“We are especially gratified that the judging team from UCF, Rollins College, Stetson University, Full Sail University and Webster University deemed our 2012 initiatives worthy of special commendation.”
(PRWEB) June 02, 2013
Sentry Management, Inc. has been named 2013 “Marketer of the Year” among large companies located in Central Florida. (Sentry won in the large company category called “Critics Choice”.) The awards, which are designed to recognize and applaud marketers for achieving outstanding results from initiatives originating in Central Florida, focus on companies that emphasize and implement excellence in their marketing programs every day of the year. The award, which will be given at a lunch ceremony on June 6, is annually presented by the Central Florida Chapter of the American Marketing Association. All applicants are required to submit a comprehensive application and winners are selected by an impartial panel drawn from institutions of higher education.
“Our marketing effort has become increasingly more important to Sentry Management as we grow,” says James W. Hart, President. “We have added divisions in Arizona, New Mexico, Maryland, Missouri and Virginia in the last three years and the need to quickly gain visibility for our brand is critical. We are pleased the American Marketing Association saw fit to recognize us for the success we have had in sales and marketing.”
The judges based the selection of Sentry Management on the cohesive overall effort. In particular, they lauded:
- Consistency of brand across all marketing communications
- New ads and email marketing campaigns
- Outstanding website, SEO and social media efforts
- Innovative lead generation strategy
- Thoughtful use of public relations and article placement
“There are a lot of great marketing efforts by companies located here,” says Paul David Queen, Sentry’s Director of Marketing. “We are especially gratified that the judging team from UCF, Rollins College, Stetson University, Full Sail University and Webster University deemed our 2012 initiatives worthy of special commendation.”
Sentry Management is a full-service community management company. Sentry’s business is the day-to-day operation of communities, homeowner associations and condominiums. Sentry is accredited as an AMO® (Accredited Management Organization) by the Institute of Real Estate Management, providing independent evaluation that Sentry has one of the highest operating and financial standards in the industry. Sentry operates in dozens of localities in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
The Central Florida Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA-CFL) is the preeminent professional marketing organization for the Orlando region. The membership area covers all of Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Brevard and Volusia Counties. AMA-CFL exists to encourage, guide and enhance the professional development of members and to facilitate collaboration and connections within the local community. AMA is focused on providing local marketers easier access to industry’s recognized thought leaders, best practices, trends and resources.