Local 2016 AAF District 12 American Advertising Awards® Winners Announced

American Advertising Federation District 12 completed judging of the 2016 American Advertising Awards competition this past weekend, hosted in Tucson, AZ with a distinguished judging panel of advertising creative professionals from across the United States. The District competition included a total of 301 entries from advertising federation clubs throughout Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and El Paso.

American Advertising Federation Tucson forwarded 69 Gold and Silver ADDY award winning entries from the local awards event held on March 12, 2016.  Of those entries, three received District ADDY Award® recognition, including two professional and one student award.  

Bohnsack Design earned a District Silver ADDY Award for “Karst Brewing Logo” done for Karst Brewing in the Logo Design category. Steven Meckler Photographer also won a District Silver ADDY Award for “Bees” done for Edible Baja Magazine in Color Photography.

  Karst Brewing Logo  

“Karst Brewing Logo” by Bohnsack Design

“Bees” by Steven Meckler Photographer

In the student categories, a District Silver Student ADDY Award was received by Emiko Higman from The Art Institute of Tucson for “Puro Olive Oil” in Packaging.

Puro Olive Oil
“Puro Olive Oil” by Emiko Higman from The Art Institute of Tucson

Gold and Silver ADDY Award winning entries from the District 12 competition are eligible to compete in the AAF National American Advertising Awards competition, which will be judged in May. The final tier of awards will be announced during the national awards gala event on Saturday, June 7th at The Disneyland Resort Hotel in Anaheim, California as part of the 2016 AAF National Conference, ADMERICA!