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Overachievers recognized at inaugural EFC Marketing Awards


November 7, 2014
By Anthony Capkun

November 6, 2014 – Congratulations to Electro-Federation Canada’s inaugural annual Marketing Awards winners (announced at Future Forum 2014), who were recognized for “demonstrating marketing excellence and innovation”! Kudos to the following:

Customer Event/Tradeshow Category (sponsored by Electrical Business Magazine!)
1. Convectair
2. GE Industrial Solutions
3. Lumen (division of Sonepar Canada)

Merchandising & Promotion Category
4. RC Lighting
5. Vaughan Electrical Supply
6. Gescan (division of Sonepar Canada)

Social Media Category
7. Hammond Power Solutions

Sustainability Category
8. BRK Canada/Jarden Branded Consumables

“The program is a success due to the initiative and dedication of the marketing and communications professionals representing EFC member companies,” said John Jefkins, EFC’s vice-president, marketing & communications, adding that the winners were selected, not by EFC staff, but by an independent panel of judges.

Also announced at the event were the 2015 Marketing Award categories:

• Event & Tradeshow
• Merchandising & Packaging
• Sustainability
• Integrated Marketing Campaign
• Corporate Social Responsibility
• e-Commerce/Web

EFC will start accepting 2015 entries in the new year (February), so stay tuned to EBMag.

Electro-Federation Canada is a national association whose councils represent over 300 member companies that manufacture, distribute and service electrical, electronics and telecom products. Its members contribute over $50 billion to the Canadian economy and employ more than 130,000 workers in more than 1400 facilities across Canada.

PHOTO 1: Convectair’s Bernard Pitre and Étienne Bolze with EBMag’s Anthony Capkun.

PHOTO 2: GE Industrial Solutions’ Heather Van Slyke with EBMag’s Anthony Capkun.

PHOTO 3: Lumen’s Alain Bergeron and Johanne Roussel with EBMag’s Anthony Capkun.

PHOTO 4: RC Lighting’s Jennifer Eastman and Dorothy Tully-Petersen, Incept Strategies.

PHOTO 5: Vaughan Electrical Supply’s Michael Bonitatibus and Dorothy Tully-Petersen, Incept Strategies.

PHOTO 6: Gescan’s Kristina Roce and Dorothy Tully-Petersen, Incept Strategies.

PHOTO 7: HPS’s Michael Frayne with John Kerr.

PHOTO 8: BRK’s Jim Rotz and Jeff Smith with Mark Kurshner of Product Care.

Photos courtesy EFC