Circle of Excellence Awards Ceremony

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Friday, November 19, 2021
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM (EST)
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Circle of Excellence Awards Ceremony! 

The Circle of Excellence Awards Ceremony is the premier South Florida Apartment Industry awards celebration. This is THE event where we recognize apartment communities, companies, and individuals who have gone above and beyond for the success of the industry. The Circle of Excellence hosts hundreds of guests each year and is one of the largest apartment industry awards celebrations in the State of Florida. This celebratory event is focused on honoring an industry, a lifestyle, and a profession that makes the South Florida Apartment Industry one of the largest, fastest-growing and most successful in the nation.



Management & Communities: $145
(Applicable for: Active Management companies, communities, event sponsors)
Management Non-Members: $199
(Applicable for: Non active Management companies
and communities)

For groups of 10 attendees or more, let us do the registration for you!


Become a Sponsor

Packages are now available for members interested in showcasing their support and services! This will be a perfect opportunity for companies to gain significant brand recognition. Browse through our current prospectus and contact if you have any questions!


Awards Information

Bringing a streamlined nomination process!

The Circle of Excellence Awards has 28 different nomination categories ranging from individual awards to apartment community/company awards to supplier categories. Each nomination category requires different supporting documentation. Nominations submitted without the supporting documents will not be eligible for judging or able to receive an award.

Click here to access a step-by-step on completing a nomination.

2021 Nominations Now Open!
Deadline to submit nominations: 
Sunday, September 19, 2021


*Please note: all nominees must be in good standing with SEFAA in order to qualify for an award.

Judging Process

The awards are judged by prestigious apartment industry experts who are known nationwide. Each nomination category is reviewed by multiple, hand-selected judges. Each judge completes their own scoring matrix, which is collectively evaluated and added up. The nominee then with the highest overall score wins the award for that category.

Nominations Criteria Checklist

Nomination Criteria checklists are provided for each nomination category. This checklist will include details regarding the specific criteria for each nomination and provide the scoring matrix that corresponds with each nomination. If supporting documents are not submitted towards the specific criteria, the nomination will not receive the points for that category.

Community Manager of the Year

Maintenance Supervisor of the Year

Regional/District Manager of the Year

Leasing Consultant of the Year

Assistant Manager of the Year

Maintenance Employee of the Year

Housekeeper/Groundskeeper of the Year

Maintenance Team of the Year

Community of the Year - Affordable

Community of the Year - Conventional

Community Exterior Curb Appeal of the Year

Community Amenities of the Year

Community Resident Activities of the Year

Community Model of the Year

Community Clubhouse of the Year

Lease-up of the Year

Best Online Presence

Community Renovation of the Year

Supplier Award Categories

Congratulations to our 2020 Winners!

View Full List Here

*Event prices and dates are subject to change.

SEFAA Values Your Health & Safety: As certain events proceed as scheduled, the SEFAA Team is taking several measures to protect the health and well-being of our members. Please read below for our recommendations, along with specific protocol in place that aligns with the Centers for Disease Control’s guidelines

  • We kindly ask anyone that is feeling ill or exhibiting flu-like symptoms to please hold off on attending any SEFAA programs, out of respect for fellow members and participants.
  • Be mindful of everyone’s space and ask before shaking hands or greeting a fellow member.
  • Complimentary tissues and hand sanitizer stations will be available on site. Attendees are encouraged to use proper hygiene and wash hands as frequently as possible.
  • Spaces that allow for open outside doors and windows will be utilized to increase air circulation in the area.
  • Venue staff will be responsible for cleaning and disinfecting all areas (e.g., offices, bathrooms, and common areas), focusing especially on frequently touched surfaces.
  • Signs that promote the daily practice of preventive actions will be featured during on-site programs.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations and No-Shows are still responsible for payment. If you cannot attend the event, please remember that your registration is transferable for the same event. If you send someone to replace the original registrant, please ask that person to give the name of the person they are replacing at check-in. This will help prevent double billing.

Accounts Receivables: If your account is past due 60 or more days, you will not be able to register for any of our upcoming programs, seminars or educational events until your account is brought up to current. Account can be brought current through Member Compass or calling the SEFAA office at 561-447-0696.


November 19
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM Welcome Reception Enjoy the cocktail hour, featuring music, cash bars, photo opportunities, and lounge areas.
7:15 PM - 7:45 PM Seating Begins Promptly Guests need to be seated for the Awards Ceremony to begin.
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Awards Ceremony & Dinner The 2021 Awards are presented concurrently with a three-course dinner, including dessert.
9:30 PM - 11:30 PM After Party Enjoy live music and exclusive entertainment.

For More Information:

South East Florida Apartment Association Logo 352 NE 3rd Avenue
Delray Beach, Florida 33444

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