2017 Business Marketer of the Year Award

Greg Olson

Greg OlsonGreg Olson is Principal at GROWL, a Denver-based marketing and design agency that specializes in helping companies drive more revenue and results through the development of highly focused sales tools, strategic marketing and digital campaigns. Greg has worked in the B2B sales and marketing field for more than 20 years, in everything from industrial to healthcare to technology, and has a sincere passion for creating measurable strategies that can differentiate a B2B business.

Greg has also dedicated a great deal of time to the BMA both locally and nationally, currently serving on the BMA’s National Board of Advisors as the VP of Chapter Development for 10 years. Greg truly exemplifies why people join BMA, which is to connect and build relationships, and has been instrumental in helping many other members locally, and nationally, do the same.

Watch Greg Olson video on YouTubeGreg is a published author, and has contributed numerous thought leadership pieces on B2B marketing best practices to national publications. He is also an experienced speaker presenting to other non-profit industry associations, including Colorado Bio-Science Association, American Marketing Association, TIE Rockies, and Colorado Technology Association. Most recently he spoke at a national mobile marketing conference.

Outside of industry associations, Greg has contributed his expertise and time to Bike Denver, helping them to create partner programs that connect their strategy to local partners and government entities. He is passionate about the outdoors and volunteers many hours with the Colorado Mountain Club – assisting with marketing programs to generate awareness and sponsorship.

The people closest to Greg describe him as strategic, insightful, approachable and passionate. But, more importantly and personally, they note how authentically incredible a person he is – contributing his time, ear and expertise to countless colleagues that have over the years become close friends. And it would be a shame not to mention – Greg is the person that will undoubtedly always make you laugh out loud.

The MOTY video was produced by Global CVM.


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Jan 25, 2018

Newsworthy or Not - What Today's Marketer Needs to Know about Effectively Using Public Relations

With the rise of two-way communications -- facilitated in large part by social and online media -- it is essential that the B2B marketer use every tool at her disposal to elevate brand awareness and establish product/service differentiation. To that end, it is critical that paid, earned and owned media are used strategically to disseminate information to key audiences.


Jan 31, 2018

Winning Gold: Tips for Gold Key Submissions

Back by popular demand! Join 2017 Gold Key winners and hear their take on the core elements of a winning Gold Key entry. From focus on results to highlighting unique campaign elements, past Gold Key winners will share their winning entries and tips on how to write yours for the upcoming Gold Key awards on May 4, 2018.


Feb 14, 2018

Driving Growth in 2018 and Beyond: A Conversation with Marketing Leaders

Join BMA Colorado for a lively discussion with some of Denver's most prominent marketing leaders as we learn how they are driving growth for their companies and the important trends you should be following in 2018. Panelists include: Phil Walsh, Chief Marketing Officer - Healthcare and Life Sciences, Cognizant Provider Services Missy Altergott, Vice President, Global Corporate Marketing, Century Link Jennifer Nealson, Executive Director, Global Marketing at TeleTech More to be announced soon