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

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.