Audio Transcript

Welcome to Let’s Talk Loyalty, an industry podcast for loyalty marketing professionals. I’m your host, Paula Thomas. And if you work in loyalty marketing, join me every week to learn the latest ideas from loyalty specialists around the world. 


Hello and welcome to today’s episode of Let’s Talk Loyalty, where I’m announcing the winner of our recent competition in partnership with The Loyalty Academy. As you all know, I am a proud partner with The Loyalty Academy, the world’s leading loyalty marketing training platform. So in early April, to celebrate the return of their in-person certification workshops in five locations around the world, Let’s Talk Loyalty and The Loyalty Academy came together to offer one lucky listener, a free scholarship with The Loyalty Academy. 


Michael Capizzi, the Dean, and director of education at the academy announced the cities around the world that are running these workshops in 2022, including Mumbai, Dubai, my home city of Dublin, and Fort Lauderdale in Orlando. 


Michael announced the price of one lucky listener to win a free certified loyalty marketing professional accreditation, either in person in one of these locations or of course online. A prize worth up to $2,000. And without further ado, I can confirm that our lucky. Was one of our first entrance. Her name is Ashley Madewell based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and describes herself as an entrepreneurial and performance-driven casino marketing professional with 15 years of experience within the hospitality industry. Ashley was delighted to hear that she’d won this wonderful scholarship and we’d like to congratulate her and thank her for listening to Let’s Talk Loyalty and entering our competition. That’s it for today’s short episode. Tomorrow, I’m joined by industry legend, Randy Petersen, founder of the Freddie Awards for the best loyalty programs in the travel industry.


Randy, we’ll be sharing who won all of the top awards in 2022 voted by over two and a half million members worldwide. Then on Thursday, I’m chatting all about Chomarch’s “2022 Loyalty Marketing and Rewards Reports” that they released recently in partnership with Forrester Research. So I hope you’ll all join me both tomorrow and Thursday for another wonderful week of learning all of the latest insights from some wonderful loyalty marketing professionals around the world. 


Thanks for listening and congratulations again to Ashley Madewell, our 2022 Let’s Talk Loyalty scholarship winner in partnership with The Loyalty Academy.


This show is sponsored by The Wise Marketer. The world’s most popular source of loyalty marketing news insights and research. The Wise Marketer also offers loyalty marketing training through its Loyalty Academy, which has already certified over 245 executives in 27 countries as certified loyalty marketing professionals.


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