S & E Trusted Online Directories Inc won the 2014 ABEX Marketing Awards - Here is footage from the Saskatchewan Chamber ABEX Award ceremony November 1st 2014. The S & E Trusted Online Directories finalist vignette video, the moment we find out we won and our Founder Sara Wheelwright's acceptance speech, themed THINKING BIG !
To find out more about The services offered by the new Trusted Marketing Agency - visit Trustedmarketingservices.com
Paul Martin's Nov 5th commentary on NewsTalk radio was about the ABEX Awards ( that he co-hosted with John Gormley) and you can hear that he also had a BIG theme..check it our here for yourself :
S & E Trusted Online Directories Inc, the owner of the Trusted Saskatoon and Regina Directories and Trusted Marketing Services, was a finalist for the prestigious Saskatchewan Chamber ABEX Award's for the 3rd consecutive year in the Marketing category, and this year we won! The 2014 ABEX Awards was held at the Regina Delta and the theme was masquerade, the event was a sell out, as the best and brightest professionals and businesses from across Saskatchewan came together in all their finery to celebrate the success of the finalists across the many categories.
This is a huge accomplishment for such a small Saskatchewan business that only launched in 2011!! We are so proud of our hard working 5 women team, headed up by the founder, leader and marketing maverick Sara Wheelwright, who created & implemented an excellent and unique local marketing strategy, that resulted in her accepting the top Marketing Award in Saskatchewan for 2014. In addition Trusted is the first advertising / marketing company ever to win the Marketing Award in the 31 year history of the ABEX Awards!! So If you are considering a marketing agency or a new advertising direction for your company...Choose a marketing agency that walks the walk and knows how to achieve excellence!
Sara's acceptance speech was all about THINKING BIG, and it was very well received by the large crowd!( we will post a copy of it when we have it!) Trusted would like to extend our thanks to the sponsor of the Marketing Award Handy Events, the Trusted directory partners across the province for providing such amazing levels of customer service and all of our fans and followers across our many social platforms including: Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Linkedin & You Tube Finally we must extend our thanks to the Saskatchewan Chamber for recognizing the efforts of little Saskatoon company that THINKS BIG! It has been a heck of a year for Trusted - we have won the 2014 SABEX Marketing Award, The ABEX Marketing Award, Stevie Award (for a Women owned PR, Marketing , Ad Agency with <10 employees in North America), been a finalist for the 2014 SABEX New product/ service Award.
Sara personally has won the YWCA Saskatoon Entrepreneur Award, Stevie Award for Female Canadian Entrepreneur in Canada and she was a nominee for the Saskatoon BPW 2014 Young Athena Award. Soon we are going to need a new Awards cabinet at Trusted Saskatoon HQ!!
The Trusted Directories team were thrilled to be presented with the 2014 SABEX Marketing Award at the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce glamorous Gatsby themed event at Prairie Land in Saskatoon on May 15th 2014.
"To deliver with integrity, a high-quality, enjoyable and celebratory series of business events, wherein true business excellence is recognized, promoted and celebrated, and networking potential encouraged and enhanced."
The award for SABEX Marketing is awarded to the Saskatoon based business demonstrating exceptional performance in marketing. The judges evaluated the success of a marketing program giving consideration to the nature of the product and the relative size of the business. The business must be a for profit business and must have their head office in the Saskatoon Region.
The award was presented to Sara Wheelwright the Trusted founder, and the creator of the Trusted marketing strategy. The finalists in both of the categories Trusted were finalist in ( New Product/Service and Marketing ) were all primarily women owned and operated, and the other marketing finalists Metric Design Centre ( Trusted Saskatoon partner ) and SleepWell Baby are amazing and have a strong and effective marketing strategies both off and online- Trusted is proud to be a member of such a progressive Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce that recognizes times have changed KUDOS to you and to all the finalists and winners from last night!!
The Trusted Team
The Trusted team are excited to share that Trusted founder Sara Wheelwright is one of 4 nominee's for the 2014 Athena Young Professional Leadership Award! This award recognizes young women in the community who are leaders and who “strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishments, excel in their chosen field, devote time and energy to their community in a meaningful way, and serve as a role model for young women.”
The Athena Award will also be presented from 3 extremely impressive nominees
All of the the nominees and winners will be recognized at the annual gala event celebrating International Women's Day in Saskatoon, March 4, by the Business and Professional Women of Saskatoon (BPW) at TCU place. The key speaker at the event r is Michaelle Jean who serves as Canadian Governor General 2005-2010.
We wish her and the other 3 amazing nominees, including a Trusted Partner Tamara Bowman of Metric Design Centre a Trusted Saskatoon Interior Designer, good luck!!
For more information on the Athena Awards visit: www.athenainternational.org
We received a wonderful email from a happy Trusted Regina Partner today ....we love our job and we love that we are able to help such wonderful local businesses in so many ways, it really shows how our commitment to ADDING VALUE INCREASES TRUST & LOYALTY with our clients !!
" Thanks for the great seminar last week and thank you for taking the time to meet with Brian and I this morning. Now to put this knowledge to work !! We know slow and steady is going to win this online race. Could we pick your brain at tiny bit more, just name a time , and we will met you here. Thanks again, it certainly was our pleasure spending time with you. Have a great afternoon and Many Thanks again. "