The 2018 B2B Marketing Zone MVP Awards!

B2B Marketing Zone brings together the best content from hundreds of industry thought-leaders. These awards will recognize the Most Valuable Posts as judged by our readers, award committee, and our machine intelligence and social media. We will recognize the posts that provide the highest value to industry professionals - useful and actionable information, that is tactical or strategic in nature, providing either long-term or short-term value.

Check out the 2018 MVP Awards Winner Spotlight:



Awards will be given for articles covering the following categories:

Audience Size

Every day, our articles are read by an audience of over 82,000 people on our site and newsletter. We use our machine intelligence and social media, bolstered by our editorial team, to curate this content.

But 2018 is coming to an end and we want to know: of all of our articles, which are the best of the best? Our machine intelligence, social media, and editors can get us close. But we want that extra special touch that comes from beloved reader feedback.

You can represent these 82,000 readers. Cast your vote and let us know what you like to see!

Judging Criteria

We're judging posts that we see to provide the highest value to industry professionals. Does your article include useful and actionable information? Is it tactical or strategic? Does it provide short- or long-term value? Those are the types of questions our judges will be asking themselves.


Submitting content for consideration

To nominate an article, please email a link of it to Hannah Flynn with "2018 B2B Marketing Zone MVP nomination: (category)" as the subject line. Articles must have been published between October 1st, 2017 and October 1st, 2018 to be eligible.

Nominations are open until October 26th. After that, our panel of judges will review the nominations and narrow them down to a list of finalists for each category.


Finalists will be announced on November 14th. Once finalists are announced, we will open up voting to our readers. Voting ends on November 27th. Winners will be announced December 3rd.

Program Committee

Meet our expert panel of judges!

Chris Onyett

Co-Founder, Roketto

Chris is a co-founder of Roketto, a leading Canadian inbound marketing agency specializing in web design and growth driven marketing. Chris is an expert in Adwords, analytics, and content marketing strategies. He's been in the digital marketing space for over 10 years and enjoys sharing about the things he’s learned along the way.

Chad Hartman

Director of Marketing, Tropical Foods

Chad Hartman is the Director of Marketing at Tropical Foods. Chad spends most of his time focusing on product development and new product launches, digital marketing and branding. He also plays a major role in print design, B2B product promotion. Chad has worked for Tropical Foods for 20 years and has been on the B2B side of packaged food for nearly 30 years.

Tom Pick

Digital Marketing Consultant

Tom Pick is a digital marketing consultant who's helped dozens of B2B clients improve their business results online. A co-founder of the B2B Marketing Zone, Tom has been named a Top 50 B2B Marketing Influencer and blogs at

Elton Mayfield

Founding Partner, ER Marketing

Elton Mayfield is a founding partner of ER Marketing, a leading B2B agency based in Kansas City. Elton’s nearly 30-year career spans media, production, finance, and marketing roles, and includes companies from ad agencies to casinos to building products.
Elton and his business partner Renae Krause produce a B2B marketing blog ( that focuses on the sales and distribution channel.
Elton has been a resource for articles appearing in several industry publications, most recently in ProSales on the topic of email marketing, making the most of social media and was named to the publications list of “Pro Twitter feeds that you should follow”.