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2018 SMPS Houston Marketing Achievement Awards Call for Nominations

2018 SMPS Houston Marketing Achievement Awards Call for Nominations

The SMPS Houston Marketing Achievement Awards (MAA) program recognizes excellence by marketing professionals in the design and building industry.
We encourage you to nominate fellow esteemed members, firms and clients in the categories of Member of the Year, Rising Star, Member Firm of the Year, Rock of the Chapter, Marketing Excellence, Hall of Fame, Principal of the Year and Client of the Year. Category descriptions are included below.
There is no limit to how many individuals you can nominate. Complete the form below to cast your nominations.

Questions regarding nominations may be directed to Mindy Cernosek at mcernosek@LandTech-inc.com

Winners will be announced at the 2018 SMPS Houston Awards Gala on October 19, 2018.
Deadline: All MAA nominations are due by 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 17, 2018.
Nominator Information
Please provide us with your contact information.
No anonymous nominations will be accepted; however, nominations will be kept confidential
Client of the Year
An individual, private company or public entity located within the Houston region that has commissioned A/E/C related services from the nominating SMPS member and has demonstrated a consistent, long-standing commitment to excellence through the encouragement of innovative ideas/practices and the support of teamwork and quality design and construction. The entity exemplifies significant contributions to both the built environment and the community. IMPORTANT!!! Nominator must notify and submit written confirmation of the nominee’s acceptance. Confirmation can be in the form of a letter or email. Please send to Mindy Cernosek, mcernosek@LandTech-inc.com.
Please keep to 300 words or less
(xxx) xxx-xxxx
Member of the Year:
Member has demonstrated significant commitment to the organization during the past year. The Member has gone above and beyond the role of a typical member and has made significant contributions to the Chapter in the process.
Please keep to 300 words or less
Rising Star
While in their early years of membership, the Rising Star has jumped in with both feet, becoming an engaged member who actively seeks ways to add value to the Chapter. The Rising Star must:
  • Have joined SMPS within the past three years. A list of those eligible is available here.
  • Be actively involved in a SMPS committee.
  • Attend/participate in SMPS events.
  • Members who have at any time held a Board of Directors position are not eligible.
  • Please keep to 300 words or less
    Member Firm of the Year
    Firm has made a significant contribution to the Houston Chapter during the past year in a variety of ways, including active members, support of chapter activities and sponsorship of chapter programs.
    Please keep to 300 words or less
    Principal of the Year
    A “Technical” Executive Leader/ Principal whose influence has significantly impacted the marketing and BD departments of their firm - and the success of the SMPS members at that firm. While their main responsibility is not marketing they demonstrate fervent support of the business development and marketing team members. This person serves as a mentor and collaborator to bridge the gap between the technical profession and the marketing world by sharing their knowledge and valuing the core vision of SMPS to raise the bar of excellence within our industry.
    Please keep to 300 words or less
    (xxx) xxx-xxxx
    Marketing Excellence
    Recognizes an individual or a company for their marketing accomplishments in the design and building industry. Recipient has maintained a visible position in the marketplace through service to the profession, promoting Chapter activities and the creation/distribution of quality marketing materials.
    Please keep to 300 words or less
    (xxx) xxx-xxxx
    Rock of the Chapter
    A member whose contributions have significantly impacted the Chapter over the past several years. Known to be a backbone of the Chapter, this person is always working for the greater good of the organization and the A/E/C industry. He or she might be considered a “go to” person who knows what needs to be done to stay in front of the pack.
    Please keep to 300 words or less
    Hall of Fame
    “Best of the best” among his or her peers in the A/E/C marketing industry. These individuals have a long, rich history of success in the Houston built environment and have made a significant, indelible impact on professional services marketing and the Houston Chapter. SMPS Houston can induct up to two individuals per year. Nominee can be a member or non-member.
    Please keep to 300 words or less
    (xxx) xxx-xxxx