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DMEF Calls for Nominations for 2008 'Edward N. Mayer, Jr. Education Leadership' and 'Corporate Leadership' Awards
Nominations Deadline Is May 23;
Honors to Be Presented October 11 at
New York, NY, April 30, 2008 — The Board of Trustees of the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (DMEF) today announce it is now accepting nominations for both the 2008 DMEF Edward N. Mayer, Jr. Education Leadership Award, and the 2008 DMEF Corporate Leadership Award.
The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 23, 2008. The awards will be presented at the DMEF’s Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday evening, October 11 at the Bellagio Las Vegas during the DMA08 Conference & Exhibition, which takes place October 11 – 16 in
“The DMEF’s mission is to attract, educate, and place students in the dynamic field of direct/interactive marketing,” said DMEF President
Edward N. Mayer, Jr. Education Leadership
The DMEF’s Edward N. Mayer, Jr. Education Leadership Award is the premier award honoring the unique and significant actions by an individual who demonstrates support for direct/interactive marketing education in areas such areas as the creation and development of teaching methods and materials, and the personal contribution of time, expertise, and financial resources to further the DMEF’s mission and objectives.
Last year’s Mayer recipient was Tim Litle, chairman and founder of Litle & Co. Please click here for nominating criteria and your 2008 Edward N. Mayer, Jr. Education Leadership Award nomination form.
DMEF Corporate Leadership
The DMEF’s Corporate Leadership Award honors the unique and significant actions of a corporation that demonstrates outstanding practices, that makes contributions in the area of direct marketing education, including internal (among staff and community) and external industry support. The nominated corporation should consistently support the DMEF, and actively participate in or generate activities which foster and promote excellence.
Last year’s DMEF Corporate Leadership Award winner was Draftfcb. Please click here for nominating criteria and your 2008 Corporate Leadership nomination form.
About Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (DMEF)
Since its founding, thousands of students have taken advantage of DMEF’s educational programs, entering the field with the competitive edge of being “workplace-ready.” Many have gone on to become today’s direct marketing leaders, an indication of the Foundation’s success. In addition, more than 1,800 professors have participated in DMEF programs. Thanks in significant part to the Foundation’s four decades of work, today approximately 250 colleges and universities offer courses in direct/interactive marketing, 20 of which now offer specific direct marketing degrees and certificate programs. For additional information about the DMEF, its mission, and its programs, visit www.the-dmef.org.
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