API Awards

AFRICA PROPERTY INVESTMENT AWARDS

Established to recognise and promote excellence in Africa’s rising real estate sector, the API Awards, have become a critical benchmark for measuring success for the industry. Awarded at a gala dinner during Africa’s premier real estate gathering, the API Summit in Johannesburg, 2-3 of October 2019. The awards provide peer recognition for the pioneering world class work and services being undertaken by the trailblazing real estate industry.

As the market and industry continues to grow in line with predicted GDP trajectories, the API Awards will assist in ensuring that the entire industry continues to champion the improvement of development standards and meets global best practices.

SELECTED FINALISTS ARE REQUIRED TO CONFIRM THEIR ATTENDANCE AT THE 2019 API SUMMIT  TO BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN.

2018 WINNERS

WHO THE AWARDS ARE FOR

The awards are open to developers, professional teams, consultants, suppliers and property owners involved in the African real estate industry. To ensure impartiality and objectivity, the awards are judged by a panel of industry experts and thought leaders.

API AWARDS OBJECTIVES

RECOGNISE

To recognize and reward excellence in the real estate and associated sectors.

ENCOURAGE

To encourage innovative real estate solutions within the industry.

ENHANCE

To enhance quality standards.

PROMOTE

To promote confidence in the real estate and property industry.

SAFEGUARD

To safeguard and strengthen interest of stakeholders in the industry.

PROVIDE

To provide a strategic and reputable platform of interaction for the different stakeholders in the industry.

CATEGORIES

Growing in scope, this year’s API awards has been expanded to cover 13 categories

The categories are open to completed projects between January 2018 – October 2019.

BEST AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT SPONSORED BY AUHF

BEST ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

BEST COMMERCIAL OFFICE DEVELOPMENT

BEST GREEN BUILDING

BEST HIGH-END RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

BEST HOTEL DEVELOPMENT

TOP AFRICAN REAL ESTATE BANK OF THE YEAR

BEST RETAIL DEVELOPMENT

YOUNG PROPERTY PERSON OF THE YEAR

BEST INDUSTRIAL & LOGISTICS DEVELOPMENT

BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT

WOMEN IN AFRICAN REAL ESTATE

BEST PROPERTY TECHNOLOGY AWARD

2 – 3 OCTOBER 2019, SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE,
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

WHY TAKE PART IN THE COMPETITION?

 Winning an API award provides a unique opportunity to showcase your project to the most influential players involved in Africa’s Real Estate market.

HOW TO ENTER

Step 1: Select your category

You can enter as many projects as you wish in the 13 categories, and one entry can be in more than one category as long as it meets all the eligibility requirements and separate entries are sent.

 

Step2: Pre-Entry form

 Pick your category and fill out the pre-entry form. It’s free of charge and takes a one minute to complete.

You will receive an email confirming the eligibility of your entry.

Pre-entry deadline: July 31, 2019

 

 Step 3: Pre-selection & Additional Materials

If your project is pre-selected, you will be asked to submit the required materials (photos, maps, video.)

Your project has to fit in one of the 13 competition categories.

All projects have to be submitted by the 2nd of August 2019 at the latest.

Email your entry to [email protected]

ABOUT BEING AN API AWARDS WINNER

As an API awards winner, you will receive the praise of your industry peers, which will translate into new business opportunities.

You will gain a competitive edge provides by API Events’ publications, press releases, and critically, during the awards ceremony held on the 2nd of October 2019.

PROMOTING YOUR AWARD

Award winners also have the opportunity to be highlighted as an award-winning project on API Events’ various websites, events and platforms, which include press releases distributed by API Events, prime placement of the API Summit and Group websites and social media channels, editorial coverage in African Property Skyline which is electronically distributed to 25,000 property stakeholders, and through targeted email marketing campaigns to API Events database.

All winners receive a framed certificate, trophy,  email signature, web banner and a window vinyl, and any additional customised and branded marketing collateral on request.

Finalists are mentioned in the Awards presentation, due to the high level of competition and interest in the API Awards, being recognised as a finalist in this African property defining awards provides significant exposure for brands and their teams.

JURY

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Dr Marco Macagnano
Smart Real Estate Leader - Deloitte Consulting, South Africa
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Kelly Kalumba
CEO - Green Code Architects
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Nicolas Sheard
CEO, - RLB Pentad Quantity Surveyors
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V Gikonyo Gitonga
Managing Director - Axis Real Estate Limited
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Kevin Teeroovengadum
Real Estate Advisor - Mauritius
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Sethebe Manake
Director - Vantage Properties, Botswana
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Trevor Ward
Principal - W Hospitality Group, Nigeria
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Godfrey Tapela
Senior Investment Officer - International Finance Corporation (IFC) Kenya
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Joao Terlica
Managing Director - SAGACI Research, Nigeria

COMPETITION RULES

2 – 3 OCTOBER 2019, SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE,
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

  • EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

  • $645/mo
    • Access to all sessions
    • Drinks and Meals

    Valid until: 31 May 2019

Rate Expires: 20 September 2019
  • STANDARD REGISTRATION

  • $82520 September 2019
    • Access to all sessions
    • Drinks and Meals

    Valid until: 20 September 2019

  • LATE REGISTRATION

  • $1075/mo
    • Access to all sessions
    • Drinks and Meals

    Valid until: 10 October 2019

Join us in Johannesburg

2 & 3 October 2019