MSED Platinum Awards


Call for Nominations


Marketing & Sales Executives of Detroit (MSED) promotes and recognizes excellence in marketing and sales in product and service businesses.

Each year, MSED honors sales and marketing professionals with its Platinum Awards. These awards recognize persons who have distinguished themselves in our field and helped their companies achieve critical business goals. The Platinum Awards are sponsored by Corp! Magazine.

MSED will present 2 Platinum Awards. Nominations can be for a team or individual that successfully marketed and sold a new product or service, or an existing product or service to a new market.


We are calling on all companies in any industry – MSED members or not – to nominate teams and individuals whose work led to the awarding or generation of new business and/or cost savings between January 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014 using the following criterion:

  1. Overcome obstacles in order to achieve success

  2. Utilized creative marketing and/or sales ideas or approaches

  3. Exceeded business goals

  4. Impacted your business and/or industry

  5. Exhibited exemplary teamwork, or leadership as an individual

  6. Significance of accomplishment(s)… Financial Scope and Magnitude

Nominees are encouraged to provide information in each segment of the criterion as opposed to combining one or more segments under one category.

Winners will be honored at MSED’s Annual Black-Tie Gala Dinner in the Fall of 2014. Award presentation pictures will be posted on the MSED website after the event.

How You Can Nominate a Team or Individual

Download the Platinum Award Nomination Form


After entering your information, save the document as (company)platinum.doc and email to

NOTE: Any additional information or attachments can and should be utilized to strengthen/sell the nomination. This could include testimonials from customers or industry executives.

How We Will Select Honorees

Each judge on the Platinum Awards Panel, made up of marketing and sales executives and past award recipients, will consider qualifications based on information provided on the nomination form. Those individuals and teams meeting the Platinum Awards criterion will be considered finalists and interviewed by the Awards Panel. Finalists will be contacted to schedule an interview date shortly after the closing of nominations. The winning individual and team will be announced at MSED’s Annual Black-Tie Gala Dinner in October 2014. NOTE: All finalists will be recognized in the Gala Program, from the podium at the Gala and also have an opportunity to present their story at a 2014-2015 MSED Meeting.



Platinum Award Sponsor:


Marketing & Sales Executives of Detroit (MSED)


P.O. Box 99463

Troy, MI  48099

(248) 643-6590


MSED is managed by Meeting Coordinators, Inc.

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