All hands on deck for the Arbordeck Awards

What was the brief?

Following the successful launch of the ‘Arbordexperts Installer Awards’ in 2018, we were tasked with expanding this bold marketing campaign for the following year. With the awards proving popular amongst Arbor Forest Products’ core market of UK-based decking installers, we relaunched them for 2019 as the ‘Arbordeck Awards’ with a new look, an expanded marketing strategy, and even a new category for installers to enter.

What did we do?

Using feedback from the 2018 awards, we were able to establish which elements worked well and which could be improved. This resulted in us implementing a full brand refresh along with a more robust e-marketing strategy for the 2019 Arbordeck Awards.

Our strategy for the relaunch was divided into three key strands:

What was the result?

There was a 57 per cent increase in Arbordeck Awards entries compared to 2018, with 47 per cent of the UK’s TrexPROs submitting at least one project

E-shots sent throughout the campaign period reached a highly engaged audience of 5,808 with an open rate of 36.4 per cent – the industry average is 21.77 per cent

Interest in the 2019 Arbordeck Awards saw an increase in social media impressions of 88 per cent

The Arbordeck Awards are now a regular feature in Arbor Forest Products’ calendar, and are currently in their third year

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