Awards will honour South Africa’s Top Marketers

The Institute of Marketing Management (IMM) will again showcase and celebrate the achievements of South Africa’s top marketers and their organisations when it presents the esteemed annual IMM Marketing Excellence Awards on 8 November 2023.
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The IMM invites all marketing industry role players to submit nominations for the different categories in this year’s awards.

The top award will once again be the prized Marketer of the Year, which recognises the individual marketing professional who has demonstrated unrivalled excellence in their field. The industry’s top rising star who shows exceptional promise and potential will be rewarded with the Emerging Marketer of the Year award. The Marketing Student of the Year category celebrates the outstanding achievements of marketing students who are
the future of the industry.

The Corporate Marketing Team of the Year category recognises the collaborative efforts of a high-performing marketing team within a corporation. The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a seasoned marketing professional in recognition of their lifelong contribution to the field.

The IMM is committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in the marketing industry. “We would like to invite the industry to be a part of this celebration by nominating exceptional colleagues or teams for the prestigious IMM Marketing
Excellence Awards,” states Irene Gregory, CEO at the IMM. “Through your nominations, you not only acknowledge their outstanding work but also inspire others in the industry to strive for excellence,” she stresses.

Award nominations close on 16 October 2023. To submit your nominations, visit:

Three finalists will be selected for each category. The winners will be announced on 8 November 2023 at a gala event that forms part of the annual IMM Marketing Conference.

This year’s IMM Conference, which takes place at the IMM Graduate School in Johannesburg on 8 and 9 November 2023, will be held under the theme “Global Thoughts, Local Leaders”. Recognised as the not-to-be-missed annual platform for all levels of marketing professionals across South Africa to learn and network, the 2023 event will explore new marketing technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), voice search optimisation, and
personalisation. The conference will offer practical case studies, panel discussions, and insights from international and local industry experts who will share their insights on what it means to be a marketer in 2023.

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About the IMM

The Institute of Marketing Management South Africa (IMM) has been the pre-eminent marketing institute in Southern Africa for decades. It brings together like-minded individuals to share thoughts and experiences within the rapidly changing marketing environment.

The Institute of Marketing Management South Africa offers a wide range of value-added products and services for marketing professionals who are Associates in either an individual or corporate capacity.


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