Direct and Interactive Marketing Leaders Share Honors at Annual Gala on Thursday Evening, November 6, 2014, at New York’s Edison Ballroom, Times Square
NEW YORK, August 21, 2014 – The Direct Marketing Club of New York (www.dmcny.org) announced today the recipients of its 2014 Silver Apple Awards, now in its 30th year. The Silver Apples recognize individuals and organizations for outstanding contributions to the growth and practice of direct and interactive marketing, during a career spanning at least 25 years. A gala to celebrate honorees – the premiere event of DMCNY’s full slate of programming, professional development and networking activities – will be held Thursday evening, November 6, at New York’s Edison Ballroom.
The Silver Apple 2014 honorees include:
- Brian Fetherstonhaugh, Chairman & CEO, OgilvyOne Worldwide
- Tim Kennon, President, McVicker & Higginbotham
- Pam Larrick, CEO, Javelin Marketing Group
- Tim Litle, Founder & Chairman, Litle & Company
- Lon Mandel, President, SMS Marketing Services
- Debbie Roth, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Japs-Olson Company
- Dawn Zier, President and CEO, Nutrisystem
- Corporrate: Fosina Marketing Group (Danbury Ct)
"These individuals and our corporate honoree represent what’s best-of-the-best in our field," said DMCNY Club President Pam Haas. "Dynamism, professionalism, marketing prowess and giving back – Silver Apple honorees truly are ambassadors for our discipline of integrated marketing. This being our Silver Apples’ 30th anniversary, we know it’s going to be an exciting event with a great turnout – and to honor these individuals and organization recipient in this way, it shows the camaraderie that lives throughout our community. The honorees are joining an elite group of direct and digital visionaries, many of whom will be in attendance.”
The 2014 Silver Apple recipients were chosen by the Club’s past presidents. The recipients must have at least 25 years’ experience in the business, a commitment to volunteerism and leadership, and a record of vital contributions to the growth of the industry.
This year’s event marks the 30th anniversary of the award, and a special gala will be held in Manhattan’s Edison Ballroom, at 240 West 47th Street near Times Square in New York on Thursday, November 6, 2014, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. ET. Registration is available at http://dmcny.org/event/nov2014_Silver_Apple_Gala
Since 1985, a total of 220 individuals and 18 companies have received DMCNY Silver Apples honors – with this year’s seven individuals and one corporation set to join this group.
Each year, the Silver Apple Award event also serves as a key fundraising event to support New York-area programs and scholarships for college-level educational curricula and content in direct and interactive marketing. Ticket sales are underway and space will be limited to 30 tables. For pricing and availability contact Stuart Boysen, executive director, DMCNY, at email@example.com, (516)746-6700; or Chris Montana at firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-627-6600, ext. 216.
A full listing of winners’ biographies is available here: http://dmcny.org/basic/2014SilverAppleBios
About Direct Marketing Club of New York
The Direct Marketing Club of New York (http://www.dmcny.org) has served the direct marketing field since its founding in 1926 – and today encompasses all facets of integrated data-driven marketing across all media categories. Serving the Greater New York region through its luncheons, networking and website, DMCNY is a leading source of current education and information in the field of measurable marketing. DMCNY also provides substantial financial support in the form of scholarships to New York City colleges and universities where direct and interactive marketing are taught.