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The 89th annual Marketing Awards showcase the best and brightest in Canadian advertising

June 10, 2011

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Awards gala this week offers the opportunity to witness, celebrate and be inspired by the marketing industry’s creative frontrunners

TORONTO, June 10, 2011 /CNW/ – Canada’s biggest and longest-running advertising awards show, proudly presented by Marketing magazine, is polishing up the hardware for its big gala, Wednesday, June 15.

The most coveted prizes in the Canadian advertising industry, the Marketing Awards feature 38 categories, plus—brand-new this year—four multicultural categories and expanded social media, branded content and experiential/event marketing categories. This year’s awards are co-chaired by Christina Brown (vice-president creative, Cloudraker) and Shawn King (vice-president & CCO, Extreme Group), with a gala attended by the advertising industry’s best and brightest.

The 89th Marketing Awards take place on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto. The party kicks off at 7:00 p.m. with a cocktail reception, followed by the awards show at 8:15 p.m. and the on-site after-party starting at 9:30 pm.

Check out for more information and to purchase tickets. The Awards Book will be on newsstands and available for purchase beginning June 24.


Marketing magazine is a national publication dedicated to the businesses of marketing, advertising, public relations and media. Launched in 1908, Marketing has a long history of engaging readers with provocative, analytical and thoughtful content. Along with Marketing magazine’s regular coverage and commentary about all aspects of the marketing industry, across Canada and globally, Marketing also produces Marketing Daily, Marketing online (, Marketing custom publishing and events.