Belfast Telegraph

Belfast Telegraph triumphs at CIM marketing awards

Belfast Telegraph owner Independent News and Media picked up a Chartered Institute of Marketing Award for marketing excellence in the services sector and a highly commended in the best online marketing programme at the BRAND New 2010 Conference and Awards.

Armagh based Linwoods picked up awards for Best Brand Programme and Highly Commended for Best Marketing Campaign and Best Marketing Team. National Museums NI picked up the Marketing Excellence Awards for the Social and Public Sector while Joint Marketing Director of the Year went to Joanne Hayden, Linwoods along with Gillian McClean, National Museums Northern Ireland.

Ruth Kimbley, George Best Belfast City Airport took the honours for Young Marketer of the Year while Newry based Autoline Insurance Group continued their award winning ways picking up Best Marketing Team and highly commended in the Best Performing Marketing Business category. Independent News and Media also picked up two awards as winner of the Marketing Excellence Awards Services sector Award and one highly commended in Best Online Marketing Programme.

Micheal Maguire, Regional Director CIM Ireland said, “We would like to congratulate all of the finalists, highly commended and indeed the winning companies and individuals. The awards came at the end of a very successful conference on branding and marketing BRAND New 2010. Delegates heard from the very best in marketing professionals, brand experts and companies with very successful growth stories. We would like to thank our conference and awards partners Invest Northern Ireland and Kantar Media and well as all of our category sponsors and event partners. It is fantastic to see so many companies excelling in marketing, branding and company growth despite the economic difficulties.”


Marketing Excellence Award Manufacturing

Joint Winners: Dale Farm and Randox

Marketing Excellence Award Services

Winner: Independent News and Media

Highly Commended: Love Irish Food

Marketing Excellence Award Retail

Winner: Victoria Square

Highly Commended: The Quays Shopping Centre

Marketing Excellence Award Social and Public

Winner: National Museums Northern Ireland

Highly Commended: AV Browne Army Recruitment

Best Marketing Campaign

Winner: Translink – Metro Fridays

Joint Highly Commended: Decora Blind Systems and Linwoods

Best Brand Programme

Winner: Linwoods

Joint Highly Commended: Irish News and Dale Farm

Best Online Marketing Programme

Winner: Belfast Zoological Gardens

Joint Highly Commended: AV Browne & NITB and Independent News and Media

Best Marketing Team

Winner: Autoline Insurance Group

Joint Highly Commended: Decora and Linwoods

Best Performing Young Marketing Business

Winner: APTX (now CSR)

Best Performing Marketing Business

Winner: Ion Online Marketing

Joint Highly Commended: Autoline Insurance Group and W5 at the Odyssey

Young Marketer of the Year

Ruth Kimbley, George Best Belfast City Airport

Marketing Director of the Year

Joanne Hayden, Linwoods

Gillian McLean National Museums NI

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