IDG World Expo Press Release
The Game Marketing Awards® (GMA), the first and only U.S. program that honors the finest work created by marketing and creative professionals in the video game marketing community, today announced the winners for its 9th annual program to celebrate best practices in marketing, promotion and advertising for the interactive game and entertainment community. The winners were selected by a jury of world-class interactive entertainment marketing professionals, with winners announced at a special ceremony immediately following the 2014 Game Marketing Summit® (GMS), which took place yesterday, April 23rd, in San Francisco at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
“On behalf of the GMS Board of Governors and IDG World Expo, I want to applaud all of the 2014 GMA winners,” said Mary Dolaher, Chief Executive Officer of IDG World Expo, owner of the Game Marketing Summit. “Each recipient was selected by their peers against their own high standards of excellence, underscoring the fact that these companies and the individuals behind them are truly the best of the best in the uniquely challenging game marketing business.”
In addition to the GMA winners, IDG World Expo announced that Kym Nelson, Senior Vice President of Sales for Twitch has been named Co-Chair of the Game Marketing Board of Governors for GMS. In this position, she will lead the Board of Directors, the governing body of the Game Marketing Summit that oversees key organizational activities. She will serve alongside fellow co-chair Carolyn Feinstein, Senior Vice President of Global Consumer Marketing at Electronic Arts.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kym Nelson to the GMS Board of Governors — we know that she will be an outstanding leader and contributor to the future of GMS,” said Marci Yamaguchi Hughes, General Manager of the Game Marketing Summit. “As we conclude this year’s GMS and celebrate the winners of the GMAs, we are very excited about the continued growth and innovation of our conference and the industry as a whole.”
Click to see a partial list of winners of the 9th Annual Game Marketing Awards