What is GLAStar?

Since 1995, the Great Lakes Area Star (GLAStar) Awards have honored excellence in the Michigan apartment industry. The winners will receive recognition and a prestigious award at the Gala Awards dinner held each October. All members of the Property Management Association of Michigan (PMAM) are eligible to enter. Property Management Professionals and Business Partners (vendor members) may enter as many categories as they choose, each entry must be submitted with supporting materials. All Property Management categories are applicable to conventional and affordable housing.

​Business Partners have their own categories (Business Partner of the Year Individual , Business Partner of the Year Company) but can also enter Rising Star and Executive of the Year.

To see a list of all categories and view entry forms, click on the button below:

GLAStar Award Categories and Forms

To register your entry and make payment/request an invoice, click on the button below:

Register and Make Payment for Entries

The 2023 GLAStar Education Conference and Awards will take place on October 12th and 13th at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing, Michigan.  

Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 12, 2023

GLAStar Education Conference

8:15 - 8:45 am Breakfast
9:15 am - 4:00 pm - Education Sessions

Friday, October 13, 2023

Maintenance Mania and Awards Gala

8:15 - 9:00 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 12:00 pm - Maintenance Mania 
6:30 pm - Cocktails
7:15 pm - Awards Gala begins