The 7th Annual
Organizing Awards 

7th Annual Nomination Procedures and Categories 


Nominations can be submitted beginning 12:01 a.m. PST June 15, 2012 at or and close 11:59 p.m., July 27, 2012. Nominations are open to the general public in 24 categories.



Upon close of the Call for Nominations the Awards Voting Committee will review all submissions and consider all nominations submitted for each category.  Finalists will be selected based on how well each nominee represents the category description with their services and/or products and their overall impact in the organizing industry/community.  At the conclusion of the submissions review, the Voting Committee will name up to five (5) “finalists” in each respective category. Each of the named finalists will be placed on the Official 2012 Organizing Awards Ballot.  All finalists placed on the ballot must be approved by the Voting Committee, the decisions of which are final and entirely within the discretion of NAPO-LA. 


Voting shall take place online at or, beginning 12:01 a.m. PST August 10, 2012 and concluding 11:59 p.m. PST November 30, 2012.

Voting is NOT open to the general public this year.  Only NAPO National Members may vote on Awards (1 through 20) and only the NAPO-LA Chapter Board members (host city) may vote on special categories, including “Special Recognition,” “Volunteer of the Year,” “Raising the Bar,” and “The Leading Edge” awards. Voting on all categories is restricted to one (1) ballot form per NAPO member only.  Awards will be presented to the individual or company that receives the highest number of votes in each award category.  In the event that an equal number of votes is received by more than one finalist in any one category, awards will be presented to all winning parties. 


Awards shall be presented at The 7th Annual Organizing Awards to be held at the Sheraton Universal Hotel beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2013.  


The 7th Annual Organizing Awards include a total of 28 categories:

Award Category List:

  1. Best Organizing Product Retailer
  2. Best Closet Design Firm
  3. Best Garage Design Firm
  4. Best Services Provider to the Organizing Industry
  5. Best Office Organizing Product
  6. Best Business Organizer*
  7. Best Home Organizing Product/li>
  8. Best Small Space Organizer*
  9. Best Organizing Technology
  10. Best Organizing Mobile App*
  11. Best Paperless/Electronic Organizer*
  12. Best Green Organizing Product
  13. Best Green Organizing Service
  14. Best Expert in Chronic Disorganization*
  15. Best Photo/Memorabilia Organizer*
  16. Philanthropy Award
  17. Best National Television Show Incorporating Organizing
  18. Best National Television Series, Special or Episode Featuring Organizing
  19. Best Organizing Book
  20. Best Publication Featuring Organizing Information
  21. Best Organizing Website or Blog
  22. Most Valuable Educational Resource
  23. Most Innovative Organizer
  24. Most Supportive or Organizer-Friendly Charity

The Awards Task Force Members only may nominate/vote in the following category:

25.      The Special Recognition Award

Host City Board (NAPO-LA) only may nominate/vote in the following categories:

26.      Volunteer of the Year Award

The NAPO-LA Chapter member with an exemplary record of service.

27.      Raising the Bar Award

The NAPO-LA Board Member who went above and beyond the call of duty.

28.      The Leading Edge Award

The NAPO-LA Chapter member whose actions and efforts elevated the quality and/or profile of NAPO and NAPO-LA.

*designates brand new category for 2012

Nomination Contact Information:

All Nominations made must be submitted in English. It is highly recommended to include the following supporting information with each nomination:

Nominee: (Business Name/Individual)
Years in Business
Type of Business/Product/Service
Reason for nomination
Name of Nominating Person
Contact Information of Nominating Person

Click here to nominate.


NAPO Los Angeles (NAPO-LA) is a legal entity separate and distinct from NAPO, Inc. (the National Association of Professional Organizers) and is not entitled to act on behalf of or to bind NAPO, contractually or otherwise.


After reading these nomination procedures and guidelines, if you still have any questions, contact Nominations Coordinator.  


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