• 2019 Marketing Communications Awards
  • Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
  • accepting entries now to May 15, 2019
  • Send Submissions To:
    Saundra Price
    WE O’Neil Construction
    909 N. Pacific Coast Hwy, Suite 400
    El Segundo, CA 90245

  • WE ARE ALL CREATORS!
    Creators of compelling and unique marketing collateral and campaigns. Let’s recognize the creative genius of our SMPS/LA marketing community. Submit your work for the 2019 Marketing Communications Awards, and come celebrate as we honor the winners at The LEONARDO on June 4 at Banc of California Stadium.

    Deadline: Extended to Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Cost: $50 first entry, $25 for each additional entry

    To obtain the Eligibility Information, Entry Instructions and Entry Form
    click here: 
    2019 SMPS MCA Call for Entries

    Questions: For any questions, please contact Saundra Price sprice@weoneil.com

    MCA ENTRY CATEGORIES

    PROJECT PURSUIT MARKETING
    An item or series of items developed in support of winning a project. Materials may be print and/or digital and include qualification packages, proposals, presentations, interview tools, leave-behinds, or other pieces that contributed to the total effort.

    MARKETING COLLATERAL & INTEGRATED CAMPAIGNS
    Print or digital marketing collateral or campaign. Examples may include a one-time piece of collateral or a series of materials that promote a consistent brand message across marketing channels to reach a specific target audience over an extended period of time. Examples can include corporate brochure, direct-mail postcard, advertising campaigns, printed or digital publications, external newsletter, and/or media relations campaigns.

    INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS
    Any print or digital communications vehicle intended for an employee audience, including but not limited to a recognition or employee retainment program program, employee newsletters, awards program, or communications associated with mergers, acquisitions, or new business-line initiatives.

    SPECIAL EVENT MARKETING
    A print or digital piece produced for one-time use to promote a special event including but not limited to an anniversary, office opening, dedication, conference or tradeshow exhibition materials and booth design, or ground breaking and other project milestone events.

    HOLIDAY PIECE
    A print or digital piece produced for one-time use to promote a generally recognized holiday; examples include a greeting card, party invitation, client appreciation gift, or calendar.

    VIDEO, SOCIAL AND DIGITAL MEDIA
    A digital marketing piece or social media campaign that utilizes online and interactive tools to generate engagement and collaboration. Examples include but are not limited to: videos, apps, blogs, networking site campaigns (LinkedIn, Facebook), content- sharing sites (Behance, YouTube, Flickr).

    BRAND EXPERIENCE/CORP. IDENTITY
    A new or updated brand experience. This could include the roll-out of a new logo, graphic standards, brand awareness campaign, and/or visual /content update for materials, applied firm-wide or for a specific market. Guidelines for application must be included in the submission.

    WEBSITE
    An external website, intranet or mobile site that promotes your firm. This could include microsites that have been launched by your firm for a specific project.

  • 2019 Leonardo Awards Program
  • Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
  • 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Banc of California Stadium
    3939 Figueroa St
    Los Angeles, CA 90037

  • SMPS Los Angeles is excited to host this year’s Leonardo Awards Program on June 4, 2019 at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. A long-standing tradition that was started in 1981, the evening is dedicated to celebrating the industry’s brightest stars - individuals whose achievements within the greater A/E/C community shine like a shooting star in the night sky.

    Schedule:
    5:00 to 6:30 PM - Networking Reception
    6:30 to 9:00 PM - Dinner & Awards Ceremony

    Meals:
    Dinner will be provided. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.

    Sponsorship:
    For sponsorship opportunities, please contact our sponsorship director, Matthew Sullivan, at sponsorship@smps-la.org.

    Deliverables (Sponsors Only):
    Firm Logo (High Resolution, EPS or Vector Image Preferred)
    Firm Name Listing (as you'd like to be listed)
    Program Book Advertisement (due before May 15)
    Ad Specifications:
    Full Page: 7.5" horizontal by 7.75" vertical
    Half Page: 7.5" horizontal by 3.75" vertical
    Quarter Page: 3.625" horizontal by 3.75" vertical

    After sponsorship registration, you will be contacted with further directions regarding program booklet advertisement specs and requests for attendee lists, meal choices, etc. Please allow one week for logo placement on electronic communication after receipt of logo.

    Drink Responsibly:
    Persons under the age of 21 are required to identify themselves during event registration. Please drink responsibly. If you need transportation, use a designated driver, rideshare, or taxi service.

    Questions:
    If you have any questions, or would like additional information, please contact Fawn Radmanich, President and Leonardo Chairperson at president@smps-la.org.

    Price
    Members: $150
    Non-Members: $200

  • How do Healthcare Organizations Plan to Handle this Evolving Industry?
  • Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
  • 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • The L.A. Grand Hotel Downtown
    333 South Figueroa Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • With the senior citizen population continuing to increase and expected to jump 18% in the next 5 years, what do our local healthcare organizations plan to do to handle this demand? As the healthcare industry continues to evolve to keep up with the aging population, new technology and industry demands, how can hospital systems, healthcare providers and other stakeholders work together to succeed in delivering quality healthcare?  Description: With the senior citizen population continuing to increase and expected to jump 18% in the next 5 years, what do our local healthcare organizations plan to do to handle this demand? As the healthcare industry continues to evolve to keep up with the aging population, new technology and industry demands, how can hospital systems, healthcare providers and other stakeholders work together to succeed in delivering quality healthcare?

    Please join our distinguished panel of healthcare experts as they discuss how their organizations plan to tackle these challenges and what they believe the future of healthcare looks like. They will also discuss plans for facility design and expansions, SB 1953 deadlines, and other emerging technologies that are influencing the industry.

    Don’t wait to sign up for what will surely be a dynamic discussion on the future of healthcare in Southern California!

    Event Schedule
    11:00 am - 11:30 am: Registration
    11:30 am – 11:45 am Welcome & Announcements
    11:30 am: Lunch Served
    11:50 am - 12:50 pm: Program
    12:50 pm - 1:00 pm: Closing Comments & End of Event

    Moderator
    Ron V. Rendina, Healthcare Core Market Leader / SoCal Region, DPR Construction

    Speakers
    Sandy Smith, Senior Vice President of Real Estate & Facilities, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

    Zeke Triana, Vice President, Facilities Planning, Design and Construction, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

    Lee Brennan, Principal, Cuningham Group Architecture

    John Negley, Regional Director of Southern and Central California, Adventist Health

    Parking
    On-site parking is valet only: $15.00
    World trade Center (connected via bridge): $18.00 all day
    Union Bank (one block south of the hotel): $15.00 all day

    Price
    $75 / members
    $100 / non-members

    Sponsorship
    Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact Matthew Sullivan, Director of Sponsorship sponsorship@smps-la.org

    Questions
    Email Carmen Gonzalez, Director of Programs, & Taleen Mason, Co-Chair of Programs - programs@smps-la.org