Special Thanks to Our Judges!

Jim Tabacynski • Dick Clough • Steve Gleydura • Heidi Baumgart • David Simmerer

 

TOM RUFFNER BEST OF SHOW 2019

Congratulations to Lake Health for “Living Again – The Norm Foundation Story,” which won Best of Show this year!

This recipient of the Lake Health Foundation community care fund tells his story in this heartwarming video that was used in the Foundation’s Annual Report:

Creative Director: Tom Abate

Art Director: Tom Abate

Designer: Lindsey Smith

Photographer: Mike Wilkes

WINNING ENTRIES

Public Relations – Special Events and Observances

BRONZE: Lake County Board of DD/Deepwood for "Mall Walker Program Kick-off"

Event Coordinator: Cassie Baucher

Photographer: Lindsey Smith

SILVER: Laketran for "Laketran Campus Loop Ribbon Cutting"
GOLD: Lake County Board of DD/Deepwood for "Broadmoor Bobcats vs. Area Coaches"

Creative Directors: Ann Vespa, Charlie Malta

Photographers: Lynnmarie Landwei-Phillips, Theresa Wetzel

Copywriter: Sheryl Kline

Art Director: Lynnmarie Landwei-Phillips

Printer: Mary Elshaw

Designer: Theresa Wetzel

Other: Ann Mahler

Public Relations – Marketing Consumer Products or Services/Community Relations

GOLD: The City of Painesville for "City of Painesville Rebranding Project"

Project Leads: Kathleen Sullivan (Communicators Coordinator, City of Painesville), Caroline Chaikin (Marketing Communications Director, Guide Studio)

Account Manager: Kathy Fromet (President, Guide Studio)

Project Sponsor: Cathy Bieterman (Economic Development Director, City of Painesville)

Designer: Mary Wunderle (Design Consultant, Guide Studio)

Print Marketing – Corporate ID, Brand Design, Logo Design

BRONZE: WWLC Chamber of Commerce for "Marketing Postcard"

Creative Director: Bill Rigo, Board Member

Copywriter: Bill Rigo

Photographer: Bill Rigo

Art Director: Bill Rigo

Printer: Jones Printing

Designer: Bill Rigo

Other: Marketing Committee Members: Josie Passafiume,  Chair; Bill Rigo, Board Member; Amy Gladiuex, Chamber member and past board member; Gretchen Skok-DiSanto, Chamber member and past board member; Karen Tercek, Chamber President/CEO

SILVER: Lake Health for "High Blood Pressure and Stroke Infographic"

Art Director: Lake Health

Designer: Lindsey Smith

GOLD: City of Painesville for "City of Painesville Rebranding Project"

Project Leads: Kathleen Sullivan (Communications Coordinator, City of Painesville), Caroline Chaikin (Marketing Communications Director, Guide Studio)

Designer: Mary Wunderle (Design Consultant, Guide Studio)

Project Sponsor: Cathy Bieterman (Economic Development Director, City of Painesville)

Account Manager: Cathy Fromet (President, Guide Studio)

Print Marketing – Publications

BRONZE: Lake Metroparks for "Nature Play Brochure"

Creative Directors: Sharon Metzung, Meredith Nicoletti

Copywriter: Sharon Metzung

Art Director: Meredith Nicoletti

Designer: Meredith Nicoletti

SILVER: Lake Metroparks for "Parks Plus Summer 2018""

Creative Directors: Sharon Metzung, Meredith Nicoletti

Designer: Meredith Nicoletti

Art Director: Meredith Nicoletti

Copywriter: Sharon Metzung

Photographers: Elizabeth Thomas (Smiling Monkey Photography), Al Susinskas, Denise Molesch, Moira Fellows, John Pogacnik, Andy Avram, Greennite, Earl Linaburg, Dan Burnett, Lane Baldwin Photography

GOLD: Lakeland Community College for "Holden University Center of Lakeland Community College View Book"

Creative Director: Tracy Shook

Printer: Lakeland Community College Production Center

Designer: Erin Henry

Copywriter: Kristina Willey

Photographer: Erin Henry, Mary Beth Joeright

Print Marketing – Large Format

BRONZE: Laketran for "Branding/Signage for Transit Shelters & Centers"
SILVER: Lake Metroparks for "Pollination Station Wayside Signage"

Creative Directors: Sharon Metzung, Meredith Nicoletti

Copywriter: Sharon Metzung

Art Director: Meredith Nicoletti

Photographers: Heather Barninger, Dan Burnett, Susan Wiedmann

Designer: Meredith Nicoletti

GOLD: Lakeland Community College for "Environmental Graphics & Wayfinding for Lakeland Community College's™ Health Technologies Building"

Creative Director: flourish

Other: Lakeland Community College

Art Director: flourish

Printer: Community Exhibits, Inc. (CEI)

Designer: flourish

Direct Mail – Invite, Announcement, Postcard, Multiple Package

BRONZE: Ten10 for "Euclid City Schools District Wide Mailers"

Creative Director: Ten10

Printer: Ten10

SILVER: Lakeland Community College for "50th Report to the Community"

Creative Director: Bob Arnold, Arnold Design Group; Tracy Shook, Lakeland Community College

Printer: Duke Printing

Designer: Ryan Brlecic, Arnold Design Group

Copywriter: Dawn Plante

GOLD: Lake Metroparks for "Birds & Blooms Spring Art Show Invitation"

Creative Director: Meredith Nicoletti

Photographers: Jackie Sajewski, Marilyn Beasley, Bill Thornburg

Collateral Literature – Product Sheet, White Paper, Flier, Rack Card

SILVER: SP Mount Printing for "Core Values Card"

Creative Director: Boost Creative Marketing

Design: Boost Creative Marketing

Printer: SB Mount Printing

GOLD: City of Painesville for "City of Painesville 2019 Community Events Rack Card"

Creative Director: Kathleen Sullivan, City of Painesville

Designer: Sandy Richards, Black Tie Studio

Advertising – Video (TV Spot – Demo – Presentation – Promotion – PSA)

SILVER: Lake County Department of Utilities for "We are the Lake County Department of Utilities."

Creative Director: Nick Pecko, Vice President of Media, Burges & Burges Strategists

Designer: Jimm Needle, Media Producer, Aquent Studios

GOLD: Lakeland Community College for "Making Holiday Memories"

Creative Director: Tracy Shook

Videographers & Producers: Phil Boyle and Sam Pastorial

Mixed Media Campaigns

SILVER: Laketran for "Locations Along Laketran"
GOLD: Lakeland Community College for "Start With Students"

Creative Director: IDEO + Lakeland Community College

Designer: IDEO + Lakeland Community College

Digital Media – Website: Business-to-Business or Business-to-Consumer

GOLD: Company 119 for "Cleveland Restoration Website Design"

Designer: Nathan Winne

Copywriter: Jon Klein

Developer: Nick Goers

Digital Media – Website: Nonprofit or Government

BRONZE: Bright Kestrel, Ltd. for "Temple Israel Ner Tamid Website Modernization and Redesign"

Art Director: Matt Keough

BRONZE: Company 119 for "Lake Humane Society"
SILVER: Lake Health Foundation for "Lake Foundation Digital Annual Report"

Creative Director: Tom Abate

Photographer: Mike Wilkes

Art Director: Tom Abate

Designer: Lindsey Smith

GOLD: Lake Health for "Lake Health Blog"

Art Director: Tom Abate

Copywriter: Nicole Gardner

Digital Media – Social Media Campaign

BRONZE: WWLC Chamber for "WWLC Chamber of Commerce Commercial"

Creative Director: Bill Rigo, Board Member

Other: Video support from Meister Media

Art Director: Bill Rigo

Copywriter: Bill Rigo, Board Member, and Chamber Staff

Designer: Bill Rigo

SILVER: Lake Metroparks for "Quilts 2019 at Lake Metroparks Farmpark"

Creative Director: John Venen

GOLD: Lake County Board of DD/Deepwood

Creative Director: Theresa Wetzel

Copywriter: Theresa Wetzel

Art Director: Lynnmarie Landwei-Phillips

Other: Ann Mahler, Supervisor

Designer: Theresa Wetzel

Photographers: Agency Staff

Digital Media – Online Advertising and Marketing

SILVER: Laketran for "Laketran Email Subscription Pop-Up"
GOLD: Knowtion for "Ganley Village Hits Historical Highs with Knowtion"

Analytics & Business: Sanjay Parker (Knowtion)

Marketing Director: Sarah LaPuma (Ganley)

Business Sponsor: Mike Campola (Ganley)

Individual Specialty – Writing

GOLD: Phil Stella for "Does Your Marketing Suck"

Author/Writer: Phil Stella

Individual Specialty – Graphic Design

BRONZE: Ten10 for "Goodyear Wingfoot Three Christening"

Creative Director: Casey Zulandt

Designer: Casey Zulandt

Printer: Ten10

SILVER: Lake Health for "Great Lakes Mall Signage Rebranding"

Art Director: Tom Abate

Designer: Lindsey Smith

Photographer: Mike Wilkes

GOLD: Ten10 for "Polaris Motorsports Jersey"

Creative Director: Casey Zulandt

Printer: Ten10

Individual Specialty – Photography

BRONZE: Tom Szabo for "Ocean Sands Jewelry Photography"

Creative Director: Tom Szabo

Photographer: Tom Szabo

SILVER: Lake Health for "Best of Health Video Series"

Photographer: Mike Wilkes

Creative Director: Tom Abate

Art Director: Tom Abate

Designer: Lindsay Smith

GOLD: Lake Health for "Norm Foundation Story"

Creative Director: Tom Abate

Photographer: Mike Wilkes

Art Director: Tom Abate

Designer: Lindsey Smith