The 2022 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.

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Click on the categories below to vote for your favorite articles to win a B2B Marketing Zone MVP Award! You can vote for up to 3 articles per category and a B2B Marketing Zone account is needed to participate.


Awards will be given for articles covering the following categories:

Audience Size

Every day, our articles are read by an audience of over 96,000 people on our site and newsletter. We use our machine intelligence and social media, bolstered by our editorial team, to curate this content.

But 2022 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 96,000 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 fill out the Typeform above. Articles must have been published between October 18th, 2021 and October 12th, 2022 to be eligible.

Nominations are open until October 12th. 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 11th. Once finalists are announced, we will open up voting to our readers. Voting ends on November 28th. Winners will be announced on December 14th.

Program Committee

Meet our expert panel of judges!

Adrianna Shukla

Senior Director, Marketing, DemandScience

Adrianna Shukla is a marketing leader with experience building and leading teams to achieve objectives in high-growth B2B tech organizations. Before joining DemandScience, she served as Director of Digital Marketing at Structionsite, with responsibility for performance and digital marketing. Previously, she held positions at B2B tech companies Kinaxis and Acquia overseeing digital marketing, content, and creative goals. Adrianna is responsible for marketing operations, digital marketing, and demand generation across the DemandScience family of brands. She graduated from Bentley University with a degree in Marketing and Computer Information Systems. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her two dogs Chai and Latte as well as chasing her two-year-old daughter.

Chad Hartman

Vice President Business Development, Bridgewell Agribusiness

Chad Hartman is a lifetime marketer currently working in the commodity food ingredient space. He is Past President for the BMA Carolinas Chapter and has held numerous positions on the board, including the ProAd Awards chair for the Carolinas. He has judged B2B awards in Kansas City, Colorado, Milwaukee, Houston, and BMA Nationals. Along with his former staff, he has won GOLD at the Carolinas awards multiple times. Chad’s hobbies include traveling with his family, fishing, drinking coffee, and running. You can connect with him professionally on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Derek Edmond

Managing Partner & Director of Marketing Strategy, KO Marketing

As a part of the team of Internet marketing professionals at KoMarketing, Derek focuses on developing online marketing strategies – search engine optimization, search engine marketing, and social media – for clients, ranging from small start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. As Managing Partner of KoMarketing, Derek leads the strategy, direction, and growth of the organization.

Derek has over 12 years of experience working in SEO and online marketing working with a range of clients across industry sectors. While some of the more well-known brands include John Deere, Hallmark, Kaspersky Lab, Hewlett Packard, Covidien, and Stanley Black & Decker, Derek’s client experience ranges from the Fortune 500 to entrepreneurial start-ups and family-run organizations. Prior to KoMarketing, Derek’s past professional experience includes work in the Professional Services division of Bowe Bell & Howell’s Software Solutions as well as work with the Web Marketing Division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group.

Derek has presented to audiences for SMX, ClickZ, Business Wire, and Microsoft, has been a guest lecturer at Bentley College, and is active in a range of New England communities supporting online marketing. He is also a regular contributor to Search Engine Land and the Content Marketing Institute.

Derek received his MBA from The Sawyer School of Management at Suffolk University and holds a B.S. in Financial Economics from Buffalo State College in NY.