VISIT Milwaukee awarded top marketing honors
VISIT Milwaukee has been awarded four 2016 MarCom Awards.
Milwaukee, Wis, – November 29, 2016 – VISIT Milwaukee has been awarded four 2016 MarCom Awards for its marketing and communications efforts. The MarCom Awards are an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communications professionals. Entries come from non-profit and corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers. The awards are administered by the Association of Marketing & Communications (AMCP).
The judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talents exceed high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry. There were over 6,500 entries from throughout the U.S., Canada, and 17 other countries in the MarCom Awards 2016 competition.
Award/Title of Entry/Category
- Platinum – Meet Milwaukee Video – Web Video/Marketing
- Gold – 2016 Official Visitors Guide – Writing/Marketing Materials
- Gold – DearMKE – Instagram Site
- Honorable Mention – International Brochures – Brochure/Informational
The Platinum Award is the highest achievement, and the winners are recognized for their excellence in terms of quality, creativity, and resourcefulness. Gold Award winners were judged and recognized by exceeding high standards of the industry norm.
“Our VISIT Milwaukee team strives for excellence in promoting Milwaukee as a top destination. The MarCom Awards inspire us to continue to work towards being the best at what we do to position Milwaukee nationally and internationally,” said Megan Gaus Suardini, vice president of marketing & communications at VISIT Milwaukee.
About VISIT Milwaukee
VISIT Milwaukee markets Greater Milwaukee to tourists, and convention and meeting planners, both nationally and internationally. VISIT Milwaukee has approximately 650 members, including hotels/motels, restaurants, attractions, services and area businesses. Total business sales related to tourism amounted to $5.1 billion in Greater Milwaukee in 2015 and supported more than 50,000 local jobs. The City of Wauwatosa, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino and the Wisconsin Center District are strategic partners with VISIT Milwaukee, providing funding support for conventions and tourism programs. For more information call 1-800-554-1448 or visit www.visitmilwaukee.org.
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