Blog

2017 ADDY Awards

The Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF-Akron) held its annual American Advertising Awards (also known as ADDY® Awards) ceremony Friday, Feb. 24 at the Akron Civic Theatre with a record-breaking 400 professionals in attendance. With entries from both the Akron and Canton area, the competition was bigger and better than ever.

 

2017 ADDY Awards
Friday, Feb. 24; 5 – 11 pm
Akron Civic Theatre
www.aafakron.com

*Best of Show (Professional):
Entrant: Geometry Global
Location: 388 S Main St #410, Akron, OH 44311
Advertiser: ContiTech
Title: Poly-V Posters
Credits: Melvin Strobbe, Executive Creative Director; Steve Plummer, Creative Director, Art Director; Jarrod Boone, Copywriter; Chris DelMonico, 3D Artist; Ryan Algaier, Account Supervisor; Todd Snider, Vice President and Account Director; Samantha Hodges, Senior Project Manager; HKM Direct Market Communications, Printer
Note: This is shown as the icon for this post

Student Best of Show:
Name on Award: Megan Steele
Educational Institution: University of Akron
Title: Heinen’s Brand Identity
Credits: Megan Steele, Graphic Designer

*Judges Choice Awards:
Entrant: Geometry Global
Location: 388 S Main St #410, Akron, OH 44311
Advertiser: ContiTech
Title: Synchrochain EBlast
Credits: Melvin Strobbe, Executive Creative Director; Steve Plummer, Creative Director; Jarrod Boone, Copywriter; Matt Lentner, Senior Art Director; Chris DelMonico, 3D Artist; Ryan Algaier, Account Supervisor; Devon Krueger, Account Executive; Tyler Hill, Production Assistant

Entrant: Todd Biss Productions
Location: 850 S Main St, Akron, OH 44311
Advertiser: Hattie Larlham
Title: I AM ABLE
Credits: Todd Biss, Director; Autumn Bland, Producer; Michael Grimes, Director of Photography & Editor; Josh Lee, Director of Photography & Motion Graphics/Animation; Bill Myers, 1st Assistant Camera; Mikey Tell, Grip; Joe Mottershead, Production Assistant; Matt Baker, Production Assistant

Entrant: WhiteSpace
Location: 243 Furnace St., Akron, Ohio, 44304
Advertiser: Leadership Akron
Title: Civic Solutions Lab Mailer
Credits: Ash Engelhardt, Creative; Eric Jacobs, Creative; Derek Stulpin, Creative; Eric Morris, Creative; Sharon Griffiths, Creative; Alexis Becker, Account; Keeven White, Account; Oliver Printing and Packaging, Printer

ADDY Gold Awards (Professional):
6 Brothers Marketing Communications – 3 Gold
427 Design – 3 Gold, 4 Silver 
Array Creative – 2 Silver
Black Walnut Letterpress – 1 Gold, 1 Silver
Design X Nine – 1 Silver
Eaton Creative – 1 Silver
Geometry Global – 7 Gold, 5 Silver
Grabowski & Co. – 1 Silver
Hitchcock Fleming & Associates – 2 Gold, 1 Silver
Innis Maggiore – 2 Silver
ipsoCreative – 1 Gold
Kent State University – 1 Gold, 4 Silver
Kleidon & Associates – 1 Gold, 3 Silver
Knox Marketing, Inc. – 2 Silver
Minx Design – 1 Silver
National Inventors Hall of Fame – 1 Gold, 2 Silver
Pritt Entertainment Group – 2 Gold, 2 Silver
Power Media – 1 Gold, 3 Silver
Red Point Digital – 5 Gold, 3 Silver
SKYCATCHFIRE – 4 Gold, 1 Silver
Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery – 1 Silver
TimkenSteel Corporation – 1 Silver
Todd Biss Productions – 3 Gold, 5 Silver
TRIAD – 1 Gold, 2 Silver
Westfield Insurance – 1 Silver
WhiteSpace – 3 Gold, 4 Silver
Total Professional Awards: 92

Student Gold ADDY Awards (Students):
Megan Steele, University of Akron
Caitlin Kane, University of Akron
CheTawni Miller, University of Akron
Mikayla Murnane-Donaldson, University of Akron

Student Silver ADDY Awards (Students):
Grace Harms, Kent State University
Amani Williams, Kent State University
Sarah Wagner, University of Akron
Group: Emma Layshock, Kent State University; Matt Cutler, Kent State University; Nathan Shively, Kent State University
Megan Steele, University of Akron – 2 Silvers
Total Student Awards: 10

Return to list

0 Comments