ADDY Awards were presented by the American Advertising Federation Roanoke on Saturday in downtown Roanoke. The awards recognize advertising talent in Roanoke and the New River Valley. Greg Brock of Firefli Media was given the Advertising Person of the Year Award. Vendor of the Year was awarded to InnerWorkings. More winners are announced the press release below from the American Advertising Federation Roanoke.
Roanoke, VA, Feb. 25, 2013 — The American Advertising Federation Roanoke hosted the Western Virginia ADDY Awards on Saturday, February 23 at the Market Building’s Charter Hall in downtown Roanoke. The ceremony recognized and showcased the Roanoke and New River valley’s best advertising creative talent. This year’s awards show was led by ADDY chair Kym Davis.
Featuring winners of 119 awards from a field of more than 460 entries from 131 area agencies, businesses, individuals, and students, the competition boasted advertising work ranging from uses in print, outdoor, broadcast, online and more. The full list of ADDY winners may be found at aafroanoke.org/ADDYs.
Of the professional ADDY winners, Best in Interactive was awarded to Venveo for Companion Animal Parasite Council’s Pets and Parasites website; Best in Broadcast was awarded to Neathawk Dubuque & Packett for Friendship Retirement Community’s Better Than Babysitter commercial; Best In Print was awarded to Member One Federal Credit Union for their Vampire Survival Guide ad.; and Best In Show was awarded to Neathawk Dubuque & Packett for Friendship Retirement Community’s Better Than Babysitter commercial.
The Student ADDY Best In Show winner was Zach Ulmer of Radford University was awarded Student ADDY Best In Show for his Hipster Design Show Poster Series and Elizabeth Favazza of Radford University won the Student Judge’s Choice Award For A Unique Product Idea.
Awards for Advertising Person of the Year and Vendor of the Year were awarded to Greg Brock of Firefli Media and InnerWorkings, respectively.