Welcome to the CMO Awards. The CMO Awards established in 2013, is the first and only CMO awards program designed, driven and executed by an elite group of peers. The CMO Awards celebrates the marketing industry’s brightest leaders and provides a forum for shared insights among CMOs.

The 2020 Categories

The CMO Leadership Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership in building, leading and motivating a high performing marketing organization.

The CMO Innovation Award is on a marketing executive’s demonstrated capability in creating an innovative environment that delivers break-through marketing and game-changing outcomes in ROI, customer engagement, and/or for the industry.

The CMO Transformation Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated ability to lead company wide brand transformation beyond the marketing department.

The CMO Rising Star Award is based on less than 10 years of experience and a marketing executive’s demonstrated capabilities in leading an organization, fostering marketing innovation and spearheading the growth agenda.

The CMO Growth Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership in the development and implementation of new strategies, tools and programs resulting in significant company growth.

The CMO Social Responsibility Award is based on a marketing executive’s extraordinary approach in corporate social responsibility and/or cause marketing efforts for social and other charitable causes.

The CMO Content Engagement Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership in creating and curating relevant and valuable content to develop brand affinity, engage audiences, create community and positively impact customer experiences.

The CMO Customer Experience Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership in creating high impact customer experiences.

The CMO Creativity and Storytelling Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership in stand-out storytelling and creativity that separates the brand from others in the category.

The CMO Club President’s Circle Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated dedication to the mission of the CMO Club by building relationships with peer members, collaborating and sharing with members and helping new CMOs to benefit from the peer-based community conversations.

The CMO Technology Leadership Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership in leveraging technology (data, analytics, platforms, and partnerships) that delivers break-through marketing and business success for their brands.

The CMO Diversity and Inclusion Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership by example, in advancing diversity and inclusion across their marketing organization and its brands.