BOMA International Honors Advocacy Excellence
Board of Governors meeting at BOMA International’s Winter Business Meeting in February, four BOMA state and local
associations were recognized for their excellence in grassroots and issues
advocacy though the Government Affairs Awards of Recognition Program, popularly
known as the “Govies.” The entries
highlight the creative initiatives designed to strengthen commercial real
estate’s voice at both the state and local level.
was recognized in the category of Outstanding Ongoing Advocacy Program for a
small BOMA local association for the creation of an
Advocacy Speaker Series to educate, energize, inform and involve
BOMA/Miami-Dade members in the political and legislative processes.
BOMA/Utah was honored in the category of Outstanding
Ongoing Advocacy Program for a medium BOMA local association for developing, in
recent years, a very active and influential government affairs program with
several important functions.
BOMA/Georgia was chosen as the winner
in the category of Outstanding Ongoing Advocacy Program for a large BOMA local
association for demonstrating an innovative use of technology to inform members
of advocacy initiatives.
association BOMA Ohio won in the
category of Outstanding Single Government Affairs Issue for successfully saving
the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit for property owners and developers
who take on challenging historic preservation and redevelopment projects.
More information on the winning entries can be found on the Govies page
of the BOMA International website.