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365 Connect Receives International WebAward for Its Rental Housing Marketing Platform

NEW ORLEANS, LA - 365 Connect, a leading provider of award-winning marketing, leasing, and resident technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that the company has received a gold WebAward for its off-campus rental housing search engine, uCribs. This prestigious, international award recognizes 365 Connect’s capability to deliver innovative and creative solutions to meet the rapidly-changing needs of the multifamily housing industry.

Produced by the Web Marketing Association, the WebAwards is an international competition that recognizes the best, most effective websites on the Internet. The competition is unique in that it reflects upon the role of creatives, who are transforming how we market and communicate product and service offerings in the dynamic web industry. The winning entries are selected by an international panel of judges, and this year's competition boasted an equally eclectic amount of participants with thousands of entries coming from across the globe, showcasing candidates in corporate marketing and communication as well as media conglomerates and Fortune 500 companies.

365 Connect was recognized for uCribs, its go-to search site dedicated to locating apartments near universities. The platform is one of the most unique housing search engines in the industry, enabling renters to search for apartments based on the location of their university. With its robust data capture infrastructure, uCribs measures housing trends across college campuses, sharing insights with its growing audience that wants to better understand the off-campus rental housing market.

“The bar continues to be raised within the online marketing community in terms of website development trends,” said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. “365 Connect is a clear leader in the online marketing space. They are on the bleeding edge of web development, and we are honored to present them with one of the most highly-recognized awards in the industry.”

Judged by a select group of industry leaders who volunteer their valuable time, energy, and expertise to raise the standard of excellence in web development, winning entries are selected based on a strict rubric of criteria. These seven criteria include design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, copywriting, and ease of use. Recognizing the highest standards of excellence, a WebAward is a tremendous achievement that acknowledges outstanding talent and dedication.

365 Connect CEO, Kerry W. Kirby responded, “365 Connect is excited to have its technology acknowledged on an international level, and we are truly honored to receive this highly acclaimed award. Our mission is to enhance user experience through exceptional designs, workflows, and clear communication channels. This award emphasizes our team’s unwavering commitment to deliver best-of-breed products that drive our client’s businesses to the next level.”

Possessing an array of highly covetedtechnology awards, 365 Connect continues to revolutionize the multifamily housing industry with a dynamic platform built on modern-cloud architecture and flexible infrastructure. The platform consumes, integrates, and displays data to streamline operations without sacrificing a seamless user experience. Today, many of the nation’s most respected multifamily housing operators utilize 365 Connect to unify processes and create efficient workflows.

ABOUT THE WEBAWARDS: Since 1997, the Web Marketing Association's annual WebAward Competition has set the standard of excellence for website development. Independent expert judges from around the world review websites in 96 industries, and the best are recognized with a WebAward, which allows interactive professionals promote themselves, their companies, and their best work to the outside world. The WebAward Competition is the premier award recognition program for web developers and marketers worldwide. For more information about the WebAwards, visit www.webaward.org

ABOUT 365 CONNECT: 365 Connect was founded in 2003 with an unwavering commitment to transforming how apartment communities market, lease, and retain residents. As a leading provider of award-winning technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry, we deliver a fully-integrated suite of comprehensive solutions that automate marketing, simplify transactions, and serve residents after the lease is signed. 365 Connect allows its clients infinite expansion, robust integrations, and the ability to revolutionize user experiences. Explore: www.365connect.com