Attention Marketers: Business Marketing Association Now Accepting Submissions for B2 Awards

International Marketing Awards Competition Recognizes and Honors Business-to-Business Marketers

Feb 13, 2013, 12:15 ET from Business Marketing Association

CHICAGO, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Business Marketing Association (BMA) announced today a call for entries for the 2013 B2 Awards competition, one of the premier industry awards for business-to-business marketers and communicators.  Now in its thirty-seventh year, the B2 Awards honor extraordinary marketing programs and teams who demonstrate exceptional strategy, style and results in business-to-business marketing.

With over 29 distinct categories, the B2 Awards recognize innovative global brand campaigns, customer marketing programs, integrated internal and external marketing communications, e-business and new media strategies, and successful product and service introductions.

For those interested in submitting their programs, BMA has established a special section of its website, with information on entry guidelines, categories and contest rules. Submissions will be reviewed by a select panel of judges, including industry leaders and experts in business-to-business marketing. Deadline for submissions is March 13, 2013.

"The B2 Awards always bring out the best in business-to-business marketing and this year will be no exception," said Eduardo Conrado, 2012-13 BMA Chairman and senior vice president and chief marketing officer Motorola Solutions. "We encourage business-to-business marketers from around the world to submit their most innovative programs, ideas and strategies for recognition and sharing among industry peers."

B2 Award winners will be honored in conjunction with Business Marketing Association's annual international conference, May 29-31, 2013 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. The 2013 conference, themed "Blaze" will bring together more than 1,000 business-to-business marketing and global sales leaders. To learn more about "Blaze," please visit the 2013 International BMA Conference website.

For more information, please visit the 2013 BMA B2 Awards website or email Danielle Griffin at

About the Business Marketing Association

Started in 1922, today's Business Marketing Association (BMA) works to increase the importance, impact and value of marketing in businesses worldwide.  BMA is the only professional organization with an exclusive focus on business-to-business marketing and its key drivers: customer engagement and relationships, product and service innovation, value pricing, channels, online/offline marketing communications and analytics. BMA's members represent state-of-the art expertise in business-to-business marketing and communications, and share best practices for the benefit of the global business community. For more information, please visit, call 630-544-5054 or email

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