Annual Events

Trade Show


The PTAA's Trade Show occurs every October and is their premier showcase of multifamily housing products and services. Supplier Partners of the PTAA get the opportunity to showcase the products and services they offer to the PTAA's Owner/Operators' Companies and On-Site Employees.

This themed show includes networking, food, giveaways, costume contests, and more!

View the photo album from the 2022 Trade Show here!


Diamond Awards


The PTAA's Diamond Awards recognizes the best and brightest in the industry. Each year, the PTAA asks members to nominate apartment industry professionals and communities for a Diamond Award in the below categories. The Diamond Awards are awarded to the nominated professionals and communities that have been decided by a panel of industry experts to be the best in the Piedmont Triad.

2023 Photos coming soon!


2023 Diamond Award Recipients

Individual Performance

  • Rookie of the Year, Leasing: Christina Almstead | Hawthorne at Horse Pen Creek 
  • Rookie of the Year, Maintenance: Noberto Ramos | Arbor Ridge Apartments
  • Leasing Professional of the Year: Brandon Brown | Ginkgo Residential
  • Maintenance Technician of the Year: Luis Tapia | Hawthorne at Main
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Serece Dalton | Autumn Trace Apartments 
  • Best Supporting Role: Christopher Longwill | Burkely Communities
  • Bobby Proctor Maintenance Supervisor of the Year: Michael Sweet | Morgan Ridge
  • Cynthia Apple Manager of the Year: Hannah Boyd | Greenway at Fisher Park 
  • Regional Manager of the Year: Trish Pullin | Phillips Management Group
  • Corporate Professional of the Year: Shana Golladay | Blue Ridge Companies


Communities of the Year

  • Lease Up Community of the Year: Elevate Haw River I Bell Partners, Inc.
  • Conventional Community of the Year (less than 10 years) : Comet Bermuda Run I Bell Partners, Inc.
  • Conventional Community of the Year (more than 10 years) : Hampton Downs I Preston Communities


Vendor Partners of the Year

  • Rookie of the Year: InterSolutions 
  • Advertising & Promotions: Rent.
  • Interior Contractor: Executive Furniture Leasing
  • Exterior Contractor: Elite Property Solutions
  • Professional Services: Full House Marketing Staffing & Training
  • Product Supplier: Prosource Fitness Equipment


President's Awards

  • Owner Member Volunteer: Damian Wilson | Ginkgo Residential
  • Supplier Partner Volunteer: Liane Wall
  • Jay Robinson President's Choice: Education Committee