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Our national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not for profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging

Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.

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Marketing & Sales


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LeadingAge Washington is inviting nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Sales & Marketing Awards ~ the most prestigious recognition honoring outstanding Sales & Marketing professionals in this industry.
The Excellence in Sales and Marketing Awards acknowledge customer and business-focused strategic marketing practices that utilize tactical and creative thinking with measurable results.  
Highlight and select several of the “stand-out” marketing, advertising, events and programs you implemented in 2015 or 2016 as entries.  The winners will be announced at the Annual Conference at Skamania Lodge, June 12-15, 2017

Award Categories:

  1. Print Advertising
  2. Broadcast Advertising
  3. Digital Marketing
  4. Social Media Marketing
  5. Marketing Event to Drive Sales/Occupancy
  6. Social Accountability/Community Outreach Event, Program or Initiative
  7. Public Relations
  8. Integrated Marketing
  9. Judges Innovation Award (You cannot enter for this award, this is an award that judges will determine)



March 6, 2017 – Entry Deadline
April 2, 2017 – Judge Entries
April 16, 2017 – Notify the Winners
June 14, 2017 – Award Presentation at Skamania Lodge, Stevenson WA


Our 2016 Excellence in Sales and Marketing Award recipients were announced at our 65th Annual Conference in Spokane at the Davenport Hotel.

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Jill Chang

2016 Sales and Marketing Awards of Excellence

Bayview Retirement Community, Seattle

 Judges Innovation Award

Gold Award in Public Relations

Gold Award in Social Media Marketing

Gold Award in Video Marketing

Accepting for Bayview: Jill Chang, Creative Communications Director

Christine Tremain

2016 Sales and Marketing Awards of Excellence

Wesley Homes, Des Moines

Gold Award in Digital Marketing

Silver Award in Website

Silver Award in Community Outreach Program

Accepting for Wesley Homes, Christine Tremain, Vice President of Marketing & Development

Eloyn Solis

2016 Sales and Marketing Awards of Excellence

Rockwood Retirement Communities

Gold Award in Traditional Advertising

Accepting for Rockwood:  Eowyn Sallis, Marketing Director  

Julie Hay

2016 Sales and Marketing Awards of Excellence

Skyline, Seattle

Gold Award in Integrated Marketing Campaign

Gold Award in Partnership & Collaboration

Accepting for Skyline,  Julie Hay, Sales and Marketing Director 

Kellie Moeller

2016 Sales and Marketing Awards of Excellence

The Hearthstone, Seattle

Gold Award in Community Outreach Program

Silver Award in Marketing Event

Silver Award in Partnership & Collaboration

Silver Award in Public Relations

Accepting for The Hearthstone, Kelllie Moeller, Communications Director

Chris Hall

2016 Sales and Marketing Awards of Excellence

Franke Tobey Jones, Tacoma

Gold Award in Marketing Events

Silver Award in Digital Marketing

Silver Award in Traditional Advertising

 Silver Award in Video Marketing

Silver Award in Brochures & Collaterals

Accepting for Franke Tobey Jones, Christine Hall, Marketing and Public Relations Sr. Director 

David Heyer

 2016 Sales and Marketing Awards of Excellence

Columbia Lutheran Home, Seattle

Gold Award in Websites

Accepting for Columbia Lutheran Home, David Heyer, President and Administrator 

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Christine Hall, MIRM, CSP, CMD, ATM
Senior Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Chris Hall, Franke Tobey Jones


Entry sample video:  Senior Community Tour in Tacoma.

2015 Marketing & Sales Awards of Excellence Winners Details

2015 Sponsor: Salt-&-Light with name

Updated January 15, 2017

Diamond Sponsors

  • Sodexo
  • Sodexo
  • Morrison
  • Ziegler