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Tech CU Wins 2015 MarCom Award for Outstanding Achievement in Marketing Communications

The credit union was selected from more than 6,500 entries in the international competition.

San Jose, Calif. (November 16, 2015) —Tech CU (Technology Credit Union) is honored to have received a 2015 MarCom Award from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). An international competition that recognizes outstanding creative achievement by marketing and communication professionals, the MarCom Awards is perhaps the largest competition of its kind in the world. Tech CU won a Gold Award for its 2014 Annual Report, selected among 6,500 entries from 34 countries in the competition. Entries are submitted by corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising and design agencies, PR firms, production companies, and freelancers.

“We’re very proud of this award because our annual report is one of the most important communication pieces we produce each year,” said Tech CU SVP of Marketing Kate Duggan. “As a member-owned institution, it ensures transparency and informs our membership about how we are running this organization on their behalf. And for 2014, the concept, images and new photography all reflect a year of significant change and innovation at Tech CU.”

The MarCom Awards is administered and judged by the AMCP, an international organization consisting of several thousand creative professionals. The Association oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and sets standards for excellence.

Judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark.

Winners were selected from more than 200 categories in seven forms of media and communication — marketing, publications, marketing/promotion, public service/pro bono, creativity and electronic/interactive.

A complete list of Platinum and Gold Winners can be found on the MarCom Awards website at

Tech CU’s award–winning 2014 Annual Report


Tech CU is a $2 billion credit union serving more than 70,000 members throughout the San Francisco Bay Area— including employees of such companies as Tesla, eBay, Applied Materials, Nvidia and Facebook. A federally insured, not-for-profit organization, we put the financial interests of our members ahead of shareholder profit by helping members achieve their financial goals on their terms and sharing the benefits of our growth. Founded in 1960 by a group of forward-thinking employees at Fairchild Semiconductor, today we continue to be an industry leader, providing innovative financial products for all stages of our members’ lives, including personal banking, wealth management, private banking, commercial lending and business banking. Tech CU consistently achieves a customer satisfaction rating above 95 percent and maintains a 5-star rating from Bauer Financial, the nation’s largest independent rating service for financial institutions. And, with mobile and online banking, 65,000+ surcharge-free ATMs worldwide (more than Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo combined) and convenient branch access to our financial experts, Tech CU makes 24/7 banking easy and empowering.


Contact Information:
Tawnya Lancaster
Public Relations
Phone: 408-205-1618

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