55+ Individual Awards

These categories will recognize individual 55+ housing professionals who have demonstrated exceptional expertise, leadership, and creativity — as well as measurable positive results — in their respective fields.

Entries for 55+ Individual Awards will evaluate creativity, execution and outcome based on the following criteria:

  • Creativity/Appeal: Overall appeal of the programming and the environment in which it occurs

  • Target Market: Appropriateness for the resident group and/or 55+ consumers

  • Benefits: Evidence of positive impact on resident satisfaction and quality of life

  • Success: The work has met objectives and delivered a favorable return on investment

  • Leadership Qualities: Demonstrated ability to motivate, guide and direct others toward achieving the highest levels of performance, effectiveness and success

  • Commitment to the 55+ Housing Industry: Continuing education, trade group involvement, certifications, designations and other activities that promote excellence

Category 40 - Best 55+ Lifestyle Director 
Category 41 - Best 55+ Marketing Director 
Category 42 - Best 55+ Sales Director or Manager 
Category 43 - Best 55+ Sales Person 

Gold and Innovation Award winners were announced during the 2017 NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando. Additional information about the Best of 55+ Housing Awards can be found at nahb.org/55plusawards.