(Wichita, Kan.) – The SMG-managed INTRUST Bank Arena has received multiple awards in the marketing category throughout the month of June. Recognition has come from both the Wichita American Marketing Association and SMG.
INTRUST Bank Arena was awarded the SMG 2014 Best Social Media Promotion Award for the “12 Days of Entertainment” promotion for the second straight year at the 2014 SMG Marketing Summit. The Summit was held at the SMG-managed Mercedes -Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA last week and marked the second year that more than 50 SMG marketers gathered to discuss venue marketing, share ideas and network. While at the summit, attendees voted on awards in five categories. In 2013, INTRUST Bank Arena took home Best Trade Ad in addition to Best Social Media Promotion.
In addition, INTRUST Bank Arena was recognized by the American Marketing Association, Wichita Chapter, in two categories at the 2014 MAX Awards. Judges from the American Marketing Association, Omaha Chapter, used 10 different criteria for each entry submitted. In the Annual Report category, the arena received a Silver MAX Award, or second place. In the Social Media category, the arena received third place.
“It’s an exciting honor to be recognized by different marketing organizations for the work we’re doing at INTRUST Bank Arena,” said Christine Pileckas, SMG Director of Sales & Marketing. “Our team strives to be trendsetters and innovators in the industry, and these awards are a testament to their hard work and passion for the live entertainment industry.”