Entries now open for the 2019 CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference Diamond Awards

November 13, 2018


Lauren Williams - CUNA Communications; (202) 626-7642;
Julie Lang – CUNA Councils; (608) 231-4018;

MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (November 13, 2018) – Entries are now open for the 2019 Diamond Awards, recognizing creative excellence and outstanding results in credit union marketing and business development.

“The Diamond Awards are among the most prestigious awards in the credit union industry,” said Amy McGraw, Executive Committee Member, Diamond Awards Committee Chair, and VP Marketing, Tropical FCU. “Many credit unions have achievements worthy of celebration, and I’m excited to see the 2019 nominations.”

With 36 categories and an average of 1,200+ entries each year, the Diamond Awards give credit unions the opportunity to showcase their achievements and inspire others to promote the movement in new and innovative ways.

“It is always inspiring to see the creativity our fellow marketers generate,” said Joanna Billow, marketing services manager at Greylock FCU and 2018 Diamond Awards judge. I am also amazed by clever product packaging. Each year, the work gets better and better. Love it.”

A free virtual roundtable will be hosted by the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council leadership team, An Insider’s Guide to the Awards Program, to showcase what the awards program is all about and how to successfully submit your entry.

The deadline for early bird entry is December 17, 2018. The final deadline is January 14, 2019.

Winners will be honored at the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference, March 20-23, 2019 in Las Vegas.

For additional details and to submit entries, visit


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