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Nominations Open for the 2018 Excellence in Sales and Marketing Awards Presented by Hancock Whitney

Sales and Marketing Executives of Greater Baton Rouge (SME-GBR) is proud to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Excellence in Sales and Marketing Awards presented by Hancock Whitney.

Outstanding marketing nominees should have given great vision and innovative concepts to their company to set it apart from its competitors within the past two (2) years. Outstanding sales nominees must show a significant percentage of growth, revenue from sales and profitability within the past two (2) years.

All nominees should be held in high esteem by the community served and have promoted the principles of the free enterprise system.  The nominee must be pursuing a career in the Greater Baton Rouge Metropolitan area. Honorees must be present to accept their award.

Anyone can nominate an individual for a 2018 Excellence in Sales & Marketing Award. Nominator and nominee are not required to be a member of SME-GBR.
Nominating someone is easy! Once a nomination is received, the Excellence Committee will gather additional pertinent information. Nominations will then be presented to a panel of judges for review and selection.
Honorees and the person who nominated them will be contacted once the selections are complete.
All Nominations MUST be received by Friday, September 28, 2018 by 5:00 pm.

Please use this link for the nomination form: NOMINATE

Winners will be honored at the Excellence in Sales and Marketing Banquet Presented by Hancock Whitney:

Thursday, November 15, 2018

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm until 9:00 pm Banquet and Presentations

Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd.

The cost for the Banquet is included in the membership for all SME members. Honorees and one guest are invited for free.  Additional individual tickets can be purchased for $50.00 each. For tickets to the Excellence in Sales and Marketing Banquet, please visit, call Nancy Carter at 225-978-4004, or email: