Member Recognition

2017 Award Nominations

Nominate someone today by clicking on the links below, filling out the forms and emailing them to: 
Katie Burgess, SMPS Columbus Chapter President.

Winners will be announced at our June 21st Program and Membership Appreciation Event.

The Rising Star Award honors a current SMPS member with less than 5 years experience in the A/E/C marketing profession who has demonstrated a commitment to the field of marketing professional services and an aptitude of leadership through involvement in and contributions to the Columbus Chapter. 

The Arch City Marketer Award honors a current SMPS member who has demonstrated a commitment to excellence in the field of marketing professional services and has stretched above the duties of chapter volunteer contributing to excellence in our chapter’s goals to Advocate, Educate and Connect.

 2015-2016 Arch City Marketer

 Tom Garske

Tom Garske from Whiting-Turner took home the award at the Membership Appreciation event.  

 2015-2016 Rising Star Award


 Vanessa Lane from DesignGroup was recognized in her office for the 2015-16 award.

Our members work hard, not only at their jobs, but also to make our SMPS Chapter great! As a dynamic society that supports members’ professional development, networking, and advocates for the marketing & business development careers within the A/E/C industry we applaud those who have gone above and beyond. It is not easy.

Every year the SMPS Columbus Chapter recognizes two members who have risen above others by setting new standards of achievement in the industry and who support the chapter by making significant impacts through their involvement in the chapter.



2014-2015 SMPS Columbus Marketing Award Winners

2014-2015 Arch City Marketer


Larisa Forester, CPSM from MSA Architects took home the award.

 2014-2015 Rising Star Award


 Kelly Rauch from Corna-Kokosing received the 2014-15 award.