Optigo named finalist for BCAMA Marketing Excellence Award

BCAMA Marketing Excellence Award Optigo Networks
Award recognizes marketing achievements throughout the province of BC

We’re excited to announce that Optigo Networks is a finalist in the BC American Marketing Association (BCAMA) 2018 Marketing Excellence Awards in the “Marketing on a Shoestring” category. This prestigious award recognizes powerful marketing campaigns that work within a budget of $25,000. Past winners have included COBS Bread and the Vancouver Convention Centre and Tourism Vancouver. The winners for BCAMA’s 2018 Marketing Excellence Awards will be announced at the gala on February 8th in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The finalists for the BCAMA Marketing Excellence Awards

BCAMA Marketing Excellence Award finalists

We’ve been nominated for our work uniting university campuses across North America. Over the past couple of years, we realized that different universities deal with a lot of similar problems: finger-pointing, managing vendors, and dealing with constant site changes, among others. After talking with colleges and universities both big and small, from east to west, we knew we had to bring these groups together.

Over 2017 and 2018, we created a wealth of content to connect, educate, and inspire facility managers at post-secondary institutions. We hosted an event at Princeton University as well, to foster community and conversation. And while we set out to help facility managers, we couldn’t have accomplished all that we have without them.

Our experience working with universities has been inspiring. They’ve been so open to sharing their experiences with one another. There’s been many a phone call we’ve set up for facility managers to simply chat about network problems and solutions. We found a true spirit of collaboration with our university customers and friends, and we look forward to supporting these institutions for years to come.

Thank you to BCAMA for the nomination. We are honoured to be shortlisted amongst such powerhouse marketing teams.

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February 14, 2019, Vancouver, BC – Optigo Networks took home the award for Marketing Excellence in the “Marketing on a Shoestring” category, at the annual BC American Marketing Association (BCAMA) Awards on February 8th.

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PENN STATE UNIVERSITY

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Penn State University Optigo Networks Visual BACnet

PENN STATE UNIVERSITY

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Visual BACnet tech support team

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