AAF Pensacola Announces 2017 ADDY® Award Winners February 20
Pensacola, Fla. AAF Pensacola presented 114 ADDY® Awards for advertising creative excellence to 24 different companies in print, digital and broadcast categories. The presentations were made at the 2017 AAF Pensacola American Advertising Awards Gala, held on Friday, February 17 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front. The annual dinner and awards presentation was attended by more than 200 individuals in the local advertising and media businesses.
Of the more than 200 entries received by AAF Pensacola, 45 gold ADDY® Awards and 48 silver ADDY® Awards were presented. Entries were judged based on creativity, originality and creative strategy.
Top awards of the evening went to the “Best of Show” winners. idgroup captured the Best of Show in Print for their logo design for Acumen Medical Imaging + Interventional and the Best of Show in Digital for their integrated campaign done for Inspera Health and Best of Show in Broadcast went to Gulf Power for We Were There video.
Of the more than 170 entries in the student competition, 33 gold ADDY Awards and 61 silver ADDY® Awards were presented to to 48 students from three local colleges and universities.
Pensacola Christian College student Emily Haines garnered the Student Best of Show for her 5 Major Myths About Foster care commercial and received a $500 scholarship from AAF Pensacola.
More commonly known as the ADDY® Awards competition, the American Advertising Awards receives more than 40,000 entries across the country, competing at three different levels – local, district and national. Gold winners from the AAF Pensacola American Advertising Awards will advance to competition at the district level.
The ADDY® Awards Competition is sponsored by AAF Pensacola, a member association comprised of advertising and media professionals. Winners at the local level now move on to compete at the district level against entries from AAF clubs across Florida.