Marketing Communications Awards Program

The SMPS Marketing Communications Awards (MCA) program provides an unparalleled opportunity for professional services marketers to showcase their best marketing practices and educate the industry about the critical role of marketing in successful firms.

2020 Call for Entries Final Deadline is Now Extended to April 6, 2020
Start your entries now.

Early Discount Deadline: March 1, 2020
Final Entry Deadline: April 6, 2020

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This competition is open to SMPS members and nonmembers employed in the US and international professional services firms. Marketing communications projects completed between January 2018 and January 2020 will be accepted for the 2020 competition.



Entry Period

December 1, 2019–April 6, 2020

Early Discounted Entries

December 1, 2019–March 1, 2020


April 10–27, 2020*

Finalists Announced

May 18, 2020*

MCA Awards Presented at Build Business in Austin, TX

August 13, 2020

MCA Finalist Book Available

August 13, 2020

MCA Gallery with Winners Listed

August 13, 2020

Congratulatory Ads due for Marketer

August 30, 2020


*tentative dates



Announcing the 2019 Marketing Communications Awards winners.
View press release. 

2019 MCA Awards Gallery

Benchmark your firm’s communications and get ideas for future marketing initiatives using the 2019 MCA gallery.

Interested in being a sponsor?

Download the 2020 MCA prospectus. Email Christine or call 703.684.2264 for details.