CUNA puts out the call for 2015 Diamond Award submissions

Madison, WI (September 8, 2014) — CUNA Councils announced today that entries are now being accepted for the 2015 Diamond Awards, an annual credit union industry competition hosted by the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council. The final deadline for entry submissions is January 15, 2015.

Every year, the Diamond Awards recognize the creative excellence and outstanding results of projects, campaigns and events across 29 award categories. Entries are judged based on the following criteria: Creativity, Design and Production, Copy and Communication, and Strategy and Results.

“We’re excited to acknowledge an ever-widening range of successful innovations and contributions to the credit union difference each year,” commented Nancy C. Hutchinson, CUBDP, Diamond Awards Committee Chair and SVP Marketing/Business Development, Minnesota Power ECU. “It gives marketing and business development professionals a chance to get recognized for anything from the creative use of social media to designing an especially eye-catching logo.”

This year’s award winners will be recognized online and onsite at the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference in Las Vegas during a dedicated awards dinner on March 27, 2015.

Call for Judges: CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council is currently seeking qualified individuals to act as judges for this year’s competition. Judges will be selected based on their credit union and marketing expertise, past honors received and past judging experience.

For more information about the 2015 Diamond Awards and to submit an entry, visit

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