2014 AAF Baltimore American Advertising Awards Winners

Local Agencies Take Home Over 70 Coveted ADDY Awards at the 40th Annual AAF Baltimore American Advertising Awards Show

Planit wins 2014 Best of Show, while GKV and MGH win Best of Category Awards

 BALTIMORE, Md. (April 5, 2013) – The Baltimore advertising community celebrated the area’s top creative last night at the game show themed 40th Annual American Advertising Awards (formerly ADDY® Awards) Show.  More than 240 entries were submitted this year, resulting in 79 awards presented to 18 agencies/companies for work done in 2013.

Top honors include:

2014 Best of Show went to Planit for the Tessemae’s All Natural Website

2014 Best of Category, Digital Advertising: GKV for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, “Not Smart” Pre-roll

2014 Best of Category, Public Service: Planit for ONE Foundation, “Path to Zero” Annual Report

2014 Best of Category, Outdoor: MGH for Old Bay, Seaboard “Under”

2014 Best of Category, Digital Website: Planit, Tessemae’s All Natural, Website

Special Judges’ Awards went to MGH for Smith “Equality” print ad, and to Planit for PBS Kids, Writers Contest Website.

A complete list of all winners is below.

The American Advertising Awards competition is the industry’s largest and most representative competition – attracting more than 40,000 entries every year in local competitions. Gold winners at the local level automatically move on to the regional District Two competition, competing with agencies from Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Virginia and Washington, D.C. A win at the District level guarantees a spot in the National American Advertising Awards Competition. National ADDY winners will be announced at the AAF’s national conference, ADAMERICA May 28 – 31 in Boca Raton, FL.

AAF Baltimore
The American Advertising Federation Baltimore was originally formed in 1918 and is one of 225 local affiliate chapters of the American Advertising Federation.  Its mission is to advocate for Baltimore as a strong advertising community and to respond to the needs of its members through continuing education, informational programs, networking and social opportunities as well as legislative issues that confront the advertising industry. more information at www.BaltimoreAdvertising.com

ADDY History: The Worlds Largest Advertising Competition:

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 225 local advertising clubs. More information at AAF.org

Complete Winner Listing:

ADVERTISER NAME  ENTRY TITLE 
Tessemae’s All-Natural Tessemae’s All-Natural Website
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield “Not Smart” Pre-roll
Old Bay OLD BAY Seaboard “Under”
ONE Foundation “Path to Zero” Annual Report
Tessemae’s All-Natural Tessemae’s All-Natural
Smyth Smyth Equality Print
PBS PBS Kids Writers Contest Website
ADG Creative Creative Thread Logo
ADG Creative Gumbo and Mistletoe 2013
ADG Creative Gumbo and Mistletoe 2013
ADG Creative Gumbo and Mistletoe 2013
National Geographic Channel Inside the American Mob
Westfield Westfield “STYLE” Magazine  “Into the Wilde”
Westfield Westfield “STYLE” Magazine “Weekend”
Community Rowing Inc Rowing For All
SME AeroDef Prospectus
Metropolitan Jewish Health System MJHS “In My Room”
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield CAREFIRST “Not Smart” Pre-roll
Sprint/Shentel Sprint “Back To School: Sheep” Pre-Roll
Havas Discovery Havastivus
Marriner Marketing Communications Brew & Brew logo
Smyth Jewelers Smyth Equality Print
Old Bay Old Bay Plane
Bailey, Banks and Biddle Bailey, Banks and Biddle Coasters
Old Bay OLD BAY Seaboard “Under”
Quinntessential Gentleman The QG Logo
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore Brew at the Zoo Campaign
The Brewer’s Art Ozzy Can
Quinntessential Gentleman QG Website
Mission Media Mission Website
True Chesapeake Oyster Company Skinny Dipper Packaging
True Chesapeake Oyster Company True Chesapeake Oyster: Logo/Identity
WTMD Radio WTMD Logo/Identity
ONE Foundation “Path to Zero” Annual Report
McCormick International McCormick: Simply Asia
Under Armour Under Armour: BLUR Video
True Chesapeake Oyster Company Skinny Dipper
Tessemae’s All-Natural Tessemae’s All-Natural
PBS PBS Kids Writer’s Contest
Under Armour UA: An Enhanced Online Experience
Fell’s Point Main Street Fell’s Point Fun Festival
Fell’s Point Main Street Fell’s Point Fun Festival Logo
Waterfront Hotel Waterfront Hotel Website
Waterfront Hotel Waterfront Hotel Website
MD State Fair 2013 MD State Fair
Central Atlantic Toyota Spin & Win
ADG Creative You in Review
180s 180s.com
Maryland Tourism Star-Spangled Banner 200
CB Design Bittinger-Melito Wedding Invitation
AIDS Walk Washington 2013 Walk the Walk
DEWALT Gyroscopic Screwdriver
Girl’s Life Magazine Girl’s Life Magazine “Enchanted”
SME The Big M Prospectus
Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association HPBExpo Save the Date
Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association HPBExpo Micro Target Campaign
Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association CEDIA EXPO Campaign
Frank Strategic Marketing Naughty or Nice Holiday Mailer
AIDS Action Baltimore, Inc. AIDS Action Invite Card
Constellation Powering New England
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health JHSPH Calendar
Vulcan Equipment Group LLC K-12 Backpack Brochure
ZIPS ZIPS “Cocktail dress” Outdoor
Smyth Jewelers “Man Up” Radio Campaign
Old Bay Baycation Cover Image App
SoBotanical SoBotanical Packaging
STX Nike Women’s Lacrosse Handles
True Chesapeake Oyster Company Skinny Dipper
Sagamore Racing Sagamore Racing
ONE Foundation Energy Poverty
ONE Foundation Path To Zero
DEWALT Tools of the Brave :60
DEWALT Tools of the Brave
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Safe Streets East
Baltimore Museum of Art New Contemporary Wing
Nava Nava
Fell’s Point Main Street Fell’s Point Fun Festival Posters
Definitive Technology Sound Cylinder
Definitive Technology Sound Cylinder