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SUNDAY EVENING | OCTOBER 8

ECHO Night is your window into the strategy, creative and results behind the world’s boldest, bravest, and best performing campaigns. All served up in one amazing New Orleans-inspired gala event. Experience greatness as the international superstars of marketing share the stage with pop-star Mark McGrath from the band Sugar Ray (back by popular demand) and high energy entertainment including a live band and more! Join them. Find out who the winners are — and, more importantly, why they won! You’ll go home filled with ideas that work – and a mardi gras of inspiration.

It’s all here. Just this once. Only – at The ECHOS. At &THEN. New Orleans. October 8th.

Where: New Orleans Morial Convention Center – Great Hall

The Schedule

  • ECHO Welcome Party | 6:00PM
    Tee up the evening with an open bar and hors d’oeuvres.
  • ECHO Plated Dinner | 6:45PM
    Enjoy a three-course dinner, wine and live music prior to the presentation.
  • ECHO Awards – Hosted by Mark McGrath | 7:45PM
    Celebrate the best of the best with the world’s elite data-driven marketers.

(Note: Times and program subject to change)

Dress Code: Business Cocktail – But its New Orleans so, make it jazzy!

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What Inspires you?

This year, we received more ECHO Award entries from around the world than we have in the past ten years. And, although an International jury of 250 judges have already selected the best of the best entries across 31 categories, we’d really like to know – what inspires you?

We’ve assembled video case studies of the world’s boldest and bravest campaigns (along with their results) on DMA 360 – the innovative new knowledge-sharing platform from DMA. We’re asking YOU to pick your favorites, for a chanced to be featured live on stage at &THEN.

Introducing the DMA 360 ECHO Throwdown.
 

Featuring Case Studies from…

How to cast your vote:

  1. Go to theDMA.org/Throwdown
  2. Click on the video tile you would like to watch
  3. Click on the “thumbs up” Icon to register to vote
  4. Repeat – for any other videos that inspire you
VOTE NOW


 
 

2017 ECHO Finalist Feature

Get Your Taxes Won with Watson

 
 

Agency: Internal H&R Block
Client: H&R Block

H&R Block is a consumer tax services provider. Tax preparation services are provided by professional tax preparers in approximately 12,000 offices and through H&R Block tax software and online products for the DIY consumer. The 2016 tax season saw H&R Block lose clients and market share in both the assisted and DIY channels. HRB needed a compelling marketing strategy to disrupt the category, drive clients back to the brand and increase client satisfaction scores.

Does this campaign make it past the IRS?

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The 2017 DMA International ECHO Awards

As the longest-running marketing competition that celebrates strategy, creativity and results — the DMA International ECHO Awards are one of the most coveted prizes in marketing. It’s not just another trophy. It’s about having sharp wits, the power of a creative mind, and the numbers to prove it. Now, more than ever – WINNING MEANS BUSINESS.

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Housing

Housing for ECHO Gala attendees is still available, however the deadline to book your rooms is fast approaching and rooms are selling quick! Head to https://aws.passkey.com/go/ANDTHEN17 to book by September 28, 2017 within the ‘attendee’ block, and receive the special contracted rates that only ECHO Gala attendees receive.