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EXHIBITOR Magazine Announces Judges for its 2016 Corporate Event Awards
EXHIBITOR Magazine is proud to announce a multidisciplinary panel of event-marketing experts who will serve as judges for its 2016 Corporate Event Awards.
Honoring excellence in event-marketing strategy, the Corporate Event Awards recognize marketing programs that have moved beyond customer parties and evolved into strategic, metric-driven, B2C, B2B, and media events.
The 13th Annual Corporate Event Awards will be judged by:
"While other programs offer awards for flashy aerial acts and pretty centerpieces, the Corporate Event Awards honor innovative event programs that don’t just look good; they also deliver measurable results," said Linda Armstrong, senior writer and awards program manager.
- Stephanie Arone, president and general manager, Activity Planners Inc., Las Vegas
- Michelle Hernandez, global event strategist, Cisco Systems Inc., San Jose, CA
- Fred Onsaga, events director, Encore Productions Inc., Las Vegas
- Allison Saget, event marketing consultant, author of "The Event Marketing Handbook," San Francisco
- Liese Peterson, vice president, business development, Creatacor Inc., Las Vegas
Offering 13 categories, including everything from product launches and Green events to media gatherings and virtual events, the 2016 Corporate Event Awards are the event industry’s only results-based competition.
This year's categories are:
Corporate events launched between Jan. 15, 2014, and Jan. 15, 2016, are eligible. A corporate event is defined as a proprietary marketing event at which external customers (other businesses, partners, or consumers) or members of the media are the target audience.
- C-level/VIP Event
- Cost Cutting
- Customer-Appreciation Event
- Dealer/Distributor Event
- Green Event
- International Event
- Media Event
- Nontraditional Event
- Private Trade Show
- Product Launch
- Road Show/Multivenue Event
- User Conference
- Virtual Event
Multiple awards are offered along with one Judges' Choice Award, the competition's top honor. Winning projects will be featured in EXHIBITOR magazine’s August issue. Plus, all entries are reviewed by editors for potential use in features and columns unrelated to the competition.
The early-bird deadline is Jan. 15, 2016 ($155), and the final deadline is Jan. 29, 2016 ($195).
Visit www.exhibitoronline.com/awards/cea for more information.
About Exhibitor Media Group
The leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, Exhibitor Media Group publishes the award-winning EXHIBITOR magazine, a monthly publication featuring best practices in trade show marketing. EXHIBITOR'S Learning Events include: EXHIBITORLIVE, the training conference for trade show exhibit and event managers and marketers; EXHIBITORFastTrak accelerated learning conferences; and EXHIBITOR eTrak, professional online learning. Exhibitor Media Group is also the founder and sponsor of CTSM (Certified Trade Show Marketer), the industry's only university-affiliated professional certification program. Learn more at www.ExhibitorOnline.com.
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