Dunn&Co. Leads All Agencies at the 2018 Tampa Bay American Advertising Federation Awards

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Tampa agency wins 39 awards at the AAF’s Annual ADDY® Gala

Dunn&Co., a leading advertising agency and production company, has won 39 total ADDY® awards at the AAF Tampa Bay (American Advertising Federation of Tampa Bay) 2018 ADDY Awards, held on February 15 in Tampa. This marks the third straight year that Dunn&Co. has led the award count.

Of the 39 awards, 19 were either Gold or Best of Show in their respective categories. The awards haul included:

  • Five Best of Bay awards
  • Best of TV category for Wake the Bull Inside commercial for University of South Florida
  • Best of Radio category for Earl of Sandwich campaign
  • Best of Packaging category for Harleston Green whiskey package
  • Best of Cross Platform Campaign category for Reclaim His Name campaign for Earl of Sandwich
  • Best of Outdoor category for Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Overall Best of Show award for Reclaim His Name campaign for Earl of Sandwich

The award-winning work was created for a variety of media, including TV broadcast, radio broadcast, packaging, digital/web, outdoor, video and illustration. The ADDYs recognized the agency’s work on behalf of ten different clients: Earl of Sandwich, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tijuana Flats, University of South Florida, Harleston Green whiskey, Old Bastard Brewery, Savas Spirits, PDQ, Checkers and Big 5.

“Our team continues to rise to the challenge of creating interesting work,” said Dunn&Co. President and Chief Creative Officer Troy Dunn. “We’re in this business to be creative for our clients – to help them win – and good advertising is an important qualifier for brands to stand out and be admired. Winning in so many different media for ten different clients is a nice reflection of our team’s ability to keep the caliber of creative solid.”

The AAF ADDY Awards is the nation’s largest advertising competition, with more than 60,000 entries annually. The ADDY Awards is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry. The AAF Tampa Bay serves advertising professionals from the Tampa Bay community, including Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Citrus and Hernando Counties.

Dunn&Co.’s winning pieces will move on to compete at the district level competition for a chance to be forwarded to the national stage of the American Advertising Federation Awards in Chicago, Ill.

About Dunn&Co.
Dunn&Co. is an advertising and marketing communications firm housed in a century-old former cigar factory near Tampa’s historic Ybor City. Dunn&Co. provides award-winning creative solutions for clients worldwide, including GE Healthcare, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tijuana Flats, Baxter Healthcare, Monin, Checkers, Earl of Sandwich, Grow Financial, Edgewater Spirits, Savas Spirits, Sabal Trust, Old Bastard Brewery, Ventyv, and The Untied Way.

About AAF – Tampa Bay
The American Advertising Federation – Tampa Bay exists to support its members, the community and the advertising industry. Its mission is to promote fellowship, education and career enhancement among members of the advertising community; foster and recognize excellence in advertising; champion public service causes; build an understanding of the role and benefits of advertising at all levels; and encourage advertising self-regulation and continuous improvement to raise industry benchmarks.

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