MD|DC Credit Union Association's 2018 Marketing Trailblazer Awards Recognize Creative and Innovative Credit Union Campaigns

Montgomery County EFCU Honored with Best of Show Award CUNA National Awards Presented

Ocean City, Md.  (June 4, 2018) – The MD|DC Credit Union Association presented the 2018 Marketing Trailblazer Awards. The annual awards recognize outstanding marketing and communications achievements in a variety of categories by member credit unions. Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union won the Best of Show Christine DeWitt Memorial Award for Excellence in Marketing. 

“The MD|DC Credit Union Association is proud to recognize and honor this year’s winners for their outstanding achievements. The creativity exhibited in the diverse marketing campaigns was very impressive and successfully demonstrated how to innovatively reach targeted members” said John Bratsakis, President/CEO of the MD|DC Credit Union Association.

Other recipients of the Trailblazer Awards included Five Star Federal Credit Union, Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union, Securityplus Federal Credit Union, MECU, Act 1st Federal Credit Union, Andrews Federal Credit Union, Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union, Point Breeze Credit Union, Educational Systems Federal Credit Union, and First Financial Federal Credit Union.

The Association also presented the state-level CUNA National Awards which recognize credit unions that demonstrate social responsibility, the credit union philosophy and financial education. Security Plus FCU and First Financial FCU of Maryland won first place Desjardins Awards which recognizes leadership in youth and adult financial literacy. Johns Hopkins FCU and First Financial FCU of Maryland won first place Dora Maxwell Awards which recognize outstanding community service. Educational Systems FCU won second place.

2018 Trailblazer Award Winners:

Five Star Federal Credit Union 
Best Integrated Campaign 

Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union 
Best Integrated Campaign  

Securityplus Federal Credit Union 
Best Integrated Campaign 

MECU 
Best Integrated Campaign 

Securityplus Federal Credit Union  
Best Member Communications 

Act 1st Federal Credit Union 
Best Member Communications 

Educational Systems Federal Credit Union 
Best Member Communications 

Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union 
Best Digital Marketing 

Securityplus Federal Credit Union 
Best Digital Marketing 

Andrews Federal Credit Union 
Best Digital Marketing 

Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union 
Best Advertising Campaign 

Point Breeze Credit Union 
Best Social Media/Content Marketing 

Act 1st FCU 
Best Social Media/Content Marketing 

Securityplus Federal Credit Union  
Best Social Media/Content Marketing 

Educational Systems Federal Credit Union  
Best Consumer Financial Education  

Securityplus Federal Credit Union  
Best Consumer Financial Education 

MECU 
Best ROI 

Securityplus Federal Credit Union 
Best ROI 

Five Star Federal Credit Union 
Best Special Project  

First Financial Federal Credit Union 
Best Special Project 

Securityplus Federal Credit Union 
Best Special Project 

MD|DC Credit Union Association is the regional trade association for credit unions in the state of Maryland and the Washington D.C. region that serves more than 2.2 million member-owners. Credit unions are not-for profit financial cooperatives that are locally controlled and owned by the people they serve. For more information, visit mddccua.org.