How it Works:
The Certain Event Marketing Awards aim to recognize and celebrate the event marketers who are making a significant impact on the success of their events program.
Nominate your peer, coworker, friend, or even yourself for one of the event marketer categories and tell us why they (or you) are an event marketing superstar! You’ll have 250 words or less to give us examples of why your nominee stood out this year in their respective category. You and fellow members of the event marketing community will help to select the shortlist of finalists, and our panel of industry expert judges will choose the final winners.
Deadline for nominations: Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
Winners announced: Monday, February 25th, 2019
The Fine Print:
Please submit all nominations in English through the forms provided on this website. Statements of nomination should refer to achievements during the time period of January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018.
ABM Event Strategist
This savvy marketer has almost memorized each region’s target account lists. He or she does everything they can do secure a meeting at a specific account and knows that a truly unique and engaging high touch experience is the key to influencing and closing pipeline.
Event Mobile Strategist
This event marketer is focused on engaging conference and in-house event attendees with the most engaging experience using mobile apps. He or she knows that we all live by our phones and what better way to interact and inform than with mobile?
Event Metrics Master
This metrics-driven marketer cares as much about executing flawless events as they do reporting back on them. He or she can tell you which programs are driving the most MQLs and which are influencing or creating pipeline for their sales team.
2018 Event Marketer of the Year
The standout across all of the finalists. This marketer encapsulates what truly makes a great event marketer and made a huge impact in 2018.
Kristen Alexander | CMO, Certain
As the CMO of Certain, Kristen leads go-to-market strategy, demand and revenue creation, product marketing and communications. Kristen brings 20 years of industry experience inside Fortune 100 companies and high-growth startups to the role, on both the enterprise and consumer side. Prior to Certain, Kristen led marketing at Agari, a high growth leader in cybersecurity and earlier in her career held senior marketing and product roles at Disney Interactive ultimately running global brand marketing for Disney’s kids and family video games. Kristen is an NYU graduate, east coast transplant and proud mom.
David Lewis | Founder and CEO, DemandGen International, Inc.
David is an accomplished speaker, award-winning thought leader, host of the DemandGen Radio podcast, and author of countless works on digital marketing including his #1 book on lead management, Manufacturing Demand. As one of the earliest pioneers in digital marketing, David has dedicated his career to teaching the art and science of high-performance marketing. After two decades leading sales and marketing teams for some of Silicon Valley’s top performing companies, he founded DemandGen International in 2007 to guide other sales and marketing leaders on the best strategies, processes, and technologies for driving growth.
Jessica Fewless | Vice President, ABM Strategy, Field & Channel Marketing, Demandbase
Jessica Fewless is a highly-regarded thought leader in the B2B marketing space, having coached hundreds of companies, from large enterprises to agile startups, on making the shift to an Account-Based Marketing approach. She’s created over 20 hours of ABM Certification curriculum to help all B2B marketers learn the fundamentals, best practices and advanced approaches for building and scaling a successful ABM strategy, and has a book on the topic coming out in March.
Sandra Freeman | Head of Strategic Marketing, Engagio
As Head of Strategic Marketing at Engagio, Sandra is responsible for creating and executing Target Account Programs that align sales and marketing and accelerate pipeline. Sandra is known for amazing events as well as creative and partner-centric programs that deliver executive engagement. For the last 4 years, Sandra has taught ABM and Full Funnel Marketing for GreenFig and enjoys working with rising marketing stars. She loves the outdoors, hanging out with family and friends, working with smart people, sailing and wine!