DMEF Calls for Nominations for 2008 'Ed Mayer' and 'Corporate Leadership' Awards; Nominations Due May 23
May 1, 2008 — The Board of Trustees of the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (DMEF) yesterday announced it was now accepting nominations for both the 2008 DMEF Edward N. Mayer, Jr. Education Leadership Award, and the 2008 DMEF Corporate Leadership Award.
The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 23, 2008. The awards will be presented at the DMEF’s Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday evening, October 11 at the Bellagio Las Vegas during the DMA08 Conference & Exhibition, which takes place October 11 – 16 in Las Vegas, NV.
“The DMEF’s mission is to attract, educate, and place students in the dynamic field of direct/interactive marketing,” said DMEF President Terri L. Bartlett. “This is our special opportunity to celebrate those who generously dedicate their time and expertise to direct marketing education. We invite everyone to participate in nominating the person or corporation they believe continues to impact and encourage the next generation of leaders through higher education in this field.”
Edward N. Mayer, Jr. Education Leadership
The DMEF’s Edward N. Mayer, Jr. Education Leadership Award is the premier award honoring the unique and significant actions by an individual who demonstrates support for direct/interactive marketing education in areas such areas as the creation and development of teaching methods and materials, and the personal contribution of time, expertise, and financial resources to further the DMEF’s mission and objectives.
Last year’s Mayer recipient was Tim Litle, chairman and founder of Litle & Co. Please click here for nominating criteria and your 2008 Edward N. Mayer, Jr. Education Leadership Award nomination form.
DMEF Corporate Leadership
The DMEF’s Corporate Leadership Award honors the unique and significant actions of a corporation that demonstrates outstanding practices, that makes contributions in the area of direct marketing education, including internal (among staff and community) and external industry support. The nominated corporation should consistently support the DMEF, and actively participate in or generate activities which foster and promote excellence.
Last year’s DMEF Corporate Leadership Award winner was Draftfcb. Please click here for nominating criteria and your 2008 Corporate Leadership nomination form.
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