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Phelix Awards

SMPS Arizona announces the 2018 Phelix Awards. Previously known as the Marketing Communication Awards, the Annual Phelix Awards recognize excellence in marketing communications and celebrates achievements by AEC marketing and business development professionals. Awards will be presented to firms whose material and campaigns best achieve their marketing goals. Marketing projects / campaigns completed between January 2016 and December 2017 are eligible to be submitted.

New this year, the Phelix Awards will be judged by seasoned AEC professionals from around the country. This provides a unique opportunity to gain insight and expert feedback from independent professionals with a shared passion for AEC marketing and business development.

SMPS Arizona will accept submittals from AEC companies with offices in Arizona, and both member and non-member firms are encouraged to submit. The Phelix Awards will be presented to winners at our annual awards gala, which will be held on June 28, 2018.

WHY SUBMIT

  • Celebrate outstanding marketing communications and campaigns
  • Receive feedback/debrief from industry professionals
  • Get recognition within your firm for your marketing and business development efforts

 

SUBMITTAL CATEGORIES

Additionally, one Grand Phelix award will be awarded from all submissions.

 

CATERGORY DEFINITIONS & REQUIREMENTS

Holiday Piece (Print or Digital)
  • Print or digital
  • One-time use to promote a generally recognized holiday
  • Examples include: greeting card, party invitation, client appreciation gift, calendar, etc.

 

Special Event
  • Planning and implementation of special event
  • Internal or external event
  • Examples include: anniversary, ground breaking, golf tournament, grand opening, business planning, etc.

 

Project Pursuit
  • Item(s) developed in support of winning one specific project
  • Firm does not need to have won project to submit or is waiting to hear on project award status
  • Example include: proposal / SOQ packages, presentations, leave-behinds, etc.
  • Omit proprietary information

 

Retention & Recruitment
  • Program designed to recruit potential and retain current employees through print and/or electronic communication
  • Examples include: ads, brochures, form letters, pamphlets, postcards, announcements, email promotions, etc.

 

Multi-Media
  • Format
    • Video: video communications (with or without audio)
      • Client specific pursuit
      • External communications
      • Internal communications
    • Website (internal or external)
      • Launched between January 2016 and December 2017
      • Include link to website, screen shots of important pages and each page referenced in questionnaire), and site navigation map
    • Communications
      • Examples include: newsletter, brochure, project / firm profiles, etc.
    • Mobile app
      • Application created for your firm specifically for viewing on a mobile device

 

Up & Comer
  • Marketing and business development professionals with less than 5 years AEC marketing / business development experience
  • Demonstrate innovative and creative marketing / business development strategies throughout 2016-2017 with contributions to your firm or personal growth
  • Active member of SMPS Arizona

 

Marketer of the Year
  • Marketing and business development professionals with between 7 and 15 years AEC marketing / business development experience
  • Demonstrate innovative and creative marketing / business development strategies throughout 2016-2017 with contributions to your firm or personal growth
  • Active member of SMPS Arizona

 

Lifetime Achievement
  •  Marketing and business development professionals with more than 20 years AEC marketing / business development experience
  • Contributions to firm and personal growth and marketing profession within the AEC industry
  • Active member of SMPS Arizona

 

COST

  • SMPS Arizona Member (1st entry): $100
  • SMPS Arizona Member (2nd + entries): $50 each
  • Non-Member (1st entry): $150
  • Non-Member (2nd + entries): $100 each

Each entry comes with one ticket to awards gala

SPONSORSHIPS

Be a part of celebrating our achievements. Sponsorship packages will be available soon. Please contact Cricket Robertson, CPSM.

QUESTIONS

Cricket Robertson, CPSM
c.robertson@corbinselectric.com
p: 602.794.6012