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    2020 DFW CAI Awards Gala | Nominations

    Nominations are open and forms are available online.  You can download the fillable form and submit via email to the Chapter Office. Nominations are not time-consuming, but do require some information gathering so please don’t wait until last minute. All nominees will also responsible for completing a nominee bio.
    Nomination Deadline: Friday, November 29th AT 5 PM CST

    Community of the Year
    Category I: Less than 500 Units • Category II 501 – 1,499 Units
    Category III: 1,500 – 2,999 Units • 
    Category IV: 3,000 and More Units
    Category V: High Rise Community (having a common lobby and elevator)

    Awarded to a community association which has exhibited excellence over the course of the year in the areas a management, governance, finance, and lifestyle opportunities.


    Newcomer Community Manager of the Year

    Awarded to a Community Association Manager who has been a manager for less than 2 years, and who has exhibited an extraordinary level of professionalism, dedication, and service. This individual not only provides the highest level of service to the communities they manage, but they are also committed to supporting the industry through involvement in organizations such as CAI that promote the value and importance of building better communities.


    Community Manager of the Year

    Awarded to a Community Association Lifestyle Director (or other associate who manages events) who has exhibited an extraordinary level of professionalism, dedication, and creativity in creating exceptional events for their communities. This individual not only provides the highest level of service to the communities they manage, but they are also committed to promoting and developing community spirit, and understand the value and importance of building better communities.


    Lifestyle Director of the Year

    Awarded to a Community Association Manager who has been a manager for at least 2 years or more, and who has exhibited an extraordinary level of professionalism, dedication, and service. This individual not only provides the highest level of service to the communities they manage, but they are also committed to supporting the industry through involvement in organizations such as CAI that promote the value and importance of building better communities.


    Business Partner of the Year

    Awarded to the CAI Business Partner Member who has provided extraordinary service and support to an individual community, association, the Chapter, and/or the industry as a whole.


    Management Company of the Year
    Category I Small: (1-4,999 front doors) • Category II: Medium (5,000-9,999 front doors)
    Category III: Large (10,000+ front doors)

    Awarded to a CAI Management Company Member who has exhibited excellence in customer service, management, governance, and finance. Recipient should show dedication to the industry, clients, and CAI. Nominations for this category must be submitted by an HOA Board of Directors who is managed by the nominee's company. *For Management Company of Year Award, the nomination requires a minimum of 2 and maximum of 5 supporting nominations; minimum word count of 150 words for each nomination.


    Chapter Volunteer of the Year
    (Awarded to a Management Company and Business Partner associate)

    Awarded to an individual serving in a volunteer capacity for the Chapter for a minimum of 2 years and is performing exemplary service for the Chapter. Individual must be an active member of the Chapter through membership in at least one current committee or board position for a minimum of two years. Individual shows exemplary service and commitment to the community association profession through their work as a Community Manager or Business Partner serving the HOA industry.


    Chapter Rising Star

    Awarded to a Chapter member who has risen to new challenges in an outstanding supporting role of a CAI Chapter Committee, Board Member, or other Chapter volunteer capacity. Individual must be an active member of the Chapter through membership in at least one current committee for a minimum of one year.


    Community Spirit Award

    Awarded to a community that planned and hosted an event, program, or community outreach effort in the last 2 years that exemplified outstanding efforts to promote community spirit.


    Supporting Staff Member of the Year
    (Awarded to a Management Company and Business Partner associate)

    Given to a staff member working for a member management company or business partner firm in a supporting staff role such as front desk administrator, receptionist, assistant, coordinator, attendant, service worker, etc. Staff member has provided exemplary service and dedication to the company and/or the association’s community for a minimum of 2 years.

    Nomination/Award Rules:

    1. Award nomination deadline is 5:00 pm CST, Friday, November 29, 2019.
    2. Applications and additional documentation for the application may be submitted by:
      A) completion of the online form
      B) mail/deliver to the CAI Chapter Office • 14070 Proton Road, Suite 100 • Dallas, TX 75244 (received in office by 11/29/19)
      C) fax to CAI Chapter Office at 972-490-4219 by 10/15/19
    3. Each award category must receive a minimum of 3 nominations in order for the award category to proceed.
    4. All award nominees will be required to complete a nominee questionnaire.
    5. Nominator information is confidential and will be collected for informational/follow-up purposes only.  Nominator information will NOT be shared with the juding panel or the nominees themselves

    When do we find out Finalists or Winners?

    Award nominees will be announced in November and winners will be announced at the Gala. We encourage all nominees to attend the Gala, but it is not required to receive the award (please note Gala tickets are not complimentary for nominees).  A variety of recognition opportunities for all CAI Chapter Members – Businesses, Managers & Volunteers!

    We look forward to presenting all of our nominees at the Awards Gala during the Awards Ceremony on March 14, 2020 at The Renaissance Addison!