BrightWave Increases Industry Awareness & Raises Bar for Community Building with Email Spotlight

  Next Wednesday, BrightWave’s Email Spotlight event will bring together digital leaders and practitioners to showcase the thriving and diverse email ecosystem. The agency will host this free event at its Buckhead headquarters on October 10, 2018 from 5-8pm. Specifically, Email Spotlight will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the latest creative and tech innovations in email as 15 leading email vendors differentiate their… Read more »

Q&A with Simms Jenkins, 2018 Small Business Person of the Year Finalist

  The following article was published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle. You can read the original article here. “Q&A with Simms Jenkins, 2018 Small Business Person of the Year Finalist”   Atlanta Business Chronicle has named our finalists for the 2018 Small Business Person of the Year Awards. The winners are scheduled to be announced at an awards event Sept. 20 at the Atlanta Botanical Garden…. Read more »

CEO Simms Jenkins to Speak at ReMix: The Denison Entrepreneurship Summit

This week, CEO Simms Jenkins is headed to his alma mater, Denison University, to speak at its inaugural ReMix: The Denison Entrepreneurship Summit. The event will connect enterprising alumni with Denison University’s newest generation of entrepreneurs to help them learn, grow and achieve greatness. A finalist for the “2018 Small Business Person of the Year, Experienced Entrepreneur” award, Jenkins will bring nearly two decades of… Read more »

CEO Simms Jenkins Selected as a Small Business Person of the Year Finalist

  The Atlanta Business Chronicle has named BrightWave CEO Simms Jenkins as a finalist for the 2018 Small Business Person of the Year Awards. In total, the publication chose 20 business owners in seven different categories ranging from early stage entrepreneurs to experienced experts. Jenkins will be honored in the Experienced Entrepreneur category, specifically. Finalists for Small Business Person of the Year must demonstrate exceptional… Read more »

BrightWave Hits Key Milestones, Is Named One of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work

  Leading Email & eCRM Agency Recognized Among Elite Workplaces by The Atlanta Business Chronicle Among Other Recent Wins BrightWave, the leading email and eCRM agency, was recognized as one of “The Best Places to Work” in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. The highly coveted award was announced September 6 at a gala highlighting the top 100 companies in Atlanta. BrightWave was named a… Read more »

BrightWave Announces 2019’s EiQ: The intelligent email gathering

  BrightWave, the leading email and eCRM agency and EiQ host, officially announced the date of EiQ 2019 today. On March 14, 2019 in Atlanta, GA, marketing innovators and professionals will come together to celebrate the power of permission and performance at the 3rd annual email event. Registration is now open. In the past two EiQ events, BrightWave has brought together over 700 attendees and… Read more »

BrightWave Teams Up with 48in48 as an Email Marketing Partner

  The Leading Email and eCRM agency will bring email expertise and support to national initiative BrightWave, the leading email and eCRM agency, today announced that it will be expanding its partnership with the non-profit 48in48. The Atlanta-based company will provide its award-winning services to help further 48in48’s mission to build websites, emails and digital materials for non-profits. Since 2015, 48in48 has worked to bring… Read more »

BrightWave Launches New Partner Series

BrightWave and its partners are part of an unprecedented movement where technology, channels and customer relationships converge. In turn, BrightWave recently launched a new monthly series, The Rising Tide. For an audience of BrightWave employees, The Rising Tide allows its partners to highlight those platforms and people that are part of the industry’s massive wave of data-driven relationship building tools. The series kicked off last week… Read more »

BrightWave Wins 2018 Pacesetter Award

  Since 1995, the Atlanta Business Chronicle has been recognizing the finest and fastest growing Atlanta companies with their annual Pacesetter Awards. According to their website, “Only the fastest-growing private companies earn the powerful Pacesetter designation and the invaluable attention that goes with it.” We’re thrilled to announce BrightWave ranked 11th in the Pacesetter’s Marketing/Marketing Automation category. We also ranked 87th overall among this year’s… Read more »

EiQ: The intelligent email gathering Presents New Awards to Industry Leaders Weisfeld and Maddock

Leading Email Industry Event Selects Darden Brand’s Carly Maddock and Pinterest’s Seth Weisfeld for The Whiz and The Maverick BrightWave, the leading email marketing and eCRM agency, announced the inaugural winners of its new awards, “The Maverick” and “The Whiz” during their annual EiQ conference on April 19, 2018. Seth Weisfeld, Product Manager, Growth Traffic of Pinterest was selected for The Maverick. Carly Maddock, Associate… Read more »

BrightWave Awarded One of Email Experience Council’s Top Honors

Leading Email & eCRM Agency Wins Best Subscriber Acquisition, Reactivation or Integration Program from Email Industry Trade Group BrightWave, the leading email marketing and eCRM agency, today announced that it has been named the winner in one of the four major categories in the annual Email Experience Council Email Program Awards. The award is for Best Subscriber Acquisition, Reactivation or Integration Program and cited for… Read more »

What’s Up in Email? March 2018

EiQ is a few short weeks away, Google AMP for Email continues to rock email nerds’ collective world and the GDPR enforcement date is looming in the not-so-distant future. In short, the email world has a lot to prepare for this spring. And we’ve got some very informative links that could help get those preparations started. EiQ Awards Finalists Announced If you’re a BrightWave blog… Read more »

And the EiQ Awards Finalists are….

  After receiving dozens of nominations for our inaugural EiQ awards, we’re excited to announce the finalists for ‘The Whiz’ and ‘The Maverick.’ Read on to learn more about these email rockstars and why they’re the best at what they do. Also, don’t miss our mini awards show where we’ll announce the winners during the best day in email on April 19th.   The Maverick This… Read more »

BrightWave CEO + CCO Interviewed on CEO Exclusive Radio

  From our CEO’s recent appearance in Forbes to our webinar with Movable Ink, March has been quite a busy month here at BrightWave. To add to the list, our team joined the CEO Exclusive Radio show with Soyini Coke. The podcast, which provides valuable business insights straight from the mouths of top executives, recently put the spotlight on our CEO Simms Jenkins and Chief Client… Read more »

EiQ Speaker Spotlight: Lisa Beckham of Coca-Cola

  Ferrari, Shinesty, Coca-Cola, Citi and Pinterest. You’ve probably never seen these brands grouped together in the same sentence. But they have more in common than just innovative, leading brands we all love: their top-notch digital and email marketers will take the stage at EiQ. On April 19th, 30+ speakers from a unique list of platinum brands will drop some serious knowledge throughout our nine… Read more »

BrightWave’s Raj Choudhury Selected As Atlanta Marketer of the Year

Leading Email Agency President Gets Top Award from American Marketing Association BrightWave, the leading email and eCRM agency, today announced that its President, Raj Choudhury, has been named the Marketer of the Year by the Atlanta Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA). He will be presented this prestigious honor at the AMY Awards in Atlanta this evening at its annual awards gala where the… Read more »

Google AMP for Email: A Creative & Strategic Primer for Email Marketers

Google’s recent announcement to integrate AMP into the email channel created a ton of buzz in the industry. Last month, its inbox capabilities were showcased at AMP Conf 2018 by experts including Seth Weisfeld of Pinterest. Since this news could mean a potential sea of change to the industry, Seth and the BrightWave team will dive into AMP during the ‘#Trending: Edge of the Inbox’ session… Read more »

Alex Membrillo Talks Entrepreneurship with President Raj Choudhury

  About three years ago, BrightWave President Raj Choudhury was a panelist for a marketing session at Georgia State. So was Cardinal CEO Alex Membrillo, and the two decided to grab a drink after the event. Alex told Raj, a seasoned entrepreneur, about his new agency, and Raj naturally started advising Alex on how to take his company to the next level. Before they knew… Read more »

BrightWave Celebrates 15 Years of Business

  Happy 15th birthday to us! That’s right–we’ve been the email agency of choice for the world’s leading brands for 15 years. We couldn’t be more excited or proud of what we’ve accomplished in that time, so we’re sharing 15 of our favorite BrightWave facts to celebrate this huge milestone. BrightWave was nautical way before it was cool. Once our CEO Simms Jenkins decided on… Read more »