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2018 Finalists and Winners

 

Project of the Year

WINNER

Ideas of Order Magazine – Redbird

FINALISTS

  •  Beyond Silence – Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. by Biosector 2, a Syneos Health company
  • AWOL inspired by Qantas – Junkee Media
  • Healthcare IT News Australia – HIMSS by Mahlab
  • Virgin Media Play Magazine – Virgin Media Ireland by Zahra Media Group

 

Agency of the Year for agencies with less than 100 employees

WINNER

PM, poslovni mediji

FINALISTS

  • Influence & Co.
  • Imprint
  • Storyation
  • Redbird
  • 256 media

 

Agency of the Year for agencies with more than 100 employees

WINNER

MSP-C, a division of MSP Communications

FINALISTS

  • Marcus Thomas LLC
  • New Content
  • Stein IAS
  • VERB Interactive, Inc.
  • Yesler

 

Content Marketer of the Year

WINNER

Venetta Linas Paris, Senior Manager, Content – Global Marketing, Aon

FINALISTS

  • Randi Bartelmie, Director of Global Brand & Content, Symantec Corporation, Consumer Business Unit
  • Bertrand Cerisier, Vice President, Global Marketing Workplace Solutions Business Group, Xerox Corp.
  • Beverly Jackson, VP Social Strategy, MGM Resorts International
  • Glenn LaFollette, Senior Manager of Brand Strategy, Corporate Marketing, JLL
  • Jason Miller, Head of Content and Social Media Marketing, LinkedIn Sales & Marketing Solutions EMEA
  • Evan Parker, Managing Director of Content Strategy, NASCAR

 

STRATEGY

 

Content Marketing Launch of the Year

WINNER

Dear Basketball’s Content Launch of the Year – Rogers & Cowan with Verizon

FINALIST

  • RISE with FIS – FIS
  • My Natura, My Career – Natura by New Content
  • Restaurant Insider – Upserve
  • The Capital Monitor – ABN AMRO MeesPierson by Zandbeek. The agency for engagement

 

Best Content Marketing Program

WINNER

Liberty Mutual | MasterThis – Jack Morton Worldwide

FINALIST

  • Content marketing fuels our US expansion efforts! – Babbel
  • Accountable Content Series (ACS) – Contently
  • Policygenius: Open Enrollment awareness campaign – Policygenius
  • Dear Basketball Content Marketing Program – Rogers & Cowan with Verizon

 

Best Content Marketing Program in Healthcare

WINNER

Cleveland Clinic ConsultQD – Cleveland Clinic

FINALIST

  • AetnaWeJoinYou.com – Aetna by Group SJR
  • Hartford HealthCare Content Marketing – Hartford HealthCare
  • HIMSS TV – Global Healthcare Network – HIMSS by INXPO
  • How Michigan Medicine Reaches Diverse Audiences – Manifest

 

Best Content Marketing Program in Financial Services

WINNER

CIBC – Parental Guidance – CIBC

FINALIST

  • Farm Credit: Making Ag Finance Clickable – Farm Credit Mid-America – Exponent PR
  • Atlantic Credit Unions Put Honesty To The Test – NATIONAL PR
  • BMO Harris & The Onion Pander to Millennials – BMO Harris by Resolution Media
  • Expanding Our Reach Through Prosper + Thrive – Santander Bank by SapientRazorfish & Arnold Worldwide

 

Best Content Marketing Program in Retail

WINNER

Reebok Newsroom – Reebok by Group SJR

FINALIST

  • History of the Barcode – Digimarc Corporation
  • Mondelez International & Coke Win at Smart & Final – HMT Associates, Inc.
  • Content that Converts: ASICS Pronation Guide – ASICS by Red Door Interactive
  • Meet me in the GAP – GAP by Social Stand Limited

 

Best Content Marketing Program in Manufacturing

WINNER

You Are How You Eat – Ingredion by Stein IAS

FINALIST

  • We make what matters work.* – Eaton
  • Better MRO: Manufacturing’s Go-To Thought Leader – Manifest
  • The Electrolux Puzzle – New Content
  • PLEXIGLAS® by Evonik brand campaign – Evonik Performance Materials GmbH by Profilwerkstatt GmbH

 

Best Content Marketing Program in Technology

WINNER

Command Line Heroes – Red Hat

FINALIST

  • Dell Technologies Brand Publishing – Dell Technologies
  • IBM Systems Integrated Media Platform – IBM by MSP-C, a division of MSP Communications
  • PwC’s Digital Pulse – PwC Australia
  • Salesforce Holiday Campaign – Salesforce Commerce Cloud

 

Best Content Marketing Program in Travel/Tourism

WINNER

AWOL inspired by Qantas – Qantas by Junkee Media

FINALIST

  • Hertz. We’re here to get you there. – Hertz by Catchweight
  • Aruba Goes Local – concept farm
  • Qantas Travel Insider + Qantas Magazine – Qantas by Medium Rare Content Agency
  • Delta Sky Magazine – Delta Air Lines by MSP-C, a division of MSP Communications
  • You Belong… In Vancouver – Tourism Vancouver

 

Best Content Marketing Program in Education

WINNER

Yamaha: SupportED Magazine – Yamaha Corporation of America, B&O

FINALIST

  • ‘this.’ powered by Deakin University – Deakin University
  • Hubs of Rich Content Build Trust in Education – Frontline Education
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – TCS/The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Washington College Co-branded Content and BuzzFeed – Washington College

 

Best Content Marketing Multi-Year Program

WINNER

LinkedIn Multi-Year Program – LinkedIn

FINALIST

  • EBS and the content revolution – EBS by 256
  • Ferrovial’s Multi-Year Content Marketing Strategy – Ferrovial
  • Revitalizing a Legacy Brand with a Book Trilogy – March Communications
  • WestCoastFood.caWestCoastFood Group by Tourism Vancouver

 

Best Marketing Automation in Content Marketing

WINNER

You Are How You Eat – Ingredion by Stein IAS

FINALIST

  • Verizon/Ascend Quantum Upgrade Journey Marketing – Verizon by Ascend Marketing
  • Philips Lighting – Smart Cities – Philips Lighting by Engagement Factory
  • The Journey From 14% to 59% Opens in 5 Months – Position2
  • SAP Ariba Lifecycle Nurture Programs – SAP Ariba

 

Highest Conversion Response from a Content Program

WINNER

Born This Way – Nulon by Edge

FINALIST

  • The Official Card of Seattle Sounders Fans – BECU by C+C
  • Not Very Insurancey – AAMI by Edge
  • Monster 100 – Monster Worldwide
  • You Are How You Eat – Ingredion – Stein IAS

 

Highest Subscriber Growth

WINNER

SnapApp Blog Subscriber Growth – SnapApp

FINALIST

  • “STL Mom Docs” – St. Louis Children’s Hospital by Creative Anvil
  • Merck Careers 2017 Audience Growth – Merck & Co. Inc

 

Most Innovative Content Distribution Strategy

WINNER

T.R.I.P. Through The Multiverse – Adam Ritchie Brand Direction

FINALIST

  • Hartford HealthCare Content Distribution Strategy – Hartford HealthCare
  • Munich Re, US Social Media Ambassador Program – Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.
  • Go Yakimon – Yakimon by Social Stand Limited
  • We Wish UTM A Merry Christmas – Tesco by Wolfgang Digital

 

Native Advertising/Sponsored Content as part of a Content Marketing Program

WINNER

Washington College Native Ads with BuzzFeed – Washington College

FINALIST

  • Job Order Contracting Toolkit – Gordian
  • PostNord Native Autumn 2017 – PostNord Sweden by Spoon & Bonnier News Brand Studio
  • Taylor’s Sponsored Content Series- Taylor Global
  • Holmes Group Sports Business Series – Taylor Global

 

Content Marketing ROI/Measurement Program

WINNER

Liberty Mutual | MasterThis – Jack Morton Worldwide

FINALIST

  • 2018 Experiential Marketing Trend Report – agencyEA
  • Forbes with UNICEF USAVoice – UNICEF USA by Forbes
  • SAP Industry Content Impacts Share of Voice & Brand – SAP
  • When content and SEO teams collaborate – SAS

 

Best Integration of Mobile Devices in a Content Marketing Program

WINNER

Wine Guided Tasting – New Content

 

In-Person (Event) Content Marketing Strategy

WINNER

Student Safety Symposiums – Gaggle

FINALIST

  • Elevate 2017 – ATPCO
  • Microsoft IoT in Action Event Series – Delightful Communications
  • Fashionopolis – MSP Communications
  • Atlas Roadshow: Build Trust – Atlas Roofing by Think Agency

 

Best Integrated Corporate Event (in-person)/Digital Content Strategy

WINNER

Microsoft IoT in Action Event Series + Webinars – Delightful Communications

FINALIST

  • Camp Bow Wow’s #GiveAFetch Campaign – Camp Bow Wow
  • Sphera inspire User Conference 2017 – Sphera Solutions
  • MGM Grand- Mirror Mirage – MGM Grand by Vox Media
  • Kasasa Nation – Kasasa

 

Agency/Client Content Marketing Partnership

WINNER

Aetna & SJR Collaboration – Aetna by Group SJR

FINALIST

  • Intersport & National Car Rental CM Partnership – National Car Rental by Intersport
  • Michigan Medicine/Manifest Partnership – Manifest
  • CDW and Manifest Partnership – Manifest
  • Totem & CAA: A 12-Year Partnership – CAA by Totem

 

Best Use of Influencer Marketing

WINNER

Soulfully – OTTO GmbH & Co KG by COMPANIONS

FINALIST

  • Cyberbullying: Not Okay! – Geelmuyden Kiese
  • NARS Influencer Launch Earns 5X ROI – January Digital
  • With Ambition – Reno Tahoe Expands Awareness – Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority
  • Best Use of Influencer Marketing for Bluesmart – Sparkpr

 

Best Content Strategy

WINNER

Liberty Mutual | MasterThis – Jack Morton Worldwide

FINALIST

  • Content Marketing for SMBs Inspired by SMBs – Constant Contact
  • Hearst Create | Dremel – Dremel by Hearst Create
  • State of Marketing campaign (Salesforce Research) – Salesforce
  • ­Content Strategy – REALTOR.ca – REALTOR.ca by Truly Social Inc.

 

Integrated Content Marketing Program (Print/Digital Integration)

WINNER

Virgin Media Play Magazine – Virgin Media Ireland by Zahra Media Group

FINALIST

  • GoToyota print – Toyota World online – Head Office NL
  • Coles Supermarkets – Medium Rare Content Agency
  • Minha Natura feat. coach Ana Raia – Natura by New Content
  • The Capital Monitor – ABN AMRO MeesPierson by Zandbeek. The agency for engagement

 

Best Use of Technology as Part of Content Marketing Program

WINNER

Bosch #SantasNewRide – Robert Bosch GmbH by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH

FINALIST

  • You’re Not Invited – Bulldog Solutions
  • Caveman Campaign – PathFactory (formerly LookBookHQ)
  • Vokey SM7 Launch – Vokey by Red Door Interactive
  • 15 Experts on Tech Trends and Innovation – Salesforce AppExchange

 

Paid Advertising/Content Marketing Integration

WINNER

We Wish UTM A Merry Christmas – Tesco by Wolfgang Digital

FINALIST

  • Curated Origins Content Delivers +30% Sales YoY – January Digital
  • Rest Your Weary Bones on a Purple Mattress – Purple
  • SAP Hybris 2017 Consumer Insights Report Campaign – SAP Customer Experience by Yesler
  • The Capital Monitor – ABN AMRO MeesPierson by Zandbeek. The agency for engagement

 

Best Branded Content Campaign

WINNER

BMO Harris & The Onion Pander to Millennials – BMO Harris by Resolution Media

FINALIST

  • Original. AutoCAD. Campaign – Autodesk
  • Born This Way – Nulon by Edge
  • The Entrepreneurs’ Organization Truth Booth – Muse Content Group
  • #EscapeRobot – War Child UK by Raw London

 

Best Use of Content in Account-Based Marketing (ABM)

WINNER

ChannelAdvisor Amazon Fire Direct Mail Campaign – ChannelAdvisor Corporation

FINALIST

  • Insights delivers substantial results with ABM – Insights

 

DISTRIBUTION

 

Best Enewsletter

WINNER

Red Hat Shares – Red Hat

FINALIST

  • Seeding Deeper Relationships with Local Advisers – DuPont Crop Protection by Exponent PR
  • GM Financial Dealer Insider – GM Financial
  • Tax Hot Topics – Grant Thornton
  • The Relate Digest – Zendesk

 

Best Use of Facebook in Content Marketing

WINNER

Cricket’s Impressive Engagement through Facebook – Cricket Wireless

FINALIST

  • Hartford HealthCare Connect to Healthier LIVE – Hartford HealthCare
  • SilverSneakers Facebook – Tivity Health by Linkwell Health
  • Go Yakimon – Yakimon by Social Stand Limited
  • Volvo Trucks Social Media 2017 – Volvo Trucks by Spoon

 

Best Use of Instagram/Snapchat in Content Marketing

WINNER

Zendesk Snapchat – Zendesk

FINALIST

  • Cleveland Clinic Instagram Stories – Cleveland Clinic
  • PMI Global Congress Instagram – Project Management Institute by Imagination
  • Vamos/LATAM Instagram Stories – LATAM by New Content
  • NASA Internships: Launching Your NASA Career – Ruiz Strategies

 

Best Use of LinkedIn/SlideShare in Content Marketing

WINNER

Cielo Trainees Program – Cielo by New Content

FINALIST

  • Crash Course – Redbird
  • SAP Hybris 2017 Consumer Insights Report Campaign – SAP Customer Experience by Yesler

 

Best Use of Twitter in Content Marketing

WINNER

T.R.I.P. Through The Multiverse – Adam Ritchie Brand Direction

FINALIST

  • AutoCAD March CADness – Autodesk
  • Social Publishing Campaign for TradeStation – DRUM Agency
  • Meet Appy – Salesforce AppExchange

 

Best Use of Video/YouTube/Vimeo in Content Marketing

WINNER

Kantega – The Mysterious Life of Developers – Kantega by Spoon

FINALIST

  • Cyberbullying: Not Okay! – Geelmuyden Kiese
  • Troy-Bilt® Fresh Cut – Marcus Thomas LLC
  • Stop the Thief – Swedish Theft Prevention Association by OTW
  • Visit the USA & SORTEDfood – The Brand USA

 

Best Use of Multichannel Social Media in Content Marketing

WINNER

Born This Way – Nulon by Edge

FINALIST

  • Cleveland Clinic Multichannel Social Media – Cleveland Clinic
  • Eats and Beats Urban Food Truck and Music Pop Up – Logan City Council
  • Because of Salesforce I… – Salesforce
  • We Wish UTM A Merry Christmas – Tesco by Wolfgang Digital

 

Best Corporate Blog

WINNER

Rubicon Global Blog – Best Corporate Blog – Rubicon Global

FINALIST

  • CoreHR and B2B blogging excellence – CoreHR BY 256
  • A Destination for Education Leaders – Frontline Education
  • Inspired eLearning Blog – Inspired eLearning LLC
  • Young Living Blog – Young Living Essential Oils

 

Best Blog Post

WINNER

Siri is dying. Long live Susan Bennett. – Typeform submitted by InkHouse Public Relations

FINALIST

  • “What is Lean” for Ashley Treatment Center – Dreamscape Marketing
  • Megatunnels article by Ferrovial Blog – Ferrovial
  • The Ultimate Guide to Content Marketing – Influence & Co.
  • “Machine Learning vs Deep Learning” Blog Post – Zendesk

 

Best Multi-Author Blog

WINNER

Constant Contact’s Audience-First Approach – Constant Contact

FINALIST

  • Budget Dumpster’s Blog Increases Visits by 405% – Budget Dumpster
  • Harte Hanks Multi-Author Blog – Harte Hanks
  • Nurse.com/blog – OnCourse Learning
  • SAS Blogs – SAS

 

Best Topic-Specific Blog

WINNER

The WordStream Blog – WordStream

FINALIST

  • Allergy Amulet’s Food Allergy Blog Content – Allergy Amulet
  • Soulfully – OTTO GmbH & Co KG – COMPANIONS
  • Common Tread brought to you by Revzilla.com  – RevZilla
  • Spark News – Marketing and PR Blog – Sparkpr

 

Best Podcast/Audio Series

WINNER

Dell Technologies Trailblazers podcast – Dell Technologies

FINALIST

  • Field Trip: Stories of Innovation in K-12 – Frontline Education
  • Command Line Heroes – Red Hat
  • EDGE of the Web  – Site Strategics
  • Transit Unplugged – Trapeze Group

 

Best Infographic (one-time)

WINNER

Azamara Club Cruises – VERB Interactive, Inc.

FINALIST

  • Westpac Institutional Bank WIB IQ OBOR infographic – Carnaby + Company
  • 101 Ways to Rock Your Retail Customer’s World – Quad
  • Manufacturers Roadmap to English Language Training – Rosetta Stone by ScribbleLive
  • graphic recording “digital ecosystems” – Fiducia & GAD IT AG by va bene publishing GmbH/concept c media

 

Best Infographic Series

WINNER

Pocket Guide to Diabetes – Digital Boomerang

FINALIST

  • “The Big Picture,” On Investing magazine – Charles Schwab by 30 Point Strategies
  • The onUp Challenge – SunTrust Banks, Inc. by Imagination
  • National Pen Desk Campaign – IMI
  • London Borough of Bexley Growth Strategy – infogr8

 

Best Use of Interactive Infographics

WINNER

Critical IT Incidents Calculator – Splunk

FINALIST

  • thyssenkrupp / infografphic Doubles Luge – thyssenkrupp by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH
  • ScribbleLive Content Marketing Maturity Asessement – ScribbleLive by ion interactive
  • Path to the Inbox Interactive Game – Return Path
  • Salesforce’s High-Performing Marketer’s Map – Salesforce

 

Best Use of Content Curation

WINNER

Ohio Lottery InspiredOH – Marcus Thomas LLC

FINALIST

  • Bank of America’s 2017 ESG Influencer Program – Bank of America by Burson-Marsteller
  • Nexus Content Package – Cisco Systems

 

Best Mobile App/Utility

WINNER

Getting There: Solving Traffic at SunTrust Park – Atlanta Braves and MLB Advanced Media

FINALIST

  • Tempur Sealy Online & App Cutaway Tool – The Mx Group

 

Best Content-Driven Website

WINNER

Liberty Mutual | MasterThis – Jack Morton Worldwide

FINALIST

  • Redshift – Autodesk
  • AetnaWeJoinYou.comAetna by Group SJR
  • Ambitious Storytelling on VisitRenoTahoe.com – Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority
  • thomsonreuters.comThomson Reuters

 

Best Use of Slideshows

WINNER

AARP Member Benefits Surprising Benefits Slideshow – AARP Member Benefits Communications by ThomasARTS

FINALIST

  • Velocity String – Velocity Partners

 

Best Motivational Video or Video Series

WINNER

Beyond Silence – Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. by Biosector 2, a Syneos Health company

FINALIST

  • I Am IH webseries – AIHA
  • Nanometrics: Exploring the Unknown in a Fast-Changing World – Export Development Canada
  • Natura feat. coach Ana Raia – Natura by New Content
  • Small Business, Big Impact Series – Vistaprint

 

Best Topic-Specific Video as Part of a Content Marketing Program

WINNER

How to Become a Master – Dremel by Hearst Create

FINALIST

  • Blockchain: how does it work? – CPA Australia
  •  “I’m Always Going to Be Thankful for You” – NEA Member Benefits
  • Million Data Points: Splunkers Share Their Stories – Splunk
  • MailChimp – Butt Brain Explainer – MailChimp by Vox Media

 

Best Short Form Video or Video Series as Part of a Content Marketing Program

WINNER

Introducing Reyka Vodka to U.S. Markets – William Grant and Sons – Reyka Vodka by Red Tettemer O’Connell + Partners

FINALIST

  • Troy-Bilt® Fresh Cut – Marcus Thomas LLC
  • Airbnb Holiday Recipes Around the World – Airbnb by Ready State
  • Random Acts of Health – Redbird
  • Harding County Schools – Scorch Agency

 

Best Content Marketing Video Series

WINNER

Born This Way – Nulon by Edge

FINALIST

  • Hartford HealthCare Connect to Healthier – Hartford HealthCare
  • The Entrepreneurs’ Organization Truth Booth Series – Muse Content Group
  • NewYork-Presbyterian’s Inside NYP Series – NewYork-Presbyterian
  • Stone Temple Videos Wed Humor with Insight – StoneTemple Consulting

 

Best Use of eBook or White Paper Program

WINNER

Dreamforce Keynote eBook: We Are All Trailblazers – Salesforce

Best Use of eBook or White Paper Program

FINALIST

  • The Internet of Things in the Industrial Sector – IBM
  • Optum Health Care Executive Toolkit – Optum
  • RAIN Group: 5 Sales Prospecting Myths Debunked – RAIN Group
  • The Marketing Automation Owners Manual – Yesler

 

Transportation (Air/Auto/Rail/Ship) Publication

WINNER

Megaprojects Listings – Volvo Construction Equipment by OTW

FINALIST

  • Driving Line Publication – Nitto Tire U.S.A., Inc. by Cie Digital Labs
  • Msafiri – Kenya Airways by Hearst Create
  • Holland Herald – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines by Hearst Create
  • The ELD Mandate – Fleet Owner / American Trucker by Informa Engage

 

Association Publication

WINNER

Ambition – AHK Slowenien by PM, poslovni mediji

FINALIST

  • AARP The Magazine – AARP
  • Perspective – International Interior Design Association by Imagination
  • create digital – Engineers Australiam by Mahlab
  • Independent School Magazine Redesign – National Association of Independent Schools by MSP-C, a division of MSP Communications

 

Technology Publication

WINNER

Digital Pulse – PwC Australia

FINALIST

  • Trajectory Magazine – United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation by GLC – a marketing communications agency
  • The Property Pro Coffee Break Magazine – Rentec Direct
  • SecurityIntelligence by IBM Security – Skyword
  • The Essential Guide to Machine Data – Splunk

 

Manufacturing Publication

WINNER

Manufacturing Our Future – Mediaplanet

FINALIST

  • Energy transition outlook – DNV GL by infogr8

 

Financial Services Publication

WINNER

Investor Magazine – T. Rowe Price

FINALIST

  • Magazin Wohnen – Deutsche Postbank AG by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH
  • Eriesense Magazine – Erie Insurance
  • U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management – U.S. Bank by Imagination
  • think.bank – Das Magazin der Fiducia & GAD IT AG – va bene publishing GmbH/concept c media

 

Government Publication

WINNER

Yearbook 2017 – Swedish Security Service – Swedish Security Service (Säkerhetspolisen) by Yours Communications Agency

FINALIST

  • NEXTSTEP 2017 CMA Submission – Agency for Integrated Care
  • CalSTRS GRI Report – Global Stewardship at Work – California State Teachers’ Retirement System
  • City of Dunwoody – Placemaking Plan – O’Neill Communications
  • PIONEER Magazine – So Drama! Entertainment & MINDEF Singapore

 

Healthcare/Medical Publication

WINNER

NewYork-Presbyterian’s Health Matters – NewYork-Presbyterian

FINALIST

  • 2017 & 2018 Ophthalmology Update – Cleveland Clinic
  • Magellan Rx Trend Report — 2016 Seventh Edition – Magellan Rx by D Custom
  • Healthcare IT News Australia – HIMSS by Mahlab
  • How to Navigate Nursing Ethics – Nurse.com digital – OnCourse Learning

 

Hospitality/Travel Publication

WINNER

Qantas Travel Insider + Qantas Magazine – Medium Rare Content Agency

FINALIST

  • Holland Herald – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines by Hearst Create
  • Msafiri – Kenya Airways by Hearst Create
  • 2017 Travel USA Inspiration Guide – Brand USA by Miles
  • Voyage magazine by APT and Storyation

 

Nonprofit Publication

WINNER

Kid Food Nation Cookbook – Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada

FINALIST

  • Help! Where does the money go? – Swedish Red Cross by OTW
  • Alberta Cancer Foundation’s Leap magazine – RedPoint Media & Marketing Solutions

 

Religious Publication

WINNER

Thrivent Magazine – Thrivent Financial by Imagination

 

Retail Publication

WINNER

Style Solutions (with dogs) – Weir & Sons by 256 Media

FINALIST

  • E.ON Energie & Water – Head Office NL

 

School/University Publication

WINNER

Nursing in Action magazine – Studio 1847/Tronc

FINALIST

  • ‘this.’ powered by Deakin University – Deakin University
  • Georgetown Business – Georgetown University McDonough School of Business by Imagination
  • St. Ed’s Magazine: A Publication that Does More – St. Edward’s University
  • INSIGHT Magazine – TCS/The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

 

Internal/Employee Publication

WINNER

SIX Tone of Voice – SIX

FINALIST

  • GMF 360 – GM Financial
  • 2018 Benefits Guide – GM Financial
  • “REMARK”able Magazine – Chick-fil-A by Imagination
  • Obzornik. Depression. Let’s Talk. – Zavarovalnica Triglav by PM, poslovni mediji

 

EDITORIAL

 

Best New PRINT Publication – Editorial

WINNER

Ideas of Order Magazine – Redbird

FINALIST

  • Think Creative: Thinking outside of the internet – Creative Associates International
  • Bridging Divides Through Civil Discourse – Frontline Education
  • Google: Women who Thrive – Google
  • Harte Hanks Quarterly – Harte Hanks

 

Best New Digital Publication – Editorial

WINNER

Healthcare IT News Australia – HIMSS by Mahlab

FINALIST

  • Smarter MSP – Barracuda MSP
  • AAA Living Website – AAA by Pace
  • UNBOUND Magazine – Saybrook University – By TCS Education System
  • Right as Rain by UW Medicine – UW Medicine

 

Best PRINT Publication – Editorial

WINNER

Your Teen Magazine for Parents – Your Teen Media

FINALIST

  • BBB TRUSTED Magazine – Council of Better Business Bureaus
  • Msafiri – Kenya Airways by Hearst Create
  • Essential – Freudenberg Sealing Technologies Gmbh & Co. KG by Profilwerkstatt GmbH
  • Yamaha: SupportED Magazine – Yamaha Corporation of America, B&O

 

Best Digital Publication – Editorial

WINNER

Qantas Travel Insider – Qantas by Medium Rare Content Agency

FINALIST

  • Redshift – Autodesk
  • Reach Further by East West Bank – East West Bank
  • Marriott TRAVELER – Marriott TRAVELER
  • The Definitive Guide to eCommerce Shipping – ShippingEasy by Value Intersect Consulting

 

Best Feature Article – PRINT

WINNER

Mayhem to Magic, Pages Magazine – Lane Press

FINALIST

  • AARP Bulletin – Why Medicare Matters – AARP
  • How to Solve Feeding Disorders Without a G-Tube – Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Taking Innovation to Heart: Next Gen Intervent… – Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • “Crimes of the Mind” – TCS/The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

 

Best Feature Article – Digital

WINNER

Is it moral to imbue machines with consciousness? – Hewlett Packard Enterprise by Ready State

FINALIST

  • Inspired Art Therapy for Breast Cancer Patients  – NewYork-Presbyterian
  • The Well by Northwell Health – Revmade
  • “Our Silenced Soldiers” – Saybrook University by TCS Education System
  • “Chatbots” Feature Article – Zendesk

 

Best Interview or Profile

WINNER

Nigeria: Bits of Borno – Creative Associates International

FINALIST

  • UnitedHealthcare Renew: Joyride with Rita Moreno – UnitedHealthcare by MSP-C, a division of MSP Communications
  • RED – The Magazine from SIX – SIX
  • Francis Mallmann for ‘Our World’ magazine – Captain’s Choice by Storyation
  • “Amy Gallo Loves a Good Fight” – Zendesk

 

Best Regularly Featured Column or Section

WINNER

All Animals, Care Centers – The Humane Society of the United States

FINALIST

  • “Ask Carrie,” Summer 2017 On Investing – Charles Schwab by 30 Point Strategies
  • AutoCAD Blog: Tuesday Tips – Autodesk
  • Jobs for People Who… – Monster Worldwide
  • PEOPLE – PIONEER Magazine – So Drama! Entertainment & MINDEF Singapore

 

Best Series of Articles

WINNER

The Well by Northwell Health – Revmade

FINALIST

  • GM Financial Advertorial “We Got This” – GM Financial
  • Msafiri – Kenya Airways by Hearst Create
  • CMS Compliance Reactions Blog Series – Verisk

 

Best Overall Editorial – PRINT

WINNER

All Animals, Mar/Apr 2017 – The Humane Society of the United States

FINALIST

  • AARP Bulletin – AARP
  • Air Canada enRoute, December 2017 – Air Canada by Bookmark
  • Holland Herald – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines by Hearst Create
  • Insigniam Quarterly (IQ) – Insigniam by Imagination

 

Best Overall Editorial – Digital

WINNER

Healthcare IT News Australia – HIMSS by Mahlab

FINALIST

  • Redshift – Autodesk
  • SilverSneakers Blog – Tivity Health by Linkwell Health
  • Symantec’s Cyber Security Blog – Symantec with Big Valley Marketing
  • Relate (by Zendesk) Online Magazine – Zendesk

 

Best Special Topic Issue

WINNER

Obzornik. Depression. Let’s Talk. – Zavarovalnica Triglav by PM, poslovni mediji

FINALIST

  • Y – Das Magazin der Bundeswehr – Federal Ministry of Defence by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH
  • TOP LEAD REPORT “ENERGY INDUSTRY IN UKRAINE” – Top Lead
  • think.bank – Das Magazin der Fiducia & GAD IT AG – va bene publishing GmbH/concept c media
  • Your Teen: Parents’ Guide to College Admissions – Your Teen Magazine for Parents

 

Best Annual Report

WINNER

Leveraging Opportunities for Science..,AR17 – Society for Neuroscience

FINALIST

Hella Annual Report 2016/2017 – Hella GmbH & Co.KGaA by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH

HTcommUNITY 2016 At-A-Glance Infographic – HoganTaylor LLP

FSO Playbook 2017 – Friendship Senior Options by IVY Marketing Group

2017 STFC Annual Report – State Auto Insurance

 

Best Corporate Book

WINNER

ŠKODA We Love Hockey – C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH

FINALIST

  • DemandLab: Supporting “Change Agents” in Marketing – DemandLab
  • Pitney Bowes Shipping Guide eBook – Pitney Bowes by ion interactive
  • Sharing Drive Innovation – 50 Years of FVA – Forschungsvereinigung Antriebstechnik e.V. by Profilwerkstatt GmbH
  • Everything Can Wait! – State Auto Insurance

 

DESIGN

 

Best New PRINT Publication – Design

WINNER

Bridging Divides Through Civil Discourse – Frontline Education

FINALIST

  • Kid Food Nation Cookbook – Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada
  • Think Creative: Thinking outside of the internet – Creative Associates International
  • 2018 Travel Manitoba Inspiration Guide – Travel Manitoba

 

Best New Digital Publication – Design

WINNER

Litera Microsystems The Changing Lawyer – Litera Microsystems

FINALIST

  • IH Heroes: Tales from the IH Experience # – AIHA
  • UNBOUND Magazine – Saybrook University by TCS Education System

 

Best PRINT Publication – Design

WINNER

Perspective- International Interior Design Association by Imagination

FINALIST

  • EY – Tax Insights for business leaders – Issue 19 – Ernst & Young LLP by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH
  • H+ Magazine, No.5 – Hacin + Associates
  • RED – The Magazine from SIX -SIX
  • Challenge magazine – Tuber Productions Pte Ltd

 

Best Digital Publication – Design

WINNER

Redshift – Autodesk

FINALIST

  • Mercer Magazine by Mercer and Storyation
  • Ebook: 5 Steps for Effective Data Storytelling – Qlik by WHM

 

Best Cover – PRINT

WINNER

Obzornik. Depression. Let’s Talk. – Zavarovalnica Triglav by PM, poslovni mediji

FINALIST

  • Lexus Life – Head Office NL
  • Delta Sky Magazine – Delta Air Lines by MSP-C, a division of MSP Communications
  • Costa Rica Cover Vamos/LATAM – New Content
  • Challenge magazine (March/April 2017) – Tuber Productions Pte Ltd

 

Best Cover – Digital

WINNER

LinkedIn Power Couple – Scorch Agency

 

Best Feature Design

WINNER

The Crisis, the Fallout, the Change – Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

FINALIST

  • Colours magazine, May 2017 edition – Agency Fish
  • Texas Heritage for Living — Day on the Farm – Texas Farm Bureau Insurance by D Custom
  • Senses, Experience Mandarin Oriental, Miami 2018 – HCP Media
  • All Animals, Jul/Aug 2017 Veggie Dog feature – The Humane Society of the United States

 

Best Infographic Design

WINNER

Airbnb 2018 Travel Trend Forecast – Airbnb by Ready State

FINALIST

  • Content Marketing Spread (Infographic) – Express Writers
  • Interactive Marketing Technology Stack – ion interactive
  • Tampa Adrenaline Rush – Visit Tampa Bay by Madden Media
  • The Business of Color – Vistaprint

 

Best Use of Illustration

WINNER

The Marketing Genie – LinkedIn

FINALIST

  • “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” Fall 2017 On Investing – Charles Schwab by 30 Point Strategies
  • Caveman Campaign Design – PathFactory (formerly LookBookHQ)
  • Command Line Heroes – Red Hat
  • Unsung Holidays Calendar Program – Travelers

 

Best Use of Photography

WINNER

Master Class – agency fish

FINALIST

  • The Be Vocal Collection – Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. by Biosector 2, a Syneos Health company
  • Msafiri – Kenya Airways by Hearst Create
  • Coop Mega magazine – Coop Mega by Redink
  • AARP Member Benefits Communications Photography – ThomasARTS

 

Best Overall Design – PRINT

WINNER

Orange Magazine – Imagination

FINALIST

  • H+ Magazine, No.5 – Hacin + Associates
  • Preprosto – Lidl Slovenija by PM, poslovni mediji
  • Redink / Coop Mega – Coop Mega by Redink
  • think.bank – Das Magazin der Fiducia & GAD IT AG – va bene publishing GmbH/concept c media

 

Best Overall Design – Digital

WINNER

UNBOUND Magazine – Saybrook University by TCS Education System

FINALIST

  • Redshift – Autodesk
  • VisitRenoTahoe.com Inspires Ambition – Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority by Noble Studios
  • “Through a Cracked Lens” (for “Snowfall”/FX) – Studio 1847
  • Kasasa.comKasasa