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      Congratulations to the 2015 SMPS Marketing Communications Awards Winners


        Voted on by the attendees at Build Business: go beyond, the 2015 People's Choice award winner
        is Orcutt | Winslow for its Holiday Piece entry "Celebrating the Next Great Idea."

        The 2015 Best of Show winner, which was voted on by the media at Build Business,
        is Harris & Associates for "Ownership Campaign + The Game of ESOP" in the Internal Communications category.

        Advertising
        1st Place     DES Architects + Engineers, Redwood City, California
        2nd Place    HITT Contracting Inc., Falls Church, Virginia
        3rd Place     Urban Engineers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

        Annual Report
        1st Place      JE Dunn Construction, Kansas City, Kansas
        2nd Place     Hoar Construction, LLC, Birmingham, Alabama

        Book/Monograph
        1st Place     Lake|Flato Architects, San Antonio, Texas
        2nd Place    CBT Architects, Boston, Massachusetts
        Honorable Mention     HNTB Corporation, Kansas City, Missouri

        Brochure
        1st Place     JE Dunn Construction, Kansas City, Kansas
        2nd Place    Maser Consulting P.A., Red Bank, New Jersey

        Corporate Identity
        1st Place     Somerville Architects & Engineers, Green Bay, Wisconsin
        2nd Place    Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design Inc., New York, New York
        3rd Place     Westwood Professional Services, Eden Prairie, Minnesota
        Honorable Mention     JP Cullen, Janesville, Wisconsin

        Direct-Mail Campaign
        1st Place     Harris & Associates, Concord, California

        Feature Writing
        1st Place     DES Architects + Engineers, Redwood City, California
        2nd Place    Finley Engineering Group, Inc. / On Target Marketing & Communications, Tallahassee, Florida

        Holiday Piece
        1st Place Print    Orcutt | Winslow, Phoenix, Arizona
        2nd Place Print    Cooper Carry, Atlanta, Georgia
        3rd Place Print    The Collaborative, Toledo, Ohio
        Honorable Mention     XL Construction, Milpitas, California
        1st  Place Digital     Bain Medina Bain, Inc., San Antonio, Texas
        2nd Place Digital     WK Dickson & Co., Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina
        3rd Place Digital     DCI Engineers, Seattle, Washington
        Honorable Mention Digital     Urban Engineers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

        Internal Communications
        1st Place     Harris & Associates, Concord, California
        2nd Place     Dewberry, Fairfax, Virginia
        3rd Place     HDR, Omaha, Nebraska
        Honorable Mention     Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, Missouri

        Magazine
        1st Place     Skanska, Arlington, Virginia
        1st  Place Digital     Urban Engineers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

        Media Relations Campaign
        1st Place     Reilly Communications, Boston, Massachusetts
        2nd Place     Sasaki Associates, Watertown, Massachusetts
        3rd Place     The Beck Group, Dallas, Texas

        External Newsletter
        1st Place     Sellen Construction, Seattle, Washington
        2nd Place     Remington Group, Inc., Wayne, Pennsylvania
        3rd Place     Environmental Science Associates, San Francisco, California

        Internal Newsletter
        1st Place     Psomas, Roseville, California
        2nd Place     JE Dunn Construction, Kansas City, Kansas

        Promotional Campaign
        1st Place     HNTB Corporation, Kansas City, Missouri
        2nd Place     Sasaki Associates, Watertown, Massachusetts
        3rd Place     Hickok Cole Architects, Washington, District of Columbia
        Honorable Mention     EYP, Inc., Washington, District of Columbia

        Recruitment and Retention Communications
        1st Place     Garver, North Little Rock, Arkansas
        2nd Place     T.Y. Lin International, San Francisco, California
        3rd Place     MMC Corp, Overland Park, Kansas

        Social Media
        1st Place     Stellar and Reputation Ink, Jacksonville, Florida
        2nd Place     Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, New York, New York
        3rd Place     T.Y. Lin International, San Francisco, California

        Special Event
        1st Place     Hickok Cole Architects, Washington, District of Columbia
        2nd Place     McCarthy Holdings, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri
        3rd Place     JKR Partners, LLC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
        Honorable Mention     T. Baker Smith, Houma, Louisiana
        1st  Place Digital     Perkins+Will, New York, New York
        2nd Place Digital     McCarthy Holdings, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri

        Specific Project Marketing
        1st Place     Perkins+Will, Dallas, Texas
        2nd Place     WSA Studio, Columbus, Ohio
        3rd Place     RATIO, Indianapolis, Indiana

        Tradeshow Marketing
        1st Place     Hnedak Bobo Group, Memphis, Tennessee

        Video
        1st Place     Perkins+Will, New York, New York
        2nd Place     MWH Global, Broomfield, Colorado
        3rd Place     McCarthy Holdings, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri
        Honorable Mention     KSQ Architects, Tulsa, Oklahoma

        Web Site
        1st Place     DesignGroup, Columbus, Ohio
        2nd Place     TEECOM, Oakland, California
        3rd Place     TOKY Branding + Design, St. Louis, Missouri
        Honorable Mention     TOKY Branding + Design, St. Louis, Missouri

        Award recipients were honored during the Awards Gala on August 20, 2015, in Los Angeles during Build Business, the SMPS Annual Conference. Award winners will also be recognized in the October 2015 issue of Marketer.


    • On Pinterest: The 2014 MCA winning entries
      Get inspired and congratulate your colleagues by checking out the winning entries from the 2014 Marketing Communications Awards (MCA). Visit SMPS’s Pinterest page page to view all the great work, which includes brochures, media relations, videos, advertising, and web sites. This prestigious awards competition recognizes excellence in marketing communications by professional services firm in the design and building industry. Category information and registration forms for the 2015 MCA program will be available in November.

       
    • 2014 WINNERS ANNOUNCED: The recipients of the 2014 Marketing Communications Awards were revealed during the SMPS Awards Gala on July 31 in San Antonio during Build Business, the association's annual conference. Congratulations to the following firms on being recognized in the only awards program that highlights the critical role and immense value marketing professionals bring to the design and building industry. View the MCA winners in the August issue of Marketer.

       
    • Congratulations to MulvannyG2 for being awarded 2014 Best of Show by industry editors and publishers and to WB Engineers+Consultants on being voted the People's Choice Award winner by the attendees of Build Business!


    2015 Sponsors

    Media Sponsor

     Deltek

     


     

     
    Technology Sponsor

     Dodge
    Platinum Sponsors    
     

     
    m+a Architects
     

     


    Schaefer
     

     

    Shook Construction 

    Awards Sponsor    
       Cristaux  
    Supporter Sponsors    
     
     Flintco



      

     


     
      Walter P Moore

    Friends of MCA    
     Cannell Jobes Henderson and Associates
     
    On Target Marketing and Communications

     
    SMPS Columbus Chapter



    SMPS Northeast Ohio Chapter


    Scott Pease Photography
    Tec, Inc.
    The Collaborative
     

    Interested in sponsoring? Contact Christine at 1.800.292.7677, x230.


     

    About the Marketing Communications Awards

    The SMPS Marketing Communications Awards Program is the longest-standing, most prestigious awards competition that recognizes excellence in marketing communications produced by professional services firms in the design and building industry.The program provides an unparalleled opportunity for professionals to showcase their best marketing practices and to educate the industry about the critical role of marketing in a successful firm.

    This competition is open to SMPS members and nonmembers employed in US and international professional services firms. Marketing communication projects completed between January 2013 and December 2014 will be accepted for the 2015 competition.

    All finalists are honored on stage and with an award during the SMPS Awards Gala on August 20 in Los Angeles, held in conjunction with Build Business, the Society's annual conference. Winning entries will be on display throughout the conference, August 19 – 21, for the benefit of the attendees.

    In addition, winning firms are promoted to industry media and building industry associations, in SMPS publications including Marketer, on the SMPS Web site and social media channels, and in DesignIntelligence’s Almanac of Architecture & Design. 

    For More Information

    Contact Molly Dall’Erta, SMPS Headquarters, 1.800.292.7677 or 1.703.549.6117, x231, or molly@smps.org.