NOVA Nominations

Queen of Hearts Ball

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
2:00 PM (CDT)
to Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 11:59 PM (CDT)

The Apartment Association of Central Oklahoma (AACO) NOVA Awards were created to recognize outstanding members for their professionalism, hard work and contributions to the apartment industy. Award winners represent the best of the best in the central Oklahoma multifamily industry. We hope this is an experience that you and your nominees will treasure for a lifetime.

All nomination forms will be automatically emailed to you after you register the nominee. Please notify the AACO office if you do not get the nomination form within 24 hours. Please include your email when registering and the email of the nominee.



(Nominations are $25 each)

Multi-Site Property Supervisor

Multi-Site Maintenance Supervisor

Manager – Up to 250 units, 251 to 400 units, 401 units and up

Assistant Manager – Up to 250 units, 251 to 400 units, 401 units and up

Leasing Professional – Up to 250 units, 251 to 400 units, 401 units and up

Rookie Leasing Professional

Behind the Scenes Professional

Lead Service Technician – Up to 250 units, 251 to 400 units, 401 units and up

Assistant Service Technician

Rookie Service Tech

Make Ready/Painter


Housekeeping Professional



(Nominations are $50 each)

Community (over 20 years old)

Community (6 to 20 years old)

Community (up to 5 years old)

Affordable Community

Senior Community

Renovation / Remodel



(Nominations are $50 each)

Maintenance (Service) Team

Management Company/Owner



(FREE Nominations)

Supplier Individual

Supplier (Company) Team

Lifetime Achievement Award



How It Works

If you know of individuals, teams or communities that deserve recognition you can submit a nomination for them in one or more of the category options. Nominations must be submitted by August 22, 2021. The AACO office will notify those nominated of their nominations by phone, email or in-person. Nominees will be informed of the judging process as well as any additional information they will be required to provide. Individuals and teams will participate in a Zoom interview that will be judged by impartial afffiliate members in other markets. Communities will be judged by on-site visits. Winners will be announced at the NOVA Awards on December 4, 2021.

Nominations do not come with tickets to the event. Please purchase those here 2021 NOVA Tickets  



* Nominee must be a member of the AACO in good standing

* Nominee must have been in their respective position for at least six (6) months at the time of nomination, except for the Rookie of the Year award.

* Nominees for the Rookie of the Year award recognizes outstanding individuals who are new to the apartment industry. Nominees will not have worked in the apartment industry prior to Jan 1, 2020. 

* To be considered for the Affordable Community award category, your apartment community must be classified as an affordable apartment community.



* AACO must receive all nomination forms and letter of recommendation on or before August 22, 2021.

* One nomination form must be completed for each individual, each team, or each community being nominated.

* Nomination forms must be filled out completly and a letter of recommendation included, or they will not be judged. 



* All nominations will be judged by an unbiased panel of industry judges.

* In-person/Zoom interviews and onsite inspections will take place during September. Interview times and inspection dates will be scheduled with nominees.

* Volunteer of the Year and Lifetime Achievement awards are judged by the current AACO Board of Directors. 

For More Information:

Apartment Association of Central Oklahoma Logo 6501 Broadway Extension Highway Suite 240
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73116
United States