September 02, 2009 09:00 ET
MobileMonday Toronto Launches Mobile Marketing Awards Competition September 8th
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 2, 2009) - The gloves are off and the competitors have lined up. On September 8th, MobileMonday Toronto, Toronto's premier networking event for mobile industry professionals, will be hosting its first annual MobileMonday Toronto Marketing Awards.
This event was set up to recognize Toronto area marketing professionals for their effort in helping grow the use of mobile as a marketing channel. The format for the event allows companies to showcase their mobile marketing campaigns or programs that have gone live in market to the MobileMonday Toronto audience. A panel of three judges will evaluate each campaign based on creativity, use of technology and ability to meet business objectives.
A winner will be announced at the event and will receive:
- Bragging rights and recognition from MobileMonday Toronto
- Featured speaker opportunity at Mobile Media World 09 (September 14-15, 2009)
- Featured interview on Mobile Media World 09 global Webcast and produced DVD to include winning campaign
- Two (2) full Delegate passes to Mobile Media World 09 (Value over $2000)
"This is a great opportunity for marketers to share their successes, which we hope will educate and encourage others to consider mobile marketing as part of their planning cycles and to create new business opportunities for the companies presenting at our awards. Beyond the innovative and creative approaches which the advertising community brings to the table, attendees will discover that mobile marketing can deliver ROI benefits to meet business objectives," said Jim Brown and Alexander S. Bosika, co-founders of the MobileMonday Toronto chapter.
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 to support all stakeholders within the mobile industry which includes telecom providers, device manufacturers, startups, venture capital and developers in addition to many industry verticals such as search, m-commerce, advertising, and media.
The first annual MobileMonday Toronto Marketing Awards will be held on Tuesday September 8th (due to Labour Day holiday) at MaRS Discovery District, located at 101 College Street (south east corner of College and University). The event starts at 6:30pm. To RSVP for this event, please visit www.mobilemondaytoronto.com. Seating is limited. MobileMonday Toronto monthly events are free of charge. The event is sponsored by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association and Marketwire.
About MobileMonday Toronto
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 network of passionate mobile professionals committed to growth of the industry.
MobileMonday Toronto operates as not-for-profit organization whose 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.
MobileMonday Toronto is sponsored by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association and Marketwire.