Local Ad Professionals & Students Score Big in Regional Awards

Posted: Friday, May 8, 2015
By: Lindsey Nickel de la O

AdFed Suncoast is pleased to share the winners of the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) Fourth District American Advertising Awards. AAF District Four is made up of nearly 1,500 professionals located across the State of Florida and the Caribbean. 80 Gold and 165 Silver ADDY Awards were presented at the District Four American Advertising Awards Gala, Saturday, May 2, in Orlando. AdFed Suncoast’s 2015 American Advertising Award winners competed with a total of 1,495 winners from other chapters in District Four.

American Advertising Federation’s Fourth District American Advertising Awards presented to AdFed Suncoast: 

Gold ADDY Award:

  • Adfed Suncoast with Brad!Bryan Multimedia and Nickel Communications. Advertising Industry Self-Promotion - Ad Club
  • pearl brands. Elements of Advertising. Visual Animation of Special Effects

Silver ADDY Award:

  • Herald-Tribune Media Group. Publication Design (Magazine) Cover - Style Magazine
  • Miles Media. Publication Design (Series Covers or spreads or features)
  • Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Special Event Material (Invitation)
  • pearl brands. Direct Marketing. Campaign (Flat)
  • pearl brands. Digital Advertising - Websites Consumer (Products)
  • Miles Media. Digital Advertising - Websites Consumer (Services)
  • Ringling College Design Center. Advertising for the Arts & Sciences - Print (Magazine)
  • Ringling College Design Center. Advertising for the Arts & Sciences - Special Event Material
  • Ringling College Design Center. Advertising for the Arts & Sciences - Poster
  • Ringling College Design Center. Advertising for the Arts & Sciences - Integrated Campaign
  • pearl brands. Elements of Advertising. Visual Animation of Special Effects

Additionally 8 student members of Suncoast AdFed won gold and silver awards in the Student Category including the Best of Show ADDY Award to the Dept. of Motion Design at Ringling College of Art & Design.

To view all the winners from the District 4 ADDY Awards visit http://us3.campaign-archive2.com/?u=18fd3dde0a65f3c1aab08f0b9&id=f603f7c792. For more information on the Adfed Suncoast ADDY awards, visit http://www.adfedsuncoast.com/addys/addycentral/or call 941.927.7589.

About AdFed Suncoast

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 AAF members in 23 local chapters throughout Florida and the Caribbean.

AdFed Suncoast meets regularly, hosting speakers on various industry topics. It also hosts the advertising community’s most prestigious event, the annual ADDY Awards. Membership is open to anyone in Sarasota and Manatee counties involved in advertising, media, communications and creative services.

About The American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition for creative excellence. The three-tier national competition is conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation, advertising’s largest industry association and the only one to represent the interests of all facets of advertising: advertisers, agencies, suppliers and media. The AAF is based in Washington, D.C. and has more than 40,000 members through 200 local advertising clubs. More information at AAF.org