Now that you’ve won a Hermes Creative Award, what do you do?

With the results of the 2014 Hermes Creative Awards announced, after patting your team and yourself on the back for creating outstanding creative work, what’s the next step? You don’t want to sit on this honorable recognition – you should publicize it! Here are a few ideas to get you started. Broadcast on social media Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, Instagram … the list goes on. All these platforms are available for you to share your accomplishment with everyone in your network. If one of your colleagues doesn’t like to self-promote,... Read The Rest →

2014 Hermes Winners Posted

The results are in for the 2014 Hermes Creative Awards.  There were about 5500 entries from 15 countries.  Winners are posted on our website. All entrants today were mailed written notification of their results. Please allow a few days for the information to arrive. We will be posting more information on the blog in the coming days. For those of you who have been with us for a while, you may notice a new return address and telephone number on our materials.  After 20 years in Arlington, we are moving down... Read The Rest →

2014 Communitas Awards Spotlight: Cooksey Communications

Company: Cooksey Communications Title: “Twenty Years of Companywide Community Leadership and Involvement” Location: Irving, Texas Category: 1. Leadership in Community Service The staff at Dallas-area public relations firm Cooksey Communications considers community service and leadership integral to how they do business. Now in its 20th year, Cooksey Communications has grown to one of the largest and most respected PR firms in the area by being an integral part of the volunteer landscape. “We all individually and collectively volunteer our time and energy to our community,” said owner and president Gail... Read The Rest →

2014 Communitas Awards Spotlight: ReadyTalk

Company: ReadyTalk Title: “Leadership in the Commmunity” Location: Denver, Colorado Category: 10. Leadership in Community Service and Corporate Social Responsibility Brothers Dan and Scott King value community. So when they started ReadyTalk, an audio and web conferencing company, they were determined to create a company culture that encouraged community outreach and environmental sustainability while also providing multiple ways for employees to engage in these efforts. Between company-organized volunteer opportunities, supporting individual community involvement, choosing sustainable business practices and matching employee donations, the Kings have created an enterprise that encourages employees... Read The Rest →

Behind the Screen: The Creation of MP Squared’s Website

Consider your dinner from last night. Maybe you had a chicken sandwich or veggie burger accompanied by fries. Now, think about your meal’s start on the planet. What do you really know about its journey to your plate? Educating the general public about the intricacies of the agriculture business is only one of the things that MP2 Communications aims to do through its one-year-old website, mp2.ag, which recently received a 2014 AVA Digital Platinum Award. Recently I was able to learn more about the site’s creation and challenges faced during development... Read The Rest →

2013 MarCom Awards Call for Entries!

Deadline: September 13, 2013 282 Categories representing the vast creative spectrum of ideas, programs and campaigns by marketing and communication professionals. Corporate communications, advertising, digital, design, public relations, video, web. Credible, third-party validation from industry leaders. Over 6,000 entries per year www.marcomawards.com MarCom Awards is administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. Over the past few years, AMCP has donated almost $100,000 to charitable organizations and community endeavors supported by marketing and communication professionals.  

2013 Hermes Awards Deadline Today!

Calling all marketing and communication professionals. It’s time to spend a few minutes to get the recognition you so richly deserve. Enter your best work by the end of the day today and you’ll know shortly how you stack up to the rest of the industry. You don’t have to pay a fortune and wait forever for the results. - 188 Categories under Print Media, Public Relations/Communications, Electronic/Social/Interactive Media - Timely, fair, credible judging by the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals. - 175,000 entries judged over the last 19... Read The Rest →

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