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2016 marks the 15th year of recognizing the marketing achievements of our members via the ECIA Marketing Awards. We are pleased to again partner with Penton, an information services company that delivers industry insights and opportunities that inform critical business decisions. Penton has been a loyal sponsor of the awards competition since 2013.

The ECIA Marketing Awards salute the industry's outstanding marketing initiatives at the industry’s premier meeting: the ECIA Executive Conference. It’s a unique celebration of the excellence in marketing that ECIA members exemplify. Entries will be reviewed by a panel of B-to-B marketing experts, design engineers and Penton Media editors.

The Event

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The ECIA's present an opportunity to gain national recognition for your marketing excellence. Since 2002, this competition has celebrated the industry's devotion to marketing their brands and supporting the association.

ECIA and Penton are partners for a fourth year and the competition has flourished! We understand the creative effort necessary to keep a company's brand at the forefront of the industry and applaud those accomplishments.

The presentation of the awards will take place during the 2016 ECIA Executive Conference October 23-25th at the Loew’s Chicago O'Hare hotel, conveniently located near O'Hare International Airport. For complete conference details, please click here.

Why Enter

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Your peers enter the competition each year and garner recognition at the event and in Penton media products. You cannot win if you don't enter! Past award winning companies include Allied Electronics; Arrow Electronics; Avnet, Inc.; Carlton-Bates Company; EAO Corporation; Future Electronics; Mouser Electronics; Newark element 14; and TTI, Inc.  As a finalist or winner in the 2016 contest, you join an elite group of industry professionals. With the enhanced exposure from Penton's audience, your team will be industry stars!

The awards applaud the creative efforts of ECIA member companies. The finalists chosen in Category 2 and 3 will have added exposure to the circulation of Penton's industry publications. The readers will select a "People's Choice" winner in each of the two categories. All category winners will be featured in a special publication of Distribution Resource.

Make this the year that you showcase the marketing team efforts at your organization. There is a nominal $45 cost per entry and you may enter as many categories as you like. Contact Debbie Conyers to arrange payment for competition entry.