The ANA Email Excellence Center recognizes individuals who represent the best and brightest in the email marketing industry.

We're excited to announce the 2023 ANA Email Excellence Center Awards are now open! Do you have a peer, client or friend who is an email marketing rock star? Nominate them today. Submit your nomination before the December 9 deadline.

These innovative and shining examples of best practices and high caliber thought leaders will be honored at the 2023 ANA Email Evolution Conference February 7–9, 2023 in Washington, D.C.

Below is additional information about our Awards Program and the 2022 award winners.

Stefan Pollard Email Marketer of the Year Award

Established in honor of Stefan Pollard, a highly respected and beloved member of the email marketing community who suddenly passed away in 2010, this award honors a brand-side marketer who demonstrates the qualities and high professional standards that Pollard exemplified during his lifetime.

Submit your nomination today

See previous winners.

Email Marketer Thought Leader of the Year Award

This highly-coveted award is given to a vendor-side marketer who exemplifies the best and brightest in the email marketing industry, embodying thought leadership, service, innovation, and vision and influence.

Submit your nomination today

See previous winners.

Stefan Pollard Email Marketer of the Year Award

Congratulations to the 2022 Stefan Pollard Award winner:
Tracy Smith, Audience Engagement Lead, Cisco

 

Previous Stefan Pollard Email Marketer Winners

  • 2021: Scott Cohen, Purple
  • 2020: Sandra Cordero, Torrid
  • 2019: Kait Creamer, Scaled Agile, Inc.
  • 2018: Alice Li, Shutterstock
  • 2017: Genevieve Longtin, Sharecare
  • 2016: Jeanne Jones, Alaska Airlines
  • 2015: Alessandra Souers, JibJab
  • 2014: Zack Notes, UncommonGoods
  • 2013: Sal Tripi, Publishers Clearing House
  • 2012: Meg Reynolds, REI
  • 2011: Loren McDonald, IBM Marketing Cloud

Email Marketer Thought Leader of the Year Award

Congratulations to the 2022 Thought Leader of the Year Award winner:
Dela Quist, Founder & CMO, Alchemy Worx

 

Previous Email Marketer Thought Leader of the Year Winners

  • 2021: Kath Pay, Holistic Email Marketing
  • 2020: Simms Jenkins, BrightWave
  • 2019: Matthew Vernhout, 250ok
  • 2018: Chad White, Litmus
  • 2017: David Daniels, The Relevancy Group
  • 2016: David Baker, Cordial
  • 2015: Justine Jordan, Litmus
  • 2014: Dennis Dayman, Return Path