Reign Awards

Call for Judges & Emcees

Calling all SMPS members and non-members interested in judging or emceeing the 2019 SMPS Seattle Annual Reign Awards!

Seeking Entertaining Emcees:

Are you ready to channel your inner Jimmy Fallon and host the annual SMPS Reign Awards? We are looking for an engaging individual – or two engaging individuals – who are willing to entertain and host our annual marketing and communications awards gala held in June. We welcome nominations or self-nominations. Apply now

Seeking Qualified Judges: 

Are you a professional who has extensive experience, knowledge and understanding of the marketing, communications and creative services used in the A/E/C world? We want you to be a judge for the annual SMPS Reign Awards! We welcome nominations or self-nominations. Apply now

Submit Your Judge & Emcee Nominations Today!

Submissions close on February 28th. 

 

2019 Call for Entries Coming in March.

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.

Questions about the Reign Awards? Contact Jackie Corley, The Walsh Group, this year's Reign Awards Chair at jccorley@walshgroup.com or 206.394.7306.

2018 Reign Awards

2018 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
- Jenn 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. 

- 2017 Reign Awards Judge
- 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)

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 REIGN AWARDS WINNERS!

Best One-Time Marketing Piece
McGranahan Architects

Best Marketing Campaign
Sellen Construction

Best Brand Experience
Clark | Barnes

Best Digital Marketing Campaign
Sellen Construction

Best Website
Sellen Construction

Best Marketing Collateral
Clark | Barnes

Judge's Choice Award
DCI Engineers

People's Choice Award
Sellen Construction & Weber Thompson (tie)

Small Business Award
Clark | Barnes

Rising Star Award
Karen Sullivan, Wood Harbinger

President's Award
Melanie Cochrun, CPSM, GLY Construction

Member of the Year Award
Crystal Sackman, CPSM, Brown and Caldwell

Marketer of the Year Award
Heidi Maki, Swenson Say Faget

 


2017 REIGN AWARDS

Check out photos from the 2017 Reign Awards.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2017 REIGN AWARDS WINNERS!

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

 


2016 REIGN AWARDS

Browse the photo gallery from the event

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016 REIGN AWARDS WINNERS!

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


2015 REIGN AWARDS

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

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2015 REIGN AWARDS WINNERS!

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, CPSM, 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