Her Campus Media Receives Two Gold MarCom Awards for Flagship Events
Her Campus Media, the No. 1 new media brand for the empowered college woman with chapters at more than 300 colleges and universities worldwide, has recently received two more MarCom Gold awards for Her Conference 2016 and College Fashion Week 2016.
The MarCom Statuette is a longtime symbol of achievement in marketing and communications. With 6,000 entries per year across 34 countries, Her Campus Media is proud to be included among recipients in the Communications/Public Relations category for special events for the third year in a row - the company won a 2014 Gold award for College Fashion Week, and two 2015 Gold awards for Her Conference and College Fashion Week.
Her Conference is focused primarily on media, journalism and marketing. During a two-day, action-packed event in New York City, young women receive guidance on achieving their dreams from keynote speakers, panels and workshops, in addition to other fun and engaging activations, contests and giveaways. Past keynotes have included Editor-in-Chiefs from publications such as Self and Essence magazines, and speakers from Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Teen Vogue and more. Her Conference has also featured U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power, U.S. Olympic Champion Nastia Liukin and Designer Rebecca Minkoff. VP of Editorial Strategy at Refinery 29, Neha Gandhi, has called Her Conference “such a special place, filled with incredible, ambitious, inspiring women. I loved speaking to them and meeting them-- and can’t wait to see where all of them go from here.”
The most stylish event for collegiettes of the year, College Fashion Week features designers from all over the country. College Fashion Week® brings the catwalk to campus, providing a VIP fashion week experience to the most influential college fashionistas and showcasing fall's must-have trends. Partners have included Bow & Drape, Foray, Vince Camuto, Rebecca Minkoff, Bertha Watches and more.
ABOUT HER CAMPUS
Her Campus Media (HerCampus.com) is the #1 global community for college women with a monthly multi-platform reach of more than 20 million users. HerCampus.com features national content on Fashion, Beauty, Life, Love, Career, Health, News, Entertainment, DIY, LGBTQ+, High School, and Real World, supplemented by local content from 300+ campus chapters nationwide and in nine countries. In addition, Her Campus offers an email newsletter, Her Campus Blogger Network, High School Ambassador Program, Her Conference, College Fashion Week®, Her Campus Tour, Her Campus Shop, and even more products, programming and tools to fulfill its mission of serving college women across every platform.
Her Campus serves as a career launching point for its team of college journalists and future marketing mavens. Since joining the Her Campus Team, members have been offered jobs and internships with Glamour, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Seventeen, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, People, The Huffington Post, Teen Vogue, InStyle, Lucky, Esquire, O magazine, MTV, The Washington Post, Digitas, Ogilvy, and many more.
Founded by three students while they were undergraduates at Harvard—Stephanie Kaplan Lewis ‘10, Windsor Hanger Western ‘10, and Annie Chandler Wang ‘11—Her Campus was a winner in Harvard College’s business plan competition, was a Gold Winner & Best All-Around Team in MassChallenge, and was named Top Small Business of the Year by the Greater Boston
Chamber of Commerce. The Her Campus co-founders have been named to Entrepreneur Magazine's Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America, BusinessWeek’s 25 Under 25 Best Young Entrepreneurs, Inc. magazine’s 30 Under 30 Coolest Young Entrepreneurs, The Boston Globe’s 25 Under 25, Forbes’s All-Star Student Entrepreneurs, Glamour magazine’s 20 Amazing Young Women, and The Boston Globe’s 25 Most Stylish Bostonians. Her Campus has been named to Forbes’s lists of The 100 Best Websites for Women and The 10 Best Websites for Millennial Women.