Supports Organization’s New Purpose and Marketer First Approach
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In keeping with the Mobile Marketing Association’s (MMA) new mission and aligning to their commitment to build capabilities for marketers and agencies, today the MMA launched the first-ever comprehensive database of mobile marketing case studies. The announcement comes on the heels of the appointment of Dunkin’ Brands’ John Costello to the post of Chairman of the MMA’s Global Board of Directors.
The MMA Case Study Hub is a comprehensive, fully searchable database representing best in class campaigns that set new benchmarking standards for industry excellence. With 450+ case studies from over 40 countries to review, MMA members will have a window to how mobile is transforming business and driving the innovation of marketing. The Hub delivers a clear view of which industries are leading the way and, perhaps most importantly, serves as an inspiration center for the creative and successful integration of mobile as core to a brand’s marketing mix.
“To harness mobile’s power of getting brands the closest they can get to their consumers, it is critical to provide marketers with the proper tools. With this goal in mind, we worked extremely hard at creating a unique and monumental resource, with both depth and quality, for marketers looking to activate the innovation of marketing through mobile,” said Greg Stuart, CEO of the MMA. “With many brands feeling the pressure of mobile marketing adoption, this resource allows marketers to accelerate their own success by better understanding how their peers are using mobile and what’s working and what isn’t.”
The MMA Case Study Hub has been created through the curation of the MMA’s annual Smarties™ Awards submissions, providing an easily reviewed and consistent case study format. Each case study is curated to provide the strategy, results, execution and creative of each mobile marketing campaign. MMA members will be able to search the entire library by the following criteria:
- Campaign objective
- Mobile Vehicle
- Smarties™ Award designation
Annual updates to the Hub will make it the most accurate and up-to-date reflection of the entire mobile marketing industry. Being able to track this constant evolution is critical to the value MMA members receive and will drive faster and more successful execution across the entire industry. The Smarties Awards program will continue to drive the addition of hundreds of new case studies from around the globe to the Hub each year. And, a new partnership with the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity will drive additional case studies through their Mobile Category.
The 2014 Smarties Awards program is open for submissions. Organizations interested in being recognized for their own world-class work, which will ultimately become part of this extensive record of mobile marketing campaign case studies, can enter submissions online by the June 30th deadline.
About the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA)
The MMA is the world’s leading global non-profit trade mobile marketing association comprised of more than 800 member companies, from nearly 50 countries around the world. Our members hail from every faction of the mobile marketing ecosystem including brand marketers, agencies, mobile technology platforms, media companies, operators and others. The MMA’s mission is to accelerate the transformation and innovation of marketing through mobile, driving business growth with closer and stronger consumer engagement. Anchoring the MMA’s mission are four core pillars: to cultivate inspiration by driving the innovation for the Chief Marketing Officer; to build the mobile marketing capabilities for the marketing organizations through fostering know-how and confidence; to champion the effectiveness and impact of mobile through research providing tangible ROI measurement; and advocacy. Additionally MMA industry-wide committees work collaboratively to develop and advocate global best practices and lead standards development. Mobile Marketing is broadly defined as including advertising, apps, messaging, mCommerce and CRM on all mobile devices including smart phones and tablets. Members include, American Express, AdChina, Colgate-Palmolive, Dunkin’ Brands, Facebook, Google, Group M, Hewlett Packard, Hilton Worldwide, Kellogg Co., L’Oreal, MasterCard, McDonalds, Microsoft, Mondelēz International, Inc., Pandora Media, Procter & Gamble, R/GA, The Coca-Cola Company, The Weather Company, Unilever, Visa, Vodafone, Walmart, xAd, Zenith Optimedia and many more. The MMA’s global headquarters are located in New York with regional operations in Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA), Latin American (LATAM) and Asia Pacific (APAC). For information about the MMA please visit www.mmaglobal.com.