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 2017 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!

The Marketing Awards are focused on overall marketing initiatives and judged on outstanding and innovative efforts. There are no entry fees. Only one submission eligible for entry in each category – no duplicates, please.

Note that all awards are given at the discretion of the judges.

 Enter your submission here

Submissions due:
August 18, 2017

1st Place, 2nd Place and Honorable Mention Winners from each category announced at the KS Tourism Conference: October 25, 2017

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 18, 2017)
  • Online Marketing: Digital advertising, social media, e-mail marketing, website
  • Print Marketing: newspaper ads, magazine adds, brochures, direct mail, inserts, anything print
  • Integrated Campaign: integrates multiple sources and marketing components
  • Destination (Community) Awareness: community 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 our sponsor: