"Adam Ritchie Brand Direction Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary with New Clients, Speaking Tour and Numerous Award Wins: Two national brands have chosen Adam Ritchie Brand Direction as their public relations agency of record. Agency principal Adam Ritchie is conducting a national speaking tour. The firm is celebrating its anniversary by winning more than 20 industry awards in the last 10 months." (Bulldog Reporter)
Adam Ritchie Brand Direction received a platinum AVA Digital Award for Brand Voice & Strategic Storytelling. AVA Digital is an international competition which recognizes "outstanding achievement by creative professionals involved in the concept, direction, design and production of media that is part of the evolution of digital communication." (AVA Digital)
Adam Ritchie Brand Direction has been shortlisted by PRWeek three times in the PRWeek U.S. Awards. The agency is a finalist in the Best in Creative Excellence, Best in Social Media and Best in Arts, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Campaign and Technique categories. The awards are "firmly established as the communications industry's highest accolade, celebrating the best of the best corporate, agency, nonprofit and education teams, and the work they produce." (PRWeek)
A campaign by Adam Ritchie Brand Direction won its category in the PR News Platinum PR Awards. The team was recognized for "inventing a new product and working tirelessly through one of the toughest media climates in recent history." The awards "celebrate the year's crowning achievements in communications and marketing, and benchmark the top communications campaigns and leaders." (PR News)
The agency won Best Alcoholic Beverage Campaign in the MediaPost OMMA Online Marketing Awards. The campaign was called "original and clever, the taste of success" and Adam Ritchie Brand Direction was saluted for "thinking outside the box." The awards "honor agencies that push the potential of digital marketing." (MediaPost)
The Hermes Creative Awards recognized Adam Ritchie Brand Direction with a Platinum Award in its Innovation category. Hermes is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media. "Platinum winners are recognized for their excellence in terms of quality, creativity and resourcefulness, serving as a benchmark for the industry." (Hermes)
Adam Ritchie Brand Direction won its category in the Internet Advertising Competition. The IAC Awards “evaluate all forms of online advertising, including email, page‑based ads, online newsletters, mobile apps, websites, video and social media.”
Adam Ritchie Brand Direction was selected as a winner in the Publicity & Media Exposure category of the MerComm Mercury Excellence Awards. For more than three decades, these independent awards have "celebrated the creative professionals whose exceptional intelligence, hard work, creativity and style have made a difference in the public relations industry."
Adam Ritchie Brand Direction received a platinum MarCom award in the Product Launch category for "a game-changing strategic marketing campaign." The MarCom Awards is an international creative competition that "recognizes outstanding achievement by professionals involved in the concept, direction, design and production of marketing and communication materials and programs." (MarCom)
An integrated campaign by Adam Ritchie Brand Direction was selected as a winner in the 23rd Annual Communicator Awards, hosted by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. The Communicator Awards honor "the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for dedication to perfecting their craft as they push the envelope of creativity." More than 6,000 entries from around the world were judged by professionals from Condé Nast, Disney, Lockheed Martin, MTV and Time Inc.
An Adam Ritchie Brand Direction product packaging concept was awarded an International Design Award. The competition "recognizes, honors and promotes legendary design visionaries and uncovers emerging talents in architecture, interior, product, graphic and fashion design on global level." The jury included experts from Design Quarterly, HGTV, The Style Network and Cool Hunting. More than 1,000 entries from 52 countries around the world were evaluated for achievement in design, creativity, usability and innovation. (IDA)
A product packaging campaign by Adam Ritchie Brand Direction won an International Spark Design Award in the Experience category. Spark winners "innovate, change the game and in some way help humanity or the environment we live in." Judging was conducted by an independent multidisciplinary jury of designers from IDEO, LUNAR/McKinsey, Altitude/Accenture, HP, Intuitive Surgical, Landor, Steelcase, Gensler and Camelbak. (Spark) (PR Newswire)
The PR Club of New England presented Adam Ritchie Brand Direction with Four Bell Ringer Awards in Guerrilla Marketing, Hospitality/Travel/Entertainment and National Media Placements. Bell Ringer recipients "reflect top talent and innovation, and share the common thread of driving business results and brand equity for their clients."
The agency won the Gold Award for Best Arts & Entertainment Campaign in the Bulldog Reporter Awards. The campaign was called "innovative and multidimensional." The awards were judged by journalists from Forbes, USA Today and The Washington Post, and recognize "excellence in public relations and communications." (Bulldog Reporter)