Philly’s Phinest Marketing Communication Awards
and Honoring Legends Awards Banquet
January 30, 2019
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Registration/Networking
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Program/Awards
Join us for a night of fun and honoring marketing as we announce this year’s award winners and hear about the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s Go Orange Campaign.
Celebrate with us as we announce winners of SMPS Philadelphia’s 2018 Philly’s Phinest Marketing Communication Awards, our Honoring Legends Award, and the SMPS Philadelphia Chapter Awards!
Networking/cocktail hour from 5:30 – 6:30pm
During this time attendees can peruse the winning Marketing Communication Awards submissions to see what is hot and trending in marketing for AEC and cast your own votes for the coveted People’s Choice Award, all while enjoying cocktails and mingling.
SMPS Philadelphia’s Marketing Communications Award program provides an unparalleled opportunity for local A/E/C professionals to showcase their best marketing practices and educate the industry about the critical role marketing plays in the firm’s success. The program is modeled after SMPS Headquarters’ long-standing and prestigious Marketing Communication Awards Program.
Dinner and Awards Presentations 6:30pm – 8:00pm
In celebrating how marketing matters, we will hear from Ms. Kelli Roberts, the Manager of Marketing and Business Development at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, on the Turnpike’s Go Orange Campaign. The campaign focuses on improving drivers’ attention to safety, and Ms. Roberts will discuss how the program was developed and the success the Turnpike has seen.
Additionally, the annual Honoring Legends Award recipient will be announced.
This honor is presented to a remarkable individual, the living legend, the icon in the Philadelphia A/E/C community – someone, who has been supportive of SMPS and, in particular, of his or her firm’s marketing department’s efforts. This year’s prestigious nominees are:
- William Lammey, AIA and Anthony Giorgio, AIA; Lammey + Giorgio, Architects
- J. Rossi; retired
- Michael Erickson; C. Erickson & Sons, Inc.
Come support your friends and colleagues as we celebrate their accomplishments!
About the guest speaker:
Ms. Kelli Roberts has 15 years of communications experience focused in politics and government policy. Currently serving as the Manager of Marketing and Business Development at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Roberts is responsible for the planning, execution and management of all marketing initiatives including roadway project campaigns, the E-ZPass program and Work Zone Safety.
Previously, Ms. Roberts served as Deputy Communications Director in the Pennsylvania Governor’s office where she established and implemented the communications strategy that resulted in passage of Pennsylvania’s most comprehensive transportation funding reform in decades. Early in her career, Ms. Roberts served as Special Assistant in the Office of U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Norman Mineta
After losing two employees in two years to accidents in their work zones, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is leading the charge to bring awareness to this deadly issue. With the goal of saving the lives of workers on the roadway as well as motorists who drive through work zones, the Commission is deploying innovative marketing, internal communications and driver engagement tactics to decrease work zone crash rates across the system. Learn how the Go Orange PA campaign has grown and evolved to be a change agent that saves lives and empowers employees.
Sponsorship opportunities are available – please contact Danielle Donnelly at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Member Cost: $75 | Non-member Cost: $95
Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown
21 N. Juniper Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Cancellations made two weeks prior to the event will be fully refunded, minus a $10 processing fee. Due to SMPS Philadelphia’s commitment with vendors, all cancellations after that time and no-shows will be ineligible for a refund, though a registrant may substitute for another event at no charge up until 24 hours prior to the event.