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Tucson's Top Fifty 2020 American Advertising Awards® Winners Announced

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Tucson Top Fifty 2020 American Advertising Awards® Winners Announced

March 4, 2020 Tucson, AZ – American Advertising Federation Tucson (AAF Tucson) honored its 2020 ADDY Awards® competition winners at the Tucson Top 50 Awards on March 3, 2020 at Rail Yard Tucson. The Tucson Top 50 honors advertising creative work produced in Southern Arizona in 2019. Fifty professional ADDY Awards were handed out along with 5 student ADDY Awards. Over 125 entries competed for the awards.

The professional Best of Show award in was presented to Sonder Agency for their integrated campaign for INDE Motorsports Ranch.

 

Student winners include: Cynthia Drumond: Vote 2020 Poster Campaign, Uber Space TV ad, and Arizona Choral Society logo; Issac Moreno: Wendy’s Billboard, and Madison McGarity: Snowboard Illustrations.

 

Professional winners include:

Winning Firm

Winning Entry

Category

Abbott Animation

Husky Energy Superior Refinery

CGI

Arizona Theatre Company

Cabaret

Integrated Campaign

Boojum Bros. Inc

Barrio Brewing Hipsterville IPA

Logo Design

Boojum Bros. Inc

Barrio Brewing Hipsterville 12-pack

Packaging

BRINK

Banks Own You. You Own Us.

Integrated Campaign

BRINK

HotelCongress.com

Website

Bustos Media Tucson

Forgot to Shop Market

Local Radio

Caliber Group

Film Fest Tucson 2019

Integrated Campaign

Caliber Group

Tech Parks Arizona 25th Anniversary

Integrated Campaign

Caliber Group

Film Fest Tucson 2019

Multiple Events

Caliber Group

Alumni Association Animated Video

Internet Commercial

Caliber Group

Sun Corridor Airport Video

Internet Commercial

Casino Del Sol

Día De Los Muertos

Invitation

Casino Del Sol

Hiapsi Spa

Brochure

Casino Del Sol

Nourish Your Soul

Local TV

Creative Slice

Bourn Companies

Website

Desert Leaf

Seeing the Goodness

Editorial Spread

Frey Creative Marketing

Reid Park Zoo - Transit Campaign

Outdoor Campaign

Frey Creative Marketing

Reid Park Zoo

Digital Campaign

Frey Creative Marketing

Reid Park Zoo - Bus Campaign

Outdoor Campaign

Gordley Group

MHC

Website

Gordley Group

Brush and Bulky Plus

Integrated Campaign

Gordley Group

Gordley Group Holiday Card

Specialty Advertising

Gordley Group

Sustainable Landscape Expo

Integrated Campaign

Gordley Group

Trico

Integrated Campaign

Hilton & Myers Advertising

TMC Mission Vision

Local TV

Hilton & Myers Advertising

Royal Automotive Customer Video

Branded Content

Hilton & Myers Advertising

TMC Foundation Gala

Invitation Campaign

Hilton & Myers Advertising

TMC Cardiac

Local TV

Hilton & Myers Advertising

H&M Stickers

Specialty Advertising

Hilton & Myers Advertising

Tucson Rodeo NFR

Video Presentation

Hilton & Myers Advertising

TMC Tailwinds Ad

Magazine Advertising

Hilton & Myers Advertising

TMC Follow the Logo

Local TV

iHeart Media - Tucson

Subaru Share the Love Concert

Entertainment Campaign

Madden Media

Tahoe South Travel Guide 2019-2020 Magazine

Magazine Design

Madden Media

Lighthouses: A Journey

Microsite

Madden Media

Tucson Guide Fall/Winter 2019 Magazine

Magazine Design

McFadden/Gavender Advertising

Don't Tell Sugar

Magazine Campaign

McFadden/Gavender Advertising

Today's Dietician

Magazine Advertising

McFadden/Gavender Advertising

Regatta

Packaging

Sandoval Creative

Nova Home Loans Refinance

Local TV

Sandoval Creative

Premier Auto Low, Low Low

Local TV

Sonder Agency

Le Pragma

Integrated Campaign

Sonder Agency

INDE Motorsports Ranch

Integrated Campaign

Sonder Agency

Eclipse

Integrated Campaign

Sonder Agency

Durazo Construction

Integrated Campaign

Steven Meckler

The Goods

Photography

Steven Meckler

Desert Jazz

Photography

Steven Meckler

El Tiradito

Photography

Tucson Lifestyle

TL Essential Insider's Guide 2020

Magazine Design

 

All winners of the local competition are eligible to compete in the second level of a three-tiered ADDY Awards competition, the AAF District 12 ADDY Awards which will be hosted in Albuquerque NM the weekend of April 3rd. AAF District 12 is comprised of AAF and Ad2 chapters in Arizona, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas. District winners will be eligible for the ultimate competition, the AAF American Advertising Awards. National awards will be presented June 7th in Palm Springs during Admerica 2020, the American Advertising Federation’s National Conference.

 

The local ADDY Awards competition is conducted by AAF Tucson.  Proceeds from help support the Federation’s educational programs, public service projects and professional development. 

 

AAF Tucson and Ad2 Tucson are comprised of over 200 local advertising and media professionals. Both clubs work to enhance the professional development of club members, while increasing recognition for the advertising industry and giving back to the local community.  They are local affiliates of the American Advertising Federation, a national organization that represents the advertising industry in its entirety.  For information on upcoming events or becoming a member, visit www.aaftucson.org.

 

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Ad 2 Tucson Public Service Campaign - Call for Applications

Ad 2 Tucson is excited to begin their search for one nonprofit organization to receive the implementation of pro bono marketing and advertising strategies as a part of their 2018-2019 Public Service Campaign. Are you interested in the 2018-2019 Public Service Campaign for your nonprofit organization? Please fill out the following form to share more about your organization’s mission and how we can help!

2018-2019 Public Service Campaign Application

*Applications are due Friday, September 7, 2018 at 11:55pm.

Ad 2 Tucson will be holding interviews with three potential partners during September. Once the Public Service Campaign recipient has been chosen, Ad 2 Tucson will conduct research, develop a comprehensive campaign and generate assets in fall/winter 2018. This campaign is expected to launch at the beginning of 2019.

 

About the Ad 2 Public Service Campaign

The Ad 2 Tucson Public Service Campaign team is comprised of young professionals with experience in the fields of advertising, marketing, communications, graphic design and multi-media. Ad 2 Tucson looks forward to presenting the opportunities for fundraising and media placements in partnership with the American Advertising Federation Tucson that are available this year.


Call for Volunteers

Are you interested in helping out with the 2018-2019 Public Service Campaign? We’re looking for volunteers in all areas including: advertising, marketing, public relations, design, web, photography, video, etc.

With last year’s Public Service Campaign with Integrative Touch for Kids, we were able to implement $112,000 worth of services that varied from video to Google AdWords to media placement.

Participating in the public service campaign is a great resume builder, networking opportunity, excellent way to get involved with Ad 2 Tucson. However, our members all agree the most rewarding aspect is being able to impact our community. We look forward to meeting you! Please email [email protected] to get involved.


Past Campaigns

Ad 2 Tucson is proud to continue giving back to our community after 10 years of service. Here are the past recipients of our Public Service Campaign.

2017-2018- Integrative Touch for Kids

2016-2017 - Youth On Their Own

2015-2016 - Make Way for Books

2014-2015 - Iskashitaa Refugee Network

2013-2014 - PACC Partners

2012-2013 - Pima Council on Aging

2011-2012 - JobPath

2010-2011 - BICAS and Skin Cancer Institute

2009-2010 - Angel Children’s Center

2008-2009 - Southern Arizona Network for Down Syndrome (SANDS)

2007-2008 - Literacy Volunteers of Tucson (LVT)

Tucson Advertising Federation Educational Foundation

AAF Tucson is a strong supporter of education and has endowed an educational fund to support young professionals entering our industry. Scholarships and internships are awarded annually to local students to support their education, promote partnerships with local companies and to encourage new emerging talent to become part of our local professional community.

The Tucson Advertising Federation Educational Foundation (TAFEF) was established as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization to oversee the educational endowment fund. You can support TAFEF and our next generation of advertising professionals with a tax deductible contribution. Contact us for more information.

The AAF Tucson Advertising Partnership Program

AAF Tucson has partnered with select nonprofit organizations since 2000 to promote them and their services to the community through multi-media public service advertising campaigns.  Our non-profit beneficiaries currently include the Tucson Children's Museum

The program is truly a community partnership and could not work without the support and generosity of our media partners. The results have been outstanding, with well over $5 million donated in advertising support. Our bilingual public service advertising campaign done for United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona was the largest PSA project ever conducted in Southern Arizona. Other participating non-profits have included the Girl Scouts of Southern ArizonaTu Nidito and the University of Arizona College of Science.

With the inception of the advertising partnership program, AAF Tucson created a sustaining Educational Endowment Fund. Scholarships have been awarded annually to Student Advertising Federation members of Southwest University of Visual Arts, The Art Institute of Tucson, Pima Community College and the University of Arizona. A Multicultural Advertising Education Scholarship has also been awarded annually. In 2013, a paid Internship Program was created to provide even greater benefits to AAF chapter students through paid industry related work experience.

AAF Tucson has received national recognition and been awarded for Public Service in the AAF National Club Achievement Competition for the program, which has also served as a model for other AAF chapters across the country. 

Our most sincere thanks goes to these members and local media companies who have participated in the AAF Tucson Advertising Partnership Program:

AdVision
Arizona Daily Star
Biz Tucson
Bolchalk FReY Marketing
Cumulus Media
Cox Media
The DesertLeaf 
Film Creations
Godat Design
Good News Communications
iHeartMedia 

KHRR Telemundo
Fox 11-KMSB / MyNet 18-KTTU
KOLD-TV 13

KVOA-TV
KUVE Univision
Labrecque Creative Sound
Lotus Communications
Madden Media
Scripps Broadcasting
Steven Meckler Photographer

Strongpoint Marketing
Tucson Local Media

Tucson Lifestyle Magazine

 

Entry Title: A Chair Named Clarity

Crown Chimp Productions

Gold ADDY® Award, Best of Show
Award Category: Digital Advertising - Video
Client: Allsteel/BMWDesignWorksUSA


Credits: 
Nickolas Duarte, director/executive producer
Drew Grubich, co-writer
Matthew King, editor
Oscar Rivera, director of photography
Chris Koval, talent
Fred Lux, talent
To-Ree-Nee Wolf, talent
Margoth Barrera-Murrin, producer
Lawannah Curry, talent
Jay Petersen, talent
Jason Huggins, voice over

Entry Title: Sprouts TV Commercial - Tulsa, OK

McFadden/Gavender Advertising

Gold ADDY® Award, Best Broadcast

Award Category: Outlets

Client: Sprouts Farmers Market

Credits: 
Thomas Haskin, Creative Director