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 three international W3 Awards for its off-campus rental housing search engine, uCribs. These prestigious awards recognize 365 Connect’s capability to deliver innovative and creative solutions to meet the rapidly changing needs of the multifamily housing industry.
The W3 Awards celebrate digital excellence by honoring outstanding websites, online marketing campaigns, videos, mobile apps, and social content created by some of the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators worldwide. In honoring the best of the Web, the W3 Awards stand proud as the first major web competition accessible to the biggest agencies, the smallest firms, and everyone in-between. Judged by a select group of industry leaders, winning entries are chosen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. In its thirteenth season, the W3 Awards received over 5,000 entries from around the globe.
365 Connect was recognized for its apartment internet marketing platform, uCribs, a 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 so they may better understand the off-campus rental housing market.
“The creativity and quality of this season’s entries surpassed even our grandest expectations. As the digital landscape continues to expand and break new ground, our winners are a testament to the creative capability that makes the internet a true work of art,” said Derek Howard, the director of the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. “On behalf of the over 750 members of The Academy, we laud the talents and dedication our winners, and commend all of this year’s entrants for their commitment to furthering the quality of the digital content we view.”
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 these highly acclaimed awards. Our mission is to enhance user experience through exceptional designs, efficient 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 coveted technology 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 expedite workflows.
ABOUT THE W3 AWARDS: The W3 Awards celebrate digital excellence by honoring outstanding websites, online marketing campaigns, videos, mobile apps, and social content created by some of the best interactive agencies, designers, and creators in the world. Leveling out the competition with a mixture of small businesses and Fortune 500 companies, the winning entries are chosen as Best in Show, Gold, and Silver. The W3 Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. For more information about the W3 Awards, please visit www.w3award.com.
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. The 365 Connect Platform allows its clients infinite expansion, robust integrations, and the ability to revolutionize user experiences. Explore: www.365connect.com