CFMA Building Profits Publishing Awards Showcase
CFMA Building Profits is proud to have been recognized with 17 APEX Awards, 29 Communicator Awards, and 2 Tabbie Awards for its in-depth coverage and presentation of content critical to the success of construction financial professionals.
Sponsored by Communication Concepts, Inc., the APEX Awards is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers, and designers who create print, website, electronic, and social media.
2019: Award of Excellence: Magazines, Journals & Tabloids – Print Over 32 pages (May/June 2018)
Discover ways you can reevaluate company strategies and reinvigorate your people, processes, and date – from learning how to incorporate process improvement to developing high-potential employees.
2019: Award of Excellence: Magazines, Journals & Tabloids – Magazine Series (FMI’s Talent Development in the Construction Industry Series)
This three-part series can help you identify your high-potential employees and build a transparent program for them to succeed, thus turning them into the future leaders of the construction industry.
Previous APEX Awards
2018: Grand Award: Magazines & Journals (March/April 2017)
The March/April issue of CFMA Building Profits explores forward-looking techniques to strengthen your workforce and maximize your human capital, from sustainability efforts and health care data to improving employee relationships and stamping out the stigma of mental illness.
2017: Magazines & Journals – Print Over 32 Pages (May/June 2016)
The May/June 2016 Communication Challenges & Solutions issue zeroes in on everyday industry challenges where collaboration, due diligence, and communication are key.
2016: Magazines & Journals – Print Over 32 Pages (May/June 2015)
The May/June 2015 issue provides construction financial professionals the tools and techniques to help recruit, manage, and retain their most valuable asset: people. Topics include human capital risk management, controlling workers’ comp costs, hiring and firing, key results area job descriptions, and more.
2014: Magazines & Journals – Print Over 32 Pages (January/February 2014)
Highlights of the January/February 2014 issue include theft equipment best practices, the building blocks of treasury management, workers’ comp metrics, and a guide to drafting sensible subcontracts.
2013: Magazines & Journals – Design & Layout (January/February 2013)
This issue contains informative articles on bankers and sureties, building green, zero injury culture, and more.
2011: Magazines & Journals – Print Over 32 Pages (September/October 2010)
Guard against the risks and learn the benefits of supply chains, surety and banking in a slow economy, green building standards, joint venture strategies, and alternate project delivery methods.
The Communicator Awards
This annual competition honors excellence in all areas of communication, with separate categories for print, video, mobile, audio, marketing, and more.
2019 Award of Excellence: Design Features Overall Design (January/February 2018)
Discover ways your company can strengthen its human resources with detailed articles and research-backed information targeting onboarding, recruiting and retention, worker safety, working with the next generation of employees, and more.
2019 Award of Distinction: Magazine – Association (March/April 2018)
From reflecting upon the importance of suicide prevention and mental health in our industry, to managing your company’s health insurance investment, to focusing on high employee engagement, read about important HR issues affecting everyone on your team.
Previous Communicator Awards
2018 Award of Excellence: Design Features – Overall Design (July/August 2017)
In the July/August issue, you’ll explore tools, trends, and strategies that can help your company make more informed decisions around such technology as BIM, mobile devices, cyber attacks, and productivity.
2018: Award of Distinction: Magazine – Association (May/June 2017)
Featuring in-depth content on marijuana legalization, fringe benefit pitfalls, and how to investigate fraud, the May/June Legal issue offers a broad range of analysis on key topics affecting employee policies, benefit plans, and contract provisions.
2017 Award of Distinction: Magazine – Association (November/December 2016)
The Industry Trends issue addresses key issues that can help transform your company – from fraud prevention techniques and change management processes to suicide prevention and safety initiatives.
2017 Award of Distinction: Magazine – Special Edition (CFMA Building Profits Owner Issue)
With articles focused on managing millennials, benchmarking, succession planning, and more, this issue is a valuable asset for construction financial CEOs and owners.
2015 Award of Distinction: Association Magazine (September/October 2014)
Examine the risks behind health care construction, front-end loading and unbalanced bidding practices, subcontractor compliance, data security threats, and more.
2014 Award of Distinction: Association Magazine (November/December 2013)
The November/December issue covers such industry trends as post-recession “mega trends,” employee stock ownership plans, lean construction techniques, and BYOD.
Overall Design (September/October 2013)
Construction financial professionals can better understand industry risks, including the potential dangers of fracking as well as coverage on internal fraud prevention, certificates of insurance, and how to maximize the R&D tax credit.
2013 Award of Distinction: Overall Design (July/August 2012)
The July/August Tech Trends issue offers articles on cloud computing, IT strategic planning, and leveraging technology throughout a project’s life cycle.
2012 Award of Distinction: Cover Design (July/August 2011)
Explore articles on future proofing, cyber fraud, telematics, and tips on recruiting the next generation of tech-savvy workers.
2012 Award of Excellence: Cover Design (January/February 2011)
Discover best practices for construction financial professionals with articles on surviving the recession, hiring a construction CPA, working capital, and performing work out of state.
Presented by Trade, Association, and Business Publications International (TABPI), the Tabbie Awards honor excellence in business-to-business magazines around the world that are published at least quarterly.
2018: Honorable Mention – "There Will Be No Casseroles Tonight: Food for Thought on Addressing Mental Illness & Suicide" by David L. Sauerman & Joseph J. Sauerman (March/April 2017)
In this intimate conversation, a CFMA member and his son share their lived experience with mental health issues and suicide attempts, as well as the shame and isolation surrounding their struggle. Follow their journey of overcoming these challenges to better understand why it's so critical to start normalizing the conversation around mental illness and suicide, especially in construction.
Previous Tabbie Awards
2017: Top 25 Feature Article – “Fraud Detection & Prevention: Big Data Can Help Protect Assets,” by Bryan Callahan & Jason Myers (November/December 2016)
Internal controls and processes can help minimize risk of fraud in the construction industry; however, proactive data analytics and emerging technologies are becoming significant resources in the fight against fraud. Read three case studies in which the use of big data helped put an end to fraudulent practices and prevented potential losses.
2016: Top 25 Feature Article – “Roll the Hard Six: Exposing the Secrets of the Workers’ Comp System’s 'House' Advantage” (May/June 2015)
Unlike the game of craps, controlling workers’ comp costs and gaining a competitive edge is not just a game of chance. This author presents the inner workings of the Experience Modification Rating (EMR) System as well as six ways a construction financial professional can ultimately reduce a company’s EMR and emerge a winner.
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