How to Find AEC Award Programs to Enter

Now that we’ve reviewed the strategic benefit to entering awards programs, let’s discuss how you can find potential programs to enter. Years ago, a few consultants would publish an annual list of the various awards programs related to the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. While it could be a bit pricey to acquire, it proved to be a handy go-to resource. With the proliferation of awards being offered and an ever-growing list of options, it’s nearly impossible to maintain an updated list. The reasons for this astronomical growth vary, but primarily involve organizations understanding the benefits of offering awards … Read more

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The Strategic Advantage to AEC Industry Awards

Winning an award gives you an opportunity to celebrate with team members and clients long after the project is complete. Photo courtesy of Connecticut Building Congress, Patrick Delany Photographer.

Winning awards for your firm, a project, or individual staff members can be exciting, but focusing on the strategic marketing benefits will bring about the best results and help convince firm leadership to invest the time and money required to submit for awards.

In this first of a series of articles, we delve into the strategic marketing benefits of AEC industry awards. Future articles will discuss how to find and select … Read more

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AEC Industry Awards Panel Presentation Dubbed a Big Success

On Target’s founder, Theresa M. Casey, FSMPS, CPSM, on right, presenting at the SMPS Connecticut program on AEC Industry Award Submissions, March 2018.

The scene at the Scene Art Bar was a fabulous backdrop for SMPS Connecticut’s program on Preparing a Winning AEC Project Award Entry. Check out the link for details on the fabulous panel! Even the most seasoned professionals had valuable takeaways from this session!

Watch for our blog post on tips, ideas and inspiration for your next awards submissions. Be sure to contact On Target Marketing & Communications if you’d like outside help with identifying the … Read more

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