Subscribe to receive our weekly e-flyer or other announcements.


Congratulations to the SMPS Boston 2015 Awards Winners!

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Boston chapter held its annual Awards for Marketing Communications and Achievements at the Revere Hotel on Thursday, June 4, 2015. The event honors firms and individuals who have made outstanding contributions through communications vehicles to the A/E/C industry in the last year.

Encompassing all aspects of the profession, the winning entries were chosen by a panel of judges this spring. Award recipients were celebrated at the ROC Awards gala event, which was hosted by SMPS Boston 2014-2015 President Ben Sawa of GEI Consultants and President-Elect Anna Luciano of Nitsch Engineering (both at right with rising President-Elect Sarah Hotchkiss of Commodore Builders).

A fantastic time was had by all thanks to the tireless efforts of the SMPS Boston Awards Committee, led by Rebecca Roy of BOND.

A number of firms were recognized for superlative performance in the categories of Integrated Marketing Campaign, Digital Media, Holiday Piece, Website, Brand Experience/Identity, Special Event Marketing, Marketing Collateral, Best In-House Design, and Best In Show. The nominees were also presented to the chapter at large for a People’s Choice award. Finally, the Volunteer of the YearNew Member of the Year and Marketing Professional of the Year were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the chapter!

The winners were as follows:

First Place, Integrated Marketing Campaign

CDM Smith


Honorable Mention, Integrated Marketing Campaign

Reilly Communications


First Place, Digital Media


Best In Show
Best In-House Design


First Place, Holiday Piece

Chapman Construction/Design


Honorable Mention, Holiday Piece

Tsoi/Kobus and Associates


First Place, Website

Phase Zero Design


Honorable Mention, Website

Rhino PR & Clockwork Design Group


First Place, Brand Experience/Identity



Honorable Mention, Brand Experience/Identity



First Place, Special Event Marketing

Sasaki Associates


Honorable Mention, Special Event Marketing

Nitsch Engineering


First Place, Marketing Collateral

Sasaki Associates


Honorable Mention, Marketing Collateral

Walsh Brothers



People’s Choice

Holiday Piece, Acentech (see the video!)


Volunteer of the Year

Christina Opper, Daedalus Project Management


New Member of the Year

Andrew Beaton, CDM Smith


Marketing Professional of the Year

Laurie Strickland, FSMPS, CPSM, Nitsch Engineering


Congratulations to all the winners! You are an inspiration to the entire chapter.

A heartfelt thank you to the judges: Ed Bond of BOND, Pat Tracy-Callahan of VHB, Nazneen Cooper of Harvard University, Dana Kelly of Bruner/Cott Architects, Shirin Karanfiloglu of DCAMM, Anthony Leone of Leone Design, Fiona Luis of ArchitectureBoston, Maureen McDonough of Harvard Allston Development Group, Christina Mosholder of Fort Point Management, Michael Potter of Jones Lang Lasalle, marketing consultant Mark Ruckman, Laurie Strickland of Nitsch Engineering, Dan Tater of ADK Group, and Catherine Walsh of Northeastern University.

And a very special shoutout to Anna Adams of CDM Smith for creating this year’s award presentation!