2016 Construction Marketing Outlook Survey Results

Survey ResultsTo further understand current marketing plans and priorities in the construction industry, the Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey of construction professionals. The following questions were asked:

1. In 2016, will you increase or decrease overall marketing activities and budgets?
2. What traditional marketing tactics will you increase or decrease in 2016?
3. What Internet marketing tactics will you increase or decrease in 2016?
4. What lead generation marketing tactics will you increase or decrease in 2016?
5. What construction industry trend do you anticipate will impact your business most in 2016?
6. How do you classify your company?
7. What is the approximate size of your company?

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Stop by the CMA Booth at World of Concrete

World of Concrete 2016The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) will be exhibiting at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, February 2-5, 2016.

More About World of Concrete

Everything starts at World of Concrete. It’s the industry’s only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry industries. And, it jump starts each new year by supplying you with the latest innovations, expert know-how and best new products to finish your work faster, better and more profitably.

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2016 Construction Marketing Outlook Webcast

Construction Marketing Outlook 2016We are just one week away from our annual Construction Marketing Outlook webcast!

Join us Thursday, January 21 at 1 PM CST for the results from our national survey regarding 2016 marketing plans and priorities, including budgets and the most effective marketing tactics.

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New York Build 2016 Conference

The New York Build 2016 (March 7th & 8th) focuses on a range of topic areas from construction regulation, major projects and upcoming contracts to sustainable building and the latest construction technology.

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2016 Construction Marketing Resolutions

2016 Construction Marketing ResolutionsIt’s that time of year again! With 2015 coming to an end, it is important to begin looking ahead to marketing goals and initiatives in 2016. Based on some of next years top trends, we have put together some of the top construction marketing resolutions for 2016:

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Building a Construction Social Network with BuildBloom

BuildBoom, the online construction network has officially launched its public beta. This social platform provides members of the industry a professional space to connect and create communities around projects.

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Ways to Make your Construction Project More Memorable

Everyone involved in a construction project, from the designers to the architects, builders, surveyors and more will want nothing but success for their efforts. Not only can a memorable project bring you awards and prestige, there’s also the fact that your company and clients could get more business as a trusted and established construction firm.

This is more easily said than done however and there’s no simple trick for making a project something that really stands out. There are however a number of different approaches to take starting from initial designs to the building work itself. Here’s a few things for you to consider:

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CMA STAR Awards – 2015 Winners Announced

Winners of the 2015 CMA STAR Awards and CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR Awards have been announced!

The STAR awards recognize excellence in 16 marketing categories and 78 sub-categories. SUPERSTAR and STAR (first place/second place respectively) are awarded for each category or sub-category. CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR recognizes top brands, companies or individuals by region. Finally, BEST IN SHOW is bestowed on the winner of the most awards.

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Join CMA at the Largest Commercial Construction Event of 2016!

World of Concrete 2016February in Vegas. An astounding list of speakers, presenters, and sponsors, as well as tens of thousands of attendees ready to kick off the construction year at the largest commercial construction event of the year: World of Concrete 2016. Construction Marketing Association, committed to the bettering of your construction business, is excited to partake in this exciting event, announcing a that we will be attending and exhibiting at World of Concrete 2016, February 2-5, 2016 in Las Vegas Nevada.

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8 Best Practices to Decrease Your Accident Rate and Increase Your Approval Rate

In most workplaces, accidents are a nuisance for worker and a headache for HR. However, at construction sites, accidents are potentially industry-ruining. With every new story about environmental disasters, earth-shattering explosions, andtrapped laborers, construction sites become less and less appealing — even as the population grows and demands for new, updated structures increases.

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