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Awards & Recognition


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2016 Emerging Partner of the Year - Americas
2016 Emerging Partner of the Year - Americas
Merkle has been awarded the Adobe 2016 Emerging Partner of the Year, Americas. This honor was presented to Merkle on March 20, 2017 during Partner Day at the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas. As an Adobe Global Alliance Partner with an industry vertical approach and Specialized status in Adobe Campaign, Adobe Experience Manager and Adobe Analytics, Merkle enables brands to turn their Adobe Marketing Cloud investments into precisely tailored customer experiences.
Outstanding Marketing Business Partner of the Year
Comet Global Consulting, a Merkle company, has been recognized as the Outstanding Marketing Business Partner of the Year. The award was presented to Comet on March 20th at the IBM Amplify 2017 conference at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. As an IBM partner since 2009, Comet Global Consulting is recognized for its global success in driving continuous customer value from IBM's innovative marketing technologies. The challenging mission required for IBM’s entire Partner Ecosystem is to turn its technology into measurable outcomes for leading client brands in a timely fashion.
Pensions & Investments’ 2017 Eddy Award
Merkle and PNC Retirement Solutions have been awarded Pensions & Investments’ 2017 Eddy Award  in the Special Projects category for the 2016 DM campaign to Iron Workers members for their profit sharing plan. This annual award by Pensions & Investments recognizes best practices by defined contribution plans in providing investment education to participants.
NonprofitPRO Gold Awards for Fundraising Excellence
Merkle and Susan G. Komen have been awarded a Gold award in the Multichannel category by NonprofitPRO for their calendar contest campaign. The goal of the campaign was to generate content for Susan G. Komen’s annual calendar mailing through an online art-submission content, followed by voting on social media to determine the winning design. The email series resulted in some of the highest open rates and engagement rates Susan G. Komen had ever seen, while the social media components generated thousands of votes and a host of new Facebook followers.
The DataIQ Talent Awards
The DataIQ Talent Awards
The DataIQ Talent Awards celebrate the Top Performers in Data and are entered by some of the most forward thinking companies and individuals in the data and analytics industries. Merkle | Periscopix has been honored with DataIQ’s Award for the Best Place to Work in Data and was named a finalist for the Data Innovator of the Year category.
The Drum Search Awards
Merkle | Periscopix has been honored with seven 2016 Drum Search Awards. The Drum Search Awards recognize and reward the UK's most innovative, creative, and effective search campaigns and strategies across both PPC and SEO, honoring exemplary individuals and companies at the forefront of the search industry in the UK.  Merkle | Periscopix took home top honors in the following categories: Performance Agency of the Year Best Use of Paid Search as Part of a Programmatic Strategy: World First Best Use of Connected Devices: Rentokil-Initial/JC Ehrlich Best Retail & eCommerce Campaign (PPC): Toys ‘R’ Us Best Consumer Products & Services Campaign (PPC): Rentokil-Initial/JC Ehrlich Best B2B Campaign (PPC): PPL Best Charity & Not for Profit Campaign (PPC): Agape Volunteers
Benny Awards
Merkle was awarded two PhillyDMA Benny Awards and one honorable mention  in the Creative Only Direct Mail and Direct Mail- B-to-C categories. Merkle won the two awards for its work on the “Regions Android Pay Launch” and the “Region Edge Kit.” The “Nationwide Guidance Invitation” received honorable mention in the Direct Mail - B-to-C category.
Advertising Age's Agency Report
Advertising Age's 2016 Agency Report
In the Agency Report issue of Advertising Age, Merkle was recognized for its rapid growth. Accolades include: World’s Largest Agency Companies – Merkle ranks number 20, moving up two positions from last year’s ranking, Merkle is among the fastest growing agencies in the world. Top US Agencies of All Disciplines – Merkle ranks 16, up four spots. World’s Largest CRM/Direct Marketing Networks – Merkle ranks 9, earning the distinction of the largest and fastest growing, independent CRM/direct marketing network globally. Largest US Digital Agency Networks – Merkle ranks 13. Largest US Search Marketing Agencies – Merkle is the second largest search agency and the largest privately held. Largest US Health Care Agency Networks – Merkle ranks in the top 20.
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