Finalists Announced for Technology Association of Georgia’s Fifth Annual TAG Marketing Awards

ATLANTA (November 10, 2014) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced the finalists for the fifth annual TAG Marketing Awards. This year’s TAG Marketing Awards will be a premier event for the tech marketing community with awards bestowed to the top technology marketers in the city.

Winners will be announced at a gala event on Tuesday, November 18 from 6pm-9pm at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Richard Warner will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the event. Warner is well-known in Georgia’s marketing and technology communities. He is founder and CEO of What’s Up Interactive and is frequently a business commentator on Fox5 WAGA. He spent 30 years as a host and managing editor interviewing CEOs on “Georgia’s Business” on the state’s PBS network, as well as 20 years as a commentator on Atlanta’s WXIA and WAGA TV.

Guest speakers will be David Cummings, CEO, Kevy and Atlanta Ventures, and Emmet Burns, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Marketing Director, SunTrust Banks, Inc. Cummings is a well-known entrepreneur in the Atlanta area, starting various small companies and founding Atlanta Tech Village, the largest entrepreneur center in the Southeast. Burns is responsible for SunTrust Banks, Inc.’s brand, advertising, media, marketing strategy, integrated marketing planning, direct marketing, digital marketing and social media. His passion is creating transformational results through fully integrated brand activation together with integrated marketing plans across all consumer touch points and channels.

“We are excited to have Richard join us once again to host our annual TAG Marketing Awards. These awards highlight the incredible marketing talent our community has to offer, and it’s an honor to recognize their achievements,” said Ben Reed, TAG Marketing Board Chair and Co-founder of PitchMaps.

Representing a prestigious group of tech marketers who got what it takes the 2014 TAG Marketing Awards honor individual excellence and achievements in six categories.

The following are the finalists in each category for the 2014 TAG Marketing Awards:

 B2B Marketing Innovators:

  • AR/PR
  • Sangram Vajre, Salesforce
  • Jason Swenk, Digital Preneur
  • Tami McQueen, Salesloft


Best Marketing Campaign of the Year:

  • Jennifer Dennard,
  • Noorin Bhanji, Travel Brilliantly
  • Aptean
  • Nathan Remmes, Nanolumens
  • Lauren Rabushka, Nebo Agency


B2B Marketing Executive of the Year:

  • Sangram Vajre, Salesforce
  • Nathan Remmes, Nanolumens
  • Tami McQueen, Salesloft
  • Moria Vetter, Modomodoagency


Content Marketer of the Year

  • Pardot
  • Adam Waid, Media Current
  • Evan Porter, Nebo Agency
  • Jason Swenk, Digital Preneur


Digital Marketer of the Year

  • Adam Harrell, Nebo Agency
  • Rachael Nichol, National Builder Supply
  • Meredith Berryman, Max Media
  • Adam Waid, Media Current


Up & Coming Marketer of the Year

  • Maria Stephens
  • Stephanie Wallace, Nebo Web
  • Omri Levin, Search Discovery


For more information on the TAG Marketing Awards Gala event on November 18, please visit


The 2014 TAG Marketing Awards are made possible by our VIP sponsors Arketi Group, Nebo, Premier Logic, SilverPop, SiriusDecisions, and vLink; Dinner sponsors Salesforce/Pardot and UPS; and Friend of Marketing Sponsor, BMA Atlanta.


Sponsorships are still available! For more information on sponsoring the 2014 TAG Marketing Awards, please contact Tiffany Stewart, or Scott Williford,


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 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 24,000 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 34 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, influence 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 or TAG’s community website at To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit



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