S&A Communications recently won eight Hermes Creative Awards out of nine total submissions entered by the full-service communications firm. This marks the greatest number of Hermes Creative Awards — awarded by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals — that the firm has ever received in one year.
The Hermes Creative Awards are an international competition showcasing concept, writing and design work from various communications, marketing and public relations firms. Entries are judged in three main categories: Print Media, Public Relations/Communication and Electronic Media/Social Media/Interactive Media.
S&A Communications received awards primarily in the Electronic Media/Social Media/Interactive Media category, as well as one in the Pro Bono category for its public relations work. Following are the firm’s winning entries:
Platinum – Pro Bono
Rock Your World Benefit Concert Public Relations
Gold – Electronic Media/Social Media/Interactive Media, Social Media: Instagram Site
The North Carolina 100 Instagram
Gold – Electronic Media/Social Media/Interactive Media, E-Communication: E-Newsletter
The North Carolina 100 Newsletter
Gold – Electronic Media/Social Media/Interactive Media, Social Media: Facebook Engagement
Sunrock Job Fair Facebook Engagement
Gold – Electronic Media/Social Media/Interactive Media, Website Overall: Association
British American Business Council North Carolina Website
Honorable Mention – Electronic Media/Social Media/Interactive Media, Website Overall: Nonprofit
Hope for Haiti Foundation Website
Honorable Mention – Electronic Media/Social Media/Interactive Media, Website Overall: Interactive
Cary Economic Development Website
Honorable Mention – Electronic Media/Social Media/Interactive Media, E-Communication: E-Newsletter
Precision Tune Auto Care Newsletter
Entries are independently judged by the AMPC and awarded Platinum, Gold or Honorable Mention for scores of, respectively, 90-100, 80-89 or 70-79.
“We are thrilled to have been recognized in so many areas, particularly for not one but three websites produced by our digital and creative team,” said Chuck Norman, APR, owner and principal of S&A Communications. “These awards reflect our staff’s continued collaborative efforts, and I couldn’t be happier to be part of such a talented group.”
S&A Communications also recently won four InSpire Awards from the North Carolina Chapter of Public Relations Society of America in a variety of categories, including Best in Category for The North Carolina 100 newsletter. The firm’s other winning entries include the Cary Economic Development website, a guest article for DealersLink in Auto Remarketing, and a consumer research study for Precision Tune Auto Care.
To learn more about the Hermes Creative Awards, visit www.hermesawards.com. For more information on S&A Communications, visit www.sacommunications.com or call 919-674-6020. Also, visit www.facebook.com/SACommunicate or follow @sacommunicate on Twitter.
About S&A Communications
S&A Communications is an integrated marketing brand that grew from deep-seated PR roots and evolved into a team of strategic marketing professionals whose driving goal is to help our clients outthink, outwork and outperform their competition. Our nationwide base of clients looks to us for public relations, marketing, design, digital, advertising, photography, event-planning and custom-publishing services. For more information, visit www.sacommunications.com or call 919-674-6020.
Contact: Ashley Scholten
Phone: 919-674-6020 ext. 127