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NEWS Delight Conference wins a prestigious 2017 content marketing award

The Content Marketing Institute just announced the Delight Conference won a 2017 Content Marketing Award for an "In-Person (Event) Content Marketing Strategy." The Content Marketing Awards, produced by the Content Marketing Institute, is the largest and longest-running international content marketing awards program in the world. The 2017 awards are sponsored by Hightail.

“The Delight Conference is a special event with an incredible group of speakers and attendees every year,” said Jeff Cram, conference organizer and Connective DX co-founder. “Portland, Oregon is also the perfect backdrop for celebrating experiences people love. The event has grown to be bigger, better and more delightful every year.”

This year’s panel of all-star judges, reviewed more than 1,100 entries to choose the “best of the best” in content marketing excellence, recognizing all aspects of content marketing, from strategy to distribution, and from editorial to design.

“It’s been another amazing year for the Content Marketing Awards,” says Joe Pulizzi, founder, Content Marketing Institute and co-author of the upcoming book Killing Marketing. “It’s an honor to be able to recognize companies and organizations who are the true leaders and innovators when it comes to implementing a content marketing strategy that is exceeding expectations and truly helping companies or clients succeed.”

Additionally, CMI revealed the finalists for the top four Content Marketing Award prizes: Content Marketing Project of the Year, Agency of the Year (two categories based on company size) and Content Marketer of the Year. Those winners will be announced and celebrated at a live awards ceremony during Content Marketing World, September 6, 2017, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Content Marketing World 2017, the largest content marketing event in the world, expects to draw 4,000 attendees from over 70 countries September 5-8 in Cleveland, Ohio. For more information and to register check out the Content Marketing World website: http://www.contentmarketingworld.com

You can see a full list of the 2017 winners and finalists in all 93 categories on the Content Marketing Awards website: http://contentmarketingawards.com/2017-winners

About Content Marketing Institute
Content Marketing Institute is the leading global content marketing education and training organization, teaching enterprise brands how to attract and retain customers through compelling, multichannel storytelling. CMI’s Content Marketing World event, the largest content marketing-focused event, is held every September in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, and the Intelligent Content Conference event is held every spring. CMI publishes the bi-monthly magazine Chief Content Officer, and provides strategic consulting and content marketing research for some of the best-known brands in the world. Watch this video to learn more about CMI.

Content Marketing Institute is organized by UBM plc. UBM is the largest pure-play B2B Events organizer in the world. Our 3,750+ people, based in more than 20 countries, serve more than 50 different sectors. Our deep knowledge and passion for these sectors allow us to create valuable experiences which enable our customers to succeed. Please visit www.ubm.com for the latest news and information about UBM.

About the Delight Conference
Delight is a unique gathering of designers, technologists and business leaders who are driven to create experiences people love. Held annually in Portland, Ore., the conference has featured leaders from beloved brands including Facebook, Disney, Uber, MailChimp, Intuit, Warby Parker, Simple and Adobe. The event is organized by Connective DX, a digital experience agency with offices in Portland, Ore. and Boston, Mass. http://www.delight.us/conference

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