Sullivan Branding wins Best of Show at 2019 American Advertising Awards
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2.24.19
MEMPHIS, TN—AAF Memphis presented its 52nd annual American Advertising Awards for creative excellence on Saturday, February 23 at the Tower Room in Clark Tower in East Memphis.
Attended by over 300 professionals from local advertising, marketing, graphic design, and media companies, the event honored 54 Gold ADDY winners, 55 Silver ADDY winners, and 7 recipients of “Best Of” awards.
A total of 473 entries were judged by creative directors from Denver, Atlanta and San Francisco.
“I had a great time in Memphis. Really. Completely honored you had me. The club should be very proud of the level of work that was in the show,” said Atlanta judge, Silver Cuellar, Associate Creative Director, Brunner. “I’m still quite impressed with the strength in design overall.”
“I am always amazed at the talent and creativity we have in Memphis and this year did not disappoint. The level of commitment our advertising community has to excellence is unmatched for our local chapter of the American Advertising Federation,” said AAF Memphis President Amy Hughes, Director of Sales at Entercom.
Following is a complete list of all 2019 AAF Memphis American Advertising Awards winners:
Archer Malmo: Best of Video, 7 Gold, 10 Silver
DCA: Best of Out of Home, 6 Gold, 12 Silver
Loaded for Bear: Judges’ Special Award for Apparel, 9 Gold, 4 Silver
Red Deluxe: Best of Copywriting, 4 Gold, 6 Silver
Inferno: 1 Silver
Running Pony Productions: 2 Silver
Harvest: Best of Art Direction, 3 Gold, 5 Silver
Hemline: 1 Gold
Sullivan Branding: Best of Show, 12 Gold, 5 Silver
Paradigm Marketing & Creative: 2 Gold, 2 Silver
VMLY&R: Best of Interactive, 6 Gold, 2 Silver
Perpetual Motion: 2 Gold
Churchill Studios: 1 Gold
Taropop: 1 Silver
Baby Grand: 2 Silver
ALSAC/St. JUDE: 1 Silver
The OAM Network: 1 Silver
Student entries resulted in recognition from the Memphis College of Art.
Justin Wells: 1 Gold, 1 Silver
You can see a copy of the winners book here.
Following the Memphis chapter awards, local winners will compete in the AAF District 7 level of the American Advertising Awards, a three-tiered national competition. District winners will proceed to compete on the national level, which represents the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition for creative excellence.
Amy Hughes, AAF Memphis President
ABOUT AAF MEMPHIS. The mission of AAF Memphis, the Memphis chapter of the American Advertising Federation, is to inspire, empower and applaud the professional growth of marketing communications specialists. For more information, visit aafmemphis.org.
AAF District 7 is composed of 23 local advertising clubs located in Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. AAF District 7 works to enhance professional development of club members while increasing recognition for the advertising industry and giving back to the local community. For more information, visit aafdistrict7.com.