Central States Media was honored with 7 American Advertising Awards. Central States Media received Gold Awards for its work on the Running Central Grand Opening campaign, ShaZam Racing’s website design, ShaZam Racing’s mobile website design, and for the on-going Walters Brothers Harley Davidson email campaign. Silver Awards were presented to CSM for their work on Illinois CancerCare Foundation’s “The Power of Hope” Direct Mail campaign, Running Central’s Event Calendar mobile app, and for the rebranding of the Peoria Symphony Orchestra.
“I cannot be more pleased and proud of the work our team has accomplished,” said Ann Johnston, President, Central States Media. “We share these honors with the clients we’ve had the privilege of working with to create such dynamic projects. To be honored with 7 American Advertising Awards is phenomenal.”
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 19, 2015 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 American Advertising Awards competition.