May 27, 2016
CLEVELAND- The National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) has announced the three finalists for the 2016 Marketing Team of the Year Award (MTOYA), presented by SuperFanU.
The winner will be announced during the 25th Annual NACMA Convention, set to take place June 13-16 in Dallas, Texas.
Now in its fifth year, the nominations for the MTOYA spanned across FBS, FCS, and Division I-AAA institutions. The award was created to show the type of impact that a marketing team has not only on the athletics department, but the campus and surrounding communities as well. This year we received a record number of 20 submissions.
The 2016 MTOYA finalists are: (click on the name of the institution to view its submission)
“The goal of the Marketing Team of the Year Award is to highlight the tremendous work being done by our members and once again this year we were impressed with the breadth of their accomplishments,” said NACMA President Becky Parke, assistant athletics director of marketing at Arizona State University. “The selection process for this award is incredibly difficult and all of the nominees should be proud of their achievements. I hope our finalists take pride in knowing they set themselves apart in a highly competitive pool.”
This year NACMA would also like to highlight several additional institutions. Those receiving honorable mention are: (click on the name of the institution to view its submission)
The selection committee was made up of NACMA Past Presidents, as well as two NACDA Past Presidents.
The winning team will be announced during the NACMA Kickoff session on Monday, June 13. They will receive the prestigious NACMA MTOYA Trophy to keep in their offices and will be recognized at the NACDA Learfield Directors' Cup Luncheon on Tuesday, June 14 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas. The honorable mention and finalists' submissions are now posted in the NACMA Community for the membership to view.
About NACMA: NACMA is the first organization of its kind to provide educational and networking opportunities; enhancement of acceptable operating standards and ethics; and establishment of the overall prestige and understanding of the profession of athletics marketing administrators. For more information about NACMA, please visit www.nacma.com. NACMA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 51st year. For more information on NACDA and the 15 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.