Earn Recognition for Your Government Marketing Campaigns GovMark Announces Eighth Annual GovMarks Awards Call for Nominations Business Wire ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- April 4, 2013 GovMark Council, a not-for-profit forum that facilitates education and networking for senior-level marketing executives who serve the government Information Technology (IT) market, today announced the call for nominations for the eighth annual GovMarks Awards program. The awardsrecognize outstanding achievements in the governmentIT marketing community in 2012. Open to industry and government organizations, the GovMarkswill honor successful marketing programs and individuals in the following categories: *GovMark All-Stars (Outstanding Public Sector IT Marketing Professionals) *Best Awareness/Educational Program *Best Event Program *Best Digital Program (Campaign Including Online and Social Media Elements) *Best Lead Generation Program In addition, GovMark Council will recognize the overall best marketing program of the past year. Organizations can submit their nominations via aconcise online application. “With the purchasing impact of a slow economy being felt in the government IT marketplace long before the budget impasse or sequestration made front page news, those in the government IT marketing business have been innovative in the approaches they are deploying for reaching government customers,” said Caroline Boyd, general manager, GovMark Council. “What was considered non-traditional marketing tactics only a year ago are now mainstream campaigns. The GovMark Council is excited to see what innovative campaigns are nominated this year and look forward to honoring the marketing teams that make it happen.” Evaluated by an independent panel of judges, GovMarks nominations are graded based on a strategic approach to government marketing, creativity and innovation, potential for generating widespread public visibility, lead generation, as well as overall value in supporting business and/or revenue goals. Last year’s GovMarks Awards winners included Juniper Networks, Mobile Work Exchange and Cisco, RightNow and Oracle, and Utah Department of Technology Services. Honorable mentions included Cisco, Deloitte, Texas Department of Information Resources, and EMC Public Sector Marketing. Individual award winners included Kathy Ditto, Senior Director of Public Sector Marketing, Cisco, and Mark Meudt, Vice President, Communications and Marketing, General Dynamics Information Technology. GovMark Council will accept award nominations through 5 p.m. ET on Friday, May 17, 2013. GovMark Council will announce the winners at a luncheon ceremony on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. To submit an awards nomination or for additional information on the GovMarks Awards program, please visit http://govmarkcouncil.org/programs/govmark-awards. About GovMark Council The GovMark Council is a forum that facilitates education and networking for senior-level marketing executives who serve the government Information Technology (IT) market. The GovMark Council provides members with quarterly educational programs, proprietary research reports, and opportunities to interact with other senior-level industry IT marketing professionals. Visit the GovMark Council online at www.govmarkcouncil.org. Contact: GovMark Council Cris Cruz 703-883-9000 ext. 129 firstname.lastname@example.org
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