MENG Celebrates 2012 Edison Awards Finalists and Ceremony
NEW YORK, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Over the past several years, the Marketing Executives Networking Group (MENG) has supported The Edison Awards, celebrating 25 years. The Edison Awards have recognized ideas at the forefront of new products, services, marketing, design and innovation. Winning an Edison Award has become one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of business innovation.
“The Edison Awards provide an exclusive platform for honoring innovation, recognizing innovators, and encouraging ongoing innovation among today’s development teams, researchers, designers, ‘intrapreneurs’ and entrepreneurs,” says Thomas Stat, the 2012 Edison Awards Steering Committee Chairman.
Named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931), whose new product development and innovative achievements garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents, nominees for the Edison Best New Product Awards(TM) are judged by a panel of more than 3,000 individuals, including members MENG, a non-profit, volunteer, professional organization comprised of America’s top marketing professionals and academics.
“MENG members are executive leaders and innovators both in marketing and in their specific industries,” says Joey Iazzetto, MENG Chairman (and winner 2009 Edison Best New Product Award). “It’s only fitting that MENG should be involved in The Edison Awards.”
Of particular note this year, the “Thomas A. Edison Marketing Award powered by MENG” is a new category for entries. Congratulations to the finalists, as follows:
THOMAS A. EDISON MARKETING AWARD powered by MENG
- HubSpot All-in-one Inbound Marketing Software
- Nielsen Catalina Solutions Single Source + Performance Analytics
- The Domino Project
- YouTube Space Lab
For information and tickets to attend the presentation of The Edison Awards April 25-26, 2012 in New York City visit www.edisonawards.com.
With nearly 2000 members, MENG is the community of accomplished marketing and sales executives dedicated to helping members succeed by sharing their knowledge, experience and contacts. MENG distinguishes itself by fostering a community of accomplished marketing and sales executives that are vetted against a standard of experience and a commitment to involvement. This unique community enables members to create limitless opportunities to improve career and business success, and build lasting relationships. To learn more about MENG or to access its database of executive-level marketing professionals, speakers, and consultants, visit www.MENGonline.com.
Contact: Wendy Flanagan, MENG Marketing Committee Chair
SOURCE Marketing Executives Networking Group