Conference and Awards Committee

The Conference and Awards Committee’s mandate includes creating awareness of IIMP and appreciating marketing global community through organizing “IIMP Marketing World Congress”, participating in major marketing conferences and establishing extensive award programs in order to appreciate outstanding accomplishments of the marketing students, practitioners, academicians globally.

The following are seven sub-committees and their objectives:

1- IIMP Global Awareness:
• Build on the increased global, regional and local awareness and understanding of IIMP’s mission and vision and drive attitude and new marketing standards in the business world.
• Work and engage with staff and volunteers at all levels to deliver cross – organizational social marketing campaigns.
• Develop and manage the Global Awareness Team and ensure their work is delivered on time and as per the IIMP’s conference and awards committee standards
• Design, deliver and evaluate social marketing campaigns, and provide oversight on the Society’s plans to improve global image and awareness
• Lead the development of communications program to engage key audiences in work to make local communities more IIMP’s cause driven

2 – Conference Partnerships:
• Plan and facilitate structure and content of all conference planning meetings.
• Work with conference and awards committee chair and IIMP management team to refine and implement conferences vision and goals. Develop and implement conference schedule and various conference plans
• Identify conference issues & gaps with immediate or long term impact on IIMP’s vision and plan, implement and control resolution tactics.
• Manage all committee volunteers and professional management associated with the conference. Also, determine and communicate management structure for the conference.
• Support in recruiting appropriate volunteers for all conference committee positions.
• Participate in pre-conference, on-site and post-conference preps and roll out plans.

3 – Annual Congress:
• Setup, plan and support in reviewing IIMP Global Annual congress
• Plan budget for organizing the annual congress.
• Plan and drive revenues through appropriate streams to fulfill required budget
• Oversee IIMP Global Annual congress event mechanisms, communications, marketing administration, timelines, speakers, attendees
• Work with various co-chairs within the conference and awards committee in driving event success and planning stipulated framework
• Develop a process map for meetings and conventions
• Maintain a series of communications designed to be distributed to all stakeholders at routine status meetings
• Completing and publishing a debrief report for meetings and congresses to include evaluation scores from attendees, stakeholders and co-chairs
• Publish the yearly Global Congress calendar.

4 – Virtual Conference:
• Responsible for identifying, planning and executing a variety of virtual event-based programs including project managing event related print and design deliverables
• Plan budget for organizing the case competition.
• Plan and drive revenues through appropriate streams to fulfill required budget
• Define event goals, strategies, measurement criteria and drive planning meetings with conference and awards team and IIMP management team and other virtual teams
• Identify other marketing opportunities around events beyond exhibition space including speaking opportunities and lead generation activities
• Advise and recommend global and local conference listings that strategically align, discuss and present ideas, plans and statistical studies that meet with IIMP’s strategic vision and goals.

5 – Research Paper Competition:
• Plan budget for organizing the Research Paper Competition.
• Plan and drive revenues through appropriate streams to fulfill required budget
• Manage and co-ordinate the organization and delivery of a competition program in liaison with IIMP competition framework.
• Develop new / existing framework and lead the implementation of the competition frameworks by working closely with co-chairs and/or partners in the overall implementation program
• Adopt out of the box collaborative and participative models that create internal and external need for research papers and accommodate these research papers in accordance.
• Manage all committee volunteers and professional management associated with the conference. Also, determine and communicate management structure for the conference

6 – Case Competition:
• Participate and represent IIMP in internal and external case competitions set by the conference and awards committee chair and IIMP management team.
• Plan budget for organizing the case competition(s).
• Plan and drive revenues through appropriate streams to fulfill required budget
• Promote Internal and external competitions that drive IIMP’s strategic vision and act as a liaison competition organizers and CMMP program managers.
• Setup and build case completion collaterals, guidelines and rules (team composition, case analysis, resources, presentations, etc..)
• Assess feasibility and carry on planning activities for IIMP’s or any case competition set by conference and awards committee and IIMP management team.
• Manage all sub-committee volunteers and professional management associated with the conference / case competition.

7 – Awards for Practitioners:
• Ensure efficient and effective management of awards to marketing practitioners.
• Plan budget for organizing the event and required awards.
• Plan and drive revenues through appropriate streams to fulfill required budget
• Maintain regular contact with global partner awards reps to exchange information on status of awards
• Facilitate negotiation of sub-awards agreements between IIMP member organizations and partners in accordance with the IIMP’s principles and frameworks
• Review all award agreements for IIMP management and brief conference and awards committee on potential areas of risk
• Maintain and regularly review, upload documents and update Award Management System

Objectives:

1) – Organize the “IIMP Marketing World Congress” around the globe.
2) – Initiate and manage collaborations with academic / industrial conferences.
3) – Evaluate papers and present awards to the deserving candidates within the marketing discipline.
4) – Introduce Internationally Accepted Marketing Standards and CMMP® designation to the marketing academicians, practitioners and scholars.

Committee Members:

- Chairperson, Hassan Jaber, DMP, CMMP
- Co-Chair, Dr. Tiffany Lekia Jordan, MBA, DBA
- Co-Chair, Dr. Amjad Shamim, MBA, MS, PhD
- Member, Dr. André Carneiro
- Member, Dr. Sanjaya S. Gaur
- Member, Dr. Abhijit Chandratrey
- Member, Dr. Roudaina Houjeir
- Member, Alice Billy
- Member, Paras Ali Nawab
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