B2B Innovator Awards

At Demand Gen Report, it’s our mission to bring praise and attention to marketing leaders that can answer one short, yet difficult question: what’s working in B2B marketing? 

In our third-annual B2B Innovator Awards, we will spotlight some of the most progressive marketing and sales practitioners pushing the envelope to effectively engage prospective customers and meet their buyer needs. 

Published in an exclusive special report in August, and slated to be honored at the inaugural B2B Sales & Marketing Exchange in Boston, Mass., the B2B Innovator Awards will feature executives who think outside the box to develop and foster innovative concepts and strategies that help move the B2B industry forward. 

We invite you to nominate a B2B innovator for our annual B2B Innovator Awards. Winners will encompass some or all the following criteria:

Advancement of an emerging B2B area (such as account-based strategy, AI, content marketing, etc.) — must show how the executive helped to break new ground and/or drive specific results within their company.

Current or expected business results or positive outcomes following a successful implementation of the innovative strategy or concept — especially related to performance marketing and driving revenue.

A specific, innovative B2B strategy, campaign or idea conceptualized and/or launched.

We’ll also ask for any additional insights or comments related to the nominee’s qualifications for receiving a B2B Innovator Award.

Award Categories

Hover over category for description.

Generation Z Trailblazers 

30 and under B2B marketers who are bringing new ideas and new energy to their companies and their roles.

Marketing Mentors

Teachers and team builders in B2B bonds across teams and departments to promote maximum success.

B2B Technologists

Practitioners who have successfully helped roll out new tools to support business initiatives.

Vertical Virtuosos

B2B marketing leaders outside of the SaaS space who are incorporating innovative go-to-market strategies in their unique industries.
(Disclaimer: Nominees working in the software/tech space will not be considered for this category.)

SMB Maestros

B2B experts heading small (or even one-person) SMB marketing teams and driving impressive results for their growing businesses.

Data Scientists & Operations Optimizers

Marketing executives who have excelled at leveraging data at their disposal to enhance marketing campaigns and deliver insightful reporting and intelligence to sales and other lines of business.

Content, Creative & Execution

Storytellers who have found new ways to engage B2B audiences with different formats and approaches across channels and screens.

C-Suite Strategy

CMOs that truly understand and apply performance marketing and revenue marketing.

Account Targeting & Strategy

Innovative practitioners who are helping to support account strategies to target, engage and close deals with key accounts.

Buyer-Focused Marketers

Creative and innovative approaches to building, launching and refining hyper-personalized campaigns.

Sales Drivers

Marketers that have seen notable success enabling their sales counterparts to engage, educate and close deals with prospects in the latter stage of the buyer journey.

B2B Vanguards

Women who have not only had successful careers in B2B and driven results for their organizations, but have also helped to break new ground for women to advance their careers and roles.

B2B Innovator Of The Year

The most innovative B2B marketing pro in the industry, as chosen by the masses.

Nominations

What we're looking for:

  • Solution providers to nominate their esteemed clients and users based on how they have successfully introduced new tools, tactics and campaigns.
  • B2B marketing practitioners to nominate their peers who have seen great success with their programs and gained great returns.
  • B2B marketing practitioners to nominate themselves if they are proud of the accomplishments they have achieved within their organization.

Deadline:

July 1, 2019 at 6:00 PM ET

Have a question? Contact Brian Anderson, News Editor of Demand Gen Report.

Nomination Form

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