Steve Mossop, Insights West president; Sarah Finstad, BCAMA past president; Kim Mech, BCAMA president; and Katie Stevens, Talk Shop Media director of client services and MOY gala chair.

Steve Mossop, Insights West president; Sarah Finstad, BCAMA past president; Kim Mech, BCAMA president; and Katie Stevens, Talk Shop Media director of client services and MOY gala chair.

Jim Dodds, Red Truck Beer Co. GM; and Tessa Humphries, Tourism Victoria manager corporate communications.

Jim Dodds, Red Truck Beer Co. GM; and Tessa Humphries, Tourism Victoria manager corporate communications.

Derek Sanderson, Tourism Victoria board member; and Dave Cowen, Tourism Victoria board chair and Butchart Gardens GM.

Derek Sanderson, Tourism Victoria board member; and Dave Cowen, Tourism Victoria board chair and Butchart Gardens GM.

Josh McKay, BlueShore Financial marketing and communications specialist; and Andy Toxopeus, BlueShore Financial creative director.

Josh McKay, BlueShore Financial marketing and communications specialist; and Andy Toxopeus, BlueShore Financial creative director.

Josh Loewen, Status Bureau director of sales; and Darren Prasad, Status Bureau marketing manager.

Josh Loewen, Status Bureau director of sales; and Darren Prasad, Status Bureau marketing manager.

Alexa Freudigmann, Inventa group account director; Nancy Small, Tourism Burnaby executive director; and Amanda Forrest, Tourism Burnaby marketing co-ordinator.

Alexa Freudigmann, Inventa group account director; Nancy Small, Tourism Burnaby executive director; and Amanda Forrest, Tourism Burnaby marketing co-ordinator.

Lara Dodds; Rob Dodds, Primal Communications owner and CEO; Dan Gunn, Viatec CEO; and Craig Bauer, Hemlock Printers account manager.

Lara Dodds; Rob Dodds, Primal Communications owner and CEO; Dan Gunn, Viatec CEO; and Craig Bauer, Hemlock Printers account manager.

Michelle LeSage, Oak Bay Beach Hotel manager; Starr McMichael, Starrboard Enterprises president; Deirdre Campbell, Tartan Group president; and Kerri Moore, Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa director of sales.

Michelle LeSage, Oak Bay Beach Hotel manager; Starr McMichael, Starrboard Enterprises president; Deirdre Campbell, Tartan Group president; and Kerri Moore, Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa director of sales.

Rogelio Vazquez, Sysomos client sales manager; and John Robertson, Marketwired senior account executive.

Rogelio Vazquez, Sysomos client sales manager; and John Robertson, Marketwired senior account executive.

Carolina Miranda-Villa, Port Metro Vancouver events and experience co-ordinator; Gillian Behnke, Port Metro Vancouver manager of community relations and communications; and John Parker-Jervis, Port Metro Vancouver media and government affairs advisor.

Carolina Miranda-Villa, Port Metro Vancouver events and experience co-ordinator; Gillian Behnke, Port Metro Vancouver manager of community relations and communications; and John Parker-Jervis, Port Metro Vancouver media and government affairs advisor.

Margaret Doyle, UBC digital storyteller; Jamil Rhajiak, UBC communications co-ordinator; and Charlotte Sanders, UBC communications and marketing assistant.

Margaret Doyle, UBC digital storyteller; Jamil Rhajiak, UBC communications co-ordinator; and Charlotte Sanders, UBC communications and marketing assistant.

Douglas College marketing instructors Mari-Lou Shoulak, David Butterton and Shannon Cox.

Douglas College marketing instructors Mari-Lou Shoulak, David Butterton and Shannon Cox.

Ashleigh Withall, Boilingpoint Group marketing co-ordinator; and Shilpa Nayak, Skyrocket Digital business development.

Ashleigh Withall, Boilingpoint Group marketing co-ordinator; and Shilpa Nayak, Skyrocket Digital business development.

The Eagle Song Dancers performed for the guests.

The Eagle Song Dancers performed for the guests.

The Eagle Song Dancers.

The Eagle Song Dancers.

An Eagle Song Dancer member addresses the crowd.

An Eagle Song Dancer member addresses the crowd.

BC Chapter of the American Marketing Association Marketer of the Year Gala 2014
The Westin Bayshore
November 12, 2014

More than 300 guests attended the 44th annual Marketer of the Year Gala (MOY) sponsored by the BCAMA. This year, Tourism Victoria was celebrated for its marketing excellence as Marketer of the Year.

This glamorous evening included a cocktail reception and networking prior to opening the ballroom for an evening of recognition, celebration, innovation and entertainment by the Eagle Song Dancers. Giveaways throughout the night included a chance to win one of 15 two-night stays in Victoria.

The BC Chapter of the American Marketing Association has been this province’s leading marketing source since 1955. The BCAMA is made up of over 500 members and has a contact database of over 3,000 B.C. marketing, advertising and communications professionals. A nonprofit association, BCAMA is made possible by a dedicated team of volunteers including board members, committee members and sponsors.