TAG Marketing Awards

Event Information  

November 2, 2016 | 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM | Cobb Energy Center

Black Tie Optional


Every year, the technology marketing industry comes together to celebrate the best of the best at the TAG Marketing Awards - the premier event for the technology marketing community with awards bestowed to the top tech marketers in Atlanta.

The 2016 TAG Marketing Awards puts the New Face of Marketing front and center – recognizing the innovators, the risk takers, the change-makers and the up-and-comers. To learn more about last year’s event, please check out this video.



Meet the Speakers 

Jeff Perkins, CMO, QASymphony

Jeff is Chief Marketing Officer of QASymphony, a leading global provider of QA testing software for agile development teams. Prior to QASymphony, Jeff spent eight years in senior marketing and sales roles at PGi and AutoTrader.com


Kimberly Beaudin, VP of Marketing, College Football Hall of Fame

Kimberly is Vice President of Marketing for the College Football Hall of Fame. Previously, she served as vice president of Marketing for Arrow Exterminators. Throughout her career, she has worked with several large brands including Earthlink, the Atlanta Hawks and CNN.

Tai Anderson, Director of Partner Development, Leadercast

Tai was a founding member of the multi-Grammy Award-winning band Third Day. He now leverages the lessons he learned cultivating a dedicated fan base into helping businesses generate brand loyalty and engagement.


Featured 2016 finalists for our eight different award categories:

1. Marketing Innovator(s) of the Year (Agency or Company)

-          Search Discovery

-          SecureWorks

-          Swarm Agency

-          Terminus

-          QASymphony

-          InSITE by Azul Arc

-          Shaw Contract

2. Marketing Executive of the Year (Company)

-          Katharine Mobley – Crescerance

-          Rebecca Kelly - Advanced Control Systems

-          Rory Carlton - Arketi Group

-          Nikki Nixon - Terminus

-          Jeff Perkins - QASymphony

-          Allison Rickards - Corus360

-          Chris Arrendale - Inbox Pros

-          Monique Elliott - General Electric

-          Nicole Kalatzis - MedSide Healthcare

3. Best Integrated Marketing Campaign of the Year – Large Enterprise (Company at or over $500M)

-          Quikrete

-          OshKosh B'Gosh - Everywhere Agency

-          Piedmont Healthcare Living Better - Brown Bag Marketing

-          Elavon

-          Jabil Circuits - Yalo

-          Equifax Global Consumer Solutions - Arketi

4. Best Integrated Marketing Campaign of the Year – SMB (Company under $500M)

-          QASymphony

-          SecureWorks

-          A Hand to Hold - LRK-Media

-          Metalogix - Yalo

-          Shaw Contract - Azul Arc

-          TruRating - Media Frenzy Global

5. Marketing Technologist of the Year (Agency or Company)

-          James Grove - Brasseler USA

-          Jakob Crowder - Corus360

-          Walt Carter - Primary Capital Mortgage

-          Chris Arrendale - Inbox Pros

-          Ashley Coleman - CallRail

-          Jenny Robertson - ANNUITAS

6. Up & Coming Marketer of the Year - (Agency or Company)

-          Laura Beaupre - Look Listen

-          Greg Bishop - Look Listen

-          Jonathan Foulds - Swarm Agency

-          Eren Matsota – Terminus

-          Anne Dawson – Yalo

-          Tori Barlow - Search Discovery

-          Olivia Hawkins - Search Discovery

7. Digital Marketing Agency of the Year (Agency)

-          Swarm Agency

-          Launch Journey

-          Yalo

-          Dodge Communication

8. Nonprofit Marketing Award (Nonprofit organization)

-          The 100 Good Deeds Bracelet

-          Telfair Museum

-          Goodie Nation

-          Agile on the Green

-          Georgia Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society


Become a Sponsor

With such a prestigious event and outstanding past winners, it is only fitting that we have equally esteemed sponsors, which is why TAG Marketing is asking for your support.

Sponsors of the TAG Marketing Awards can join an elite group with this year’s sponsorship tiers designed to showcase Atlanta’s best technology companies. 

Learn About Sponsorship Opportunites



For more information about sponsorship, please contact

Scott Williford at swilliford@vlinksolutions.com or Zubair Hossain at zubair@tagonline.org












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