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NACMA Releases 2017-18

June 30, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) has selected its 2017-18 "Best Of" award winners.

Initiated in 2003, the NACMA Best Of Awards program honors outstanding achievement in marketing and promotions. Awards are presented in 14 categories, with each category divided into three groups based upon school size and conference affiliations to promote fairness. In 2017-18 nearly 1,000 entries were submitted through the NACMA Community.

The winners were formally recognized during #NACMA18 at the closing ceremonies and awards presentation on Saturday, June 30 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Below is a complete listing of the winners, including category and group:

Digital Promotion
Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Oregon
Silver Mississippi State University
Bronze United States Military Academy
Group II Gold Cal Poly
Silver St. John's University
Bronze Utah Valley University
Group III Gold Minnesota State University Moorhead
Silver Augustana University
Bronze Wayne State University
Digital Video Segment
Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Maryland
Silver Northwestern Univesity
Bronze University of Iowa
Group II Gold Southeast Missouri State University
Silver University of Massachusetts Lowell
Bronze St. John's University
Group III Gold Missouri Western University
Silver Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association
Bronze Michigan Technological University
Event Attendance Promotion
Place Institution
Group I Gold West Virginia University
Silver UAB
Bronze TCU
Group II Gold Georgetown University
Silver Campbell University
Bronze Montana State University
Group III Gold Northern State University
Silver Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Bronze El Camino College
Fan Engagement Video
Place Institution
Group I Gold University of Pittsburgh
Silver University of Tennessee
Bronze University of Maryland
Group II Gold DePaul University
Silver Seattle University
Bronze Utah Valley University
Group III Gold Johnson & Wales University
Silver Colorado College
Bronze Missouri Western State University
Fan Giveaway Promotion
Place Institution
Group I Gold Penn State University
Silver University of Michigan
Bronze LSU
Group II Gold Georgetown University
Silver University of Delaware
Bronze Xavier University
Group III Gold Colorado College
Silver University of Mary
Bronze Grand Valley State University
Intro Video
Place Institution
Group I Gold United States Military Academy
Silver LSU
Bronze Iowa State University
Group II Gold UNC Greensboro
Silver St. John's University
Bronze Xavier University
Group III Gold Augustana University
Silver Lindenwood University
Bronze Minnesota State University Moorhead
Promotional Schedule Poster
Place Institution
Group I Gold Purdue University
Silver Penn State University
Bronze The Ohio State University
Group II Gold St. John's University
Silver Cal Poly
Bronze Marquette University
Group III Gold Emory & Henry College
Silver Wayne State University
Bronze Missouri Western State University
Revenue-Generating Idea
Place Institution
Group I Gold Auburn University
Silver Penn State University
Bronze University of Minnesota
Group II Gold St. John's University
Silver Murray State University
Bronze Radford University
Group III Gold Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Silver Central Washington University
Bronze Grand Valley State University
Revenue-Producing Video
Place Institution
Group I Gold Northwestern University
Silver UAB
Bronze LSU
Group II Gold George Mason University
Silver St. John's University
Bronze Marquette University
Group III Gold University of Minnesota Duluth
Silver University of Mary
Bronze Upper Iowa University
Season Ticket Sales Campaign
Place Institution
Group I Gold University of South Carolina
Silver University of Washington
Bronze University of Maryland
Group II Gold University of North Dakota
Silver University of Albany
Bronze DePaul University
Group III Gold Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Silver Central Washington University
Bronze UNC Pembroke
Single Game Sales Campaign
Place Institution
Group I Gold Mississippi State University
Silver Colorado State University
Bronze Iowa State University
Group II Gold Georgetown University
Silver Marquette University
Bronze University of Hartford
Group III Gold Minnesota State University Moorhead
Silver Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Bronze Wayne State University
Sponsorship Activation
Place Institution
Group I Gold Iowa State University
Silver Boston College
Bronze University of Iowa
Group II Gold University of Hartford
Silver Seattle University
Bronze Bradley University
Group III Gold Central Washington University
Silver University of Mary
Bronze UNC Pembroke
Static Promotion Ad
Place Institution
Group I Gold UAB
Silver University of Oregon
Bronze Purdue University
Group II Gold DePaul University
Silver Seattle University
Bronze St. John's University
Group III Gold Emory & Henry College
Silver Colorado College
Bronze University of Mary
Student Promotion
Place Institution
Group I Gold Mississippi State University
Silver University of Maryland
Bronze FAU
Group II Gold Murray State University
Silver Georgetown University
Bronze St. John's University
Group III Gold Grand Valley State University
Silver Wayne State University
Bronze Emory & Henry College




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