ATMIA announces the second annual ATMmys marketing awards competition for the international ATM industry

SIOUX FALLS, SD (November 18, 2019) — The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) is pleased to announce the second annual ATMmys, a marketing awards competition presented by the ATMIA International Marketing Forum (IMF) and dedicated to recognizing the hard work and creativity required to promote cash and ATM products and services to businesses and consumers worldwide.

“We received a slew of submissions for 2018 in which the talent we have housed within our industry was on full display,” said Rebecca Hellmann, chairperson for ATMIA’s IMF and director of marketing for FCTI, Inc. “We look forward to seeing even more participation and innovation competing for this year’s awards.”

Contest entries will be taken for the three categories of Digital, Content and Video. Submissions will be evaluated by a team of impartial judges with extensive experience in marketing, design, and journalism.

Overseeing the Digital section of awards will be Terry Palmer, owner of Palmer Graphics in Lafayette, Louisiana. Palmer is an award-winning graphic designer, illustrator and fine artist with over three decades of experience in marketing and advertising design.

Reviewing Content submissions will be Joseph Grove, advocacy supervisor at Court Appointed Special Advocates of the River Region and writer for Sustainable Community Media LLC. Brove is recipient of six Society of Professional Journalists Awards for his criticism and commentary and was the executive editor for from 2003-2013.

Video submissions will be judged by Annie Murmann, writer, strategist and owner for Luminary Creative and content producer for Digital River Media. Murmann has been a script writer, producer and marketing professional for over eighteen years.

First, second and third place awards will be presented in all three categories. Winners will be announced at the 2020 ATMIA US Conference, February 11-13, 2020, in Houston, TX. First place winners will be invited to present their campaign in a follow-up IMF webinar post-show.

“The ATMmys is an opportunity for industry marketers to have their work reviewed by marketing professionals and celebrate the creativity that exists within our industry,” said Blanda Marketing & Public Relations CEO and co-chair of the IMF Alicia Blanda.

Submissions for the ATMmys Competition must be placed by 11:59 p.m. CST on January 8, 2019. All submissions must be from campaigns, advertising or marketing promotions posted or displayed after November 2019 and before contest close.

The cost for each submission is $10 for ATMIA members and $15 for non-members. All proceeds go toward furthering the education, strategies, promotion and understanding of Marketing for the ATM Industry.

For more ATMmys contest information or to submit your entry, visit


ATMIA is the leading non-profit trade association representing the entire global ATM industry. ATMIA serves more than 10,000 members from over 650 participating companies in 70 countries spanning the whole ATM ecosphere, including financial institutions, independent ATM deployers, equipment manufacturers, processors and a plethora of ATM service and value-added solution providers. ATMIA provides educationadvocacy and connections to help its members keep abreast of industry news and developments; increase knowledge and professionalism; improve operational efficiencies; understand and influence regulatory processes; participate in the local, regional and global ATM community; and forge new relationships to advance their businesses. Founded in 1997, ATMIA has active chapters in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Asia, Africa, India and the Middle East focusing on the unique needs and issues of each region. For more information, please visit Follow us on LinkedInTwitterFacebook or YouTube.


Amber Howell

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