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Canon PhotoMarathon bags 3rd Anvil Award of Excellence


Canon Marketing Philippines, Inc. (CMPI) recently won the Anvil Award of Excellence for its largest on-the-spot photo contest, Canon PhotoMarathon, at the 49th Anvil Awards.

“Our main thrust is to continue delighting our customers not only through our products but also through the services we offer,” said Vinchy Sanchez, Imaging Communications Products assistant director. “For Canon PhotoMarathon, we provide opportunities for aspiring photographers to hone their skills. With our eye constantly on the needs of our customers, we strive to make Canon PhotoMarathon more meaningful each year to recognize the talent of Filipinos in seeing the world through photography.”

This year, the judging of 500 entries was led by Archbishop Soc Villegas, 107 programs were recognized. For the past two years, Canon PhotoMarathon has been recognized with two Anvils of Merit. Consecutively, this year’s Award of Excellence is a testament to Canon’s commitment to delight its customers.

“If there’s something we do that our customers appreciate, it’s the effort we put into forming a large creative community of Canon users. Through our programs and events, every Canon user is eager to help out a fellow Canon user. Meanwhile, our Canon Crusaders of Light, which consist of the industry’s best photographers, also offer their own photography tips and tricks during our events. Everyone helps each other,” said Alan Chng, CMPI president and CEO.

Now on its eight year, Canon PhotoMarathon is the largest photography event in the country in scope, number of participants and media coverage.