CLEVELAND, July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) just announced the 93 category winners as well as the finalists for the top four prizes in the prestigious 2017 Content Marketing Awards. The Content Marketing Awards, produced by Content Marketing Institute, is the largest and longest-running international content marketing awards program in the world. The 2017 awards are sponsored by Hightail.

You can see a full list of the 2017 winners and finalists in all 93 categories on the Content Marketing Awards website:

This year’s panel of all-star judges, reviewed more than 1,100 entries to choose the “best of the best” in content marketing excellence, recognizing all aspects of content marketing, from strategy to distribution, and from editorial to design.

“It’s been another amazing year for the Content Marketing Awards,” says Joe Pulizzi, founder, Content Marketing Institute and co-author of the upcoming book Killing Marketing. “It’s an honor to be able to recognize companies and organizations who are the true leaders and innovators when it comes to implementing a content marketing strategy that is exceeding expectations and truly helping companies or clients succeed.”

Additionally, CMI revealed the finalists for the top four Content Marketing Award prizes: Content Marketing Project of the Year, Agency of the Year (two categories based on company size) and Content Marketer of the Year.

The winners will be announced and celebrated at a live awards ceremony during Content Marketing World, September 6, 2017, in Cleveland, Ohio.  

Project of the Year finalists include 5 of the 93 category winners:

  • AARP The Magazine (AARP)
  • B2B Content Marketing Program to Drive Company Growth (Frontline Education)
  • CDW Tech Magazine Integrated Content Marketing Program (Manifest)
  • Direct Advice for Dads (DAD) – “The World’s Biggest Niche Audience” (HBF)
  • Monster Career Advice (Monster)

Agency of the Year finalists for agencies with less than 100 employees include:

  • 256
  • Emotive
  • Lush Digital Media
  • Influence & Co.
  • Imprint
  • PM, poslovni mediji

Agency of the Year finalists for agencies with more than 100 employees include:

  • Imagination
  • iProspect
  • Meredith Xcelerated Marketing
  • Pace
  • Spoon
  • Wpromote

Content Marketer of the Year finalists include:

  • Drew Bailey, Manager, Content Strategy and Curation, FedEx
  • Paul Horstmeier, Senior Vice President, Health Catalyst
  • Kira Mondrus, Director of Global Marketing, SecureWorks
  • Paolo Mottola, Managing Editor, REI Co-op
  • Monica Norton, Senior Director of Content Marketing, Zendesk

Content Marketing World 2017 will be held September 5-8, 2017, in Cleveland, Ohio. This year’s event expects to draw 4,000 attendees from more than 70 countries. There is still time to register! For more information check out the Content Marketing World website:

About Content Marketing Institute
Content Marketing Institute is the leading global content marketing education and training organization, teaching enterprise brands how to attract and retain customers through compelling, multichannel storytelling. CMI’s Content Marketing World event, the largest content marketing-focused event, is held every September in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, and the Intelligent Content Conference event is held every spring. CMI publishes the bi-monthly magazine Chief Content Officer, and provides strategic consulting and content marketing research for some of the best-known brands in the world. Watch this video to learn more about CMI.

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SOURCE Content Marketing Institute