Raleigh Agency Takes Home Top Honors in Regional Advertising Competition

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CHARLOTTE, NC (March 29, 2021) – District Three of the American Advertising Federation announced the American Advertising Award winners on March 29, 2021, recognizing work in the industries of advertising, marketing, public relations, photography, graphic design and related fields from agencies, businesses and individuals doing business in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina as well as college students studying for those related fields.

The judges chose winners from nearly 200 professional and student entries including interactive, broadcast and print entries. Of those entries, 13 Gold ADDY® Awards and 20 Silver ADDY® Awards were presented to professionals, and six Gold and eight Silver ADDY® Awards were presented to students. Entries were evaluated by a three-judge panel for their creativity, originality and strategy. Due to COVID-19, judging was held virtually by three out-of-market judges:

  • Shea Tullos, Creative Director with Cactus in Denver, Colorado
  • Julie Allard, Executive Creative Director with Gatesman in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Bill Nelson, Creative Direction with Swim Creative in Duluth, Minnesota

AAF District 3 American Advertising Awards top honors went to:

  • Clean, Inc. of Raleigh, NC merited Professional Best of Show honors for “Practice Safer Socializing” online/interactive campaign done for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
  • Liberty University students Madison Fogarty, Sydney Rabe, Olivia Smith, Landon Brower, Heather Birkeland, and Kirsten Burgard, merited Best of Show Student honors for “The One Stop Spot” consumer campaign
Clean, Inc. of Raleigh, NC merited Professional Best of Show honors for “Practice Safer Socializing” online/interactive campaign done for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
The One Stop Spot
Liberty University students Madison Fogarty, Sydney Rabe, Olivia Smith, Landon Brower, Heather Birkeland, and Kirsten Burgard, merited Best of Show Student honors for “The One Stop Spot” consumer campaign

Following is a complete list of the District 3 American Advertising Award winners by club locality:

AAF Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)

  • GOLD ADDY Award: LGA for “Count On Me NC – Campaign”
  • GOLD ADDY Award: BooneOakley for “Destin-Fort Walton Beach Print Ads”
  • GOLD ADDY Award: The Plaid Penguin for “Harriet’s Hamburgers” (Brand Elements)
  • GOLD ADDY Award: The Plaid Penguin for “Harriet’s Hamburgers” (Integrated Brand Identity Campaign)
  • GOLD ADDY Award: Caravan for “The Cloud”
  • GOLD ADDY Award: Atypic for “U by Moen Smart Faucet”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: LGA for “Count On Me NC – Bathroom”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: LGA for “Measure Never. Drill Once.”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: made outside for “NED Packaging Design”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: Wray Ward for “The Bluff Magazine 2020 Fall/Winter”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: Wray Ward for “The Bluff Magazine Spring/Summer”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: LGA for “Tire Prose”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: Union for “Volvo Trucks VHD Launch”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: Mythic for “w/you Campaign”
  • STUDENT GOLD ADDY Award: Eleanor Fentiman of Winthrop University for “The Life Aquatic”

AAF Greenville (Greenville, SC)

  • SILVER ADDY Award: FUEL for “Find Your Escape Video Campaign”
  • STUDENT GOLD ADDY Award: Jullianna Eckardt of Anderson University for “In Transit Preparatory Travel Guide” (Book Design)
  • STUDENT GOLD ADDY Award: Anastasia Shcherbina of Anderson University for “Nestling Journey Book Series”
  • STUDENT SILVER ADDY Award: Jullianna Eckardt of Anderson University for “In Transit Preparatory Travel Guide” (Publication Design – Cover)
  • STUDENT SILVER ADDY Award: Daniel Bas, Steven Hammond, Natalie Stoliarchuk, and Regan Thorpe of Anderson University for “integrate magazine”
  • STUDENT SILVER ADDY Award: Ivy Leaves Team of Anderson University for “Ivy Leaves Journal”
  • STUDENT SILVER ADDY Award: Matt Ferrell, James Glymph, Miranda Mace, Sara Pepper of Anderson University for “Serious Play”

AAF Hampton Roads (Virginia Beach, VA)

  • SILVER ADDY Award: Koehler Books for “As Far As Birds Can Fly”
  • STUDENT GOLD ADDY Award: Nolan Scheer, Haely Phan of Virginia Commonwealth University for “Justin’s Essential Fuel”
  • STUDENT SILVER ADDY Award: Bethany Holdcroft of Old Dominion University for “Ocean Conservancy”

AAF Midlands (Columbia, SC)

  • GOLD ADDY Award: Cyberwoven for “American Experience: She Resisted”
  • GOLD ADDY Award: Chernoff Newman for “Disclaimer”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: Chernoff Newman for “Don’t Go Viral” (Radio Campaign)
  • SILVER ADDY Award: Chernoff Newman for “Don’t Go Viral” (Integrated Branded Content Campaign)
  • SILVER ADDY Award: The Brandon Agency for “FIREDISC Cookers Brand Book”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: South Carolina Education Lottery for “Tell Your Tiny Story”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: South Carolina Education Lottery for “Tiny Stories – Cat Mandu”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: South Carolina Education Lottery for “Tiny Stories – Meet Tina”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: South Carolina Education Lottery for “Tiny Stories – Tiny Road Trip”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: South Carolina Education Lottery for “Tiny Stories Campaign”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: ABLE vfx for “Tiny Stories: Cat Mandu” (Animation, Special Effects or Motion Graphics)
  • STUDENT SILVER ADDY Award: Graeme Wolverton of University of South Carolina for “Demo Reel”

AAF Roanoke (Roanoke, VA)

  • STUDENT BEST OF SHOW AND STUDENT GOLD ADDY Award: Madison Fogarty, Sydney Rabe, Olivia Smith, Landon Brower, Heather Birkeland and Kirsten Burgard of Liberty University for “The One Stop Spot”
  • STUDENT GOLD ADDY Award: Nerissa Baroni of Virginia Tech for “Cape Town Summer Olympics 2032”
  • STUDENT SILVER ADDY Award: Adam Harris of Liberty University for “Silver Pig BBQ Stationary Package”
  • STUDENT SILVER ADDY Award: Traffic Jams Team of Liberty University for “Traffic Jams”

AAF Triangle (Raleigh-Durham, NC)

  • BEST OF SHOW AND GOLD ADDY Award: Clean, Inc. for “Practice Safer Socializing”
  • GOLD ADDY Award: EBBING Branding + Design for “End of Days – Port of Entry Series”
  • GOLD ADDY Award: Clean, Inc. for “Getting It On Consent”
  • GOLD ADDY Award: Clean, Inc. for “Getting It On Introduction”
  • GOLD ADDY Award: Clean, Inc. for “Getting It On Transmission”
  • SILVER ADDY Award: French | West | Vaughan for “Wrangler – Cowboy to the Core”

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 30,000 members through nearly 165 local advertising clubs. For more information visit www.AAF.org.

AAF District 3 is a regional market affiliate of the American Advertising Federation, the nation’s oldest national advertising trade association with more than 30,000 members. AAF District 3 represents clubs in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia and is dedicated to serving members by protecting and advancing advertising interests, including the freedom to truthfully advertise legal products. The organization serves as the area’s unified voice for advertising and is comprised of local professionals who work in advertising, marketing and public relations. For more information, please visit aafdistrict3.org.

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