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Bing Agency Awards Finalists

 

We are proud to announce the finalists for the 2017 Bing Agency Awards. These key agency partners deliver outstanding creative, effective and passionate work for their clients in the Americas. Using the power of search advertising, these agencies ensure their client's ads are in the right place, at the right time when consumers are making buying decisions. It is our pleasure to recognize these agencies and individuals at the Bing Agency Awards and to shine a spotlight on the search industry.

 

Categories and finalists appear below. Winners will be announced at the Bing Agency Awards on September 14th 2017.

 

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Executive of the Year

Awarded to an agency executive (in leadership position, with national influence)
who has done an exceptional job in championing the search practice
and showed a commitment to partnering with and investing in Bing Ads.

 

Clayton McLaughlin – Havas (United States)

George Manas – Resolution Media (United States)

Luke Hubbard – The Search Agency (United States)

Jeremy Hull – iProspect (United States)

Kerry Curran – Catalyst (United States)

Mona Elesseily – Page Zero (Canada)

Steve Gibson – Canvas (United States) 

Bing Ads Trailblazer of the Year

Awarded to an individual that in an innovative and engaging
way evangelizes Bing Ads and drives Bing Ads brand awareness
and affinity internally as well as in the industry
.

 

Bosley Jarrett – Red Ventures (United States)

Charles Drewyer – Mullen Lowe Profero (United States)

Colette Trudeau – Spark Foundry- Performics Practices Team (United States)

Courtney O’Donnell – Elite SEM (United States)

Jessica Dearien – iProspect (United States)

Jiri Vala – 360i (United States)

Katie DeRose – Resolution Media (United States)

Neky Romero – Maxus (United States)

Lifetime Achievement

Awarded to an individual with a lasting and significant impact
on the search advertising industry, who demonstrates a strong personal passion,
and contributes to pioneering industry practices.

 

Lifetime Achiever of The Year will be awarded at the Bing Agency Awards.

 

Account Team of the Year

Awarded to an exemplary account team that partners,
engages, and drives growth and adoption across the year.

 

360i – JCPenney (United States)

Elite SEM – Jet (United States)

iCrossing – DIRECTV (United States)

iProspect – Diageo (United States)

Mindshare – Volvo (United States)

Performics – Samsung (United States)

Resolution Media – Wells Fargo (United States)

ROI Revolution – Signature Hardware (United States)

Growth Agency of the Year

Awarded to the agency with the largest growth of its Bing Ads
spend and product adoption since July 2015.

 

 

Elite SEM (United States)

Essence Digital (United States)

Havas (United States)

Horizon Media (United States)

iCrossing (United States)

Initiative | Reprise Media (United States)

iProspect (Canada)

MEC (United States)

 

Independent Agency of the Year

Awarded to an independent agency that engages with Bing Ads
in partnership, grows its Bing Ads spend and product adoption,
and exhibits ingenuity and creativity around product application and optimization.

 

Chacka (United States)

Elite SEM (United States)

Horizon (United States)

iCrossing (United States)

Jellyfish (United States)

PMX Agency (United States) 

ymarketing (United States)

Innovator of the Year

Awarded to an agency who demonstrated innovative usage of Bing Ads
tools and innovation within the search advertising industry.

 

Carat (United States)

Digitas (United States)

MARC USA (United States)

Racoon (Brazil)

Reprise Media (United States)

Spark Foundry- Performics Practices Team (United States)

Optimizer of the Year

Awarded to the agency that leveraged Bing Ads
tools and insights for smart, innovative, optimization solutions.

 

Carmichael Lynch (United States)

Hearts & Science (United States)

LQ Digital (United States)

Merkle (United States)

Mindshare (United States)

Reprise Media (United States)

Spark Foundry- Performics Practices Team (United States)

Vincodo (United States)

Partner of the Year

Awarded to the agency that engages with
Bing Ads in true partnership.

 

Blinks (Brazil)

Catalyst (Canada)

Essence (United States)

iProspect (United States)

Resolution Media (United States)

ROI Revolution (United States)

Spark Foundry- Performics Practices Team (United States)

Wpromote (United States)

Philanthropist of the Year

Awarded to the agency that demonstrates commitment
to charitable organizations, in the day-to-day as well as
through specific activities and donations.

 

Bloom Search Marketing (Canada)

Carmichael Lynch (United States)

iProspect (United States)

MARC USA (United States)

SEER Interactive (United States)

ymarketing (United States)

Accreditation Champion of the Year

Based on the winner of The March Match Up challenge which happened between
March 1 and April 28, 2017. Bing Elite Agencies across North America
were invited to participate in and compete head-to-head by taking
the Bing Ads Accredited Professional (BAAP) exam.

 

Catalyst (Canada) * already awarded

Sapient Razorfish (United States) * already awarded    

Rising Star Partner of the Year

Awarded to a rising Agency that engages with Bing Ads
in an innovative and growth hacking way and is showing leadership and growth.
This new award was determined through the Bing Partner Summit Awards nomination process in April​

 

Metric Theory (United States) * already awarded  

Agency of the Year, Canada

Awarded to a Canadian agency that engages with Bing Ads
in partnership, grows its Bing Ads spend and product adoption and exhibits
ingenuity and creativity around product application and optimization.
Aggregated based on Canadian submissions for all other awards​

 

Agency of The Year Canada will be awarded at the Bing Agency Awards.

Agency of the Year, Brazil

Awarded to a Brazil agency that engages with Bing Ads
in partnership, grows its Bing Ads spend and product adoption and exhibits
ingenuity and creativity around product application and optimization.
Aggregated based on Brazil submissions for all other awards​

 

Agency of The Year Brazil will be awarded at the Bing Agency Awards.

Agency of the Year, USA

Awarded to an agency that engages with Bing Ads in partnership,
grows its Bing Ads spend and product adoption and exhibits
ingenuity and creativity around product application and optimization.
Aggregated based on USA submissions for all other awards

 

Agency of The Year United States will be awarded at the Bing Agency Awards.

 

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