Sales and Marketing Executives Association schedules best idea competition

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Salisbury Sales and Marketing Executives Association will sponsor the 2017 Best Marketing Idea Competition at 5:30 p.m. March 22 at Salisbury Country Club. 

Entries are open to any business or organization based in Salisbury and Rowan County. Sales and Marketing Executive Association members are excluded.

The long-standing competition rewards the best marketing idea based on uniqueness, creativity and effectiveness. All entries must be two to three minutes. Entries will be reviewed and reduced to a field of six finalists, who will present their ideas at the dinner meeting on March 22.

If selected, the entry fee will be $30, which includes a reception and dinner. Business owners and marketing professionals are also invited to attend.

Members of the Sales and Marketing Executives Association will vote to determine the 201
7 winner, who will be presented with a $100 cash prize and membership in the association for the remainder of 2017.

To enter this year’s competition, write a description of your idea, how it was implemented and the benefits received and send it by Friday to

SSMEA is a 65-year-old organization of sales and marketing executives dedicated to uniting professionals to improve techniques in sales and marketing management.  For more information or to make a reservation, contact Joan Palmer, 704-633-1317 or