Pikes Peak Community College’s Marketing and Communication Department and Blakely + Company won numerous American Advertising Awards (commonly called ADDYs) together at a gala held by the American Advertising Federation of Colorado Springs, on Feb. 8.
The gala is an annual event recognizing and celebrating the best creative ideas submitted by organizations and individuals in the local advertising community.
This year three judges, from Chicago, Austin and Kansas City, traveled to Colorado Springs to judge more than 200 entries, before awarding 60 ADDY awards.
PPCC and Blakely + Co. won these awards together:
Best of Show, Integrated Advertising Campaign:
What You’ll Find Will Surprise You.
Digital Advertising, Cinema Advertising, Monster Spot #1;
Digital Advertising, Cinema Advertising, Monster Spot #2;
Digital Advertising, Cinema Advertising, Monster Spot #3;
Digital Advertising, Campaign, Steps to Enrollment Webisodes; and
Billboard, Campaign, What You’ll Find Will Surprise You.
Digital Advertising, Radio, Local Campaign, What You’ll Find Will Surprise You.
Craig Rae, owner of advertising agency Lunchbucket Creative and a PPCC adjunct professor in the multimedia graphic design program, was awarded The Silver Medal, AAF’s top individual award, which recognizes someone who has made contributions in advertising and has been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern.
Jordan Janzen, PPCC MGD student, won one Gold and two Silver Student ADDYs for his design work.
PPCC also won:
Gold: Non-traditional Advertising, Campaign, HLC Awareness.
Silver: Newspaper, Campaign, color, What You’ll Find Will Surprise You.
In addition, Blakely + Co. won:
Poster, Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival Poster.
Campaign, Town of Monument, Retro Scary Movie Night;
Logo, Johnny Martin’s Car Central;
Website, Northstar Bank Colorado; and
Print ad, Colorado Springs Country Club.