TAG Marketing Announces Winners for the 2017 TAG Marketing Awards


ATLANTA, GA –November 9, 2017 – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Marketing Society recently hosted its annual awards  to celebrate the brightest minds and best technology projects in Atlanta’s marketing community. Finalists from agencies and tech companies convened at the Cobb Energy Center on Monday, November 6, to honor their colleagues and peers.

“The TAG Marketing Awards is one of the premier TAG signature events that we host yearly. I’m proud to see the support of our technology community coming together to honor Atlanta’s top marketers, agencies, and companies,” said Larry Williams, CEO, TAG.

This year’s TAG Marketing Awards also featured an engaging fireside chat with three industry luminaries:

“The TAG Marketing awards cultivates nominations from Atlanta’s marketing tech ecosystem”, said Scott Williford, TAG Marketing board chair. “It is our pleasure as a society to continuously highlight and bring together Atlanta’s top marketing leaders.” The prestigious awards were presented to Georgia-based individuals who have achieved breakthrough results for their businesses using marketing in the following seven categories.

Congratulations to this year’s winners:
Up and Coming Marketer of the Year

Shauna Ward – Terminus

Non-profit Marketing Award

The Empty Stocking Fund

Marketing Technologist of the Year

Ashley Coleman – UserIQ


Marketing Innovator of the Year


Marketing Executive of the Year

Joe’ Lloyd – NanoLumens

Best Digital Marketing Agency of the Year

Digital Yalo

Best Integrated Marketing Campaign of the Year

Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP – Take Notice Integrated Campaign
Congratulations to this year’s TAG Marketing Awards finalists, representing several of Atlanta’s top marketing agencies and teams:

Best Integrated Marketing Campaign of the Year

  • Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP
  • Arcadia
  • Veritiv Corporation
  • Elavon
  • Equifax
  • AGCO Corporation

Digital Marketing Agency of the Year

  • Dodge Communications
  • Sagepath
  • Yalo

Marketing Executive of the Year

  • Todd Craig – Blue Ridge
  • Chris Arrendale – Inbox Pros
  • Tamyra Hyatt – Charter Global
  • Scott Selzer – Arcadia
  • April Sorrow – Jackson EMC
  • Martha Issa – Veritiv Corporation
  • Tracy Young Lincoln – Moxie
  • Joe’ Lloyd – NanoLumens
  • Kelly Darby – Warner Summers

Marketing Innovator of the Year

  • Arnold Huffman – Digital Yalo
  • Maryann Garrett – GreenPrint
  • Lauren Sessler – GroundTruth
  • John Reed – PitchMaps
  • Chris Arrendale – Inbox Pros
  • Sangram Vajre – Terminus

Marketing Technologist of the Year

Taz Lake – Brightmill

  • Marc von Mandel – Cipher
  • Anand Thaker – Intelliphi
  • Chris Arrendale – Inbox Pros
  • Jim Krall – Aaron’s Inc
  • Kristen Wendel – LeanKit
  • Ashley Coleman – UserIQ

Non-profit Marketing Award

  • Brad Pilcher – Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
  • Christopher Brazelton – Elm Street Cultural Arts Village
  • Manda Hunt – The Empty Stocking Fund
  • Jennifer Jinadu-Wright – Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
  • Oneisha Freeman – PowerMyLearning – Greater Atlanta Region

Up and Coming Marketer of the Year

  • Marc von Mandel  – Cipher
  • Octavia Gilmore – Creative Juice
  • Haley Schmidt – Corgus360
  • Anne Dawson – Digital Yalo
  • Barrett Pope – eHire
  • Christine Proctor – Moxie
  • Shauna Ward – Terminus
  • Kelly Darby – Warner Summers

Learn more about TAG Marketing Society.
About TAG Marketing

TAG Marketing Society’s mission is to build a vibrant community of innovation and knowledge sharing for technology marketing professionals. We conduct quarterly forums designed to foster exchange of ideas around relevant and practical topics in technology marketing. We also host the annual Tech Marketing Awards to recognize innovators and celebrate successes. Marketing, when executed correctly, leads to higher sales and greater profits. That’s the focus of TAG Marketing, the only statewide association that is 100% focused on serving a membership of technology marketing professionals.

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 35,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. 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 networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.  TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 33 professional societies. For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org/


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