SMPS Announces Finalists for the 2021 Marketing Communications Awards

SMPS Announces Finalists for the 2021 Marketing Communications Awards

SMPS Announces Finalists for the 2021 Marketing Communications Awards

Recognizing 44 years of marketing and communications excellence

Alexandria, VA (June 4, 2021) –The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), the premier A/E/C marketing and business development association, is pleased to announce the finalists of its 2021 Marketing Communications Awards (MCA).

This annual competition is the longest-standing, most prestigious awards program recognizing excellence in marketing and communications by professional services firms in the design and building industries. The MCA program acknowledges teams that create outstanding communication vehicles for architectural, engineering, design, and construction firms. You may view the finalists’ entries by visiting the online MCA Gallery.

Congratulations to the following firms that have been named finalists:

American Institute of Steel Construction, Chicago, IL

Anser Advisory, LLC, Orlando, FL

Armstrong Consultants, Inc., Grand Junction, CO

Ayers Saint Gross, Baltimore, MD

Bala Consulting Engineers, Philadelphia, PA

Barton Malow, Southfield, MI

Bird Construction, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Brick Architecture and Interiors, dba brick., Oakland, CA

Burgess & Niple, Columbus, OH

CAA ICON, Denver, CO

CannonDesign, Buffalo, NY

CDM Smith, Boston, MA

CG Schmidt, Inc., Milwaukee, WI

Charrette Venture Group, Clive, IA

Clearstory—Wayfinding and Placemaking,
San Francisco, CA

CMG Landscape Architecture, San Francisco, CA

CPL, Rochester, NY

DAHLIN Group Architecture | Planning, Pleasanton, CA

Dattner Architects, New York, NY

ECS Limited, Chantilly, VA

Elevate Marketing Advisors, Houston, TX

Emery Sapp & Sons, Kansas City, MO

EXP, Chicago, IL

Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects, San Diego, CA

Fiore & Sons, Inc., Denver, CO

FirstCarbon Solutions, Irvine, CA

Garney Construction, North Kansas City, MO

Garver, North Little Rock, AR

GBBN, Cincinnati, OH

Gilbane Building Company, Providence, RI

Golder, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Harkins Builders, Columbia, MD

Hensel Phelps, Austin, TX

Hensel Phelps, Greeley, CO

Hensel Phelps, Thornton, CO

Hickok Cole, Washington, DC

Jacobsen Construction Company, Salt Lake City, UT

JE Dunn Construction, Kansas City, MO

JVA, Inc., Boulder, CO

Kathleen Mangan Communications, Attic Light Studio, Hagerstown, MD; Shepherdstown, WV

Kathleen Mangan Communications, Attic Light Studio, Erin Derby Photography, Hagerstown, MD; Shepherdstown, WV; Brooklyn, NY

LandDesign, Charlotte, NC

Langan, Parsippany, NJ

LF Driscoll, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Lionakis, Sacramento, CA

LS3P, Charleston, SC

M+A Architects, Columbus, OH

McElhanney, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

McKim & Creed, Inc., Raleigh, NC

Method Architecture, Houston, TX

Michael Baker International, Pittsburgh, PA

Middle of Six, Tacoma, WA

Moody Nolan, Columbus, OH

ms consultants, Columbus, OH

PCL Construction, Denver, CO

PCL Construction, North American Headquarters, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Pond, Peachtree Corners, GA

Pulice-FNF-Flatiron Joint Venture, Phoenix, AZ

QK, Visalia, CA

Rogers-O’Brien Construction, Dallas, TX

Sasaki, Boston, MA

Schaefer, Cincinnati, OH

Selbert Perkins Design, Playa Del Rey, CA

Stantec, Austin, TX

Stellar, Jacksonville, FL

STO Building Group, New York, NY

Straub Construction, Shawnee, KS

TankGirl Marketing, Phoenix, AZ

The Collective, San Francisco, CA

The PENTA Building Group, Las Vegas, NV

The PENTA Building Group, Los Angeles, CA

Threaded Marketing Group, Charlotte, NC

VHB, Tysons, VA

WGI, West Palm Beach, FL

Wright-Pierce, Andover, MA

This is the only awards program that highlights the critical role and immense value marketing professionals bring to the design and building industries. The award winners will be announced and honored as a part of Build Business, the SMPS annual conference.


Business Transformed Through Marketing Leadership. The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is the only organization dedicated to creating business opportunities in the A/E/C industries. With almost 7,000 members, SMPS provides leadership and professional development programs, industry research, business-building events, and vital marketing resources. Through SMPS, A/E/C professionals in North America tap into powerful networks to form project teams, secure business referrals and intelligence, and benchmark performance. The Society is committed to validating the practice of marketing and business development as essential to the success of all professional services firms. Learn more about SMPS at

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