LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carat took top honors as Agency of the Year during an awards gala celebrating the 3rd annual iMedia Agency Awards, Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the iMedia Agency Summit in Scottsdale, Ariz. Joining Carat were agencies winning awards in nine other categories, garnering the top votes from a field of 50 finalists.
This year's 50 finalists in ten categories were selected from a pool of more than 200 nominees by a senior level advisory panel including members from Google, Sony Pictures, RocketFuel, Southwest Airlines, AOL, Turner, and GE. More than 15,000 public votes were cast by the marketing community to select the ten winners for this year's awards.
The winning agencies in each category were:
- Carat: Agency of the Year
- Likeable Media: Best Small Agency
- The Media Kitchen: Campaign of the Year
- Wieden + Kennedy: Best Agency for Branded Entertainment
- 360i: Best Agency for Social Media
- DDB: Best Agency for Digital Out of Home
- Team One: Best Agency for Video
- LatinWorks: Best Agency for Multicultural Marketing
- iProspect: Best Agency for Performance Marketing
- MXM Hyperfactory: Best Agency for Mobile
"It's an honor to be recognized for our leadership and work, especially by our peers who selected Carat for this accolade," said Doug Ray, Global President, Carat. "It's a true testament to our ability to create better business value for brands through our consumer insights and command of media convergence. I'm incredibly proud of the team at Carat and appreciative of their ongoing hard work and dedication."
"The voting community had a difficult job this year," said Marti Funk, SVP, iMedia Communications. "The work showcased by all of the finalists and winners was very impressive."
Complete coverage of the 3rd annual iMedia Agency Award winners can be seen at:
ABOUT IMEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
iMedia Communications, Inc. is the leading event and media company for senior digital marketing, media, and advertising leaders. The hub of the imedia community is imediaconnection.com, a daily publication and discussion forum. The iMedia event portfolio includes the iMedia Agency Summit, iMedia Brand Summit, and more. (For more information see: http://www.imediaconnection.com/summits/)
ABOUT THE IMEDIA AGENCY AWARDS
The iMedia Agency Awards recognize the most future-forward agencies and campaigns in digital marketing. The award advisory board includes executives from Kellogg's, Sony Pictures, Google/YouTube, Turner Broadcasting, and Southwest Airlines. Nominations and voting are 100% driven by the marketing community. Winners were announced at the Dec. 10 awards gala at the iMedia Agency Summit in Scottsdale, AZ.
SOURCE iMedia Communications, Inc.