Marketer of the Year

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AMA Houston's Marketer of the Year awards program recognizes exceptional marketing by Houston area companies, organizations and institutions (firms).

Join us at the Marketer of the Year "MOTY" Awards for a fun and entertaining evening featuring celebrity emcee Mike MacRae.Mike MacRae MOTY Emcee

Celebrate the best in Houston marketing talent and enjoy a laugh.

More about Mike: A native of St. Louis, Mike MacRae began performing at the Houston Laff Stop in 1999 and soon developed his trademark style of blending obscure impressions into stand-up material. Mike’s television debut was on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and he has since performed on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” NESN’s “Comedy All-Stars,” and was a full cast member on the TBS sketch show “Frank TV.”


Monday, October 24, 2016
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Alley Theatre
615 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas 77002

Register Here

Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Marketer of the Year Finalists!

Our national panel of distinguished judges has completed scoring the nominees in the 20 industry categories.

AMA Houston Chapter is pleased to announce the Marketer of the Year Finalists:

Marketer of the Year

Presented By

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2015-2016 Marketer of the Year Finalists

Arts: Institutional
Children's Museum of Houston
The John Palmer Art Gallery & Studio
The Menil Collection

Arts: Performing
Alley Theatre
Houston Ballet
ROCO - River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

Business Startup (under 2 years)
Killen’s Barbecue
Shabby Chic Texas
TKM Labs/LureDeals

Economic Development
Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Houston Super Bowl Host Committee

Education: College/University
C. T. Bauer College of Business Office of Communications
San Jacinto College
University of Houston

Education: Elementary/Secondary
Incarnate Word Academy
St. Anne Catholic School
YES Prep Public Schools

Direct Energy
Phillips 66 U.S. Marketing

LP Building Products
Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA)

BBVA Compass
Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas)
RSL Funding

CHI St. Luke's Health
Pasha Snoring and Sinus Center
Vision Source

Houston First Corporation
Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau

Real Estate
Howard Hughes Corporation
Johnson Development Corp.
Parawest Management

Services: Business-to-Business
edOpp Solutions LLC
Sysco Corporation
Waste Management

Services: Consumer/Retail
Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market
Joe Myers Imports
Service Corporation International (SCI)

Services: Marketing/Communications
Studio Brand Collective
You Squared Media

Social/Community Services
Air Alliance Houston
AVDA - Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse
Empire Org, LLC

Houston Dynamo
Houston Golf Association
Houston Texans

Technology Products and Services

Houston Airport System
Metropolitan Transit Authority
Port of Houston Authority

Venues and Parks
Buffalo Bayou Partnership
Discovery Green
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Click here to download a list.

The Marketer of the Year event will be held on October 24, 2016 at the newly renovated Alley Theatre. During the event, we will announce the 20 Best in Category winners and reveal the top Marketer of the Year winner, selected by the judges from the 20 category winning firms.

At the event you'll have an opportunity to bid on a dinner with one of seven Houston business legends in the Legendary Dinner Silent Auction. The cocktail reception begins at 5:30 p.m. following by the awards ceremony in the Hubbard Theatre.

To get your tickets, visit here.

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 Marketer of the Year registration prices:
Single ticket member $40 each until Oct. 1, then $45
Single ticket non-member $55 each until Oct. 1, then $63
Package of 3 tickets $35 each ($105) until Oct. 1, then $39 each ($117)
Package of 5 tickets $31 each ($155) until Oct. 1, then $34 each ($170)
Package of 7 tickets $27 each ($189) until Oct. 1, then $30 each ($210)

Become a Marketer of the Year sponsor!

Sponsoring AMA Houston’s Marketer of the Year provides organizations significant exposure to Houston’s marketing community through pre-event promotions and during the event itself. You are also supporting AMA Houston Gives Back, the chapter’s philanthropic arm that provides grants to help Houston’s nonprofits with their own marketing programs. The chapter dedicates a third of its annual net income towards these grants. CLICK HERE to view Sponsorship Opportunities for MOTY 2015-2016. To join our growing list of sponsors, visit:

Become a MOTY Sponsor

Event Underwriter


Presenting Sponsor

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Photo Booth Sponsor

Comcast Logo

Cocktail Reception Sponsor

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Category Sponsor - Healthcare

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Category Sponsor - Energy


Category Sponsor - Business Start-Up

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Event Sponsors

Center Point Energy logo

Blinds Logo

Phillips 66 logo

lone star college blue

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SanJac logo 16 tagline blue

Event In-Kind Partners

Staging Solutions

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Saifee Signs


Alley Logo Stacked

Clear Channel Outdoor

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MOTY Co-chair: Rebecca Loeb This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
MOTY Co-chair: Matt Ross This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About Marketer of the Year

Marketer of the Year is one of AMA Houston’s premier events, honoring Houston companies, organizations and institutions in over 20 industry categories for excellence in their organizations' overall marketing programs and results. During the awards event, the chapter announces the Best in Category winners and reveals Houston's Marketer of the Year.

The Marketer of the Year event will be on October 24, 2016.

Since 2005, the Chapter has recognized organizations or companies for their excellence in overall marketing with the Marketer of the Year award. Prior Marketer of the Year winners include Phillips 66 US Marketing (2014), YMCA of Greater Houston (2013), Aliana Development Company (2012), Discovery Green (2011), the University of Houston Athletic Department (University of Houston Cougars) (2010), (2009), Kelsey-Seybold Clinic (2008), the Houston Zoo (2007), Weatherford International (2006), and the Houston Symphony (2005).

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From October 24, 2016 5:30 PM until October 24, 2016 8:30 PM

At 615 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002, USA

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