28 May 08
Media Stars Come Up Trumps at Awards
MediaCom Edinburgh Ltd broke open the champagne last night – after scooping two top awards.
MediaCom Edinburgh Ltd broke open the champagne at the recent Marketing Excellence Awards – after scooping two top awards.
MediaCom Edinburgh picked up the double honour at the Marketing Excellence Awards on Friday 9th May at The Sheraton Grand Hotel in Edinburgh.
MediaCom Edinburgh’s digital business director, Rory Paterson, was named Young Marketer of the Year for his pivotal role with clients such as RBS, VisitScotland, Subway, The Scottish Government, The Instructor College and International Correspondence School.
The 29-year-old, of Edinburgh, said: “I'm delighted to have won this award! I'm really proud of the digital team at MediaCom Edinburgh and all of our achievements, so it's fantastic to get recognition for that from the Marketing Society”.
Debbie Kiely - business director for the Subway sandwich stores account - collected the award for Media Excellence for the ‘Adopting a Fresh Attitude’ campaign, which saw store traffic increase by 9% in a single year.
She said: "We are absolutely delighted to have won this award for Subway Stores across the UK and Ireland. It is a real credit to the team at MediaCom Edinburgh for the collaborative approach we adopt in developing real, workable, deliverable communications strategies for our clients".
The agency was also shortlisted for the Media Excellence Award for its ‘ACPOS - The Morning After’ campaign; for the Brand Development Award for its ‘Subway on a Roll’ campaign and for the Direct Marketing Excellence Award for the Scottish Government’s ‘Great Teacher Round Up’ campaign.
MediaCom Edinburgh also sponsored the Champions of Marketing Excellence Award for the Marketing Apprentice School Award, and managing director Euan Jarvie presented the trophy to the winners, Speyside High School.
Euan said: “All the staff at MediaCom Edinburgh are really pleased about us winning these awards. They are testament to the hard work of everyone at the company.”