Discover True North Accepting Nominations for “$100K Extreme Corporate Makeover”
Nominations Open to Honor Most Admirable Multifamily Company in America with Internal & External Makeover
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - May 8, 2009 -The team at Discover True North (a full-service agency), and a host of their Alliance Partners have created an opportunity to recognize and reward companies that continue to demonstrate strong values in these tough economic times, through keeping customer service at the forefront of business, developing work cultures that align performance with corporate values and professionals, who, while cutting back on expenses, have not sacrificed excellence.
Deb Bronson-McGrath, CEO of Discover True North (DTN) shares, “Our carefully selected Alliance Partners and the team at DTN are consistently seeking ways to create relational bridges founded on our core values. We believe passionately that good citizenship is good business and we are committed not only to giving back to society, but to helping businesses achieve increased NOI and improved performance”.
“To tangibly demonstrate good citizenship”, says Veronica Dickerson, COO of DTN, “we created a $100K Extreme Corporate Makeover, in which the most deserving multifamily firm will receive a corporate makeover – refreshing both their internal and external brand”.
The winner will receive a host of branding/marketing tools (logo, website, pr plan, social media consultation, a design makeover, etc.), strategic planning services (eco-audit, customer satisfaction benchmarking, recruitment services, a leadership retreat, etc.) and performance services (online training courses, mentoring, shop services, etc.). A complete list of prizes is available at 100KRefresh.com.
Nomination forms are being accepted for the $100K Extreme Corporate Makeover now through midnight on July 13, 2009. To enter simply fill out the online form and submit the reasons why your firm deserves to win. Videos uploaded on YouTube.com can supplement entries. Semifinalists and the winner will be announced in August by an Advisory Board made up of industry experts and executives. Categories that will be evaluated are: Cutting Back on Expenses without Cutting Back on Excellence, Sustaining an Outstanding Motivational Culture for Employees, and Social Responsibility.
DTN’s Alliance Partners include Brook Furniture Rental, Inc., Carter Design Group, Ellis Partners in Mystery Shopping, Fastsigns, Grace Hill, Green Up Today, Multifamily Insiders, SatisFacts Research, LLC, and Vendout.com.
“An especially dynamic contribution is being offered by Multifamilypro,” says Giovanni Cruz, Senior VP of Creative Services at DTN. “They have developed a best-of-breed mentoring program that taps the expertise of seasoned mentors and pairs them with mentees industry-wide. You can learn more about this generous “give-back” program at either 100KRefresh.com or at .howitzdunnmanagement.com.
Additional information on the program can be found on[url=http:// blog.discovertruenorth.com] DTN’s blog [/url], through Multifamily Insiders, www.howitzdunnmanagement.com, other DTN’s Alliance Partners and members of the advisory board, as well as on the DTN Facebook page and Twitter.