Qorvis Wins Gold and Silver in American Advertising Awards-Washington DC Competition for AAMCO Client

Mar 27, 2013, 12:40 ET from Qorvis Communications, LLC

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Qorvis Communications, LLC is pleased to announce that two advertising spots the company created for AAMCO have won the Gold and Silver categories in the American Advertising Awards-Washington DC competition. The DC Ad Club presented its 2013 ADDY® Awards recognizing advertising creative excellence on Wednesday, March 13 at the Almas Temple in Washington, DC.

AAMCO's "Trust" commercial picked up Gold, while the "We Hear You 50th Anniversary" spot received the Silver award. The "Trust" commercial will go on to compete against other winning entries from District Two.

The Qorvis Creative team built these particular ads in celebration of AAMCO's 50th anniversary.

Qorvis Creative Director Cassie Elliot said, "We have really enjoyed working with AAMCO on these commercials. They are a wonderful client, and they really understand great advertising."

Qorvis enters its fifth year as the advertising agency of record for AAMCO, working with the National Creative Committee of its National AAMCO Dealers Association.

The competition received 686 entries from 99 agencies, design firms, in-house marketing departments, freelancers, interactive firms, production companies, PR firms, and students. A panel of nine judges—general market and interactive—was convened to review and score the entries based on creativity, originality and creative strategy. Winning entries were honored with Gold and Silver ADDY® Awards, along with Best of Category, Best in Public Service, Special Judges Awards, and Best of Show Awards.

The ADDY® Awards Competition is a three-tiered national competition conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), its chapters, and districts. With 40,000 entries nationwide, the ADDY® Awards Competition is the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition for creative excellence. Winners from the American Advertising Awards-Washington DC competition will go on to compete against other winning entries from District Two, which includes New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Washington, DC.

Since 1918, the DC Ad Club (a.k.a. the Advertising Club of Metropolitan Washington) has served as the premier industry organization for area advertising professionals. As a chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the DC Ad Club promotes integrity and excellence in advertising through professional development seminars, recognizes industry leaders and outstanding work, and serves as the leading networking venue for the industry. The DC Ad Club membership represents all segments of the industry, clients, agencies, production companies and the media. Ad 2 DC, a subset of the DC Ad Club membership, represents and provides programming for young professionals (age 32 and under) in the industry.

About Qorvis Communications, LLC
Qorvis Communications is one of the nation's largest independent, integrated communications firms. Formed in August 2000, Qorvis provides its clients with expertise in the areas of public and media relations, advertising, public affairs, investor relations and financial services communications, grassroots campaigns, Internet-based campaigns, digital media strategies, online reputation management, and research and opinion surveys. For more information, visit www.qorvis.com, contact info@qorvis.com or follow us on Twitter: @qorvis.

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