|BOMA TOBY Awards Program|
BOMA Silicon Valley hosts an annual awards competition to recognize excellence in the commercial building management industry. The Outstanding Building Of The Year (TOBY) competition is held in conjunction with BOMA International. Winners of the local Silicon Valley competition advance to the regional competition and finally the international competition.
Watch our TOBY Informational Webinar!
This video will show you what it takes to enter your building, prepare for on-site judging, and dispel common myths--a great first step to your TOBY Award journey!
Key dates - 2020
Virtual TOBY judging guidelines - NEW!
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, BOMA acknowledges that local on-site building inspections will be impacted. Therefore, this year's judging will be conducted virtually. To view BOMA International's remote judging guidelines, please click here.
All BOMA Silicon Valley members are eligible to apply in any of the following categories (click to view the BOMA International entry requirements for each):
Below are links to the inspection and verification forms published by BOMA International, which serve as the basis for TOBY judging and scoring at the local level:
Ready to apply? Make sure to complete all of the following three steps!
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the BOMA office at (408) 453-7222.
Additional resources for TOBY applicants
Need a TOBY mentor?
We understand that the process may seem intimidating and/or confusing. Luckily, we have several BOMA members who have successfully entered their buildings in the TOBYs who are here to help you!
Email Matthew Peralta in the BOMA office at firstname.lastname@example.org, and he'll connect you with someone who can spend one-on-one time with you and your team to answer your questions, give you helpful tips, and explain why entering the TOBYs will benefit your building and career!
Past TOBY Winners
Click here to view a list of BOMA Silicon Valley member companies who won a TOBY award at the local level, according to our best records, dating back to 2005. If you won a TOBY Award and are not listed, please contact the BOMA office so you can be added.