MIAMI, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Republica, one of the nation's fastest-growing branding, advertising, digital media, communications and promotions companies, announced today that it has won two prestigious 2010 National Silver ADDY® Awards. The agency earned recognition in the Poster category for work created for Sedano's Supermarkets and in the Arts and TV category for a public service announcement created for Teatro Avante. The National ADDY® recognizes the highest level of creative excellence and is judged to be superior to all other entries in the competition of the American Advertising Federation.
This year marked the first time Republica competed in the ADDY® Awards. The agency won seven local ADDY® Awards in the in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market and then went on to win three District Four ADDY® Awards (Florida, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico), which automatically qualified Republica's entries for the national competition.
"This is an outstanding recognition for our agency as well as our clients," said Jorge A. Plasencia, chairman and CEO of Republica. "Our creative team, under the leadership of my business partner and our Chief Creative Officer Luis Casamayor, has quickly garnered a reputation of being one of the most innovative teams in the business. These National ADDYs®, coupled with our steady growth, new headquarters, growing client roster and recent talent acquisitions, continue to catapult Republica on to the national scene."
The ADDY® Awards is the advertising industry's largest creative competition, attracting more than 50,000 entries every year in local ADDY® competitions in 200 cities coast-to-coast. The mission of the ADDY® competition is to recognize and reward creative excellence in the art of advertising.
Founded in November 2006 by Jorge A. Plasencia and Luis Casamayor, Republica is a fully integrated marketing company providing branding, advertising, digital media, communications and promotional services. Republica's diverse stable of clients includes some of the world's most important brands. The company is based in Miami, with satellite offices in New York, Orlando and San Juan. To learn more about Republica, visit www.republica.net