The tenth annual Chartered Institute of Marketing Awards 2008 was held at the Europa Hotel, Belfast.

The gala evening celebrated the wealth of diversity working within the marketing industry.

Marketing Excellence Awards:

Property and construction sector

Winner – Walsin Ltd

Runner Up – Patton Group

Manufacturing Sector

Winner – Audio Processing Technology Ltd

Runner Up – CIGA Healthcare

Services Sector

Winner – CRASH Services & Navigator Blue

Runner Up – George Best Belfast City Airport

Information Sector

Winner – Independant News & Media

Runner Up -Hastings Hotel

Social and public Sector

Winner – W5

Runner Up- Southern Area Hospice Services

Professional Excellence Awards:

Best PR Campaign

Winner – Cathy Martin PR, Belfast Fashion Week

Runner Up – W D Irwins Bakery

Best Brand Programme

Winner – Belfast Zoological Gardens

Runner Up – CRASH Services & Navigator Blue

Best Marketing Team

Winner – Kestrel Foods Ltd

Runner Up – FG Wilson

The Professor William Award-Best Performing Young Marketing Company

Winner – CIGA Healthcare

Runner Up – FRANK

Best Performing Marketing Business

Winner – Audio Processing Technology Ltd

Runner Up – Translink

Personal Excellence Awards:

Young Marketer of the Year

Winner – Deborah King

Marketing Directors of the Year

Winner – Cathal Austin, The Quays Newry

Winner – Geoff Wilson, IFA