SMPS Arizona 2017 MCA winners (left to right) Nicole Rodriguez, TankGirl Marketing; Becky Hornack, Weitz; Charlie Crews, Small Giants; Travis McCoy, Schaefer; Maisha Christian Hagan, Jokake Construction; Grenee Martacho-Celuch and Dale Marr, Concord General Contracting. (Photo by Maria Mejia)


     SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.  (April 6, 2017) – Four firms and three individuals were honored Tuesday night at the 2017 Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Arizona Marketing Communications Awards held at Casablanca Rooftop Lounge in Old Town Scottsdale.

The annual event recognizes excellence in marketing and communications by professional services firms in the design and building industries. The SMPS Marketing Communications Awards recognize the individuals and teams who create outstanding communication vehicles for architectural, engineering, design, and construction firms.

More than 70 professionals attended Tuesday night’s event.

Individual awards went to Maisha Christian Hagan, Marketer of the Year, Jokake Construction; Travis McCoy, Schaefer, President’s Choice; and Charlie Crews, Small Giants, Up and Comer.

“This was SMPS Arizona’s fourth annual MCA ceremony and we couldn’t be prouder of the nominees and the winners,” said SMPS Arizona President Maureen Varela, CPSM, of Pulice Construction. “It’s a celebration of recognizing the A/E/C industry’s best and brightest marketers and highlighting innovative campaigns for awards across several categories. The winners set the bar for the industry.”

The 2017 SMPS Arizona Marketing Communications Award winners:

  • Holiday Piece: JE Dunn Construction
  • Video: The Weitz Company
  • Website: TankGirl Marketing
  • Special Event: Concord General Contracting
  • Project Pursuit: The Weitz Company
  • Marketer of the Year: Maisha Christian Hagan, Jokake Construction
  • Up and Comer: Charlie Crews, Small Giants
  • President’s Choice: Travis McCoy, Schaefer