AdFed Suncoast presented the 2015 ADDY®

Posted: Friday, March 13, 2015

On Thursday, February 26, February 26, AdFed Suncoast presented the 2015 ADDY® Awards at the “MADDY Men” awards gala held at The Devyn.

More than 118 Professional ADDY Awards were presented to Southwest Florida creative agencies and businesses, including 3 Judge’s Choice awards and 14 AMY Awards for the highest scoring entry in each major professional category.

Best of Show was presented to Digital Observer Media for Seminole Pride™ Noble® Website - this is the first time in AdFed Suncoast history the Best of Show winner was a website.

Top list Multiple Award Winners:

Ringling College Design Center - 12 total awards, one Judges Choice, one AMY, six Gold, four Silver ADDY Awards

Pearl Brands - 12 total awards, one Judges Choice, three AMY, four Gold and four Silver ADDY awards

Miles Media - 12 total awards, two AMY, five Gold, and five Silver ADDY awards

BoostDFM - nine total awards, four Gold and five Silver ADDY awards

Digital Observer Media - eight total awards including Best of Show, one AMY, three Gold and three Silver ADDY awards

C-Suite Communications (formerly Clarke) - seven total awards, one Judges Choice, one AMY, three Gold and two Silver ADDY awards

Premier Sotheby's International Realty, Bealls Department Stores Inc., Grapevine Communications, Coldwell Banker and NOISE each won a total of six awards. Additional award winners included Nickel Communications, Brad Bryan Multimedia, Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Observer Media Group, NOISE, Michael Saunders & Company, Pushing the Envelope, Inc., Herald-Tribune Media Group, Odato Marketing Group, and AdFed Suncoast. 

The student competition resulted in 22 Gold and 20 Silver Student ADDY Awards and 1 Judge’s Choice honor. The Student Best in Show honors "Tuercas" packaging created by Carlos Oliveras Colom of Ringling College of Art and Design.


A full listing of awards and recipients is available at:

For more information on the ADDY awards, visit or call 727.560.0972.

AdFed Suncoast is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the art and business of advertising through professional education, legislative efforts and community service. AdFed Suncoast is a local chapter of the American Advertising Federation’s Fourth District, which consists of nearly 1,500 members in 23 local chapters throughout Florida and the Caribbean.

AdFed Suncoast meets regularly, hosting speakers on various industry topics. Membership is open to anyone in Sarasota and Manatee counties involved in advertising, media, communications and creative services.