2017 Agency League released

The CMA Agency League has been revised for 2017, with no change in the top three – MRA, CIB, and Ridgemount holding their positions, but with Harris moving up to fourth.

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2017 Winners Announced!

The winners of the biggest awards in Construction Marketing have been announced!

Brisant Secure, Clear Architects, and Reynaers were all double winners – each carrying off two category wins to be jointly the most successful on the night.

MRA Marketing were Agency of the year, CIB PR Agency of the Year, while Kingspan Timber Solutions & Potton took the key title of Marketing Team of the Year.

At what was the biggest presentation dinner ever in the 17 year history of the Awards, sponsors, judges, finalists and their guests celebrated what was a showcase of excellence that the whole construction marketing community can be proud of.

Entries for the Construction Marketing Awards 2018 will open in April. What will you enter?

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Biggest CMA ever!

The Gala Dinner presentation on November 30, 2017, will be the biggest ever, with 300 people packed in to the Radisson Prtman Square to celebrate the presentation of the Construction Marketing Awards 2017.

It’s another record year then for the CMAs, going from strength to strength.

This year’s presentation will feature, as well as presenting 21 hotly contested awards categories, the return of the popular guests’ vote for Best Promotional Item, and a new Selfie Competition for this year.

Guests tweet a selfie of them getting ready, travelling, practicing their winner’s celebration, or anything they fancy using the hashtag #cma17, and a top panel of judges will choose a selection to display during the dinner, and a winner!

It’s set to be a great night – come excited!

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UK Construction Week joins CMA Sponsors

We are delighted to announce that Construction Week, the successful building products exhibition at the NEC, has joined our growing and impressive roster of sponsors for 2017.

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Kerry Godliman to present CMA17

We are delighted to say that the charmingly straight-talking, quick-witted Kerry Godliman will be presenting the trophies at the Construction Marketing Awards 2017!

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CMA 2017 Shortlist Announced!

The judges have deliberated long and hard, and the shortlists for the 21 categories of the Construction Marketing Awards 2017 decided. Did your entry make it to the select group of finalists? Do you know any of those in the running for the sector’s most prestigious awards? Continue reading

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View our FAQs page

Looking for help with your Construction Marketing Awards entry? We have just added a FAQ page to our website. Check here for answers to your entry questions, or for questions about attending the awards dinner.

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Ecobuild 2018: The New Approach

Following its acquisition of ecobuild, new owner, Futurebuild Events Ltd, is making big changes to the 2018 event, to ensure a fresh and relevant format that’s nothing like an ordinary trade show.

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New sponsors for CMA 2017

The Construction Marketing Awards, entering their 17th year, continue to grow. This year we have added new sponsors to our loyal and returning ones.

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Why you should enter the Construction Marketing Awards

The 2017 Construction Marketing Awards are open for entry, with the closing date being Friday 22nd September. With this is mind I wanted to share some reasons why you should enter. So here are half a dozen reasons why entering the awards are a good idea. Continue reading

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Why Industry Recognition should be Everyone’s Motivator

When making our journey down to London for the annual Construction Marketing Awards in which we were shortlisted for five categories, it didn’t seem the right time to start considering the chance we might actually walk away with an award.
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CMA 2016 Winners Announced!

_i8a0517The winners of the 2016 Construction Marketing Awards have been announced!

At a glittering gala dinner in London, the winners of the 21 categories of the Construction Marketing Awards were presented with their prestigious trophies.

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CMA Shortlist 2016 Announced!

The Shortlist for the Construction Marketing Awards 2016 has been announced!

The judges deliberated for many hours to decide who would make the prestigious list of finalists below. Many fell by the wayside at this stage, not because their entries were poor, but because those who remain are truly excellent.

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The Cost of Omitting your Costs

Ross Sturley, one of the organisers of the Construction Marketing Awards, discusses one of the most common reasons for entries failing to win.

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2015 CMA Agency League Published

The latest incarnation of the Construction Marketing Awards Agency League has been published, with CIB shooting to the top in the year that founder Andy Cassie collected a CIMCIG Special award for his commitment to raising the bar in construction marketing.

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Best Big Budget Campaign – CCF

_I8A8794Making sure that CCF’s customers are always aware of its top quality products and staff expertise is a number one priority for the marketing team. So, when we were tasked with supporting a significant investment in our insulation offering, it was clear that a promotional campaign was needed; to change perceptions and rightfully align CCF with exceptional insulation solutions, product choice, and availability.

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Best Mid-Range Budget Campaign – Gibbs & Dandy

_I8A8790Customer Lifecycle Campaign

At Gibbs & Dandy we pride ourselves on our customer-focussed strategy, which looks to ensure we are the most trusted builders’ merchant around. To help us achieve this goal, we wanted to make sure that our customers were happy with what we were doing and offering them. We wanted to talk to all our customers and this campaign focused on targeting those who had stopped trading with us – our lapsed and dormant accounts. We contacted these customers, asking them to provide feedback on why they were no longer buying from us and, in some cases, offering them incentives to restart trading – some hadn’t traded with us for over 2 years.

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Best Use of Website – Hamworthy Heating

_I8A8720At the 2015 Construction Marketing Awards, Hamworthy Heating were crowned the winners of the Best use of Website. I attended the ceremony with my colleague, Sam Boshier, Senior Marketing Executive. And those also present may well have seen our faces showing sheer joy mixed with shock.

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2015 Winners Announced!

_I8A8807The high point of the construction marketing calendar has been reached – the winners of the Construction Marketing Awards 2015 have been announced!

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Winners Announced for CMA 15!

Last night saw the hosting of the  2015 Construction Marketing Awards, at which the winners were announced. Detailed below is the shortlist together the winners and highly commended. Congratulations to all. It was a great evening, showcasing the best in construction marketing.

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