Internet Marketing Association IMPACT15 Conference in Las Vegas Honors Industry Innovators and Leaders with a record, 84 Coveted Awards

Judging process led by Thomas Buckley, worked through hundreds of submissions to identify the best work in the industry

Sep 30, 2015, 15:43 ET from Internet Marketing Association

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet Marketing Association (IMA) held its IMPACT15 Conference and Awards event Sept. 23-25, 2015, at CityCenter in Las Vegas. This year's gathering once again set a new benchmark with an extraordinary roster of speakers and panelists on breaking industry trends, issues and best practices.

Under the theme of "Accelerating Innovation," attendees chose from an array of presentations by leading industry experts, topical panel discussions, in-depth breakout sessions, solutions provider exhibits, first-class entertainment and the annual IMPACT Awards celebration.

Each year, a special highlight of the event is the annual IMPACT Awards recognizing a wide range of achievements and leadership across the dynamic field of Internet marketing.

Capping the 2015 IMPACT Awards were top honors for:

  • Innovator of the Year: ConnectedYard
  • Disrupter of the Year: Rolltech
  • Solution of the Year: TrendKite
  • Platform of the Year: Xero
  • Progressive Company of the Year: Curalate
  • Internet Person of the Year: Victor Cho, CEO, Evite
  • Internet Marketer of the Year: Christoph Trappe, Chief Storyteller, Authentic Storytelling Project
  • Woman Leader of the Year: Jeanniey Mullen, Vice President of Marketing, Nook by Barnes & Noble
  • Most Progressive Entertainment Executive: Kerry Barden, Casting Director, Barden/Schnee Casting
  • Economic Zone of the Year: Cayman Enterprise City
  • Agency of the Year: Baker Street
  • Brand of the Year: Radius
  • Telecommunications Company of the Year, Ytel
  • Website of the Year: Montage Hotels & Resorts
  • Best Social Video Solution: Station
  • Best Education Solution: Barnes & Noble Education
  • Best Translation Solution: TransPerfect
  • Partner of the Year: Life Is Beautiful

In addition, nearly 70 awards were bestowed for outstanding achievement in the following categories:

  • Analytics & Measurement - Email Marketing Reporting Winner: Digital River
  • Analytics & Measurement - Email Marketing Reporting Leader: Radius
  • Analytics & Measurement - Social Media Marketing Reporting Winner: Meggitt Sensing Systems
  • App Development - Business-To-Business Winner: Walker Sands Communications for Comdata
  • App Development - Business-To-Consumer Winner: Experian
  • App Development - Business-To-Consumer Leader: Walker Sands Communications for Security First Insurance
  • App Development - Business-To-Consumer Leader: Walker Sands Communications for Finish Line
  • Blog - Best Design Winner: KeenanDirect
  • Blog - Readership Outreach Winner: Ytel
  • Blog - Readership Outreach Leader: ThinkVine
  • Blog - Community Engagement Winner: The Authentic Storytelling Project
  • Email Marketing - Aesthetics Winner: Arrow EMC
  • Email Marketing - Aesthetics Leader: Cayman Enterprise City
  • Email Marketing - Aesthetics Leader: Skyone Federal Credit Union
  • Email Marketing - Strategic Campaign Winner: Oracle Marketing Cloud for Tivoli Gardens
  • Email Marketing - Strategic Campaign Leader: Terminix
  • Email Marketing - Strategic Campaign Leader: Yes Lifecycle Marketing for Marriott
  • Facebook - "Like" Outreach Winner: Radius
  • Facebook - "Like" Outreach Leader: CFO Squad
  • Facebook - Customization Features Winner: Baker Street Advertising
  • Microsite - Most Effective Use Winner: Metia for Dell
  • Microsite - Most Effective Use Leader: Evite
  • Microsite - Most Effective Use Leader: Advice Interactive Group
  • Mobile Website - Best: Walker Sands Communications for hhgregg
  • Search Engine - Pay-Per-Click Campaign Winner: C-4 Analytics for Fiat
  • Search Engine - Pay-Per-Click Campaign Leader: Nuvision Federal Credit Union
  • Search Engine - Pay-Per-Click Campaign Leader: Rise Interactive for Northeastern University
  • Search Engine - Organic SEO Winner: STAjets
  • Search Engine - Organic SEO Leader: R2 Integrated
  • Search Engine - Local Search/Maps Winner: R2 Integrated for BGE Home
  • Search Engine - Local Search/Maps Leader: C-4 Analytics for A.J. Rose Carpets
  • Search Engine - Local Search/Maps Leader: Walker Sands Communications for PureCars
  • Social Media Campaign - Integrated Strategy Winner: Evite
  • Social Media Campaign - Integrated Strategy Leader: Rolltech
  • Social Media Campaign - Integrated Strategy Leader: pHin
  • Social Media Campaign - Integrated Strategy Leader: Arrow EMC
  • Social Media Campaign - Integrated Strategy Leader: THINK Together
  • Social Media Campaign - Integrated Strategy Leader: Radius
  • Social Media Campaign - Community Engagement Winner: Nook by Barnes & Noble for Amtrak Train Days
  • Social Media Campaign - Community Engagement Leader: Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
  • Social Media Campaign - Community Engagement Leader: Baker Street Advertising
  • Social Media Campaign - Community Engagement Leader: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Social Media Campaign - Promotional Strategy Winner: Sonus Hearing Care Professionals
  • Twitter - Best Page Design Winner: Radius
  • Twitter - Best Use of Twitter Winner: Baker Street Advertising
  • Vodcast/Podcast - Promotional Series Winner: The Buddy Group "Mozilla: About Tiles" for Mozilla
  • Vodcast/Podcast - Most Original Use for a Webinar Winner: Experian
  • Webinar/Vodcast/Podcast - Educational Series Winner: Skylight Global
  • Website - Aesthetics Winner: Ware Malcomb
  • Website - Aesthetics Leader: Radius
  • Website - Aesthetics Leader: Transperfect for Istock by Getty Images
  • Website - Aesthetics Leader: The Buddy Group Explorein360.com for JK Imaging/Kodak  
  • Website - Aesthetics Leader: Sundried Tomato Bistro
  • Website - Aesthetics Leader: Tech-Life
  • Website - Aesthetics Leader: Ytel
  • Website - Aesthetics Leader: AZDS for Montage Hotels And Resorts
  • Website - Navigation Winner: Sonus Hearing Care Professionals
  • Website - Navigation Leader: CrocBox
  • Website - Content Layout Winner: Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority for GeoVegas
  • Website - Content Layout Leader: Radius
  • Website - Content Layout Leader: TransPerfect for 3M
  • Website - Content Layout Leader: Rogerson Aircraft
  • Website - Content Layout Leader: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County
  • YouTube - Informational Winner: Baker Street Advertising for Sun-Maid 
  • YouTube - Theme/Creativity Winner: Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority for KissCam
  • YouTube - Theme/Creativity Leader: Advice Interactive Group
  • YouTube - Video Winner: PrecisionHawk

"We are very pleased that the IMA's IMPACT Awards have become the premier recognition in the industry," said IMA Chairman Sinan Kanatsiz. "The annual awards celebration caps an incredible day of insights and perspectives gained directly from the people who are transforming our industry."

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About the Internet Marketing Association
IMA is one of the fastest growing Internet marketing groups in the world, with more than 1,000,000 professional members in fields including sales, marketing, business ownership, programming and creative development. It provides a platform where proven Internet marketing strategies are demonstrated and shared to increase members' value to their organizations. IMA is underwritten by corporate partners to provide an opportunity to learn, engage and define best practices without making a financial commitment. www.imanetwork.org

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