2019 SMPS SeLAbration Awards

October 10, 2019
6:00 PM CDT - 9:00 PM CDT

Audubon Tea Room
6500 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70118

Join us for our annual SMPS SeLABRATION to honor the SMPS Communication & Achievement Award Winners as well as our 5, 10, 15 & 20 year member awards.

Tickets & Sponsorships are still available! Please note that Early Bird pricing ends October 3, 2019!

Please direct any questions to Erin Shaw, Gala Chair, via email at [email protected]

Our 2019 SMPS SeLABRATION  Judges:

Grenee Celuch, CPSM Vice President and Partner at Concord General Contracting

Grenee's main focus is creating new business and maintaining existing client relationships, while constantly keeping attention on the reputation of the firm. With a passion for strategic planning and growth, her goal for every project within Concord is to create the “Ultimate Client Experience” before, during, and after the project. She challenges her team to constantly stay focused on customer service and always think of new ways to grow or improve the firm that benefits the client. Grenee works closely with the leadership team to develop and create specific initiatives within the firm’s strategic plan that makes marketing and business development a key part of their project management approach. 

Nicole C. Marshall, MBA

Nicole is a communications consultant specializing in the economic development and built environment industries with clients based around the country in Denver, Chicago, San Francisco, and New Orleans, to name a few. Her work focuses on the establishment of both public relations and marketing programs for small and mid-sized professional service organizations, developers, economic development organizations, and more. Nicole focuses on helping her clients tell their stories through the most creative lens, while consistently exceeding or achieving audience awareness impact goals. She currently works with both private and public client organizations, offering thorough council as they amplify the volume of their messages through strategic media relations, civic engagement, social media, and digital marketing in an effort to grow their awareness and build their reputation 

Jennifer S. Bankston

Jennifer has served as Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer for three law firms, including serving a member of the leadership team that transformed an unknown law firm into a leading litigation boutique for global institutional investors and business clients in a highly competitive marketplace.  Jennifer has an innate ability for storytelling blended with a technology-driven, pragmatic approach for delivery.  

Her career has included working for Forbes 400 executive Zachary Fisher where she worked alongside heads of state, including Presidents and Prime Ministers and as a “Big Four” strategic consulting alumna.  On the technology front, she has developed and implemented applications and products. 

Thank you to our event Sponsors 


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$90.00 Member Ticket

$110.00 Non-Member Ticket

$1,500.00 Event Sponsor

$1,250.00 Bar Sponsor

$1,000.00 Platinum Sponsor

$750.00 Gold Sponsor

$500.00 Silver Sponsor

$250.00 Bronze Sponsor

$75.00 Communications Award Entry - Member

$100.00 Communications Award Entry - Non-Member