Collegiate ECHO 2018-2019 Faculty Page | Boxed

The Fall 2018-2019 Collegiate ECHO Marketing Challenge gives students the experience of creating a marketing plan for a client.  Boxed is the subject of the 2018-2019 Challenge. 


Boxed allows customers to shop for bulk household items online and have them shipped directly to their door with no membership fees and free delivery on orders over $49.  They have issued a challenge to students for a multichannel marketing campaign that targets one of four markets, focusing on the target demographic of affluent moms, specifically including a word-of-mouth tactic.

  • Students work as "agencies" of 2-5 members on a project to develop a marketing plan and campaign pitch.

  • Faculty advisors nationwide find the Challenge a useful teaching tool.

The Collegiate ECHO Challenge Is:








The Challenge:


Client Brief & Official Rules  

Faculty: Register Here:


Registration coming soon..




Students may learn more at




The Challenge Provides These Resources: 




For Faculty:

Faculty Teaching Guide

Faculty Registration




For Students: (Faculty may audit this course as well)

Student Learning Module



Before Semester Begins - Faculty Intent to Compete Forms

October 15, 2018 - Intent to Compete Agreement must be completed by each team member.

December 10, 2018 - Entry presentation due for teams, submitted by team leader.

Mid-December, 2018 -   Judging of presentations
Mid-January, 2019

End of Jan. 2019 - Notification of Results to faculty via email.

March 15, 2019 - Acceptance and selection of prizes by winning undergraduate team members.





2017-2018 Winners | Fossil

2016-2017 Winners | Collette Travel

2015-2016 Winners | Facebook.