for 2019 – 2020

The Marketing Excellence Awards (previously known as the Professional Communications Awards) were created to acknowledge the outstanding marketing efforts and initiatives of our TCIA member companies.

  • We are excited to announce that TCIA corporate members are now eligible to make submissions. Our corporate members encompass the manufacturers, distributors, and service providers that make so much of what is done in the tree care industry possible. It is time to acknowledge their marketing contributions and the influence they have on safety and innovation in our industry.

  • Three TCIA Member Companies and three TCIA Corporate Members will be selected as our 2021 Marketing Excellence Award winners.

  • The award categories have changed for 2021! This year, we are streamlining the process to make submitting your work easier than ever!

  • The Canopy Award – five or more marketing efforts that helped your company achieve success.

  • The Branch Award – three to four marketing efforts that helped your company achieve success.

  • The Bud Award – one to two marketing efforts that helped your company achieve success.

Examples of some marketing efforts include:
websites/social posts/print collateral/blog-vlogs/podcast/TV/YouTube/Radio/Community outreach campaign/Hot Air Balloons – this is your company at its most creative!

  • The winners will be invited to share their experience and innovation at a round-table discussion at TCI EXPO’21 in Indianapolis, November 2021!


You can begin submitting your best work from 2019 and 2020 today! Please submit one form for each campaign that you wish to enter. The deadline for submissions is September 15, 2021. Winners will be notified by September 30, 2021.

Questions: contact or call 800-733-2622