CMA Announces a new Mobile Marketing Award in Partnership with Facebook

TORONTO, June 17, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) is pleased to announce a new Mobile Marketing Award, which will recognize the best use of Facebook platforms in striking a balance between creativity and effectiveness.  This new award will be presented in partnership with Facebook as part of the 2016 CMA Awards on November 25.

More than ever, Canadians are active on their mobile devices, spending more than one in four mobile minutes on platforms like Facebook and Instagram to connect, discover, share, research and purchase. As a result, Facebook is uniquely positioned to help brands and agencies win in this new world of mobile marketing.

"As more marketing dollars shift to mobile, we're seeing some of the most innovative marketing campaigns executed on platforms like Facebook and Instagram," said Doug Brooks, President & CEO of the Canadian Marketing Association. "We're excited to launch this new award to celebrate the best Canadian work in this field."

Work will be evaluated based on its ability to open hearts and minds.  Entries will be considered based on three criteria:  

  1. Business Issue & Creative Idea
  2. Communications & Media Strategy
  3. Real Results & Effectiveness

Entries for the Mobile Marketing Award are due on July 16.  For more details and information on how to enter, please visit www.CMAawards.ca/#mobile

About the Canadian Marketing Association
The Canadian Marketing Association embraces Canada's major business sectors and all marketing disciplines, channels and technologies. Its corporate members encompass all facets of business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing organizations including both brands and agencies. These organizations make a major contribution to the economy, driving commerce, investments in media and new marketing technologies while providing employment for millions of Canadians. For more information, please visit theCMA.ca.

SOURCE Canadian Marketing Association

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For further information: Tim Bishop, Vice President of Marketing & Member Engagement, Canadian Marketing Association, tbishop@theCMA.ca, 416.644.3738, theCMA.ca

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