On 12 June 20919, in London, we celebrated the achievements of our remarkable industry at the very first Marketing Society Brave Awards. Huge congratulations to our winners. They stood out amongst stiff competition by seeking out creative solutions, taking risks and making a real difference. A special shout out to Nationwide for picking up the top prize and to our Bravest Marketing Leader, Mars' Mitch Oliver, whose touching acceptance speech had the whole room on their feet.
Our 2020 Brave Awards will be opening soon (16 Oct) so you should begin to start thinking about putting together your entries now. More information to come on our 2020 awards very soon.
Entries open - 16 Oct 2019
Entry deadline - 14 Feb 2020
Awards night - 10 June 2020
BRAVEST MARKETING LEADER 2019
ONE TO WATCH 2019
Katie Laviolette, Akzonobel
Arriving in the UK from Canada to broaden her marketing career Katie Laviolette joined Akzonobel quickly gaining the respect of her internal and external customers.
Her breadth of experience across product, communications and customer marketing has equipped Katie to influence with authority and credibility.
She has delivered efficiencies through skillful negotiation with agencies and suppliers and increased brand health metrics for virtually every brand she has worked on.