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2017 CincinnADDYs "Live In Infamy" Following March 3 Event at Memorial Hall OTR


For Immediate Release: March 7, 2017
Contact: Judy Thompson, 513.984.9990

Ad Agencies Possible and Landor take “Best of Show” Honors at 2017 CincinnADDYs Awards on March 3 at Memorial Hall OTR

Possible Cincinnati’s “Fabreze Song Ads” campaign for Procter & Gamble and Landor’s “Inject Hope” poster campaign for the Hamilton County Heroin Coalition accepted Best Of Show honors in the AAF Cincinnati American Advertising Awards presentation Friday evening at the newly renovated Memorial Hall OTR.  Three hundred guests representing every segment of the Greater Cincinnati advertising community gathered to celebrate this year’s best of advertising creativity.

Of 321 professional entries received this year by AAF Cincinnati in the annual CincinnADDYs competition, 28 Gold ADDY Awards and 50 Silver ADDY Awards were presented to a total of 24 agencies and companies. The big winners this year were POSSIBLE with a total of 13 ADDY awards, Northlich with 11, and Barefoot Proximity with 9.

43 Student ADDY entries resulted in 3 Gold and 11 Silver Student ADDY winners representing AIC College of Design, Cincinnati State, Northern Kentucky University and the University of Cincinnati.

All CincinnADDYs entries were judged for their creativity, originality and strategy by a 3-judge panel made up of creative professionals from other major markets.

The American Advertising Awards, aka the ADDYs, is the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local AAF Club (Ad Club) competitions.

The local first tier, known here as the CincinnADDYs, is part of a three-tier, national competition. Concurrently, all across the country, local entrants vie to win ADDY Awards - recognition as the very best in their markets. At the second tier, local ADDY winners compete against winners from other local clubs in one of 15 district competitions. District ADDY winners are then forwarded to the third tier, the national stage of the American Advertising Awards. Entry in your local Ad Club competition is the first step toward winning a national ADDY.

Entering the American Advertising Awards supports the entire advertising industry, because the AAF and its local and district affiliates use the proceeds to enhance advertising through programs such as public service, internships, advocacy groups, advertising education, and consumer awareness.


Complete lists of AAF Cincinnati’s 2017 CincinnADDYs Professional and Student winners by category: