CIM to award star performers

Blantyre: The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) will hold a fifth Marketing Excellence Award on November 30 at Crossroads Hotel in Blantyre.

The award ceremony will honour some of the best marketing works done locally which would involve various categories such as the highlights of the best Marketer of the Year, Advertising Agency of the Year, among others.

CIM Malawi Secretariat, Vidah Mmadi said it is an excitement moment for marketers and they are eager to see the competition in various works.

The organization that wins the most categories will be addressed as the Marketer of the Year award, as a way of appreciating that organization for winning all awards, Mmadi said.

One of the award contenders, United General Insurance Company (UGI) Sales and Marketing Manager, Sungeni Chiligo said they are extremely excited for the event, saying CIM awards are the most prestigious in Malawi.

We are much honoured to be one of the nominated companies. However, we really believe we can go all the way and it is exciting because the team has put in a lot of effort, Chiligo said.

The entire organization has participated in marketing initiatives, all the way from the CEO, support staff and we’re hoping to do well, he added.

Chiligo, therefore, expressed hope of having good presentation during the awards ceremony.

Source: Malawi News Agency MANA