TIAK Marketing Awards

It’s time to get your marketing mix on!

Do you have what it takes to promote your organization? If so, then plan to enter the 2016 TIAK Marketing Award contest!

Our goal is to recognize the outstanding marketing efforts of tourism throughout Kansas. This program is limited to TIAK members only. To enter your marketing campaign, join TIAK today!
New for 2016: you may only enter each submission in one category – no duplicates.

The Marketing Awards are focused on overall marketing initiatives and judged on outstanding and innovative efforts. There are no entry fees.

 Enter your submission here

Submissions due:
August 15, 2016

1st Place, 2nd Place and Honorable Mention Winners from each category announced at the KS Tourism Conference:
October 19, 2016

Marketing Award categories include:

  • Visitors Guide In House Design & Outsourced Design (must be submitted both electronically and in hard-copy to the TIAK office by August 15, 2016)
  • Traditional Multi-MediaTV, Radio, Video
  • Online MarketingDigital advertising, social media, e-mail marketing, website
  • Print Marketingnewspaper ads, magazine adds, brochures, direct mail, inserts, anything print
  • Integrated Campaignintegrates multiple sources and marketing components
  • Destination (Community) Awarenesscommunity events, community promotions, etc.
  • People’s Choice: This category is open only to applicants who set up displays at the Conference and will be judged only by those attending the Conference.

Please contact the marketing award co-chairs with questions: Maila Yang (maila@visitkansascityks.com) or Karen Crane (karenc@exploremerriam.com).

Best of all, there are NO entry fees! The costs will be covered by sponsorships.