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Excellence in Marketing Awards

About the EMA’s
The Excellence in Marketing Awards (EMAs) are designed to recognize outstanding achievement in marketing communications by professional service firms in the Chicagoland AEC industry. Modeled after the SMPS National Marketing Communications Awards, the program provides an opportunity for firms to showcase their best marketing practices.

Click here to download the ENTRY FORM 

EMAs webpage

Eligibility
Any SMPS Chicago member is eligible to nominate a firm. Outside consultants utilized to develop materials (i.e. print shops, photographers, copywriters, etc.) should be identified in the Clarification Statement.

What can be submitted? Any materials that fulfill the criteria of the categories listed above are eligible. The material must have been published or issued between January 2016 and May 2017.

Benefits of Participating
• Industry recognition for your firm
• Enhancement of your firm’s brand and positioning
• Inspiration for future campaigns
• Expert feedback on your firm’s marketing practices from evaluation panel
• Complimentary attendance at awards reception

Submittal Deadline
All submittals must be received by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. 

Entry Categories
SMPS Chicago’s EMAs honor individuals and firms responsible for excellence in marketing communications in the following categories:

  • Advertising
  • Annual Report
  • Book/Monograph
  • Brochure
  • Corporate Identity
  • Direct-Mail Campaign
  • Feature Writing
  • Holiday Piece
  • Internal Communications Magazine
  • Media Relations Campaign
  • Newsletter — External
  • Newsletter — Internal
  • Promotional Campaign
  • Recruitment & Retention
  • Social Media
  • Special Event
  • Specific Project Marketing
  • Trade Show Marketing
  • Video
  • Web Site

Questions?
Contact Lindsay Green
Project Management Advisors
150 South Wacker, Suite 2150
Chicago, IL 60606
lindsayg@pmainc.com
517.204.5413

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