You don’t need an agency to help you create your CMA entry – here’s why…

By February 19, 2019Uncategorized

The Construction Marketing Awards are a great celebration of marketing talent across the industry. The awards are for everyone, with entries invited from any team or individual responsible for marketing and / or business development strategy within the construction and built environment supply chain. This includes companies involved in materials supply or manufacture, building or infrastructure design, build, maintenance, engineering, consulting service or solutions provider in the built environment sector.

There are 23 categories and you can enter as many categories as you wish. View the categories

Entering is simple, you don’t need to engage an agency to help you, you just need to set aside some time.

Our online entry system is simple to use

The online entry system uses software specifically designed for awards entries and has been tailored for the Construction Marketing Awards. It is intuitive, with entrants able to save and come back to complete their online entry form in stages.

This stop-start approach to completing your entry means you can fit time into your schedule to complete your entry yourself. You can start your entry, save and come back to it. You can create more than one entry for more than one category in parallel and upload multiple files to support your entry.

There are guidance notes against each field, to help you complete your entry and the system allows you to upload supporting material in multiple file formats. And as well as these guidance notes we also provide a whole wealth of other support materials to help you make the most of your entry.

We provide guidance and tools to help you make the most of your entry

First and foremost please ensure you have read the Rules of Entry. This document holds all the relevant information in one place. You can download it, save it, print it, scribble on it and use it as your crib sheet to check you have met all the criteria the judges will be looking for.

In addition the small print for the awards, the terms and conditions of entry are clearly displayed on our website.

If you are looking for more guidance then simply head to the how to enter section on our website. We have a number of further sources of information to help:

Finally, for the awards you are invited to enter as many categories as you wish. So just make sure to check the entry criteria for each category you are entering. These are included in the Rules of Entry document, as well as on our website: View the categories.

We are always here to offer help 

Despite having all this information at your finger-tips we understand sometimes it is good to talk. To run through your queries with a real person. The Construction Marketing Awards team are a friendly bunch and we are happy to have a chat at any point. We will answer your questions, put your mind at rest, reassure you that what you are doing is right and finally wish you the best of luck with your entry!

Start your entry now!

So why not start to compile the information you need for your entry now? Our top tip would be to treat your entry like any other marketing campaign – Putting together a good award entry takes time and effort. So schedule it into your weekly activities. Consider how you will get the judges attention, attract their interest, make them want to read your material, and make your material make them want to give you an award.

The Construction Marketing Awards are £50 + VAT per entry. The 2019 awards will be open for entry on Monday 8th April. The deadline for entries is Friday 20th September 2019.

Work entered should have been completed between June 2018 and August 2019.

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