GMA21 Information

Nominations, Event FAQ, and more!

See the event photos here!

Event Information
Wednesday, November 17th
5:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Read the Know Before You Go email here!

Early Bird: $135 until October 8th, then $150
Pack of 10: $125 per ticket
Pack of 15+: $115 per ticket

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Important Dates

Aug 2nd: Nominations & Earlybird open
September 15th: Free Nominations end
October 6th: Nominations close
October 8th: Earlybird & Sponsorships close
November 5th: Registration Closes
November 17th: Gold Medallion Awards

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Nairobi Gate
10165 N McKinley Dr.
Tampa, FL 33612

Parking:  After turning in from McKinley, follow posted signs to access the Preferred Parking (Lot B) through the poles that are removed in the rear of the lot. Download parking instructions here.

Remembrances at the GMAs
Have you lost a team member in the last 18 months? We'd like to remember at the GMAs! Tell us about them here to be included.


Agenda for November 17th
5:30 - 6:30 Check-in at Nairobi Gate
6:30 Registration Gate Closes. All attendees must be checked in by this time!
5:30 - 7:15 Reception & Dinner Stations
7:45 - 9:30 Awards Ceremony with Intermission

Nearby Accommodations
Hampton Inn & Suites Busch Gardens 0.4 mi
Hyatt Place Tampa/Busch Gardens
1.2 mi
Embassy Suites Hilton USF 1.3 mi

There are no physical tickets for this event. Name changes to tickets will be accepted until Friday, November 12th by email only to

Attire suggested: Semi-formal/Black Tie optional

Dietary Restrictions: Email with your request by Friday, November 5th.

For the health and safety of all guests, please become familiar with our In-Person Meeting Guidelines.

See the winners here!
See the full list of finalists here!


COVID Cares Award
DEI Initiatives Award
Sustainability/Green Initiative Award

Management Company & Corporate Personnel

Management Company of the Year
Management Volunteer of the Year
Corporate Employee of the Year
Regional Manager of the Year

Community Awards

Under 300 & 301+

Social Media Excellence
Community of the Year (Affordable, Conventional)

Community Personnel Awards

Utility Support – Groundskeeper, Housekeeper
Maintenance Technician of the Year
Maintenance Supervisor of the Year
Community Rookie of the Year – Maintenance/Leasing
Leasing Professional of the Year
Assistant Manager of the Year
Community Manager of the Year

Supplier Awards

Supplier Volunteer of the Year
Supplier Rookie of the Year
Supplier Salesperson of the Year
Supplier Account Manager of the Year
Supplier Member Company of the Year


By registering for the Gold Medallion Awards, you are authorizing the Bay Area Apartment Association to reproduce, copyright, use, publish, and/or display, now and hereafter, your personal image, name, likeness, photograph(s), testimonial for any legitimate association purpose for print and electronic usage.