Inman News Announces Innovator Award Nominations are Open – Nominate the Best in Real Estate Technology

Alameda, California (EastBayDaily) — Inman News is pleased to announce the nomination process for the annual Innovator Awards is now open. Nominations are open to the companies and people that represent the very best in real estate innovation and technology. The Innovator Awards are a well-respected and high profile tradition — winners are announced each year at Real Estate Connect San Francisco.

Since their inception in 1997, the annual awards have recognized companies, individuals, websites and tools that drive change in the real estate industry.

Categories open to nominations include:     Most Innovative New Technology     Most Innovative Brokerage or Franchise     Most Innovative Real Estate Website or Web Service     Most Innovative MLS or Real Estate Trade Association     Most Innovative Real Estate Startup     Most Innovative Mobile App     Most Innovative Real Estate Social Site or Social Service or blog

The winners of the 2012 Inman News Innovator Awards will be announced during the Real Estate Connect conference in San Francisco, which runs from August 1-3 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel.

Additionally, the “Innovator of the Year” award will be given to the individual who embodies the spirit of real estate innovation.

Past award-winners include Social Bios, DocuSign, Trulia,, Keller Williams and Redfin, and individuals Spencer Rascoff of Zillow, Sherry Chris of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC, and Joel Singer of the California Association of Realtors.

About Inman News | Agents and brokers around the world turn to Inman News first for accurate, innovative. and timely information about the industry. Known for its award-winning journalism, cutting-edge technology coverage and forward thinking conferences, Inman News is the leading independent source of real estate news, advice and commentary.

In addition, Inman News produces the Real Estate Connect® and Agent Reboot™ conferences. Real Estate Connect San Francisco 2012 will be held Aug. 1-3, 2012, in San Francisco, and the 2012 Agent Reboot tour kicked off in New York City on Jan. 10, 2012. For more information, visit


Tracy Weir
Inman News