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Judges will review each submission and individual's achievements in the past 12 months.

  • Account Director or Supervisor of the Year: Superior rapport with clients; developed unique programs whose success should be supported with data. Testimonials from clients will factor into the judging.
  • Agency Account Manager of the Year: Strong planning skills and vision for marketing strategy for a single account or multiple accounts. Demonstrated leadership with clients and team members.
  • Event Marketer of the Year: Demonstrated innovation in marketing live or virtual events using some of the following mediums and methods such as: e-letters, social media, direct mail, Web content, media outreach. Increase in attendance/exhibitors should be demonstrated, as well as revenue increases. In the case of a new event, targets should have been met or exceeded.
  • Government Marketer of the Year: Led successful marketing efforts for a local, state or federal agency or department. Marketing challenges for the agency or department should be stated clearly, as well as evidence of success. (Client-side only)
  • Internal Marketer of the Year: Successfully led an organization's internal communications efforts during a major organizational change such as a merger, acquisition, CEO change, product launch or rebranding, or has established a successful intranet or social media policy. (Client-side only)
  • Marketing Professional of the Year: Corporate: Demonstrated success at repositioning an organization or brand; led programs that resulted in significant revenue increases; produced unique marketing campaigns that led to increased budgets for marketing activity within a company; successfully built external programs and partnerships. (Client-side only)
  • Marketing Professional of the Year: Nonprofit/Association: Oversaw marketing efforts that led to increased donations or membership that led to increase in awareness of goals of nonprofit organization or association. (Client-side only)
  • Marketing Professional of the Year: Agency: Helped lead your marketing agency to growth in client base and/or revenue; expanded scope of agency's offerings; spearheaded winning campaign (s) on behalf of a client. (Agency only)
  • Marketing Team Leader: Led a marketing team that demonstrated consistent success over the past year; established herself/himself as a mentor and expanded skill sets of teammates. (Client-side only)

  • Marketer of the Year -  You have had a stellar career so far, and continue to deliver results for your agency or brand, must have been working in the marketing industry for 10+ years
  • Executive or Manager As a senior industry professional, you have been in management roles for 7+ years and continue to deliver game changing results, must have been working in the marketing industry for 10+ years
  • Founder - Coming into the industry you want to make big changes, now you run a leading Canadian marketing agency that is having a strong impact on the business world, must have been working in the marketing industry for 10+ years