S & E Trusted Online Directories Inc won the 2014 ABEX Marketing Awards - Here is footage from the Saskatchewan Chamber ABEX Award ceremony November 1st 2014. The S & E Trusted Online Directories finalist vignette video, the moment we find out we won and our Founder Sara Wheelwright's acceptance speech, themed THINKING BIG !
To find out more about The services offered by the new Trusted Marketing Agency - visit Trustedmarketingservices.com
Paul Martin's Nov 5th commentary on NewsTalk radio was about the ABEX Awards ( that he co-hosted with John Gormley) and you can hear that he also had a BIG theme..check it our here for yourself :
S & E Trusted Online Directories Inc, the owner of the Trusted Saskatoon and Regina Directories and Trusted Marketing Services, was a finalist for the prestigious Saskatchewan Chamber ABEX Award's for the 3rd consecutive year in the Marketing category, and this year we won! The 2014 ABEX Awards was held at the Regina Delta and the theme was masquerade, the event was a sell out, as the best and brightest professionals and businesses from across Saskatchewan came together in all their finery to celebrate the success of the finalists across the many categories.
This is a huge accomplishment for such a small Saskatchewan business that only launched in 2011!! We are so proud of our hard working 5 women team, headed up by the founder, leader and marketing maverick Sara Wheelwright, who created & implemented an excellent and unique local marketing strategy, that resulted in her accepting the top Marketing Award in Saskatchewan for 2014. In addition Trusted is the first advertising / marketing company ever to win the Marketing Award in the 31 year history of the ABEX Awards!! So If you are considering a marketing agency or a new advertising direction for your company...Choose a marketing agency that walks the walk and knows how to achieve excellence!
Sara's acceptance speech was all about THINKING BIG, and it was very well received by the large crowd!( we will post a copy of it when we have it!) Trusted would like to extend our thanks to the sponsor of the Marketing Award Handy Events, the Trusted directory partners across the province for providing such amazing levels of customer service and all of our fans and followers across our many social platforms including: Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Linkedin & You Tube Finally we must extend our thanks to the Saskatchewan Chamber for recognizing the efforts of little Saskatoon company that THINKS BIG! It has been a heck of a year for Trusted - we have won the 2014 SABEX Marketing Award, The ABEX Marketing Award, Stevie Award (for a Women owned PR, Marketing , Ad Agency with <10 employees in North America), been a finalist for the 2014 SABEX New product/ service Award.
Sara personally has won the YWCA Saskatoon Entrepreneur Award, Stevie Award for Female Canadian Entrepreneur in Canada and she was a nominee for the Saskatoon BPW 2014 Young Athena Award. Soon we are going to need a new Awards cabinet at Trusted Saskatoon HQ!!
The Trusted Directories team were thrilled to be presented with the 2014 SABEX Marketing Award at the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce glamorous Gatsby themed event at Prairie Land in Saskatoon on May 15th 2014.
"To deliver with integrity, a high-quality, enjoyable and celebratory series of business events, wherein true business excellence is recognized, promoted and celebrated, and networking potential encouraged and enhanced."
The award for SABEX Marketing is awarded to the Saskatoon based business demonstrating exceptional performance in marketing. The judges evaluated the success of a marketing program giving consideration to the nature of the product and the relative size of the business. The business must be a for profit business and must have their head office in the Saskatoon Region.
The award was presented to Sara Wheelwright the Trusted founder, and the creator of the Trusted marketing strategy. The finalists in both of the categories Trusted were finalist in ( New Product/Service and Marketing ) were all primarily women owned and operated, and the other marketing finalists Metric Design Centre ( Trusted Saskatoon partner ) and SleepWell Baby are amazing and have a strong and effective marketing strategies both off and online- Trusted is proud to be a member of such a progressive Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce that recognizes times have changed KUDOS to you and to all the finalists and winners from last night!!
The Trusted Team
posted by Trusted Regina | March 18, 2013 23:00
The www.trustedregina.com team had a wonderful time at the Regina What Women Want Show 2013....it might have been blizzard and freezing outside but inside we had almost TOO Much fun!! The show was all about supporting LOCAL businesses and that is what WE DO...the ones WE know you can Trust!!
We had $1000's of prizes to give away all donated by Trusted Regina Partners, a Big GONG ( that we banged every 2 hours all weekend when we picked a winner) , a magician, balloons and so many giggles..the feedback from the public was amazing ..clearly we have something people like and appreciate! ( phew!!) .
Fan us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter as we always appreciate feedback and LOVE giving away prizes!!
Enjoy the video ...see if there is anyone you recognize ..and be sure to go to the show next year..as we are only going to be bigger and better!!
With latest stats out showing that Canadian Internet useage is leading the World yet again ...how does your companies marketing strategy plan to reach these people? They are not turning to Yellow Pages or the Newspaper for research or to find businesses anymore ..thats for sure!
Trusted businesses have a significant advantage in their local market in this area!!
The average Canadian spends 45 hours on the Internet each month and they are amongst the world's most engaged and savvy online users.
Accessing video online is particularly intensive in Canada, thanks to the country's investment in video-enabling broadband technology. According to ComScore, Canadians watched more videos online than anyone in 2011, averaging 300 views per month. Notably, every second one of those videos was watched on YouTube, where views increased by a staggering 170 per cent in 2011, indicative of the overall rise in viewing intensity by Canadians online.*
At Trusted we produce 30-90sec videos for our Partners FREE of charge .....who else does that for you ?
In this case, it's plain to see that if you keep doing what you have always done you WILL get different results....and your business will fall behind the times and your competition!
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*source CIRA 32013 Factbook