Econet Wireless Zimbabwe tonight walked away with four prestigious awards at the Marketers Association Of Zimbabwe (MAZ) 2013, Super Brand annual awards plus the prestigious overall business Superbrand 2013 award closely contested by Cocacola.
The MAZ Super Brand, are Zimbabwe`s biggest awards so far recognizing the best of the best in Zimbabwe`s marketers across all sectors from service providers,agricultural, industry, FMCG and technology too included.
Amongst the announced top 36 awards, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe first scooped the Top ICT sector award, they then followed up by winning two awards under the top 10 overall super brand for consumers where Ecocash ranked the 7th position and Buddie took the second place after the Cocacola brand.
However Econet Zimbabwe bounced back in the top 10 overall business superbrands awards where it contested as a brand and battled against Telecel Zimbabwe and Cocacola to reclaim the first position.
Last year Econet Wireless Zimbabwe scooped the same award again across technological and non-technology related players in Zimbabwe.
Their major, direct rival Telecel Zimbabwe landed the 6th position in the same category.
DSTV also took two awards for the electronic media amongst the top 36 categories and ranked in the top ten category as a digital electronic player.
Speaking during the official opening, Mr Hebert Nkala the chairman for the Marketers Association Of Zimbabwe pronounced that the awards are not going to be based on how popular the brand is at some local areas but also the greater impact at national level.
The president of MAZ Mrs Ruth Ncube thanked all the players for their commitment and urged them to avail value for money being pumped in by their clients as they also grow their business.
The MAZ awards have been running for the past 4years and hundreds of top Zimbabwean brands subscribe to the organisation.