Congratulations to Our 2021 AMBITS Winners!2020 

Couldn’t make it to the KCDMA virtual AMBIT Awards this year? We’ve recapped the night of Oscar-worthy marketing campaigns below. 

 

KCDMA Special Award Winners

Young Direct Marketer of the Year

Abbey Buergler, Barkley

Bob Stone Direct Marketer of the Year

Clifton Alexander, REACTOR

The 2021 AMBIT Award Winners

BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS DIGITAL MEDIA

BRONZE – Signal Theory – Continental Disc 2020 Digital Conquest

BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS EMAIL

GOLD- emfluence – emfluence Marketing Platform Contact Score Milestone Email

BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS INTEGRATED MARKETING

BRONZE – Kazoo Media – Grundfos Decentralized Water Treatment ABM Approach

BUSINESS-TO-CONSUMER DIGITAL MEDIA

BRONZE – VMLY&R – Recipes Where? Meal Planning on the Digital Shelf
BRONZE – Signal Theory – INTRUST Bank 2020 Consumer Checking
GOLD – Signal Theory – Merck BRD Challenge

BUSINESS-TO-CONSUMER DIRECT MAIL

BRONZE – Capitol Federal – New Household Onboarding Cross-Sell

BUSINESS-TO-CONSUMER EMAIL

BRONZE – DEG – Pepsico Tasty Rewards
BRONZE – Summit Marketing – The Salvation Army Florida Division Holiday Email Campaign
SILVER – Barkley – Planet Fitness Email: Engaging Members & Prospects During COVID

BUSINESS-TO-CONSUMER INTEGRATED MARKETING

BRONZE – Summit Marketing – COVID-19 Relief Campaign
BRONZE – DEG – Party City CRM Pilot Testing
BRONZE – Voltage – American Trailer & Storage 2020 B2C Integrated Marketing Campaign
BRONZE – emfluence – ExamFX Integrated Marketing
SILVER – DEG – Neutrogena 2020 Holiday Campaign
SILVER – Summit Marketing – The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command Voice Broadcast Integration
GOLD – Barkley – Winnebago 2021 Virtual Product Launch
GOLD – Barkley – Fogo De Chão Online Butcher Shop
GOLD – DEG – United Way COVID-19 Direct-to-Donor Campaign

EMAIL MARKETING: AUTOMATED SERIES

SILVER – Tension Corporation – Tension Corporation Envelope Basics Automation
GOLD – Barkley – Winnebago Vehicle Nurture Series
GOLD – Barkley – Planet Fitness Email Acquisition Journey

MOBILE MARKETING CAMPAIGN

GOLD – Signal Theory – National Geographic Climb Everest AR Experience

NOT-FOR-PROFIT EMAIL

BRONZE – Summit Marketing – The Salvation Army Florida Division – Holiday Email Campaign
GOLD – DEG – The Salvation Army 2020 Holiday Giving Campaigns

NON-PROFIT DIRECT MAIL

BRONZE – Summit Marketing – COVID-19 Relief Campaign
BRONZE – Summit Marketing – Christmas Newsletter Campaign
BRONZE – Summit Marketing – Pantry Donor Test
BRONZE – Summit Marketing – Fertile Ground Acquisition Test
BRONZE – Summit Marketing – Thanksgiving Acquisition Test
SILVER – Summit Marketing – The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command Voice
Broadcast Integration

ORGANIC SEARCH ENGINE MARKETING (SEO)

BRONZE – Jennings Social Media & MarTech – KC Wellness Center
BRONZE – emfluence – Pacejet SEO Campaign
BRONZE – VMLY&R – United States Navy Search Listings Initiative
SILVER ¬- Voltage – Rodgers Health Center Website Launch SEO
SILVER – Voltage – DaVinci Roofscapes 2020 SEO Campaign
SILVER – VMLY&R – The Wendy’s Blog Serves Up Visibility Success
SILVER – Voltage – Pioneer Military Credit 2020 SEO Campaign
SILVER – Voltage – Kicksite 2020 SEO Campaign
GOLD – VMLY&R – Driving Low-funnel Discoverability for B2B Product Pages
GOLD – Voltage – BARR Advisory 2020 Organic Search Marketing (SEO) Campaign
GOLD – emfluence – Tension Corporation Organic Search Campaign
GOLD – Seismic Digital – Academy Bank | Search Engine Strategy
GOLD – VMLY&R – Driving a Global B2B Brand’s North American Portfolio of Businesses
Through Audience-driven SEO Site Enhancements

PAID SEARCH MARKETING (PPC/SEM)

SILVER – VMLY&R – General Mills Readily Optimizes Progresso Paid Search Ecommerce
Campaign Outside of Soup Season
SILVER – emfluence – Coleman Equipment Hyperlocal Competitor Conquesting Campaign
SILVER – Jennings Social Media & MarTech – Schetky Bus and Van Sales
SILVER – VMLY&R – Campaign Efficiencies Achieved in Competitive Automotive Market
GOLD – Voltage – American Trailer & Storage 2020 PPC Campaign
GOLD – emfluence – Nazdar SourceOne Paid Media
GOLD – Seismic Digital – Armed Forces Bank – Out of Footprint Paid Media
GOLD – VMLY&R – United Rentals: Using a Paid Search Strategy to Drive a Seven-figure Revenue

RESPONSE-DRIVEN WEB

SILVER – emfluence – Mariner Wealth Advisors Website Relaunch
SILVER – emfluence – Proven Winners Green Monday Event

SOCIAL MEDIA

BRONZE – Voltage – American Trailer & Storage 2020 Social Media Campaign
BRONZE – Voltage – Dordt University 2020 Social Media Campaign
SILVER – Voltage – Negro Leagues Baseball Museum 2020 Social Media Campaign
SILVER – DEG – GORE-TEX Tested for Life Campaign
GOLD – DEG – United Way COVID-19 Direct-to-Donor Campaign
GOLD – Barkley – Planet Fitness: United We Move Home Work-Ins

JUDGE’S CHOICE AWARDS:

CONSISTENT ACHIEVER

DEG – The Salvation Army 2020 Holiday Giving Email Campaign

MOST INNOVATIVE SOLUTION

Signal Theory – National Geographic Climb Everest AR Experience

MOST BANG FOR THE BUCK

Barkley – Winnebago Email Nurture Series

BEST OF SHOW

Barkley – The Planet Fitness United We Move Home-Work-Ins!

 

Want to see past winners? Check out our archives!