Buildings Buzz - BOMA - Jun 28th, 2023
Who took home TOBY Award honors?
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June 28, 2023

Day 3 of the 2023 BOMA International Conference & Expo opened with Henry Chamberlain’s always-anticipated State of the Industry address. At night, we learned which buildings earned the commercial real estate industry’s biggest honors—the TOBY Awards. Learn more in our guide to Day 3!

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Wrapping the 2023 BOMA International Conference & Expo, 65 buildings from three countries and six U.S. regions competed in 13 categories for prestigious TOBY Awards. Here’s who took home the honors.
Spotted at booth #1821, the Clamp-on Ultrasonic Meter by Chelepis mounts in 60 seconds without interrupting tenants. Pair it with the Data Harbor App for full visual control over water meter data.
These touchless RFID smart card readers by Essex Electronics (booth #206) have a low-profile, as well as vandal- and ligature-resistant design. They support mobile access and are all weather IP66 rated.
This replacement solution for legacy copper-wire analog phone service, found at booth #434, can be managed remotely across multiple locations with an online portal. Automated alerts notify users of outages and batteries that need replacement.
FloodDefender, spotted at Portadam’s booth (#1638), diverts flood waters away from key infrastructure. It weighs one-tenth of the weight of standard sandbag extensions and installs in a fraction of the time with minimal labor.