ATLANTA, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TAG Marketing, a society of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and Georgia's premier organization for technology marketing events, announced the winners of the second annual Tech Marketing Awards at a gala event on the evening of November 17 at the Defoor Centre in Atlanta. The awards, open to all Georgia-based technology marketers, honor Georgia's most innovative marketing leaders.
The Tech Marketing Awards honor individual excellence and achievements in key areas of marketing that have made a significant impact on a company's overall success. This year's award winners in the eight categories are:
- Lifetime Achievement Award - Sami Jajeh, Arketi Group
- Chief Marketing Officer of the Year - Mark Vigoroso, Servigistics
- Analytics Marketer of the Year - Karla Blalock, PointClear
- Mobile Marketer of the Year - Andrea Busse, IntelaText
- Search Engine Marketer of the Year - Lindsay Blankenship, Razorfish
- Social Media Marketer of the Year - John Souza, Social Media Magic
- Integrated Marketer of the Year - Carrie Sjogren, Navicure
- Up and Coming Marketer of the Year - Melissa Levine, Vocalocity
"Atlanta is a leader in marketing innovation, and the Tech Marketing Awards recognize the people on the ground who make innovation happen. This year's group was the strongest yet. I congratulate both the finalists and the award winners for their tremendous achievements," said Adam Harrell, TAG Marketing Board Chair and President and founder of Nebo Agency.
Richard Warner, CEO of What's Up Interactive and Anchor of GPB's "Georgia's Business," served as Master of Ceremonies for the event. Sponsors for the event included Presenting Sponsor What's Up Interactive, Silver Sponsors AT&T and Arketi Group, Bronze Sponsors Spear Marketing Group and Clear Channel Outdoor, and Website Sponsor Nebo Agency. TAG Marketing's 2011 sponsors include Arketi Group, Nebo Agency, CSM, and Internet Decisions.
Judges of the 2011 Tech Marketing Awards included:
- Stacy Williams, Prominent Placement
- Joe Kaufman, Engauge
- John Gardner, Interactive Logic
- Mike Levin, Web Analytics Association
- Tom Rogers, Manheim
For more information on the Tech Marketing Awards, please visit http://www.techmarketingawards.com.
About TAG Marketing
TAG Marketing is a society within the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). TAG Marketing helps technology pioneers and business leaders grow their companies and achieve greater financial success through marketing. In addition to networking and learning opportunities, TAG Marketing provides almost 4,000 members with firsthand exposure to marketing tools, programs, resources and the people who lead our technology-driven economy. For more information on TAG Marketing, visit http://www.tagonline.org/tag-marketing.php. Follow us on Twitter: @TAG_MKTG.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 14,000 members and hosting over 170 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 30 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG's mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia's technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia's technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state's economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG's charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG's community website at www.TAGthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.
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