PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- REBRAND™ debuts the global Hall of Fame for brand consultants and asset managers, highlighting the impact branding has on businesses and organizations around the world. VIM Group, the world's leading brand implementation network serving such clients as Airbus Group, DHL and Deutsche Telekom, is the lead partner with REBRAND in this inaugural recognition.
The first phase of this initiative honors consultants that have received 10 awards or the equivalent in the REBRAND 100® Global Awards. Future phases will include individuals and organizations widely acclaimed for their contributions to branding.
The REBRAND Hall of Fame™ kicks off with a global list of inductees that includes: Interbrand, publisher of the highly influential, annual Best Global Brands; MetaDesign with offices in the US, Switzerland, Germany, and China; and Brandient, the consultancy with offices in Romania and Singapore. Also among the list are Principals in Australia, Brand Leadership in South Africa, DDG in Taiwan, Siegel+Gale, and FutureBrand each with offices in multiple countries. Additional agencies honored include Landor and Lippincott, also with offices in various countries, as well as Make in Denmark, Unisono in Bahrain, The Moderns in the US, Brandoctor in Croatia, and Porkka Kuutsa Oy in Finland. The full list can be viewed at REBRAND.com.
Marc Cloosterman, CEO of VIM Group, said "The last decade has been truly exciting for the global branding industry. Inside has become outside, and the number of channels and touchpoints for branding has grown exponentially. As a result, delivering on brand promise has become equally important as creating brand promise." He added, "We are honored to partner with REBRAND for the increased recognition of the strategic value of branding which is exemplified by the REBRAND Hall of Fame winners. We congratulate them all!"
Highly-respected as the world's leading platform for brand transformation case examples and expertise, REBRAND is uniquely positioned to launch this program recognizing the elite among brand professionals. Celebrating 10+ years and 51 countries participating in over 40 industries, the breadth, quality, and reach of the organization is unmatched.
When asked why the Hall of Fame was created at this time, Anaezi Modu, Founder and CEO of REBRAND said, "Brand consultants collaborate to strategize, design, deliver, and manage desired brand experiences. It is important to make a clear distinction between branding and marketing or advertising, for example. Branding deserves it's own celebration for successful integration of various capabilities, and for the exceptional work elite brand professionals do to further causes and to touch many aspects of our lives."
About VIM Group
As one unified organization, VIM Group ensures that brands are consistently delivered around the world. Implementation of brand properties across all touchpoints, both digital and on the ground, is their business. As the category's founder, VIM Group has completed over a thousand brand implementation projects. Their global network brings unrivalled experience and knowledge to clients such as Deutsche Telekom, Airbus Group, Danfoss, Suzuki, ING Group and DHL.
REBRAND is the world's leading platform for brand transformation case examples, programs, and expertise. Celebrating 10+ years of excellence, its renowned REBRAND 100® Global Awards is the most highly-respected, juried recognition for repositioned brands, having reached participation from 51 countries in over 40 industries. Featured in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, Bloomberg News, articles and books, the competition has deadlines in late September and early October.