BMA Chicago's Tower Awards

2015 Tower Awards


The Tower Awards are Chicago's premier annual creative competition recognizing excellence in B-to-B marketing.

Who Can Enter

All national marketers and producers of B-to-B communications for industry or professional audiences are eligible to enter the Tower Awards competition, such as agencies, clients, graphic studios, printers, photographers, illustrators – anyone. In fact, you don't have to be a Business Marketing Association (BMA) member to enter; however, please note members will receive a discount on their entries. All you have to be is proud of both the strategic and creative parts of your work.

What You Can Enter

Any business-to-business marketing communications originally produced, placed, or utilized between May 1, 2014 and April 30, 2015 is eligible. Please eliminate any entries that have won a Tower Award in previous competitions even if they were re-run in the current year. And, remember that results are part of the evaluation process.

This Year's Categories Include:
  • Agency Promotional Material
  • Away-from-home Advertising
  • Broadcast Advertising
  • Corporate Brand/Identity
  • Demand Generation
  • Digital Advertising
  • Direct Response Marketing
  • Face-to-Face Marketing
  • Integrated Marketing Communications Programs
  • Marketing Activation
  • Other Digital Marketing Tools
  • Print Advertising
  • Promotional & Incentive Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Sales Enablement Tools
  • Search Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Video
  • Websites
  • Corporate Communications
Deadlines & Fees

Entry Fee: Member $95, Non-Member $110

  • Final Entry: November 16 ($40 fee)

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2015 Tower Awards, please don't delay. Contact for more information about sponsorship opportunities.

Past Tower Award Winners
      • Click here for a full list of the 2014 Tower Awards winners (PDF).

 Thanks to our 2014 Judges

    • Madhur Aggarwal, Vice President, Marketing Strategy and Growth Initiatives at SAP
    • Nadar Ashway, Principal, Creative Director at Moddern Marketing
    • Linda Brunner, Vice President, Web Operations Management at SIemens Healthcare
    • Kathy Bucaro Zobens, Co-Founder and President of LiquidIron
    • Matt Collins, Vice President, Marketing at IBM Global Business Services, NA
    • Michelle Comparetti, Vice President, Director at Intouch Solutions NYC
    • Debbie Day, SVP, PMO and Business Office at ACTIVE Network
    • Jamie DePeau, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer at Lincoln Financial Group
    • James Donovan, SVP, Global Marketing at Teradata
    • Jason Ferrara, Senior Vice President, Marketing at Lanyon
    • Frank Guido, Director — Marketing Communications at Windstream
    • Chad Hartman, Director of Marketing at Tropical Foods
    • Stephanie Inglis, Vice President Communications Strategy at motom b2b
    • Jeff Mikula, Vice President, Marketing and Communications at VHA
    • Scott Moore, Vice President Digital Strategy at motom b2b
    • Phil Paranicas, Director of New Product Development at ThomasNet
    • Jeff Perkins, Vice President of Global Online Marketing at PGi
    • Clint Poole, VP, Marketing at Lionbridge
    • Christine Searight, Director, Corporate Marketing at Gannett
    • Shawn Taylor, Associate Creative Director at SteinIAS
    • Kathi Wright, VP, Marketing and Communications at Wells Fargo Capital Finance