SMPS Marketing Communications Awards

Call for Entries!

Submissions are due by March 29 , 2019

Celebration of the winners will be held on April 10, 2019.


Marketing Communications Award Categories

Please note that all submissions for these categories should include a poster board (maximum upload size 20MB). On the night of the gala, entry poster boards will be displayed and gala attendees will have the opportunity to cast their ballots for the best overall submission for the People's Choice Award. Click below to download the template:  

POSTER BOARD TEMPLATE    

Digital Marketing

The award for Digital Marketing is given to the individual or team who have proven to be skilled communicators with the ability to connect with their target audience and effectively convey their message through digital marketing. Submissions may include: website, social media, email campaign, video, digital holiday card, digital advertising, and/or mobile app.

The winner will receive a $500 gift certificate towards a website review or brand strategy session with Watson Creative.

Branding

The award for Branding is given to the individual or team who have proven to be skilled communicators with the ability to connect with their target audience and effectively increase brand awareness in the market. Submissions may include: re-brand, brand awareness campaign, and/or branded swag.

The winner will receive a $500 gift certificate towards a session with Cheryl McIntosh Photography

Project Pursuits

The award for Project Pursuits is given to the individual or team who have won a project using their ability to connect with their target audience and effectively communicate why they were the best choice for the project. Submissions may include: qualifications, pitches/proposals/RFPs, interview tools to support a project win.

Print Collateral

The award for Print Collateral is given to the individual or team who have proven to be skilled communicators with the ability to connect with their target audience and effectively convey their message through printed collateral. Submissions may include: brochures, portfolio, flyer, resumes, and/or printed holiday cards.

The winner will receive a Custom Retractable Banner with Deluxe Travel Bag ($200 value) and $300 credit towards a print, swag, or promo order from Irwin-Hodson.

Internal Marketing

The award for Internal Marketing is given to the individual or team who have proven to be skilled communicators with the ability to effectively convey their message and promote the company’s operational initiatives. Submissions may include: onboarding materials, recruitment/retention, internal newsletter, and/or internal events.

The winner will receive a customized Marketing Strategy workshop session with Kenesis Marketing


Award Prize

This year’s winners will receive one branding-related service, such as a photography session, swag, printing run, strategy session, etc. Specifics prize for each category TBD.

Nomination Form

Please select one of the Marketing Communications Award categories and complete the form. If you would like to submit for multiple categories, simply resubmit the form.