AAF Northern Illinois Presents the 2014 American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Federation of Northern Illinois presented its 2014 American Adverting Awards for advertising creative excellence Thursday night at the NIU Center. This annual awards presentation was attended individuals of the local advertising and media businesses and their clients.

Of the 38 entries received by the AAF Northern Illionis, 7 gold, 10 silver, and 12 bronze ADDY Awards were presented. Entries were judged based on creativity, originality and creative strategy.

Top awards of the evening went to the “Best of Print,” “Best of Electronic,” and “Best of Show” winners. Rick Wells, Ltd. garnered Best of Show for their “Red Brand Made in America” campaign done for their client, Keystone Steel & Wire Co.

GrahamSpencer captured the Best of Print for their “Rickpad,” self-promotion, and Best of Electronic for their “Misery Loves Company” web video for the Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Judges also awarded Judge’s Choice Awards to GrahamSpencer for their “Day in the Life of Our Garbage Man” video done for Rock River Disposal as well as their website done for “Pizza-Napoletana,” and to SwedishAmerican Health System for their “Powerful Weapon” :30 TV ad.

Following is a complete list of all the 2014 AAF Northern Illinois ADDY Awards winners:

04 – SALES PROMOTION – Campaign

A Bronze ADDY Award goes to M45 Marketing Services for InSight 2013 done for FHN. Credits go to:
Peggy Drane, Designer
Sarah Rogers, Editor
Julie Beach, Contributing Author
Marilyn Smit, Contributing Author
Zac Smit, Contributing Author
Sandra Stengel, Contributing Author
Autumn Kubatzke, Contributing Author
Bob Cholke, Photographer

08B – Four color

A Silver ADDY Award goes to GrahamSpencer for iFlex Brochure for Kohl’s Benefits done for BMO Benefit Services.

A Silver ADDY Award goes to V2 Marketing Communications for Harlem Community Center Capital Campaign Brochure done for Harlem Community Center. Credits go to:
Heather Kelley, Project Manager
Deb Strout, Director of Creative Services

A Bronze ADDY Award goes to SwedishAmerican Health System for Cardiology Millennium Conference Brochure done for SwedishAmerican Health System. Credits go to:
Brian Reck, Director, Marketing Services & Government Relations
Paul Greenland, Manager, Marketing & Public Information
Kristen Mattingly, Graphic Designer, Marketing Services
Viki Irwin, Administrative Assistant, Marketing Services
Tom Massari, Internal Marketing Specialist, Marketing Services

A Bronze ADDY Award goes to SwedishAmerican Health System for Cancer Center Brochure done for SwedishAmerican Health System. Credits go to:
Paul Greenland, Manager, Marketing & Public Information
Kristen Mattingly, Graphic Designer, Marketing Services
Viki Irwin, Administrative Assistant, Marketing Services
Brian Reck, Director, Marketing Services & Government Relations

10A – Single

A Silver ADDY Award goes to GrahamSpencer for Mike Farris Severson Dells Concert Poster done for Severson Dells Nature Preserve.

A Silver ADDY Award goes to V2 Marketing Communications for CNADM Fall Workshop Poster done for Chicago National Association of Dance Masters. Credits go to:
Debra Strout, Director of Creative Services

A Bronze ADDY Award goes to V2 Marketing Communications for Rockford Symphony Orchestra Nutcracker Promotion Poster done for Rockford Symphony Orchestra.
Deb Strout, Director of Creative Services

11B – Invitation

A Bronze ADDY Award goes to Rockford Health System for Rockford Health Gala 14 – New Beginnings done for Rockford Memorial Development Foundation. Credits go to:
Stacy Fairbert, Graphic Designer
Anne Hagney, Public Relations Specialist – Rockford Memorial Development Foundation
Michelle Gorham, Director – Rockford Memorial Development Foundation

12A – Flat

A Bronze ADDY Award goes to Rockford Health System for Wishbook 2013 – Hometown Wishes done for Rockford Memorial Development Foundation. Credits go to:
Stacy Fairbert, Graphic Designer
Anne Hagney, Public Relations Specialist – Rockford Memorial Development Foundation

24B – Four-color

A Silver ADDY Award goes to GrahamSpencer for SESAC Artist Campaign done for SESAC.

25A – Single

A Bronze ADDY Award goes to GrahamSpencer for SESAC Grammy Ad done for SESAC.

30B – Color (any color other than black)

A Bronze ADDY Award goes to Muller Bressler Brown/hippo for Saint Anthony Medical Center – OSF HealthCare – Healthier Day Print done for OSF HealthCare System.

33B – Outlets

A Gold ADDY Award and a Judge’s Choice Award goes to GrahamSpencer for Haven Pizzeria-Napoletana done for Haven Pizzeria-Napoletana.

33C – Services

A Silver ADDY Award goes to GrahamSpencer for Rockford Housing Authority Website done for Rockford Housing Authority.

A Bronze ADDY Award goes to Rockford Health System for Rockford Health System Website done for Rockford Health System. Credits go to:
Helen Brooks, Vice President, Community and Regional Development
Wester Wuori, Director of Marketing & PR
Julie Yock, Senior Marketing and Public Relations Specialist

A Bronze ADDY Award goes to V2 Marketing Communications for Collier School of Dance Website done for Debra Collier’s School of Dance. Credits go to:
Deb Strout, Director of Creative Services
Bryan Garrett, Web Designer

A Bronze ADDY Award goes to V2 Marketing Communications for Crusader Community Health Website done for Crusader Community Health. Credits go to:
Chris Kelley, Project Manager
Bryan Garrett, Web Designer

39B – Banners, Standard

A Silver ADDY Award goes to GrahamSpencer for Misery Loves Company Banner Ads done for Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. Credits go to:
Nels Akerlund, Photographer

40B – Internet Commercials

A Gold ADDY Award and a Judge’s Choice Award goes to GrahamSpencer for A Day in the Life of Our Garbage Men done for Rock River Disposal.

40D – Branded Content, more than 60 seconds

A Gold ADDY Award and Best of Electronic, goes to GrahamSpencer for Misery Loves Company  done for Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

46B – :30

A Gold ADDY Award and a Judge’s Choice Award goes to SwedishAmerican Health System for Powerful Weapon: 30 sec TV Ad done for SwedishAmerican Health System. Credits go to:
Brian Reck, Director, Marketing Services & Government Relations
Paul Greenland, Manager, Marketing & Public Information
Viki Irwin, Administrative Assistant, Marketing Services
Kristen Mattingly, Graphic Designer, Marketing Services
Tom Massari, Internal Marketing Specialist, Marketing Services

A Silver ADDY Award goes to SwedishAmerican Health System for Latest Advance: 30 sec TV Ad done for SwedishAmerican Health System. Credits go to:
Brian Reck, Director, Marketing Services & Government Relations
Paul Greenland, Manager, Marketing & Public Information
Viki Irwin, Administrative Assistant, Marketing Services
Kristen Mattingly, Graphic Designer, Marketing Services
Tom Massari, Internal Marketing Specialist, Marketing Services

A Silver ADDY Award goes to SwedishAmerican Health System for Commitment: 30 sec TV Ad done for SwedishAmerican Health System. Credits go to:
Brian Reck, Director, Marketing Services & Government Relations
Paul Greenland, Manager, Marketing & Public Information
Viki Irwin, Administrative Assistant, Marketing Services
Kristen Mattingly, Graphic Designer, Marketing Services
Tom Massari, Internal Marketing Specialist, Marketing Services

46C – :60 or more

A Gold ADDY Award goes to SwedishAmerican Health System for Hope is Here: 60 sec TV Ad done for SwedishAmerican Health System. Credits go to:
Brian Reck, Director, Marketing Services & Government Relations
Paul Greenland, Manager, Marketing & Public Information
Viki Irwin, Administrative Assistant, Marketing Services
Kristen Mattingly, Graphic Designer, Marketing Services
Tom Massari, Internal Marketing Specialist, Marketing Services

46D – Campaign

A Silver ADDY Award goes to Rockford Health System for Rockford Memorial Hospital – Surgical Excellence done for Rockford Health System. Credits go to:
Helen Brooks, Vice President, Community and Regional Development
Wester Wuori, Director of Marketing & PR
Julie Yock, Senior Marketing and Public Relations Specialist

54 – INTEGRATED CAMPAIGNS – Consumer, Local

A Bronze ADDY Award goes to SwedishAmerican Health System for Cancer Center Opening Campaign done for SwedishAmerican Health System. Credits go to:
Brian Reck, Director, Marketing Services & Government Relations
Paul Greenland, Manager, Marketing & Public Information
Viki Irwin, Administrative Assistant, Marketing Services
Kristen Mattingly, Graphic Designer, Marketing Services
Tom Massari, Internal Marketing Specialist, Marketing Services

55 – INTEGRATED CAMPAIGNS – Consumer, Regional / National

A Gold ADDY Award and Best of Show goes to Rick Wells Ltd for Red Brand Made in America Campaign done for Keystone Steel & Wire Co. Credits go to:
Rick Wells, Owner
Briana Flosi, Graphic Designer
Amy Blakeney , Graphic Designer
Judy Knowler, Account Executive

70A – Collateral (brochures, posters, etc.)

A Gold ADDY Award and Best of Print, goes to GrahamSpencer for GrahamSpencer Rickpad done for GrahamSpencer.

The ADDY Awards Competition is sponsored by the AAF Northern Illinois is the Rockford Chapter of the American Advertising Federation, a national member association comprised of profesionals in advertising, media and corporate communications. Proceeds from the ADDY Awards help support the association’s educational programs, public service projects and proactive government relations efforts.

The ADDY Awards Competition is a three-tiered national competition conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation. Gold ADDY winners from Rockford advance to the district and national competitions. The ADDY Awards Competition is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition for creative excellence.

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