Accepting Nominations through March 31 for Inaugural Young Leaders Award

March 1, 2018

DCBIA Inaugural Young Leaders Award Nomination Form 2018
2018 DCBIA Young Leader Award Nomination Form Award to be presented at DCBIA Annual Achievement Awards
Nominations are now being accepted for the Inaugural DCBIA Young Leader Award. DCBIA’s first 2018 Young Leader Award will be given this year and then annually in recognition of a professional who has positively impacted the DC real estate development industry through leadership and service. The rising star will have demonstrated a commitment to the real estate development industry and have the potential for substantial and lasting influence upon Washington, DC and the region.
We seek individuals who bring innovative ideas to their company/organization(s), can find solutions to complex real estate development industry problems, and give their time generously to larger DC community causes.
Nominees must be DCBIA members in good standing.
To be considered for this Award, a nominee:
o Must work for a DCBIA member company, firm, or entity
o Must work on projects in the District of Columbia
o Must possess a growing level of responsibility in their present area of expertise/specialization for 5 years or more
o Show exemplary leadership skills among their peers under the age of 40 within the past 5 years
o Show passion and has made significant contributions to their company, department, unit, institution, and/or organization and to the real estate development community as a whole
o Have engaged in activities such as:
o Demonstrated leadership, motivation, commitment to the organization or business’s success, positive attitude, initiative, and perseverance
o Organized or led an activity or range of activities or services within their company or organization that promote economic development
o Demonstrated innovation in their area of specialization
o Presented at conferences and/or have engaged in publications of their work
o Shows promise in making further contributions to the field of real estate development as a leader
If this sounds like you, or if you know someone who fits this description, please complete the nomination form. Self-nominations are welcome.
Submissions should include as much detail as possible about the nominee’s specific real estate development and/or community accomplishments. Quantifiable or qualitative results are preferred in the submission, i.e., nominee solved a unique challenge by creating a new process that resulted in a 50% decrease in permit processing times; or nominee innovated online presence resulting in 20% increase in sales, or nominee led community service efforts raising $20K to support activities for a DC youth baseball team.
All submissions must be complete and received using the on-line form no later than 11:59 pm on Saturday, March 31, 2018.
Nominees will be judged by the 2018 DCBIA Achievement Awards Nominating Committee and will be based on professional accomplishments, community leadership, awards, and milestones.
The finalists will be notified no later than April 20, 2018 and will be invited to the DCBIA Achievement Awards.
The honoree will be announced and presented with the DCBIA Young Leaders Award at the DCBIA Annual Achievement Awards on May 17, 2018 from 6pm to 10pm at The Anthem at the Wharf. This is a black-tie event.
All questions should be directed to