SOURCE: AMA Houston Chapter

AMA Houston Chapter

February 26, 2015 17:16 ET

AMA Houston Announces 63 Finalists in the 2014 Marketer of the Year Award Program

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2015) - The Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA Houston) is pleased to announce the 63 finalist companies, organizations and institutions across 21 industry categories in the 2014 Marketer of the Year (MOTY) award program. These finalists were determined by the scores of a panel of Houston-area marketing professionals that reviewed the marketing programs of approximately 100 nominations. For a list of finalists, visit www.amahouston.org then go to Events/Marketer of the Year.

AMA Houston will honor these 63 finalists and their marketing teams at the awards event on March 5, 2015 at the Hobby Center Zilkha Hall during which time the chapter will announce the Best in Category winners and reveal Houston's 2014 Marketer of the Year, selected from among the top scoring finalists by a second panel of distinguished marketing professionals from across the country.

The event's keynote will be Russ Klein, CEO of the AMA, who will discuss "Best Practices vs. Next Practices." New for this year's MOTY event is a "Legendary Dinners" silent auction providing attendees the opportunity to bid on and win a personal, one-on-one dinner with one of eight Houston business leaders. They include Mayor Annise Parker; Houston Business Journal Publisher, John Beddow; Houston Texan, Whitney Mercilus and others. For more information about Marketer of the Year and a link to register online, visit amahouston.org.

About AMA
AMA Houston is the area's premier professional marketing organization and among the largest AMA Chapters in North America. AMA Houston provides marketers the ability to remain competitive in today's business environment through networking events, special interest groups and real-world educational programs. AMA Houston was named Chapter of the Year six times in the past 10 years by AMA's international headquarters.

About Marketer of the Year
Established in 2005, the Marketer of the Year award is AMA Houston's annual program that honors exceptional marketing efforts by Houston-area companies, organizations and institutions. Prior winners include YMCA of Greater Houston (2013), Aliana Development (2012), Discovery Green (2011), University of Houston Athletic Department (2010), Blinds.com (2009), Kelsey-Seybold Clinic (2008), the Houston Zoo (2007), Weatherford International (2006) and the Houston Symphony (2005).

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