WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 9, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — New home sales and marketing professionals are encouraged to submit entries for the 2012 National Sales and Marketing Awards, sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) National Sales and Marketing Council. The Awards, better known as “The NationalsSM,” pay tribute to superior sales and marketing achievements by individual sales and marketing professionals, home builders and associates.Now in its 31st year, The Nationals is considered the nation’s largest and most prestigious competition for sales and marketing professionals and communities. Entries can be submitted in nearly 50 awards categories, and include recognition for professional excellence in design, architecture, advertising, marketing, merchandising and sales achievement.
“I am constantly amazed at the quality sales and marketing work produced despite the current market,” said Doris Pearlman, MIRM, president at Possibilities for Design, Inc. and chair of the 2012 Nationals. “This awards program gives new home sales and marketing professionals the rare chance to connect and celebrate the talent that still permeates the building industry.”
To submit an award entry, or to learn more about the awards, go to www.thenationals.com. Entrants have until Oct. 8, 2011 to submit their applications, and until Oct. 14, 2011 to submit their projects for consideration.
Gold and Silver award winners will be honored during the 2012 International Builders’ Show at the National Sales & Marketing Awards Ceremony on Feb. 8, 2012, in Orlando, Fla. Andrew Brethour, president of PMA Brethour Realty Group will also be named “Legend of Residential Marketing” for his innovative leadership in new-home marketing.
The Nationals are co-sponsored by MetLife Home Loans. For questions regarding sponsorship, log onto www.thenationals.com, or contact Steve Bunce at (800) 368-5242 x8690 or ">.
For more information about The Nationals, please call 800-658-2751 or 909-987-2758 or visit www.thenationals.com.