2017 Apex Winners

APEX Awards

Congrats to our 2017 Winners!

BEST OF SHOW
• For Print Media, SP Mount Printing for the JFSA 2016 Annual Report
• For Digital Media, Lake Metroparks for the new Lake Metroparks website

Special Thanks to Our Judges!

Andrea Johnston • Jim Tabaczynski • Dick Clough • David Simmerer • Regina Strauss • Ruta Greiner • Tammi Lewis • Theresa Neuhoff

Public Relations

Special Events & Observances

BRONZE: Little L Communications for EYE Lighting 25th Anniversary
SILVER: Little L Communications for DeJohn Funeral Homes and Celebrations Center Grand Opening
GOLD: Lake Metroparks for Inspired by the National Parks Quilt Show


Marketing Consumer Products or Services

GOLD: Laketran for Laketran/Deepwood Industries Contract Signing


Media Relations

GOLD: Little L Communications for Lake County YMCA Dream House


Print Marketing/Collateral Materials

Corporate ID, Brand Design, Logo Design

GOLD: Ten10 Design for Serendipitea Logo and Branding

Newsletter


SILVER: Effective Training & Communication, Inc. for Communicate Confidently! Monthly eLetter
GOLD: Lake Metroparks for Lake Metroparks Farmpark Almanac

Magazine


BRONZE: Lake Health for Best of Health Magazine
SILVER: Hathaway Brown School for Learn for Life Magazine
GOLD: Hathaway Brown School for HB Magazine


Annual Report

BRONZE: Lake County Board of Developmental Disabilities/Deepwood for What’s Your Story?
BRONZE: United Way of Lake County for 2016 Annual Report
SILVER: Lake County Ohio Port and Economic Development Authority for 2016 Year in Review
GOLD: SP Mount Printing for JFSA 2016 Annual Report


Brochure, Catalog, View Book, Book

BRONZE: Lakeland Community College for 2017 Summer Camps
SILVER: Ten10 Design for Notre Dame College Strategic Plan
GOLD: Lake Health for Heart and Vascular Brochure


Large Format – Poster, Banner, etc.

BRONZE: Lake Health for Hospital Safety Score A-Rating Banners
SILVER: Lakeland Community College for Lakeland Jazz Festival 2016
GOLD: Laketran for Bus Stop Signs & Interior Bus Poster


Direct Mail

Invitations, Announcement, Postcards

GOLD: Lake Metroparks for The Way I See It: The Nature Art of Hap Howle Art Show Invitation
GOLD: Ten10 Design for Euclid Schools Recruitment Postcard Series


Collateral Literature

Product Sheets, White Papers, Fliers, Rack Cards

BRONZE: Lakeland Community College for Arts and Sciences Program Guides
SILVER: Lake Metroparks for Quilts 2017 Rack Card
GOLD: Laketran for Rider Tools Door Hanger/Rack Card


Advertising

Print

BRONZE: Little L Communications for What If…
SILVER: Lake County YMCA for Stretch Yourself
GOLD: Lake Metroparks for Ice Festival


Outdoor

SILVER: Laketran for Park-n-Ride Next Exit Billboard
GOLD: Lake County YMCA for Stretch Yourself


Video – TV Spot, Demo, Presentation, etc.

BRONZE: Lake County Visitors Bureau for Think Lake County
BRONZE: Zinner & Co. for Be Zinner
SILVER: The Vanderhaven Group for Lake County YMCA Dream House 2016 Video Overview
GOLD: Lake Health for All About Those Hands Hygiene Parody Video


Mixed Media

Campaign

BRONZE: EYE Lighting for Retrofit Challenge
SILVER: Eye Hortilux for White Equals Red
GOLD: Lake County YMCA for Stretch Yourself


Digital Media

Website

BRONZE: Company 119 for Flynn Restaurant Group Website
SILVER: Laketran for Laketran.com
GOLD: Lake Metroparks for Lake Metroparks Website


Social Media

BRONZE: Laketran for Cavs Parade Service #LaketranToTheLand
SILVER: Company 119 for Exscape Designs Social Media
GOLD: Lake Metroparks for Top 5 Fall Color Hikes


Individual Specialty

Writing

BRONZE: Effective Training & Communication, Inc. for Make Your Delivery Noteworthy
SILVER: Hathaway Brown School for HB’s 140th Anniversary
GOLD: Hathaway Brown School for Pride of Discovery


Graphic Design

BRONZE: Lake Metroparks for Lake Erie Bluffs Brochure
SILVER: Hathaway Brown School for Spring/Summer 2016 Learn for Life magazine
GOLD: Hathaway Brown School for Fall/Winter 2016 Learn for Life magazine