San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 1, 2010
Youth Pulse, Inc. (Ypulse), the leading authority on youth, today awarded its inaugural GennY Award to Organic, Inc. for its groundbreaking U By Kotex campaign. Targeting teen girls and young women, the U by Kotex campaign stood out for its honest, authentic and educational dialogue about women's health.
"Unlike traditional advertising, digital channels allowed Kotex to tell a larger story and engage teens and young women in a way that transcended traditional advertising," said Ypulse president Dan Coates. "A combination of edgy creative with an authentic approach to an important topic resulted in tremendous passion among young females within a product category that hasn't seen this level of interest in a while."
"We are delighted to receive this important award on behalf of our work for Kimberly-Clark," said Organic CEO Marita Scarfi.
Ypulse announced its inaugural GennY Award in the fall of 2009, receiving dozens of submissions from a variety of media companies, marketing agencies and non-profit organizations. The winning submission was selected by Ypulse staff as well as members of its Youth Advisory Board. Finalists included PayPal for the launch of the PayPal Student Accounts campaign; ISIS, Inc. for the Say What?!? contest to create a viral sex education PSA; and Cole Weber for the "Best of Us" challenge on behalf of the IOC and designed to engage young people around the world in the Olympic Games.
Organic was honored at the fourth annual Ypulse Youth Marketing Mashup event, held at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco on May 23rd and May 24th, 2010.
About Youth Pulse, Inc.
Youth Pulse Inc is the leading authority on tween, teen, college and young adult insights for marketing, brand and media professionals, providing news, commentary, events, research and strategy. Our integrated platform comprises a web site (http://www.ypulse.com), a daily newsletter, annual conferences (mashup.ypulse.com) and a proprietary online research community (http://www.surveyu.com). Youth Pulse offers insights, resources, & community to those who market to and work with youth--and who wish to reach them in an authentic manner.
About the U by Kotex product line and Kimberly-Clark
U by Kotex, the newest line of feminine care products (tampons, pads and liners) from Kimberly-Clark, provides outstanding product performance complemented by a colorful, cool design and attitude. Black boxes and neon wrappers signify the bold stand that U by Kotex is taking to turn current category conventions upside down.
Kimberly-Clark and its well known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies,
Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds the No.1 or No. 2 share position in more than 80 countries. To keep up with the latest K-C news and to learn more about the company's 138-year history of innovation, visit http://www.kimberly-clark.com.
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