NEW YORK, NY. – Stokes Creative Group, Inc., a certified woman-owned business (WBE/DBE/SBE/WBENC), is proud to announce that on May 16 the Women Builders Council (WBC) presented President Joanne Stokes and Public Outreach Manager Qiao Wu with awards at their 13th Annual Champion Awards Dinner at Guastavino’s in NY.

This year’s Annual WBC Champion Awards advances the legacy of last year’s dinner and will celebrate Champions, a new class of Outstanding Women for 2017, and several iconic women who have created a roadmap for women to follow for both professional and personal success in the building industry and beyond.

Joanne Stokes received one of the Outstanding Women in the Building Industry Awards and Qiao Wu was awarded the WBC 2017 Next Generation of Women Builders Award.

“Receiving these awards from the WBC is such an incredible honor,” said CEO Joanne Stokes. “We are so grateful to the WBC for recognizing Qiao and I once again at their dinner this year.”

WBC is the leading association representing women in the construction industry on several important fronts, including legislative advocacy, new business development and professional development with a special focus on leadership. WBC provides a dynamic forum that advances industry knowledge, addresses the barriers that prevent women from advancement and facilitates solutions for policy makers and industry leaders.


About Stokes Creative Group, Inc.

Stokes Creative Group, Inc. is a full-service marketing firm with more than 30 years in business, specializing in the transportation and construction industries. Their staff’s diverse expertise allows them to provide unique approaches to achieve the specific business objectives of their clients. Additionally, their goal is to help clients tell the story of their successes and triumphs as the inspiration to develop a story that will set them apart from their competitors, or help the company grow.

Stokes Creative Group, Inc. is as unique as their clientele, and has had the pleasure of working directly with industry leaders. They have offices throughout the East Coast, from Florida to New York. For more information, please visit their website at

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