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Awards & Recognition


All awards & recognition

Landy Awards
Search Engine Land's Landy Awards
Merkle was awarded a 2017 Landy Award in the Best Enterprise SEM Initiative- Financial Services category for the MetLife Enterprise Search Strategy- Core Brand Campaign. The annual event recognized top performers across 24 different award categories, including Best B2B SEM Initiative, Best SEO Initiative, Best Search Marketer of the Year and Search Agency of the Year.
EConsultancy's Top 100 Digital Agencies Report
EConsultancy's Top 100 Digital Agencies Report
Merkle has been ranked an incredible fourteenth place in EConsultancy’s Top 100 Digital Agencies Report 2017. EConsultancy’s Annual Report is a prestigious industry publication, providing comprehensive analysis, commentary on the state of the digital industry, and definitive listings to help businesses choose the right partner.
Pittsburgh Business Times
Pittsburgh's 100 Fastest Growing Companies
In The List issue of Pittsburgh Business Times, Merkle was recognized for its rapid growth. Accolades include: Largest Pittsburgh-area digital/multimedia marketing firms Merkle ranks 3rd. Largest Pittsburgh-area advertising firms Merkle ranks 1st. 
Best Brand-Agency Collaboration
Merkle and Uber for Perrier have been awarded a 2017 Glossy Award in the Best Brand-Agency Collaboration category for the “The Extraordinary World of Perrier” campaign. The annual event honors the brands, media companies, and technology firms transforming the fashion, luxury, and beauty industries at a time of seismic change.
Technology Company of the Year Finalist
Merkle was selected as a finalist for the Technology Company of the Year in the Maryland Tech Council’s Industry Awards Celebration. 
Emerging Partner of the Year – UK, Ireland, Western Europe, and the Nordics
Merkle has been awarded the Adobe Emerging Partner of the Year, Americas. Adobe North Region (United Kingdom, Ireland, Nordics, and Western Europe). This honour was presented to Merkle on May 9, 2017 during Partner Day at the Adobe Summit EMEA in London. An Adobe partner since 2013, Merkle enables brands to deliver personalised and relevant customer experiences across channels. The agency expanded its relationship with Adobe to become an Adobe Global Alliance Partner in 2016 by focusing on the full suite of services available within the Adobe Experience Cloud.
2017 Stevie Awards
At the 15th Annual American Business Awards, Merkle’s marketing programs took top honors in seven different categories: Gold Stevie Award for Best Newsletter or House Organ/Publication- Online: Dossier Gold Stevie Award for Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations: Merkleinc.com Silver Stevie Award for Marketing Executive of the Year: George Gallate, EVP and CMO Silver Stevie Award for Internal/Employee Communication: Merkle Insight: Presenting for Video Silver Stevie Award for Online Marketing Campaign of the Year: Merkle’s Digital Bowl Report Bronze Stevie Award for Online Marketing Campaign of the Year: Merkle’s 2016 Webinar Series Bronze Stevie Award for Branded Content Campaign of the Year: Digital Marketing Report
Advertising Age's 2017 Agency Report
In the Agency Report issue of Advertising Age, Merkle was recognized for its rapid growth. Accolades include: Top US Agencies of All Disciplines – Merkle ranks 15th. World’s Largest CRM/Direct Marketing Networks – Merkle ranks 9th. Largest US Digital Agency Networks – Merkle ranks 13th. Largest US Search Marketing Agencies – Merkle ranks 5th.   Largest US Health Care Agency Networks – Merkle ranks in the top 20.