Central States Media netted numerous American Advertising Awards from the Peoria Ad Club, including a Judge’s Choice Award for the design of the website for Running Central. Central States Media also won several other awards including Gold Awards for the design and development of websites for Eureka College and Running Central and Silver Awards for the Illinois CancerCare branding campaign, “World Class Cancer Treatment”, and for the design and development of the mobile website for Running Central.
“These awards help us recognize the contributions of our entire team, our clients, and their dedication to providing compelling creative,” states Ann Johnston, President, Central States Media. “We strive to become the driving force our clients need to solidify their customer relationships. We do this by implementing holistic and highly strategic marketing communications plans paired with our award-winning creative… all created for maximum impact.”
Sponsored by the Peoria Ad Club, the local awards recognize creative excellence in advertising and design of promotional materials The awards were announced during the annual American Advertising Awards Gala held February 7, 2014 at the PAR A DICE Hotel in East Peoria.
Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the American Advertising Awards are the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition. The local American Advertising Awards is the first of a three-tiered national competition. Concurrently across the country, local entrants vie for recognition as the very best in their markets. At the second tier, local winners compete against other winners in one of 14 district competitions. District winners are then forwarded to the third tier, the national ADDY Awards competition.