WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ASAE Business Services, Inc. and Studley, provider of the ASAE-Endorsed Real Estate Solution, announces the winners of the Association Real Estate Awards, which recognizes associations and nonprofits whose office space best reflects their organization's mission. The award program received 56 applications from a variety of organizations across the country.
The committee awarded two organizations per category (philanthropic/nonprofit/charitable/foundation, professional association, and trade association) based on staff size: small-to-medium organizations and large organizations, with categorization and staff size based on information provided by the organizations during the submission process.
Below is the list of winners:
- Small-to-Medium Staff – General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC), Washington, DC
- Large Staff – American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Atlanta, GA
- Small-to-Medium Staff - International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Chicago, IL
- Large Staff – American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), New York, NY
- Small-to-Medium Staff – National Confectioners Association (NCA), Washington, DC
- Large – Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), Bethesda, MD
"We are excited to see the number of organizations that participated this year, and it was a difficult decision for the judges because they saw many creative design concepts that reflected an organization's mission and purpose. Congratulations to all Real Estate Award winners," said ASAE Business Services, Inc. President Dixie L. Arthur.
The winners will receive their awards during a reception on Wednesday, October 16 at the J.W. Marriott, Jr. – ASAE Conference Center, located at 1575 I Street, NW, Washington, D.C, from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. It's a free event and the association community is invited to come and view the award-winning designs. To register, please click here.
"It's always great to see organizations use space strategically to enhance their overall message and support their mission. This year's participants certainly set the bar high in both vision and creativity," said Tom Fulcher, Executive Vice President, Studley. "Congratulations to all winners for designing the look and feel of their spaces so that all of their constituencies know, just by walking in their offices, the mission of the organization."
For more information, please contact ASAE@studley.com.
About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners representing 10,000 organizations. Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. For more information about ASAE, visit www.asaecenter.org.
About ASAE Business Services, Inc.
ASAE Business Services Inc., ASAE's wholly owned subsidiary, manages several lines of business for ASAE and develops new programs and solutions to meet associations' business needs. Business lines include ASAE CareerHQ.org, ASAE-Endorsed Business Solutions, and ASAE Insurance Company. For more information about ASAE Business Services' Endorsed Business Solutions, please visit www.asaecenter.org/EndorsedSolutions.
Studley is the leading global commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation. Founded in 1954, Studley pioneered the conflict-free business model of representing only tenants in their commercial real estate transactions. Today, with 60 offices worldwide, Studley provides strategic real estate solutions to top-tier corporations, not-for-profit organizations and law firms. For more information, please visit www.studley.com.