The holiday season is quickly approaching, and Forbes Agency Council members already have much to celebrate. From speaking at industry events to opening new offices, they will be finishing the year on a strong note.

Below, we highlight three members and their big news.

Marie Wiese Speaks at eXtreme365 Event and Wins Stevie® Awards

Marie Wiese. Photo courtesy of individual member.

From November 6-9, Marie Wiese, president of B2B digital marketing agency Marketing CoPilot, is speaking at the eXtreme365 event in Long Beach, California. Events like eXtreme365 help companies figure out technology together and chart a course for the future. Marie is speaking on the topic of digital marketing and helping technology solution providers tell their stories in the marketplace.

“It’s a tall order today for anyone in the IT sector. Not only keeping up with change but finding ways to help customers understand change and the impact on their businesses, is a monumental task,” she says. “Just when technology solution providers thought they were doing a good job of explaining the cloud, along comes AI and machine learning, the gamification of CRM, etc. and the processes starts all over again.”

Learn more about the event here.

Marie is also a first-time author of “You Can’t Be Everywhere” and won a Gold Stevie® Award in the Best Business Book category in the 2017 14th Annual International Business Awards. Additionally, she was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award as Executive of the Year and Marketing CoPilot won a Silver Stevie® Award as Company of the Year in the Marketing and Public Relations category.

Read more about this exciting news here.

Mojo Media Labs Selected for the HubSpot Agency Partner Council and Named 2017 DFW AMA Marketer of the Year

Mike Rose. Photo courtesy of individual member.

Mike Rose, founder and CEO of strategic inbound sales and marketing agency Mojo Media Labs, was announced as one of 15 members of HubSpot’s new Partner Advisory Council for North and Latin America. He has demonstrated his commitment to working with HubSpot and improving the partner program.

“I’m humbled by this prestigious and exclusive opportunity to give back to what has proven to be the strongest partnership that we’ve developed to-date as a digital marketing agency. As a HubSpot Certified Platinum Partner, we have worked incredibly hard to become subject matter experts of the tech stack we stand behind, and couldn’t be more thrilled to expand how we work with HubSpot in a spirit of continuous improvement,” he says.

Learn more about the partnership here.

In other exciting news, Mojo Media Labs named the 2017 Marketer of the Year and the 2017 Best in Healthcare Marketing by the American Marketing Association of Dallas/Fort Worth (AMA DFW). These awards recognize the agency’s excellence in marketing, as well as speak to the passion, dedication and collaboration of the Mojo team.

Read more about the awards here.

JConnelly Opens Office in Chicago

Michelle Pittman. Photo courtesy of individual member.

On November 2, leading communications firm JConnelly announced the opening of its Chicago office, its fourth location nationwide. Located within 1871, Chicago’s center for technology and entrepreneurship, this new location will enable JConnelly to service clients throughout the Midwest and Canada.

Michelle Pittman is Chief Strategy Officer at JConnelly.

“Our new location perfectly reflects who we are as a company: global, modern, innovative and consumer-oriented with deep roots in finance,” she said. “We are excited to join the vibrant entrepreneurial community at 1871 and look forward to expanding and cultivating new relationships with clients, prospects and press throughout the Midwest and Canada.”

Learn more about the new location here.

These are just a handful of Forbes Councils members’ recent exciting achievements. Read about what other members are working on here.

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