The nominees for the 31st annual National Sales and Marketing Awards, or The Nationals, were recently announced and Canada has made a major impression! The awards ceremony will take place at The Peabody in Orlando, Florida on February 8th, 2012. Below is a list of the Canadian nominees.

Cinema Tower Condos, by Daniels, TorontoCinema Tower, Rendering by Kirkor Architects

Category 01 - Rookie Sales Person of the Year:

Sloan Brethour, PMA Brethour Realestate Corp. (Markham, ON)

Category 05 - Sales Manager of the Year:

Sue Di Ilio, PMA Brethour Realestate Corp. (Markham, ON)

Category 06 - Marketing Director of the Year:

Marco Filice, PMA Brethour Realestate Corp. (Markham, ON)

Wendi Martin, Trimark Corporation, (Toronto, ON)

Category 08 - Community Branding:

Cinema Tower, Daniels Corporation (Toronto, ON)      

Treviso 2, Lanterra Developments (Toronto, ON)

LivLoft, Fram Building Group & Cadillac Fairview (Toronto, ON)

Neon, Pemberton Group (Toronto, ON)

VIVID, Pemberton Group, (Toronto, ON)

Category 09 - Graphic Continuity: 

Peter Street Condominiums, CentreCourt Developments, (Toronto, ON)

The Avendale, MintoUrban Communities (Toronto, ON)

B.Streets, Lindvest Properties Limited (Toronto, ON)

Category 10 - Brochure: 

VIVID, Pemberton Group (Toronto, ON)

B.Streets, Lindvest Properties Limited, (Toronto, ON)

Category 10 - Brochure - Book (exclusively Toronto): 

Rain Condos, Empire Communities (Toronto, ON)

Cinema Tower, Daniels Corporation, (Toronto, ON)

The Yorkville, Lifetime Developments, (Toronto, ON)

Yorkville Plaza, Camrost Felcorp, (Toronto, ON)

Exhibit, Bazis International Inc., (Toronto, ON)

Category 11 - Direct Mail:

Jade Waterfront,Phantom Developments (Toronto, ON)

Cinema Tower, Daniels Corporation, (Toronto, ON)

Category 12 - Internet Marketing Campaign: 

Cinema Tower, Daniels Corporation, (Toronto,ON)

LivLoft, Fram Building & Cadillac Fairview, (Toronto, ON)

Category 14 - Black & White Ad: 

Cinema Tower, Daniels Corporation, (Toronto, ON)

Treviso 2, Lanterra Developments, (Toronto, ON)

The Yorkville, Lifetime Developments, (Toronto, ON)

The Station, BrandyLane Homes, (Toronto, ON)

Category 15 - Color Ad: 

The Yorkville, Lifetime Developments, (Toronto, ON)

Neon, Pemberton Group, (Toronto, ON)

B.Streets, Linvest Properties Limited, (Toronto, ON)

Category 16 - Print Campaign: 

The Yorkville, Lifetime Developments, (Toronto, ON)

Peter Street Condominiums, CentreCourt Developments, (Toronto, ON)

Category 17 - Radio Commercial (Single Nominee): 

Treviso 2, Lanterra Devlopments, (Toronto, ON)

Category 18 - TV Commercial: 

The Station, BrandyLane Homes, (Toronto, ON)

Category 19 - Overall Ad Campaign: 

Cinema Tower, Daniels Corporation, (Toronto, ON)

Treviso 2, Lanterra Developments, (Toronto, ON)

Peter Street Condominiums, CentreCourt Developments, (Toronto, ON)

The Station, BrandyLane Homes, (Toronto, ON)

Category 20 - Special Promotion: 

Peter Street Condominiums, CentreCourt Developments, (Toronto, ON)

Category 21 - Website Associate: 

EiEiHomes.com, (Toronto, ON)

In2ition, (Toronto, ON)

Category 22 - Website - Builder: 

Pemberton, (Toronto, ON)

Category 23 - Website - Community: 

The Bond, Lifetime Developments, (Toronto, ON)

The Yorkville, Lifetime Developments, (Toronto, ON)

Category 24 - Computer Generated Sales Tool: 

Cinema Tower, Daniels Corporation, (Toronto, ON)

Category 26 - Building Industry Community Spirit: 

Race for Humanity, (Toronto, ON)

Markham Stouffville Hospital Expansion Campaign, (Toronto, ON)

Category 29 - Presentation Center (Exclusively Toronto): 

Rain Condos, Empire Communites, (Toronto, ON)

Treviso 2, Lanterra Developments, (Toronto, ON)

LivLoft, Fram Building Group & Cadillac Fairview, (Toronto, ON)

Dream Tower, (Toronto, ON)

Peter Street Condominiums, CentreCourt Developments, (Toronto, ON)

The Avendale, MintoUrban Communites, (Toronto, ON)

Category 31 - Design Center: 

Remington Homes Corporate, (Vaughn, ON)

Decorenza Decor Studio, (Vaughn, ON)

Category 32 - Signage: 

Neon, Pemberton Group, (Toronto, ON)

Peter Street Condominiums, CentreCourt Developments, (Toronto, ON)

The Avendale, MintoUrban Communities, (Toronto, ON)

B.Streets, Lindvest Properties Limited, (Toronto, ON)

Category 35 - Interiors - Under 1,500 sq. ft: 

City Centre - 2 BR, Andrin Homes, (Kitchener, ON)

Triumph North, Signature Homes, (Schomberg, ON)

Category 36 - Interiors - 1,500 to 2,500 sq. ft: 

Bronte, Monarch, (Toronto, ON)

Category 39 - Staging of a New Home: 

Lora Bay, Reids Heritage Homes, (Toronto, ON)

Category 47 - Community of the Year - URBAN (Exclusively Toronto): 

Cinema Tower, Daniels Corporation, (Toronto, ON)

Treviso 2, Lanterra Developments, (Toronto, ON)

The Yorkville, Lifetime Developments, (Toronto, ON)

Peter Street Condiminiums, CentreCourt Developments, (Toronto, ON)

B.Streets, Lindvest Properties Limited, (Toronto, ON)

With Toronto itself having just over 25% of all the nominations, it's great to see our buildings, sales and designs getting some appreciation.  It's not just Toronto that deserves some love though; Vaughn, Markham, Kitchener and Schomberg all helped to push Canada into the spotlight. 

Peter Street Condominiums, by Centrecourt Developments, TorontoPeter Street Condominiums, Rendering by architectsAlliance

If you feel like going out to support Canada, tickets can be bought here. Tickets for NSMC members are $125 and $50 extra for non-members.