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The Brand Lab Series™ from AE Marketing Group Wins Top Business and Technology Podcast From the AIVA at the 24th Annual Communicator AwardsMay - 2018






Brian Walker

AE Marketing Group



AE Marketing Group’s Brand Lab Series™ has been recognized by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts as a two-time Communicator Award Winner for Excellence in Podcasting winning both the Business and Technology categories.


“We set out to have conversations unlike any other marketing podcast by bringing together c-level executives and entrepreneurs,” said Brian Walker, AE Marketing Group CEO and founder of the Brand Lab Series™. “Seeing the AIVA recognize the Brand Lab Series™ for excellence in business and technology podcasting is incredibly gratifying.”


The Award of Excellence, the highest honor of the 24th Annual Communicator Awards, is given to those entrants whose ability to communicate positions them as the best in the field. Other winners include ESPN (for Sports Excellence), ABC Radio (for Host Excellence, Robin Roberts), and the Brookings Institute (for Education Excellence).


“Sharing our experience and insights on IoT and co-creation was a great way to connect with new partners of the IoT and innovation ecosystem,” said show guest Dennis Boecker, Bosch’s Global IT Innovation Lead. “Congratulations to Brian and his team for winning two awards for their podcast series.”


Now in its third season, The Brand Lab Series™ is the premier podcast for c-level executives and entrepreneurs on business, technology, and marketing. Recorded inside the world’s #1 ranked business and tech incubator, 1871 guests include the CEO of SimpleMills, Global Chief Diversity Officer at Walgreens, Chief Content Officer at Deloitte, Director of Internet of Things at IBM, Chief Marketing Officer of RXBAR, Global Innovation Lead at Tide, Chief Financial Officer of Mediafly and the Chief Operating Officer of LearnVest. Season four will premier in the fall of 2018.


“I am thrilled for Brian and the team at AE Marketing Group for the continued success of the Brand Lab Series™,” said Cheryl Moe, Head of Marketing, Manufacturing, Automotive, and Life Sciences at Capgemini. “Having been a guest on the podcast, I can appreciate firsthand the production quality and content for fellow executives.”


Adds, Brand Lab Series™ Producer, Natalie Pyles, “We are thrilled to receive this honor. We owe many thanks to our accomplished guests who are doing truly amazing things in their various fields and to our talented host with his clear vision and genuine love of building connections.”


Hear these episodes and any Brand Lab Series™ episode on any of these platforms:

Apple Podcasts



Using co-creation AE Marketing Group helps C-Level executives and entrepreneurs operationalize their brand to create stronger customer experiences and boost employee advocacy to improve loyalty, product development, and revenue. Inc., Branding Magazine, Forbes, The American Marketing Association, MSNBC, and more have featured their expertise in brand, co-creation and customer experience. AE Marketing Group is a 2x Inc. 5000 Winner and a Goldman Sachs 10K Company. For more information, visit aemarketinggroup.com.



The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts, an invitation-only group consisting of top-tier professionals from acclaimed media, communications, advertising, creative and marketing firms. The Communicator Awards receives over 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world.

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