Tag Archive: awards

Feb 26 2016

Coordinated CIMCIG, CAPSIG and IBP

For a long time there has been some overlap, and a productive relationship, between two UK construction communication groups: CIMCIG, the construction interest group of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, and CAPSIG, the construction and property special interest group (which I chair) of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. Members of one are often eligible …

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Apr 03 2013

CAPSIG backs IBP Communication and PR Awards

CAPSIG, the construction and property special interest group of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, has teamed up with International Building Press to sponsor its new awards. The IBP Communication and PR Awards will shine the spotlight on the contribution which public relations makes to the industry and aims to recognise both established and up-and-coming …

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Jan 25 2011

Did the Be2Awards bypass most AEC PR and marketing people?

About two weeks ago (see Announcing the Be2Awards 2011), I launched the website for what we believe are the world’s first social media awards for “The built environment” (ie: architecture, engineering, construction, facilities management, property, etc). Nominations began to trickle in, and as Friday’s deadline approached there was a final flood, and I have just …

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Nov 29 2010

Bentley takes Hammer for best use of social media

In September (Best use of Social Media?), I talked about the shortlisted companies in the running for Construction Computing magazine’s ‘Best use of social media‘ award at the Construction Computing Awards 2010. I highlighted the widely varying levels of social media adoption among the finalists, and gave my assessment of the Web 2.0 performance of the …

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Sep 17 2010

Best use of Social Media?

Last November I wrote about the Construction Computing Awards 2009, and suggested five reasons why we didn’t yet have an award for best use of Web 2.0 in construction. Well, it’s now a whole ten months later, the shortlists for the 2010 awards have just been announced, online voting has begun, and – I must …

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Nov 12 2009

Goodbye, CJ

Earlier today, the Twitter grapevine tweeted the news that UK construction industry weekly magazine Contract Journal (CJ) and its website, contractjournal.com, is to be shut down from the end of this month. The announcement by parent company Reed Business Information was made in an email (a tweet from Kirstie Colledge of Simply Marcomms prompted me …

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Nov 09 2009

Web 2.0 construction computing awards, anyone?

Tomorrow (10 November) is the last day to register online votes for the Construction Computing Awards 2009, promoted by BTC, the UK-based publisher of Construction Computing, CADuser and other magazines. Back in August, when nominations opened I blogged on ExtranetEvolution.com about there being no category for Web 2.0 type applications. Since then, I have been …

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