NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Media, the largest and fastest growing privately held media services agency in the world, is pleased to announce that it has been named the Best Agency for Mobile by iMedia Connection. The iMedia Connection Best Agency for Mobile Award honors the most consistently creative and innovative agency in the mobile space.
Horizon Media's dedicated mobile practice is a leader in highly a competitive environment. The agency's growing mobile specialty practice has more than doubled in size over the last two years, becoming one of Horizon's fastest growing units. Horizon was selected by iMedia Connection for leading brands in making better use of data, technology, creative opportunities, and measurement to target audiences across devices and platforms during all phases of the consumer research and purchase cycle.
"Mobile phones continue to become a more integral part of our lives," said Donnie Williams, Chief Digital Officer at Horizon Media. "For our clients we're always looking to make the mobile experience as fluid, rich and rewarding as possible. This award speaks to the success of our incredible and talented teams and collaborative partnerships that deliver value for our clients in this dynamic space."
"Mobile and its always-on connectivity has shifted our cultural mindset toward immediacy, simplicity and context, furthering our on-demand, multitasking culture," said Sarah Bachman, Vice President of Mobile Strategy at Horizon Media. "We are experts in innovation who identify meaningful mobile moments and platforms to solve client business challenges."
Horizon Media has been recognized for a number of mobile achievements in the past 12 months. As a result of the Horizon mobile team's accomplishments, the agency was named MediaPost's Mobile Agency of The Year in 2014, and won the 2014 Mobile Excellence Awards in the "Best Mobile Video" category, recognizing the agency's work for Jack in the Box's "Late Night Slot Machine." Horizon Media has also been recognized with a silver Clio for its work with Robert Mondavi Wines and Songza, received multiple IAB Mixx awards, and was honored as a finalist in Digiday's "Best Use of the Mobile" category for the Burger King's Chicken Fries campaign and Game Show Network's Skin Wars work.
Two members of Horizon's mobile team -- Sarah Bachman (Vice President of Mobile Strategy) and Amanda Taubman (Director of Mobile Strategy) -- have been named Mobile Marketer 2015 Mobile Women to Watch. Sarah Bachman was also named Adweek Media All Star's Rising Star in 2013.
Horizon Media was honored at the iMedia Connection Summit and Awards Gala in Scottsdale, Arizona, on December 8th.
About Horizon Media
Horizon Media, Inc. is the largest and fastest growing privately held media services agency in the world. The company was founded in 1989, is headquartered in New York and has offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Chicago. Horizon Media was chosen as 2011 Independent Media Agency of the Year by Mediapost, 2010 U.S. Media Agency of the Year by Adweek, Brandweek, and Mediaweek as well as by Ad Age and as one of the world's ten most innovative marketing and advertising companies by Fast Company in 2011. In 2012, Bill Koenigsberg, President, CEO and Founder, was honored by Advertising Age as Industry Executive of the Year. Most recently, in 2014, Bill Koenigsberg was named 4As Chair of the Board and is the first person from a media agency to hold this prestigious position in the 100 year history of the 4As, the marketing industry's leading trade association.
The company's mission is "To create the most meaningful brand connections within the lives of people everywhere." By delivering on this mission through a holistic approach to brand marketing, Horizon Media has become one of the largest and fastest-growing media agencies in the industry, with estimated billings of over $6.3 billion and over 1,200 employees.
The company is also a founding member of Columbus Media International, a multi-national partnership of independent media agencies. For more information, please visit horizonmedia.com.
SOURCE Horizon Media, Inc.