATERIALS SUBMITTAL DEADLINE
Entry Application and Materials are due no later than August 22 nd at Midnight –
NO EXCEPTIONS or EXTENSIONS
Aug. 30 – Sep. 1, 2022: JUDGING
September 9, 2022: FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
September 23, 2022: SPONSORSHIP & TICKET PURCHASE DEADLINE

 

How do I submit entries?

 

STEPS TO ENTER
1. Please complete Entry Application & pay entry fees no later than August 22, 2022: CLICK HERE FOR ENTRY FORM
2. Once submitted Entry system will generate your unique entry serial number(s) per entry.

3. Your entry materials are due by August 22nd – Digital entries should be submitted by FTP, or File Sharing service: dropbox, yousendit, FTP, or Hightail are all acceptable methods – send to entries@teampmp.com

Materials for all entries include:
1 Team / Information Form (Professional Achievement categories require specialized forms)
2 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

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

 

What are The SoCal MAME Award categories?

 

Here is a list. See below for all details, requirements and submittal forms for each.

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Entries will be judged on the candidate’s positive aspects and measurable work performance for the period of June 1, 2021 and August 22, 2022

 

SALES ACHIEVEMENT

01 – Rookie Sales Professional 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 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 on why this person is deserving of the spotlight.

 

Categories 1-6 Requirements

  • Completed Form containing written statement describing exemplary performance and achievement.
    • Download Form – DOC
  • Please include a color photo of candidate
  • Cats 01-05 In lieu of an interview those nominated will be required to submit a video answering three interview questions: 
    • Share with us your biggest challenge.  
    • Share with us your biggest success.
    • What are you most proud of? 

 

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LEADERSHIP RECOGNITION  

07 – Sales Leader/Manager of the Year  

08 – Marketing Professional of the Year – Builder/Developer

09 – Associate Professional of the Year – Serving Builders/Developers

10 – Customer Service Professional of the Year  

11 – Construction Professional of the Year  

12 – Purchasing/Options Person or Team of the Year – NEW for 2022

13 – Escrow Professional or Team of the Year – NEW for 2022

14 – Design Studio Professional of the Year 

15 – Community Development Professional of the Year – NEW for 2022

16 – Young Leader of the Year  – NEW for 2022

 

Categories 07-16 Requirements

  • Completed Form containing written statement describing exemplary performance and achievement.
    • Category 7 Form – DOC
    • Category 8 Form – DOC
    • Category 9 Form – DOC
    • Category 10 Form – DOC
    • Category 11 Form – DOC
    • Category 12 Form – DOC
    • Category 13 Form – DOC
    • Category 14 Form – DOC
    • Category 15 Form – DOC
    • Category 16 Form – DOC
  • In lieu of an interview those nominated will be required to submit a video answering three interview questions: 
    • Share with us your biggest challenge.  
    • Share with us your biggest success.
    • What are you most proud of? 
    • FORMAT to .mov or .mp4 – MAX 3 minutes
  • Please include a color photo of candidate

 

SEE LAST PAGE FOR DEFINITIONS AND JUDGING CRITERIA

 

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MARKETING & DESIGN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

17. Best Logo Design

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

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 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)

 

18. 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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • Image Requirements: 6 to 8 images 

Suggested:  logo, advertisements, signage, displays, brochure, direct mail, and impact graphic, etc

 

19. Best Brochure – Printed or Digital  

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

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form
    • Download Form – DOC
  • Image of Brochure in jpeg format.
  • Sample brochure – delivered by August 22 to : SoCalAwards

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

 

20. 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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 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)

 

21. 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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry.

 

22. 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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry
  • Video File of video animation (.mov or quicktime file)

 

23. Best Customer Service Experience – NEW for 2022!

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

Entry Requirements

  • Team/ Information Form including link to actual campaign
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry

 

24. 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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 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.

 

25. 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

    • Download Form – DOC
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry.

 

26. Best Signage  

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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry.

 

27. Best Sales or Leasing Office

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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 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.

 

28. Best Landscape Design (Single Model)

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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 6 to 8 images that can be used to represent entry

 

29. 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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry

 

30. 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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 6 to 8 images that can be used to represent entry

 

31. Best Interior Merchandising of a Detached Home priced under $600,000

32. Best Interior Merchandising of a Detached Home priced $600,000 – $900,000

33. Best Interior Merchandising of a Detached Home priced $900,001 – $1.5 Million

34. Best Interior Merchandising of a Detached Home priced over $1.5 Million

35. Best Interior Merchandising of an Attached Home Plan priced under $750,000

36. 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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 6 to 8 images that represent entry: Living room, dining room, master bedroom, kitchen/family room area or other unique spaces.
  • Floor plan

 

37. Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home under 2,000 sq.

38. Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home 2,000 to 3,000

39. Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home 3,000 to 4,500

40. Best Architectural Design of a Detached Home over 4,500 sq.

41. Best Architectural Design of an Individual Attached Home Plan

42. 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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 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

 

SPECIALTY AWARDS – New for 2022!!

43. Best Thoughtful Design – Architecture (Single Plan – May be Attached or Detached)

44. Best Innovative Space – Interiors 

Focusing on design solutions 

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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 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

 

45. 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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 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

 

46. 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
    • Download Form – DOC
  • 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.  

 

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.

 

47. Attached Community of the Year

48. Detached Community of the Year

49. Master Planned Community of the Year

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

 

Builder MUST be a BIASC member 

To qualify and submit an entry for Community of the Year the community must also be entered in at least FIVE categories that represent the community through people, space or design. 

The FIVE qualifying categories include categories 1-43. 

 

Entry Requirements

    • Team/ Information Form
      • Download Form – DOC
    • 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.

 

 

50. Top Producers Awards 

 

Sales Volume Award – $5 Million to $14.9 Million

Sales Volume Award – $15 Million to $24.9 Million

Sales Volume Award – $25 Million +

 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be current GSMC Member.

  • Completed Top Producers form with closed sales for the period of August 1, 2021 thru August 1, 2022
    • Download Form – DOC
  • Please include a color photo of candidate 

 

Professional Achievement Awards Categories

 

Additional Eligibility Requirements:

  • Candidates of individual categories must submit a written statement, 300 words or less, describing exemplary performance and achievement.
  • Candidate must submit a color photo. Any photos not received will be supplemented with company logo. For best results, send in the highest resolution and quality available. Format: jpg, minimum resolution 500×500 pixels at 300 dpi. 
  • Entries will be judged on the candidate’s positive aspects and measurable work performance. Community service and BIA/GSMC involvement will also be considered as judging criteria.
  • In lieu of an interview those nominated will be required to submit a video answering three interview questions: 
    • Share with us your biggest challenge.  
    • Share with us your biggest success.
    • What are you most proud of? 

 

Sales Rookie of the Year 

Candidate must have no more than 18 months of licensed experience in new-home sales.

Applies to lead or secondary agent. 

 

Sales Professional of the Year

Individual that has overcome sales challenges, excelled at home financing, building referrals, handled closings smoothly, construction and escrow coordination, and ultimate buyer satisfaction.  Candidate’s overall attitude and commitment to the ultimate success of this community is unmatched.  

 

Online Sales Professional of the Year

Individual or Team responsible for answering phone inquiry, setting appointments, managing leads, follow-up and handoff with the on-site team. Candidate’s overall attitude and commitment to the ultimate success of this community is unmatched.  

 

Sales Team of the Year

Team that has overcome sales challenges, excelled at home financing, building referrals, handled closings smoothly, construction and escrow coordination, and ultimate buyer satisfaction.  Candidate’s overall attitude and commitment to the ultimate success of this community is unmatched.  

 

Sales Leader/Manager of the Year

Sales Manager who has shown considerable judgment, initiative and motivation in order to

manage the sales performance and activities of new-home communities.  Responsibilities

include recruiting, hiring, training and supervising on-site sales or leasing agents.

Entries will be judged on the candidate’s positive aspects and measurable work performance.

 

Marketing Professional of the Year

Marketing Director is responsible for creating, developing, overseeing, coordinating and managing marketing activities for new home communities. Responsibilities include hiring, training and supervising marketing team toward creating and maintaining campaigns that target audiences that result in sales of builder communities all within manageable budgets. 

 

Customer Service Representative of the Year

Customer Service Representative is an individual (administrator, coordinator, representative or manager) responsible for anticipating and responding to homebuyers’ needs and concerns. They work directly with the homebuyer when problems arise to protect the Builder or Developer’s quality and integrity. 

 

Purchasing/Options Person or Team of the Year – NEW for 2022

A Purchasing Agent or Team who works to promote positive working relationships with all trades in the industry while maintaining budgets, contracting projects and assisting with ongoing construction of projects. The person or team promotes value engineering, product research, efficiency and supports options and marketing as well as other departments within their company and are well-regarded by their peers and others in the trade.

OR

An Options Coordinator or Office Personnel or Team who works to promote efficiency and support the daily operations of the homebuilder while maintaining positive relationships with all trades, consultants, sales teams and associates. This person or team partners with all departments within their company assisting with items such as options, accounting, office management or customer service and are well-regarded by their peers.

 

Superintendent/Construction Professional of the Year

The Superintendent is an individual who is responsible for supervising the off-site and/or on-site construction of the residential building process for a new homebuilder. Responsibilities include hiring, managing, budgeting and overseeing daily operations.

 

Associate Company or Professional of the Year 

The Associate company, person or team is BIABA member who has displayed innovation, market performance, relationships, community involvement and provided services to fellow BIABA Builder members. Judging criteria will include effort shown in outreach with builder, with buyers, in community outreach, buyer satisfaction, builder communication, industry involvement. Suggested entrants include, but not limited to, Architects, Lenders and Engineers. 

(Business development, sales, designers, project managers – any and all who serve the builder)

 

Escrow Professional of the Year – NEW for 2022

The Escrow Coordinator is a BIASC builder member escrow coordinator who has shown teamwork, quality work performance and successful escrow closing rates. Judging criteria will be buyer satisfaction, builder communication and industry involvement.

 

Design Studio Professional of the Year

Design professional of the year is the individual who, in the opinion of the judges, has demonstrated excellence in the management of the builder design studio. 

 

Community Development Professional of the Year – NEW for 2022

An individual who is responsible for supervising the off-site and/or on-site construction of the residential building process for a new homebuilder or Developer. Responsibilities include hiring, managing, budgeting and overseeing daily operations.

Entries will be judged on the candidate’s positive aspects and measurable work performance.

Suggested entrants include, but not limited to, Land and Forward Planners, Project Managers.

 

Young Leader of the Year – NEW for 2022SoCAL 

Open to builders and associate/supplier disciplines

Designed to recognize new leaders within our industry – people who are making an impact and advancing the industry through innovation, outstanding performance and dedication. Open to ad agencies, interior designers, architects, builders, et al.

Nominee must be under 40 years of age at the time of entry

 

TOP PRODUCERS

Sales Volume Award Categories

 

Additional Eligibility Requirements:

 

Candidates must be GSMC members and membership must be in good standing, both at the time of submission and at the time the award is given/received.

 

Sales Volume Award – $5 Million to $14.9 Million

Sales Volume Award – $15 Million to $24.9 Million

Sales Volume Award – $25 Million +

 

QUESTIONS?
If you have any questions during the process, please feel free to
contact the administrator & producer of The So Cal MAME Awards:
TeamPMP.

Lisa Parrish | Administrator
909|987|2758
lisa@teampmp.com

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