Internet Marketing Association IMPACT15 Event Honors Industry Innovators and Leaders with Prestigious IMPACT Awards

Sep 25, 2015, 18:23 ET from Internet Marketing Association

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 25, 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 are 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
  • 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
  • Analytics & Measurement / Social Media Reporting
  • App Development / Business-to-Consumer
  • App Development / Business-to-Business
  • Blog / Design
  • Blog / Community Engagement
  • Blog / Readership Outreach
  • Email Marketing / Aesthetics
  • Email Marketing / Strategic Campaign
  • Facebook / Customization Features
  • Facebook / "Like" Outreach
  • Microsite / Most Effective Use
  • Search Engine / Local-Maps
  • Search Engine / Organic SEO
  • Search Engine / Pay-per-Click Campaign
  • Social Media Campaign / Community Engagement
  • Social Media Campaign / Integrated Strategy
  • Social Media Campaign / Promotional Strategy
  • Twitter / Page Design
  • Twitter / Usage
  • Vodcast-Podcast / Original Use for Webinar
  • Vodcast-Podcast / Promotional Series
  • Webinar-Vodcast-Podcast / Educational Series
  • Website / Aesthetics
  • Website / Content Layout
  • Website / Mobile
  • Website / Navigation
  • YouTube / Theme-Creativity
  • YouTube / Video

"We are very pleased that the IMA 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.

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