Reign Awards

    2018 Reign Awards Call for Entries

    SMPS Seattle’s annual Reign Awards gala recognizes excellence in marketing communications and outstanding achievements of top marketing professionals. Submitting for the Reign Awards provides firms with an unparalleled opportunity for peer recognition and expert feedback. Communications awards are awarded to A/E/C firms whose materials and campaigns most compellingly achieved their firms’ marketing goals. Individual merit awards recognize the exceptional accomplishments of individuals in our industry.

    2018 Reign Awards Call for Entries Now Open!

    Award season has officially begun and it’s no different for SMPS Seattle!

    REGISTER NOW! Registration is now open for the June 14 awards gala. We will be having the event at Salty’s from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Each year is bigger and better – you won’t want to miss this event!

    Event Judges



    Jessica Hickey, COO, 1029 Consulting

    Jessica is passionate about helping businesses work better.  Her consulting work offers strong support to the C-Suite in everything from practice management and operations through to business process related activities.  Her holistic view and simple implementation plans help companies run smoothly and increase retention of the bottom line.

    - COO of a construction management/building envelope/architecture firm

    - Manages the marketing-communications/proposal/BD functions.

    - Published a book on business communications

    - Speaker on Being a “seller/doer”

    - 10 years (to the A/E/C industry)




    Jenn Hill, Principal: Creative Director, Jennergy, Inc.

    Jenn Hill, Principal and Creative Director at Jennergy, approaches design with an invigorated perspective. Artist first, she prides herself on her ability to combine business with an immense amount of creative energy and passion. With her collaboration method, she’s developed a reputation of effortlessly creating partnerships with her clients through a hands-on approach to design and creative planning.

    The winner of various awards and numerous accolades through the years for campaigns touching on education, parks, public spaces, private sector, non-profits and public transportation; Jenn focuses on strategy, fresh creative and client relationships to motivate and propel her clients into action.

    - Has been in business since 1998

    - Jennergy specializes in print, web and videography work

    - Certified WA State Women Owned Business

    - Jenny has received numerous awards including: 40 Under 40, the Gold Summit Award, The Gold Craftsmanship Award, several Communicator Awards, and the “Best in the West” design award.


    Charles McIntyre, Director of Marketing, Cochran, Inc. 

    - Judge for 2017 Reign Awards

    - MFA in Creative Writing

    - Published author - series of books titled “The Art of Selling Rocket Science”

    - SMPS member for over 20 years

    - More than 25 years in the AEC/Marketing industry

    - 2016 Reign Award winner for Branding (2nd place Nationally)

    Questions? Contact Amanda Privitt, SMPS Seattle Special Events Committee Member and Scholarship Chair at: or 206.492.4668. 


    Check out photos from the 2017 Reign Awards.


    Best One-Time Marketing Piece
    Fun Fact Cities Coloring Book, Degenkolb Engineers

    Best Marketing Campaign
    Direct Mail Campaign, NAC Architecture

    Best Brand Experience
    Rebrand/Corporate Identity, Perteet

    Best Digital Marketing Campaign
    Women in Architecture, McGranahan Architects

    Small Business Award
    Architecture of the Northwest Playing Cards
    and Coffee Book, Notkin Mechanical Engineers

    People's Choice Award
    Direct Mail Campaign, NAC Architecture

    Judge's Choice Award
    Architecture of the Northwest Playing Cards
    and Coffee Book, Notkin Mechanical Engineers

    Rising Star Award
    Jordyn Prince, NAC Architecture

    President's Award
    Tara Brothers, The Robinson Company

    Member of the Year Award
    Joni Baker, GLY Construction

    Marketer of the Year Award
    Erin Hobson, Sellen Construction




    Browse the photo gallery from the event


    Best One-Time Marketing Piece
    2015 Holiday Card, GLY Construction

    Best Marketing Collateral
    Aloha Party, Weber Thompson

    Best Website
    New 2015 Website, Swenson Say Faget

    Best Brand Experience
    Corporate Brand Refresh, Cochran

    Best Marketing Campaign
    Free Safety Advice Campaign, Sellen Construction

    Small Business Award
    Brand Refresh & Review, Glosten

    Judge's Choice Award
    "Tom Kundig Works," Olson Kundig

    People's Choice Award
    2015 Holiday Card, GLY Construction

    Rising Star Award
    Madison Dreiger, Osborn Consulting

    President's Award
    Erin Hatch, Weber Thompson

    Undergraduate Scholarship Recipient
    Jesi Stuvek



    Browse the photo gallery from the event
    Read the event recap on the SMPS Seattle Chapter Blog


    Best One-Time Marketing Piece
    "Kindness Sticks, Pay It Forward" Video, DCI Engineers

    Best Marketing Collateral
    Open House Event, Howard S. Wright

    Best Digital Media Campaign
    "BLG" Blogging Campaign, SRG Partnership

    Best Brand Experience
    New Home Program, Howard S. Wright 

    Judge's Choice Award
    "Shooting for Five" Video, Sellen Construction

    People's Choice Award
    Company Rebranding, Stantec

    Marketer of the Year
    Melanie Cochrun, GLY Construction

    Rising Star Award
    Crystal Sackman, CPSM, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

    Member of the Year Award
    Amanda Erickson, Sellen Construction

    President's Award
    Heidi Maki, Swenson Say Faget