NEWS RELEASE: Rochester Marketing Professionals to Be Recognized at Upcoming Awards Event

Finalists Announced for the AMA|Rochester Pinnacle Awards

Register to attend the must-see marketing award ceremony of the year!

Twenty-two companies have been named as finalists in the AMA|Rochester Awards competition. Presented by the Rochester chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA), the awards recognize effective marketing tactics and campaigns with clear objectives, strong strategies, creative implementation, and results. A panel of experienced marketing directors from the Philadelphia AMA chapter served as judges for the competition. The awards competition is sponsored by the Rochester Business Journal, the University of Rochester Simon School of Business, and Partners + Napier. Additional support provided by MNI Targeted Media.


Stephanie Buchbinder
MEDIA CONTACT: Stephanie D. Buchbinder
(585) 737-3402

The winners will be announced at the AMA|Rochester Awards Celebration on Thursday, May 22 at the Harro East Ballroom in Rochester, NY. To register for the event, go to Tickets are $45 for AMA/Rochester members, $58 for non-members, and $35 for students, with a table of 8 for $390.

AMA|Rochester Pinnacle Awards will be presented in 20 campaign and element categories, in both for-profit and non-profit divisions with two companies selected for the top honor of the “Marketer of the Year.” A few of the categories include: Business-to-Business Communications, Integrated Marketing Campaign, Special Event, Blog, Direct Mail, Social Media Initiative, and Trade Show Promotion.


  • Atomic Design
  • Butler Till
  • Carestream Health
  • Clark CSM
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Dixon Schwabl
  • Dumbwaiter Design
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • General Code
  • Greece Chamber of Commerce
  • K2 Communications
  • Martino Flynn
  • Partners + Napier
  • Paychex
  • Roberts Communications
  • The Saunders College of Business at RIT
  • Truth Collective
  • Vamos Public Relations
  • The United Way
  • The Verdi Group
  • Xerox
  • Zimmet Group


The awards celebration will begin at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 22 at Harro East Ballroom, Rochester, NY with a reception and display of the finalists. A light dinner buffet will be served at 6:00 p.m. and the presentation will start at 6:45 p.m.


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Founded in 1950, the American Marketing Association’s Rochester Chapter is Rochester New York’s only professional organization run by marketers for marketers. We provide our members with a national educational resource, offer high quality, educational seminars, networking opportunities, and the Pinnacle Awards, featuring Marketer of the Year competition, all to give members what they need to succeed in the ever changing marketing industry. For more information visit

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Media Contact: Contact: Stephanie D. Buchbinder, AMA|Rochester, (585) 737-3402