MADISON, Wis. (12/5/07)--Credit union marketing and business development professionals can share their achievements by entering the 2008 Diamond Awards, sponsored by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing and Business Development Council. Entries are now being accepted in 35 categories to acknowledge the best in credit union marketing and business development nationwide. Categories range from electronic marketing to business/select employee group development mail, and from newsletters to retail merchandising. Entries are evaluated based on strategy, creative concept, design and production, copy and communication, and results. Entries for the awards must be received by 5 p.m. (CST) Jan. 11. All entries received by Jan. 4 will receive the “early bird discount,” with no additional entrance fees required. For anyone entering the Web site marketing category, all entries must be received no later than Dec. 21. Judging will take place Jan. 24-25, with all winners notified via e-mail no later than Feb. 1. Awards will be presented at the 2008 CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council Conference March 16-19, in Nashville, Tenn., at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. For entry forms and additional information, use the link.