Six Iowa Credit Unions Receive National Awards for their Marketing Efforts

Olivia Maiers, Marketing Specialist, Iowa Credit Union League

Des Moines, Iowa—Six Iowa credit unions recently received national awards for their marketing, advertising, and business development efforts. The Diamond Awards recognize clients and agencies that produce innovative and creative marketing campaigns to help further the credit union movement.

The awards are presented by the CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council, a national network comprised of nearly 1,000 credit union marketing and business development professionals.

Awards are given in 33 categories ranging from advertising to community events and beyond.

Award winners were recognized at the council’s 19th annual conference held March 7-9 in New Orleans. A complete list of award winners is available online at

The following is a list of Iowa credit unions honored with Diamond and Categories Best awards:

Alliant Credit Union (Dubuque)

  • Categories Best, Financial Education
  • Diamond Award, Membership Packets, Brochures, or Booklets

Ascentra Credit Union (Bettendorf)

  • Diamond Award, Segmented Marketing

Capitol View Credit Union (Des Moines)

  • Diamond Award, Internal Marketing Incentive

Dupaco Community Credit Union (Dubuque)

  • Categories Best, Business/SEG Development
  • Categories Best, Outdoors
  • Diamond Award, Internal Marketing Incentive

DuTrac Community Credit Union (Dubuque)

  • Categories Best, Membership Packets, Brochures, or Booklets

Linn Area Credit Union (Cedar Rapids)

  • Categories Best , Retail Merchandising
  • Categories Best, Social Media
  • Diamond Award, Direct Mail (single)
  • Diamond Award, Direct Mail (series)

About the Iowa Credit Union League
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