By Joe Pulizzi published August 14, 2012

Congratulations to the 2012 Content Marketing Orange Awards Finalists

images (1)We at the Content Marketing Institute are thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2012 Content Marketing Orange Awards. The Orange Awards celebrate the best and brightest people, projects, and organizations from around the world that are dedicated to the practice of content marketing. This year’s awards garnered more than 600 total submissions. Judging was conducted by CMI staff, Chief Content Officer editors, and by our partner brand leaders.

The Content Marketing Orange Awards are the only awards program that recognize the individuals AND the companies that are keeping the content marketing industry on the forefront of the content revolution.

Each of the finalists below will be honored at a gala event on September 6, 2012 as a conclusion to Content Marketing World, now the largest content marketing event on the planet.

I would like to personally congratulate both the winners and non-winners for this year’s Orange Awards. Thank you for carrying the torch. A rising tide truly does lift all ships.

2012 Content Marketing Orange Awards Finalists

Content Marketing Project Finalists (the best of the Magnum Opus Awards)

Content Marketing Agency Finalists

  • Velocity [United Kingdom]
  • Silver Square [United States]
  • EnVeritas Group [United States]
  • Visionista [United States]
  • Switched on Media [Australia]
  • Edge [Australia]
  • madison/miles media [United States]
  • Distilled [United States]
  • Imagination Publishing [United States]
  • King Content [Australia]
  • Well Planned Web, LLC [United States]
  • Centerline Digital [United States]
  • Babcock & Jenkins [United States]
  • Story Worldwide [United States]
  • PropelGrowth [United States]

Content Marketer of the Year Finalists

Visionary Category:

  • Joe Chernov – Eloqua
  • Jon Gelberg – Blue Fountain Media
  • Marcus Sheridan – River Pools and Spas
  • Michael Brenner – SAP
  • Andy Zimmerman – Brainshark

Leader Category:

  • Jackie Bebenroth – Spice of Life
  • Rachel Meranus – PR Newswire
  • Patricia Brown – CSC
  • Eston Martz – Minitab, Inc.
  • Erin Doherty – Four Winds Interactive

Tactician Category:

  • Amanda Maksymiw – Lattice Engines
  • Jason Stewart – Demandbase
  • Brendan Cournoyer – Brainshark
  • Rob Yoegel – Monetate
  • Waynette Tubbs – SAS

Congratulations to all our Award finalists! For more information or to register for the Content Marketing Orange Awards Gala dinner, click here.

Author: Joe Pulizzi

Joe Pulizzi considers himself the poster boy for content marketing. Founder of the Content Marketing Institute , Joe evangelizes content marketing around the world through keynotes, articles, tweets and his books, including best-selling Epic Content Marketing (McGraw-Hill) and the new book, Content Inc. Check out Joe's two podcasts. If you want to get on his good side, send him something orange. For more on Joe, check out his personal site or follow him on Twitter @JoePulizzi.

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  • NenadSenic

    Abdolutely awesome! The only thing that makes a bit sad is that I don’t see any non-English speaking nominations?

    • http://blog.junta42.com/ Joe Pulizzi

      Not this year. Maybe next year.

  • http://twitter.com/jchernov Joe Chernov

    Great list, team CMI. I am flattered and humbled to be on it. Thank you. -Joe

  • Craig Hodges

    What a great buzz for the team! Can’t wait for the event…

  • Rob Yoegel

    Thanks, Joe and to all at CMI. Honored to be part of this list of incredible talent.

  • http://twitter.com/brencournoyer Brendan Cournoyer

    Thanks so much guys. I’m honored just to be included with such a great group of talented people. See you all in Columbus!

  • http://twitter.com/SilverSquare Raquel@SilverSquare

    We’re thrilled to be on the list. Thank you!

  • http://www.lattice-engines.com/ Amanda Maksymiw (@amandamaks)

    What a great group of content marketers! I am truly honored to be on the list and I look forward to making some new connections in Columbus.

  • Hayley Sunshine

    I wish your links opened in a new window…

  • http://www.wellplannedweb.com/blog/ Deana Goldasich

    So honored that Well Planned Web is on this list and can’t wait to see you all in less than two weeks!