ADDY’s Awarded to RedFusion Media
Multi-media package for San Bernardino County Museum’s Hall of Geological Wonders wins big.
March 23, 2009, REDLANDS, CA― RedFusion Media™, the Inland Empire’s leading web development and marketing content company, received top honors at the 2009 American Advertising Federation-Inland Empire ADDY® Award Gala on March 20, 2009, at Victoria Gardens Cultural Center, located in Rancho Cucamonga.
The RedFusion Media team received the coveted Judges’ Special Award. Selected from all of this year’s Gold ADDY award recipients, and judged as having best overall copywriting and art direction, the award honors the development presentation package created to promote the funding of exhibits in the new San Bernardino County Museum’s Hall of Geographical Wonders. Only one award of this kind was given this year.
Representing creative excellence in the advertising industry, with over 60,000 annual entries received nationally, the ADDY® Awards are the undeniably the world’s largest, toughest, and most prestigious advertising competition. The Awards recognize creative excellence and execution within all types of advertising media, and serve over 50,000 professionals in the advertising industry, represented by 200 American Advertising Federation clubs and 15 districts.
The project also received a Gold ADDY Award in the category of Advertising for Arts and Sciences, collateral materials. Sharing the honors for both the Judges’ Special and Gold Awards for Arts and Sciences were project team members: Ron Burgess, art direction; Molly Burgess, copywriting; Cindy Barents and Jeff Robertson, graphic design; Vincent Sanchez, Flash; Margaret Rippetue, publication management; Eric Shorett, Crown Printing, San Bernardino and Rex Williamson, Good Impressions Printing, Tempe Arizona.
Molly Burgess, General Manager of RedFusion Media received the impressive crystal trophies on behalf of the company’s team. When interviewed about receiving the awards, Burgess stated, “We are very pleased to receive these awards, and to receive this recognition by the advertising industry for our work. We share these awards with our clients, who continue to give us the opportunity to create original solutions to fulfill their marketing needs.”
Other wins for the company include the Riverside Mission Inn website; Eagle Land and Sea website received a silver award for Flash. Webmasters and designers honored for their contribution to these websites include RedFusion Media team members Jon Burgess, Rich Rutledge, Michael Scott Burgess, Aaron Webre, and Vincent Sanchez. Also winning in the mixed media campaign for “Footsteps in Your Field,” an advertising campaign for AvoTerra™ by Index Fresh™, Inc, a leading avocado distributor, with credits to Ron Burgess, Molly Burgess, Cindy Barents, Margaret Rippetue, and Eric Shorett, Crown Printers of San Bernardino.
The annual awards event was presented by the American Advertising Federation, Inland Empire, in the first level of the three-tier competition. At the second level of the contest, local winners compete against winners from 15 other District competitions. The final tier represents the national level of the ADDY® awards. An affiliate member of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the AAF-IE works to enhance the visibility and to support the growth of the advertising community within the Inland Empire.