B2B Gets First Global Awards Program

New Global ACE Awards answers call of a new era.

New York, NY, February 26, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Business Marketing Association (BMA) of New York City has introduced the first global awards program for B2B marketing. For the first time in its 30-year history, the ACE awards is expanding to international markets in recognition of how the world’s biggest brands are now prioritizing B2B.

The ACE Awards remain a creative showcase, recognizing the year’s top creative campaigns in business-to-business, but now from all corners of the world. The New York Times considers the ACE Awards “one of the industry’s best creative awards.”

“It’s time recognition matched reality in business communications,” said Ned Clausen, Executive Director of the BMA-NYC. “Great work doesn’t stop at the border in a global economy. B2B marketers are changing the dynamics of commerce and industry around the world in ways that are cause for celebration and education. It’s time for an awards program that raises the bar in B2B.”

The inaugural Global ACE Awards is adding important new categories as well as engaging judges from notable agencies around the world, among them: BBDO, Ogilvy, Digitas, Doremus, Stein + Partners, gyro and SapientNitro.

“We’ve designed Global ACE to represent what a B2B awards program can be,” said Bruce Rogers, President of the BMA-NYC. “This is the most exciting time in B2B marketing, and we aim to help define new standards of excellence for the profession.”

Entries are rolling in now and will be accepted until March 8, 2013. Winners will be celebrated on April 30th, 2013 at the Helen Mills Theater, 137 West 26th Street, New York.
Marianne Flatley