Los Angeles (PRWEB) September 1, 2009
Nominations are now being sought for the 2010 Los Angeles Organizing Awards, a one-of-a-kind, public event presented annually by the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO-LA). The fifth annual Awards will be celebrated Saturday, January 30, 2010 at a new location, historic Raleigh Studios in the heart of Hollywood, California.
Call for Nominations are now open to the public in the first-phase of voting. Nominations are accepted online at http://www.organizingawards.com through Wednesday, September 30, 2009.
Chantale Bordonaro, CPO® and NAPO-LA President said: "The Organizing Awards celebrate the best in the organizing industry, locally here in Los Angeles, nationally and internationally by highlighting smart organizing solutions that encourage people to be more productive at home and work. The 2010 Awards Committee now welcomes nominations from any business with a relevant product or service."
The 2010 Los Angeles Organizing Awards features more than 23 categories, including:
- Best Product Retailer
- Best Closet Design Firm
- Best Garage Design Firm
- Best Office Organizing Product
- Best Time Management Expert
- Best Organizing Technology
- Best Organizing Book
- Best Organizing Website or Blog
- Best National Makeover Reality Television Program
- Best Publication Featuring Organizational Information
- The Green Award for Most Eco-Friendly Organizing Service/Product
Category nominations will take place online at http://www.http://www.napola.org, http://www.http://www.organizingawards.com and http://www.http://www.losangelesorganizingawards.com through midnight, September 30, 2009. Nominations are open to the general public, NAPO-LA Chapter Members and NAPO National Members, in all categories and will be nominated in an open, public process. However, only NAPO-LA Chapter Members may vote for special categories, including "Most Innovative Organizer" and "Most Supportive or Organizer-Friendly Charity" as listed in the official rules.
Nominations Review and Selection of Finalists:
Upon close of the Call for Nominations, a special "Nominating Committee" will review all submissions in the period beginning October 1, 2009 and concluding October 14, 2009. At the conclusion of the submissions review, the Nominating Committee will name up to five (5) "finalists" in each respective category. Each of the named finalists will be placed on the Official 2010 Los Angeles Organizing Awards Ballot which will be open for final voting beginning October 15 and ending December 15, 2009. All nominees (and finalists) placed on the ballot must be approved by the Nomination Committee, the decisions of which are final and entirely within NAPO-LA's discretion.
About the Organizing Awards:
The Los Angeles Organizing Awards, now in their fifth year, are offered annually to honor outstanding achievements and contributions to the organization and productivity profession, and to recognize professional organizers, organizing retailers, organizing products services & resources, charities, technology providers, authors and the media with exemplary contributions. The 2010 Celebrity Host and presenters will be announced shortly. Production support will be provided by The Dave Linden Group.
The Organizing Awards are a fundraising and public awareness event. Produced and presented by the National Association of Professional Organizers, Los Angeles Chapter (NAPO-LA), a not-for-profit organization meeting IRS Tax Code 501(c)3 requirements. Sponsorship opportunities are available and will underwrite production costs. All proceeds from the Awards benefit NAPO-LA for its chapter educational programming. Benefits of sponsorship include mention in all press releases and prominent logo usage on all promotional materials, invitations and banners.
About Raleigh Studios Hollywood:
Located in the heart of Hollywood, Raleigh Studios is the longest continuously operating movie studio in the United States. In 1915, Raleigh commenced operations as "Famous Players Fiction Studios" with a Mary Pickford production - one of the first features to be filmed on the historic lot. The lot since then has hosted a who's who list of entertainment industry pioneers including Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Walt Disney and Betty Davis in what has become a hub of television, feature film and music video production.
About NAPO-Los Angeles:
NAPO Los Angeles is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to developing, leading and promoting professional organizers and the benefits of better home and business organization. The Founding Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers, "The Organizing Authority®," NAPO-LA has provided members with a forum for networking, professional development and raising public awareness since 1985. The chapter produces the Los Angeles Organizing Expo as well as the Los Angeles Organizing Awards and is the recipient of the 2008 NAPO National President's Award for innovative contributions to the organizing industry. For details visit http://www.napola.org or http://www.organizingawards.com.
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