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Last night, under blue lights and a surrounding of ice sculptures, New Zealand’s marketing community came together to uncover the marketing strategies that lie beneath impressive results and celebrate the winners of the 26th TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards.
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What you see isn't always what you get. There's always more to the best marketers in the industry. And with the three coveted individual awards at this year's edition of the TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards, we want to find out what the best marketers across the nation are really made of.
There's more to marketing than what meets the eye. And for this year's edition of the TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards, the judges want to hear about the things we do not often see; the things that lie beneath – and inform – the execution.
Last night, the denizens of marketing donned their finest robes and descended on the Langham for a night of heavy drinking, trophy collecting and not paying attention to MC Te Radar. And while the story didn't necessarily end as a fairytale for everyone, the pictures indicate that all those in attendance had a blast. Here's a gallery of some of the moments captured during the evening.
The finalists of this year’s TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards have been announced after a record number of entries were received. It won’t be long until champagne-filled glasses will once again be clinked together at the Langham, celebrating the best of marketing over the past year.
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Fight the monster of a missed deadline and get yourself an extension to enter in the 2016 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards. Your personalities will thank you for it.
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The country's best marketing thinking and execution was recognised last week at the TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards. All subscribers to NZ Marketing magazine should have received their personalised copy of the latest edition (and hopefully popped out the perforated 'collectables' featured on the cover). Inside you can find out why Jules Lloyd-Jones, Sam Forrest, Theresa Gattung, Chorus, Data Insight, Douglas Pharmaceuticals, Farmers Trading Company, Health Promotion Agency, Independent Liquor, Land Rover New Zealand, MediaWorks, Mitre 10, New Zealand Automobile Association, World Vision, Refresh Renovations, Sky City Auckland, Slingshot, Tait Communications and Westpac/Air New Zealand were victorious. And these case studies offer marketers of all stripes plenty of lessons worth replicating.
The wine was flowing, the room was humming and the shutter was clicking at the NZME photobooth during last night's TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards. Check out the glamour shots.
Might and magic: Chorus' Gigatown reigns supreme at TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards, Foodstuffs' Jules Lloyd-Jones takes top individual honour
Almost 800 people filled The Great Room at The Langham last night to celebrate the best in the marketing business at the 24th TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards. And Chorus’ Gigatown campaign, which effectively informed Kiwis about UFB, drove interest in the economic and social benefits it could offer and generated millions of dollars of media value for the brand, took the big one, with Jules Lloyd-Jones from Foodstuffs named as the marketer of the year.
The 2015 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards are ready to be collected. So if you feel you’ve performed heroic feats of marketing over the past year, take a leaf out of Vaughan Schwass' book, submit an entry before the deadline of 5pm today and you could also be Mighty Marketing material. NOTE: Last day for entries.
The official deadline may have passed, but you can still submit your entry to the 2015 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards. So if you feel you’ve performed heroic feats of marketing over the past year, request a late entry and you could also be Mighty Marketing material like Fonterra's Tim Deane.
The 2015 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards are ready to be collected. So if you feel you’ve performed heroic feats of marketing over the past year, take a leaf out of Kevin Bowler's book, submit an entry before the deadline of 5pm Friday and you could also be Mighty Marketing material.
The 2015 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards are ready to be collected. So if you feel you’ve performed heroic feats of marketing over the past year, get ready to submit an entry and show us what you’re made of. PLUS: how to win two tickets to the awards and a night at the Langham.
Now that the Cannes hangovers have subsided and that the lions have been placed on the mantles, attention can shift to the local awards scene, which is currently gearing up for the 23rd edition of the TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards after last week's announcement of the finalists.