Feb. 25, 2009
University of Iowa receives ADDY awards
University of Iowa marketing and communication projects have earned a string of ADDY awards from the American Advertising Federation of Cedar Rapids-Iowa City.
The awards recognize creative excellence in advertising and promotional materials. Winners were announced at the annual ADDY Awards Gala Feb. 20 in Cedar Rapids.
The university received the competition's top honor, the Best of Show Award, for "One Year After," an online annual report documenting recovery and renewal after the 2008 flood. The report also received Best of Category honors for interactive media and an ADDY Gold Award.
University Relations staff developed the report for the Office of the President. Project staff included Wendy Brown, Christopher Clair, Sondra Cue, Madelaine Jerousek-Smith, Lin Larson and Tim Schoon. The report is online at http://www.uiowa.edu/annual-report-09.
Other top awards included Judges Choice, Best of Category (sales promotion), and Gold awards to IMU Marketing and Design for Orientation lunch box packaging. Maura Cunningham, Sarah Lenger, Jessica Heacock and Babcor Packaging produced the project.
IMU Marketing and Design also received Best of Category (collateral) and Gold honors for its "47 Things" poster created by Sarah Jane Potter, Dan Sweeney and Nancy Abram.
Additional Gold Awards went to UI departments and outside agencies that developed projects for the University:
Silver ADDYs included:
For more information on the awards visit http://www.adfedcr.com/.
SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500
MEDIA CONTACT: Lin Larson, 319-384-0042, firstname.lastname@example.org