HOUSTON, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA Houston) is pleased to announce the 60 finalist companies, organizations and institutions across 20 industry categories in the 2015-2016 Marketer of the Year (MOTY) Award program. Finalists were determined by a national panel of distinguished judges who reviewed detailed information submitted about the nominees' marketing programs. For a list of finalists, visit http://amahouston.org/marketer-of-the-year.
AMA Houston will honor these 60 finalists and their marketing teams at the awards event on October 24, 2016, at the newly renovated Alley Theatre. During the event, the chapter will announce the Best in Category winners and reveal Houston's 2015-2016 Marketer of the Year, selected from among the top-scoring finalists by a second national panel of distinguished marketing professionals.
The cocktail reception begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the awards ceremony in the theatre. This year's event will feature live entertainment and audio-visual segments highlighting the finalists and winners. For event tickets, visit http://www.amahouston.org/marketer-of-the-year and click on Register Here.
The Houston Business Journal is the Presenting Sponsor for the 10th consecutive year, and Sysco is the Event Underwriter. Other sponsors include SCI, Shell, Sullivan Group, Comcast, CenterPoint Energy, Blinds.com, Lone Star College, San Jacinto College and Phillips 66. Event in-kind partners include Staging Solutions, Coterie Spark, TeleReach, Saifee Signs, the Alley Theatre, Spry, Clear Channel Outdoor and Bayside Printing Company.
AMA Houston is the area's premier professional marketing organization and is the largest AMA Chapter in North America. AMA Houston provides marketers the ability to remain competitive in today's business environment through networking events, special interest groups and real-world educational programs. AMA Houston was named Chapter of the Year six times in the past 11 years by AMA's international headquarters.
About Marketer of the Year
Established in 2005, the Marketer of the Year award is AMA Houston's annual program that honors exceptional marketing efforts by Houston-area companies, organizations and institutions. Prior winners include Phillips 66 US Marketing (2014), YMCA of Greater Houston (2013), Aliana Development (2012), Discovery Green (2011), University of Houston Athletic Department (2010), Blinds.com (2009), Kelsey-Seybold Clinic (2008), the Houston Zoo (2007), Weatherford International (2006) and the Houston Symphony (2005).
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