FlexMR’s Chief Marketing Officer, Christopher Martin, has been named a finalist for the Prolific North Champions Awards 2022 as a Young Outstanding Contributor to The North.
For Immediate Release: 14th April 2022; London, UK.
Today, Prolific North have announced the shortlist for the 2022 Champions Awards. We are pleased to announce that FlexMR Chief Marketing Officer, Christopher Martin, has been selected as a finalist in the Young Outstanding Contributor to The North category. This accolade, and the full roster of awards, recognise the organisations, teams and individuals putting the north on the map in the creative and digital sectors.
There are a variety of categories in this year’s awards, from Independent Agency and Tech Company of the Year to B2B Campaign and Web Development Project of the Year. Chris’ nomination falls into the individual categories that take the time to celebrate individual people who have made a difference within their organisation, whilst pioneering innovation and creativity in the North of the UK. Alongside Chris there are 17 other finalists, including Osilla Balint, Milimo Banji, Emma Rogers, and Jessica Pardoe.
Chris’ nomination states “As Chief Marketing Officer for FlexMR, Chris has been integral to the growth and success of the Cumbria-based agency. His input on market strategy, brand position, product development and client communication has led to consistent year-on-year revenue growth in addition to global agency recognition as a GRIT Top #50 innovative agency.”
His profile further showcases specific achievements, such as leading our award-winning Insights as Art campaign, his increasingly popular MRX Lab podcast, and his role in building and delivering robust DE&I commitments for FlexMR.
Chris Martin, Chief Marketing Officer and award finalist, says, “It’s an honour to be shortlisted among so many young, talented individuals – all making a significant impact on the digital and tech landscape. I have seriously enjoyed being a part of the success and growth of FlexMR, and very much look forward to the upcoming chapters of our journey. Good luck to all the nominees, let’s celebrate the North together.”
The winners for each category are decided by a combination of judges' scores and the public vote. There are 22 judges for the event, including:
- Richard Walker - Director, Mustard
- Lucy Baker - Senior Creative, Ogilvy
- Andrew Diggle - Head of Content, Formula 1
- Caroline Cooper Charles - Chief Executive, Screen Yorkshire
- Chris Condron - Chief Digital Officer, University of the Arts London
- Kerry Leng - Head of Marketing, Communications and Information, Nexus
- Sam Naughton - Head of Brand Communications, Yorkshire Tea and Taylors of Harrogate
Public voting closes on 22nd April and winners will be revealed live on 26 May at Old Trafford Stadium.
About Prolific North
Prolific North is an independent publishing and events company based in Manchester. Launched in January 2013, it is now established as the leading news, jobs and events hub for the media, digital, marketing, tech and creative sectors in the North. The media firm also hosts the Digital City Festival, which brings together the digital sector for a week of events across Greater Manchester every year.
The Prolific North Awards recognise talent in the North of England across the creative and digital sectors - encompassing the Prolific North Champions Awards, Prolific North Marketing Awards and Prolific North Tech Awards.
FlexMR is the Insights Empowerment Company. As markets grow and consumers evolve, brands must fight to stay at the forefront of industry. To succeed in this competitive landscape, research teams need an insights partner they can rely on. A partner dedicated to their success. That’s what we do. We thrive on making insight more relevant, more accessible and more impactful - whilst overcoming the challenges that modern research, product and marketing teams face.