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    BRANDING

    The apex of modern brand creation and management: whether new or a rebrand, this work reflects the direction and intent of an intelligent business strategy. View 2016 Winning Entry

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    EMAIL

    Automated and series email campaign s with forward thinking design and an awareness of best practice, with real metrics to support. View 2016 Winning entry

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    DIRECT MAIL

    NEW THIS YEAR! Direct-mail piece sent to targeted prospects or the press before or after the show. Examples include invitations, letters, postcards, brochures, 3-D mailers, premium items, etc.

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    Event marketing

    NEW THIS YEAR! Special events, from webinars, celebrations, fundraisers, open houses, tradeshows to in-store experiences, lead the pack to a good time. These events made attendees feel delighted, surprised and loyal to the brand.

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    INteractive campaign

    NEW THIS YEAR! Experimental, unique, or strategic campaigns that test boundaries of UX, mobile, or social to get customers to really engage with your brand.

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    INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN

    Cross-platform campaigns that take a wider view of the market and raise the bar on every stage for business. View 2016 winning entry

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    SOCIAL CAMPAIGN

    Single outlet or cross platform campaigns that set a high standard for social engagement and/or sales. View 2016 winning entry

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    PRINT ADVERTISING

    Published print ads in periodicals, magazines, flyers and billboards on the local, national and international level that drive real world results. View 2016 winning entry

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    VIDEO

    Cutting edge or just great craft, streaming on the web or television campaign: a brilliantly employed use of video to drive revenue View 2016 winning entry

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    public outreach

    NEW THIS YEAR! Whether it was influencer tactics or marketing, harnessing your devoted fan base, or used your PR skills to get media coverage, this effort caught attention in a big way.

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    Best of show

    We ask our judges to select the marketing campaign they felt was the best of the best.

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    WEBSITE

    Every part of a successful website; solid user experience, content management, responsive design, and best practices all with the analytics to prove it View 2016 winning entry

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THE JUDGES

Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Davis

Chief Marketing Officer, Leyard

Jennifer Davis is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for the international business of Leyard and also serves as the vice president of marketing and product strategy at Planar Systems and Runco International. She is a senior executive who uses entrepreneurial skills to build high performing businesses, product lines, and go-to-market strategies.

Simon Tam

Simon Tam

Marketing Director, Oregon Environmental Council

Simon Tam is a polymath, with knowledge ranging from music and authorship to social justice and education. In addition to being a member of the Slants, Simon is a prolific public speaker. As designer of one of the first social media certificate programs in the United States marking himself as a leading marketing mind. Simon is Marketing Director at the Oregon Environmental Council and an adjunct professor.

Kerry McClenahan

Kerry McClenahan

CEO & President, McClenahan Bruer Communications

Kerry is CEO and president of McClenahan Bruer Communications which she co-founded in 1993. McBru is dedicated to the practice of advertising and public relations for technology business-to-business companies. Her primary roles are agency visionary, staff mentor, strategic counsel, practices architect, and strategic client counsel. In 1998, Kerry conceived of a psychographic compilation study of engineers that has become an ongoing research study conducted bi-annually.

Tore Gustafson

Tore Gustafson

Director of Strategy, Co-Founder, Subtext

As a co-founder of Subtext with more than 15 years in digital marketing expertise, Tore Gustafson brings a breadth of agency experience to the AMA Max Awards. From executional support to strategic guidance, Tore has been on board for a wide variety of digital marketing projects. His primary function at Subtext is digital strategist, leading client discovery as well as developing digital strategies based on business goals and user needs.

Lisa Williams

Lisa Williams

Associate Director of Digital Engagement, Oregon Health & Science University

Lisa Williams is a veteran digital marketer and author of “When Everybody Clicks: Sustainable Digital Marketing”. She speaks regularly at conferences on the topics of digital strategy, marketing integration, team development and leadership. In addition, Lisa is a columnist for State of Digital & Momentology, on the SEMpdx Advisory Board and Associate Director of Digital Engagement at Oregon Health & Science University.

Jeff Selby

Jeff Selby

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