MobileMonday Toronto

MobileMonday Toronto
MaRS

MaRS
Addictive Mobility

Addictive Mobility

September 10, 2009 09:00 ET

MobileMonday Toronto Crowns Mobile Marketing Award Winner

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2009) - The competition was fierce but the judges made their selection for the winner of the 2009 MobileMonday Toronto Marketing Award. After a close race, with local Toronto area companies presenting mobile campaigns launched in the last year, the judging panel selected Addictive Mobility the winner based on their Brisk iPhone campaign. Addictive not only won the award for the event, but also a keynote speaking slot at Mobile Media World (www.mobilemediaworld.com) on September 15th.

The format for the event was based on live presentations by companies showcasing their mobile marketing campaigns or programs to the judging panel and MobileMonday Toronto audience. Judges and audience members were allowed to comment and ask questions about the campaign, results and key learning's, with final selection made by the judging panel. The event was emceed by noted digital strategist, Marina Mann and the judging panel included Michael Keefe, mobile consultant; Trina Boos, Founder, AdLounge; and Tasha Mazza-Kelton, Principal, Digital Cement.

"The quality of the submissions was exceptional. It's great to see Toronto companies pushing the envelope and using the mobile channel to reach the consumer directly. Based on results shared by the selected entrants to this year's awards, agencies and brands could benefit in using mobile as a part of their overall communications strategy. All the companies did a fantastic job presenting and responding to questions from the judging panel and audience members" said Jim Brown and Alexander S. Bosika, co-founders of the MobileMonday Toronto chapter.

"We're thrilled that we were selected and we felt all of the competitors had strong campaigns. This was a great initiative put together by MobileMonday Toronto and we're honoured to participate in such a successful event" said Nussar Ahmad, CEO Founder of Addictive Mobility.

The September 8th event was held at the MaRS Discovery District located at 101 College Street. Since announcing the partnership with MaRS in February 2009, MobileMonday Toronto has experienced explosive growth with monthly attendance exceeding 250+ attendees and has received general appreciation for the chapter's approach in supporting all stakeholders within the mobile industry which includes telecom providers, agencies, advertisers, device manufacturers, startups, venture capital and developers in addition to many industry verticals such as search, m-commerce, advertising, and media.

About Mobile Media World 09

www.mobilemediaworld.com

Mobile Media World 09 takes place from September 14th to 15th 2009 at the Glenn Gould Studio/CBC Broadcast Centre, and will explore topics such as: Mobile Internet, Mobile Web & Apps, Mobile Mass Media, Mobile Entertainment, Mobile Marketing, Mobile Advertising, Mobile payments, Mobile Learning, Mobile Design & User Experience, Mobile Giving, The Future of Mobile Media and more. Visionary and executive insights come from global leaders including: Canoe.ca, Samsung, Yahoo!, Rogers Wireless, Molson Coors, Sympatico Mobile, Enstream, Deloitte, AOL, comScore, Nokia, OBN.ca, Bell Mobility, The Globe and Mail, Carlson Marketing, PayPal, Impact Mobile, Verizon, The Weather Network, Motorola, CBC, ooober, Maritz, BSTREET Communications, MyThum, Visa, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Netbiscuits, SilverBack Media, CWTA, MEIC, MEF, MAG, MOCOM2020 and more.

Full speaker and topic listings available at www.mobilemediaworld.com.

Mobile Media World 09 is one of the key anchor events of MOBILEINNOVATIONWEEK in Toronto September 12-16, 2009.

For more details visit http://mobileinnovationweek.com.

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About MobileMonday Toronto

www.mobilemondaytoronto.com

MobileMonday Toronto was co-founded by Alexander S. Bosika and Jim Brown and held its first meeting in June 2006. MobileMonday Toronto is one of 60+ chapters worldwide and is supported by the world's largest volunteer network of passionate mobile professionals committed to growth of the industry.

MobileMonday Toronto operates as not-for-profit organization whole sole aim is to support the growth of the mobile industry in the Greater Toronto Area and across Canada and to promote collaboration and business networking opportunities in a casual friendly co-operative environment of like-minded professionals.

The first MobileMonday chapter was started by passionate mobile professionals in Helsinki, Finland in the year 2000 and operates its current website at. www.mobilemonday.net. Each year, the Helsinki organization sponsors the Global Summit which invites all chapter co-founders to Helsinki HQ to discuss, share and collaborate. MobileMonday Toronto is open to everyone interested in the mobile industry including telecom professionals, application developers, content creators, mobile startups, interactive agencies, industry analysts, venture capitalists and many more.

Official sponsors for MobileMonday Toronto include the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association and Marketwire.

Click link to view the Mobile Marketing Award Plaque: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/MMTOR-MMA2009-Plaque1.jpg

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