has won the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG) Emerging Digital Media Organisation of the Year 2015 award.

571 has won the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG) Emerging Digital Media Organisation of the Year 2015 award.

The 27th National Marketing Performance Awards held Saturday was under the theme: “Democracy and National Cohesion; Marketing a new political paradigm.”

A citation accompanying the award noted the premier news website of the Excellence in Broadcasting (EIB) Network – owners of Starr 103.5FM – has passed the credibility test “in the business of news services” over the years.

“Your evaluators, measuring you by these standards have scored you highly and have recommended you for an award.

“You scored highly on website test using Google tools in the areas of mobile friendliness, mobile speed and desktop speed.

“You are noted for relevant and superior delivery that attract traffic, positively impacts society with an assurance of maximum value,” the citation added.

“Your credibility in the business of news service keeps winning you more admirers. For these and more, the CIMG recognizes EIB ( and duly confers on you Emerging Digital Media Organisation of the Year, 2015.” – your breaking news hub – has been at the forefront in breaking relevant news since its inception and has been consistent in terms of news update to its readers.

We thank our cherished and loyal readers for helping us win this coveted award.

Below is the full list of other award winners on the night:


Marketing man of the year – Patrick Kwame Akorli – MD, Goil

Marketing woman of the year – Madie Elizabeth Arkutu – MD, Unilever

Marketing practitioner of the year- Shirley Acquaah-Harrison – Dir. Marketing & Sales

Marketing practitioner of the year – Jesse Amoah Gyepong – Head, marketing

Marketing student of the year- Yeborwo Victor Edzoryie – head, procurement GSMA


Motor Firm – 2014 – Toyota Ghana company Ltd.
Retail outlet of the year – Melcom Group of companies
Insurance company (Gen) of the year – Vanguard Assurance Company


Outdoor advert of the year – network with the best voice clarity – Vodafone
Print media advert of the year – too much – Airtel
TV advert of the year – 2 Ghana offer – Vodafone
Radio avert of the year – creating smiles – Star Assurance
TV programme of the year – Agenda – TV3
Radio programme of the year – Drive Time – Joy FM
Radio programme of the year – Citi Breakfast Show – Citi FM
Brand activation programme of the year – Grow FM – Unilever
Not-for-profit organisation of the year – Action Aid Ghana

Insurance Company of the year (Life) – SiC Life
Insurance company of the year (General) – Enterprise Insurance
Hospitality facility of the year (hotel) – Best Western Premier hotel – Accra
Hospitality facility of the year (hotel) – Coconut grove hotel – Elmina
Hospitality facility of the year – (Allied and support services) – Yoks Investment Ltd
Petroleum company of the year – Goil
Media Organisation of the year – Graphic Communications Group Ltd
Motor firm of the year – Japan motors trading co. Ltd
Bank of the year – Ecobank Ghana Ltd
Rural bank of the year – Atwima Kwanwa rural bank
Non-bank financial company of the year – Union Savings and Loans Ltd
Telcom Company of the year – Millicom Ghana (Tigo)
ISP company of the year – Internet solutions
Marketing oriented company of the year – Stanbic bank
Airline of the year (International) – Ethiopian Airlines
Airline of the year (domestic) – Africa world airlines
Manufacturing company of the year – Kasepreko
Agro based company of the year – OLAM
Retail outlet of the year – Electromart (Somovison)
E-commerce company of the year – Zoobashop
Emerging digital organisation of the year – EIB (

Product of the year – Alomo Silver (Kasapreko)
Emerging brand of the year – Ideal Finance
Fred Deegbe – Heal the world
Tonyi Seneya – Horseman shoes
Bernice Dapaah – Bamboo Bikes initiative