Marketing&Tech Partnership Summit: Name That Brand, Go For Free

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June 12, 2013:  

The Marketing&Tech Partnership Summit is just about a week away, so we're giving you one more chance to be there for (wait for it) zero dollars. Can't beat that. We've got a quick and easy contest for you. Play and you could join us in San Jose on June 20 for an excellent full-day event designed to help foster collaboration between marketing and technology.

Here's how you play:

1) Check out the hints below.

2) Email allison.schiff@dmnews.com with your best guesses and your contact information, including name and title. You only need to answer one right to be in the running.

Contest closes at 5 p.m. ET on June 17. We'll contact the winners on Tuesday, June 18.

Hint #1: This company's name is a portmanteau of Citrus and UNIX.

Hint #2: This company is number 62 on the Forbes 100 America's Most Promising Companies list.

Hint #3: Both brands will be at the Marketing&Tech Partnership Summit.

Hint #4: We've hidden the answers on pages accessible from the dmnews.com dropdown navigation bar.

Updated June 18, 2013: We've got winners. Congrats to Bryson Meunier, director of SEO strategy at Resolution Media; Troy Gary, brand ambassador coordinator for Big River Advertising in Richmond, VA; Erin Corwin, consumer marketing specialist for the Globus family of brands; and Anne Wallace, assistant VP of direct marketing at Protective Life Insurance Company. Thanks for playing "Name that Brand!"

The answers are—

  • This company's name is a portmanteau of Citrus and UNIX: Citrix.
  • This company is number 62 on the Forbes 100 America's Most Promising Companies list: Bizo.
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May 28, 2013:

Building stronger alliances with IT, digital, and mobile colleagues is at the top of any smart marketer's "to do" list. That's why Direct Marketing News is hosting the first-ever Marketing&Tech Partnership Summit in San Jose, California on June 20.

Two brands that know the vital importance of CMO-CIO collaboration are... Well, we're going to let you figure that out. We have a little proposition for you: Name the brand, win a free ticket to the summit. Simple as that.

Here's how you play:

1) Check out the hints below.

2) Email allison.schiff@dmnews.com with your best guesses and your contact information, including name and title. You only need to answer one right to be in the running.

Contest closes at 5 p.m. ET on May 31. We'll contact the winners on Monday, June 3.

Hint #1: 70% of Americans live within five miles of this iconic American pharmacy.

Hint #2: This brand used the Japanese Bento-Bako box as design inspiration for its laptop.

Hint #3: Both brands are speaking at the Marketing&Tech Partnership Summit.

Hint #4: We've hidden the answers on a page accessible from the dmnews.com dropdown navigation bar.

Good luck and see you in San Jose.

Updated June 3, 2013: The winners are in. Congrats to Cullen Kennedy, e-business marketing manager, AgStar Financial Services; Tiffany Chen, social media lead: social media strategy at Centric Digital; and Brandon Cathey, director of marketing at PostMark, Inc.

And, just in case you didn't play and were curious, the answers are—

  • 70% of Americans live within five miles of this iconic American pharmacy: Walgreens.
  • This brand used the Japanese Bento-Bako box as design inspiration for its laptop: Lenovo.
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