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Past Winners

2016 SMPS Boston Awards

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 9, 2016. 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 awards gala event, which was hosted by industry-veterans, Rolf Fuessler and Mike Reilly (shown left to right, above). SMPS Boston 2015-2016 President Anna Luciano of Nitsch Engineering and President-Elect Sarah Hotchkiss of Commodore Builders were also on hand to present:

A fantastic time was had by all thanks to the tireless efforts of the SMPS Boston Special Events Committee, led by Andrea Lalinde of CDM Smith.

A number of firms were recognized for superlative performance in the categories of Brand Awareness, Social Media, Holiday Piece (Digital and Print), Website, Corporate Identity, Special Event Marketing, Marketing Collateral, Media Relations, 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 Year, New Member of the Year and Marketing Professional of the Year were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the chapter!

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

A heartfelt thank you to the judges: Andrew Beaton, CDM Smith; Jessica Darling, Stantec; Andrea Gabrielle, Neptune Web; Scott Geiger, Reed Hilderbrand; Lily Hamel, Shawmut Printing; Kathy McMahon, National Development; Leah Palone, Boston Magazine; Jill Scolnick, The Graphic Group; Patricia Tracy-Callahan, VHB; and Richard Yeager, Boston College.

First Place, Brand Awareness

CDM Smith

First Place, Social Media

Tocci Building Companies

Honorable Mention, Social Media

HLB Lighting Design

First Place, Holiday Piece (Digital)

Margulies Perruzzi Architects

First Place, Holiday Piece (Print)

Payette

Honorable Mention, Holiday Piece (Print)

SMMA

First Place, Website

Acentech

Honorable Mention, Website

CRJA-IBI Group

Honorable Mention, Website

BOND

First Place, Corporate Identity

SGA

Honorable Mention, Corporate Identity

Dyer Brown Architects

First Place, Special Event Marketing

Vanderweil

Honorable Mention, Special Event Marketing

CBT Architects

First Place, Marketing Collateral

Sasaki

First Place, Marketing Collateral

Stantec

First Place, Media Relations

Rhino Public Relations & Arup

Volunteer of the Year

Alexandra Saccone, National Development

New Member of the Year

Jamie Gannon, VHB

Marketing Professional of the Year

Susan Shelby, Rhino PR

2015 SMPS Boston Awards

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!

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.

The winners were as follows:

First Place, Integrated Marketing Campaign

CDM Smith

Honorable Mention, Integrated Marketing Campaign

Reilly Communications

First Place, Digital Media

PAYETTE

First Place, Holiday Piece

Chapman Construction/Design

Honorable Mention, Holiday Piece

Tsoi/Kobus & Associates

First Place, Website

Phase Zero Design

Honorable Mention, Website

Rhino PR & Clockwork Design Group

First Place, Brand Experience/Identity

Acentech

Honorable Mention, Brand Experience/Identity

VHB

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

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

2014 SMPS Boston ROC Awards

roc-2014The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Boston chapter held its annual Recognizing Outstanding Communications (ROC) Awards for Marketing Communications and Achievements at Taj Boston on Thursday, June 6, 2014. 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 President Sarah McGillicuddy of Acentech and emceed by Judy Nitsch of Nitsch Engineering. 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 Website, Integrated Marketing Campaign, Event Marketing, Holiday Piece, Marketing Collateral, Brand Identity, 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 New Member of the Year and Marketing Professional of the Year were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the chapter!

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

A heartfelt thank you to the judges: Krista Bourque of ADD Inc., Molly Campbell of Design New England, Mike Comtois of Rolf Jensen & Associates, Pam Delphenich of MIT, Jennifer Hegarty of Payette, Marlene Hobel of CDM Smith, Matthew King of Nickerson PR, Anne Kroger of CannonDesign, Maureen McDonough of Harvard Allston Development Group, Pamela de Oliveira-Smith of the Boston Society of Architects, Ed O’Rourke of GEI Consultants, and Catherine Walsh of Northeastern University.

Many thanks, as well, to the generous corporate sponsors of the event, for making this evening of marketing and communications magic possible! Top sponsors of the 2014 event included:

The winners were as follows:

First Place, Website

Design & Co.

Honorable Mention, Website

Stantec

First Place, Integrated Marketing Campaign

CBT Architects

Honorable Mention, Integrated Marketing Campaign

Margulies Perruzzi Architects & Columbia Construction

First Place, Event Marketing

Reed Hilderbrand

Honorable Mention, Event Marketing

CDM Smith

First Place, Holiday Piece & People’s Choice

Margulies Perruzzi Architects

Honorable Mention, Holiday Piece

Tsoi Kobus & Associates

First Place, Marketing Collateral & Best in Show

CBT Architects

Honorable Mention, Marketing Collateral

CRJA-IBI Group

Honorable Mention, Marketing Collateral

CDM Smith

First Place, Brand Identity

HLB Lighting Design

Honorable Mention, Brand Identity

Stantec

First Place, Best In-House Design

CRJA-IBI Group

New Member of the Year

Alexandra Quinn, WB Engineers+Consultants

Marketing Professional of the Year

Mark Guarino, Guarino Design Group

2013 SMPS Boston ROC Awards

smps boston roc awards 2013The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Boston chapter held its annual Recognizing Outstanding Communications (ROC) Awards for Marketing Communications and Achievements at Boston’s Omni Parker House Hotel on Thursday, June 13, 2013. The event honored firms and individuals who 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 and award recipients were celebrated at the ROC Awards gala event.

The winners were as follows:

Honorable Mention, Website

Cambridge Seven Associates

Honorable Mention, Website

Design & Co. for TRIPYRAMID.COM

First Place, Website

Nitsch Engineering

Honorable Mention, Integrated Marketing

Cambridge Seven Associates

Honorable Mention, Integrated Marketing

Rider Levett Bucknall

First Place, Integrated Marketing

TRC & Company

Honorable Mention, Event Marketing

The Cecil Group

First Place, Event Marketing

Sasaki

Honorable Mention, Holiday Piece

VHB

Honorable Mention, Holiday Piece

GEI Consultants, Inc.

First Place, Holiday Piece

Tsoi/Kobus & Associates

Honorable Mention, Marketing Collateral

Copley Wolff Design Group

First Place, Marketing Collateral

Sasaki

Honorable Mention, Brand Identity

Guarino Design Group for J&J Branding

First Place, Brand Identity

Spurr Weston & Sampson

Best In-House Design

TRC & Company

Best in Show

Sasaki

New Member of the Year

Emily Cotter, CBT Architects

Marketing Professional of the Year

Renee Driscoll, RJA

Honorable Mention, People's Choice Award

GEI Consultants, Inc.