Winners have emerged at the maiden edition of Nigerian Marketing Awards.
A statement by the organisers said the awards were designed to encourage and stimulate hard work, innovation and overall high quality in marketing, planning and execution in Nigeria.
Speaking during the award ceremony in Lagos, the convener of the awards, Tony Agenmonmen, said, “Today is a very unique day, the start of an historic journey. A journey to redefine how the hardworking, highly professional marketing people in Nigeria, are acknowledged and celebrated. I am proud to be part of this journey.”
He said, “We celebrate our own, the very hard-working marketing professionals that continue to enliven our marketing environment. We celebrate their creativity, effectiveness, and great work. We hope this will drive further motivation in the industry.”
He explained, our vision is simple and clear – ‘To be the biggest and most credible marketing awards in Nigeria.’
“In line with this vision, we have obtained the full endorsement of the following industry sectoral groups; National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria, Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria.
“Others include Experiential Marketers Association of Nigeria and Outdoor Advertisers Association of Nigeria. This formidable partnership promises to raise the overall quality of marketing and marketing awards in Nigeria.”
He added, “We are therefore happy and proud to have received the Awards Trust Mark accreditation from the UK based Independent Awards Standards Council. The represents the first award in the region to receive an international Awards Trust Mark.”