2011 Pro Award Winners

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2011 Pro Award Winners

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View the list of 2011 PRO Award finalists here.
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Best Promotion of 2011 Goes to:

slurpee unity tour 7-Eleven Slurpee Unity Tour

 

Agency: Freshworks/TracyLocke/Integer/Ketchum/TPN
Client: 7-Eleven

During the contentious mid-term political campaign season, President Obama derided Republicans as “standing, watching us, sippin’ on a Slurpee” while Democrats pulled the car out of the ditch. The day after the elections, the President offered an olive branch to Congress, joking with reporters about hosting a Slurpee Summit at the White House with incoming Republican leader John Boehner. When the president of the United States hands you a product endorsement, 7-Eleven says, you take it and run…
View the winning campaign here

 

BEST MULTIDISCIPLINE CAMPAIGN

WINNER:
Arm Yourself for the Ones You Love

Agency: Arc Worldwide
Client: Walgreens

2nd PLACE:
Game of Thrones- Maesters Challenge

Agency: HBO
Client: HBO

3rd PLACE:
Huddle to Fight Hunger

Client: Kraft Foods
Agency:
• 360i (digital)
• Weber Shandwick (PR)
• HMT (Shopper Marketing agency)
• mc garry bowen (advertising)
• MediaVest (media)
• IMG (sponsorship)
• Upshot (consumer promotion)
• The Hyperfactory (mobile)

Honorable Mention:
Yahoo! News Ask America

Agency:
Yahoo!
Client: Yahoo!

BEST USE OF EVENT MARKETING (FIVE OR LESS VENUES)

WINNER:
Pop-Tarts World

Agency:
Gigunda Group
Client: Pop-Tarts, a Kellogg brand

2nd PLACE:
We Like Coca-Cola Village

Agency:
Promarket Group
Client: The Coca-Cola Company Israel

3rd PLACE:
Coca-Cola Recycle Pop-Up Store

Agency:
Promarket Group
Client: The Coca-Cola Company Israel

Honorable Mention:
24 Marathon and Fan Fest

Agency:
Hill & Knowlton
Client: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

BEST USE OF EVENT MARKETING (MORE THAN FIVE VENUES)

WINNER:
World Cup Match Trucks

Agency:
Civic Entertainment Group
Client: ESPN

2nd PLACE:
Yahoo! Penalty Shootout

Agency:
Yahoo!
Client: Yahoo!

3rd PLACE:
FIFA World Cup™ Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola

Agency:
ignition
Client: The Coca-Cola Company

Honorable Mention:
Thomson Reuters Launches Eikon

Agency:
Jack Morton Worldwide
Client: Thomson Reuters

BEST VEHICLE-BASED EXPERIENTIAL CAMPAIGN

WINNER:
World Cup Match Trucks

Agency:
Civic Entertainment Group
Client: ESPN

2nd PLACE:
Top Gear Taxis

Agency:
Civic Entertainment Group
Client: The History Channel

3rd PLACE:
Mobile Learning Center Program

Agency:
RedPeg Marketing
Client: National Guard

Honorable Mention:
ProCombat Rivalry Customization Tour

Agency:
MTKG INC
Client: Nike

BEST SAMPLING PROGRAM OR TRIAL RECRUITMENT

WINNER:
The Skinny Cow

Agency:
Alcone Marketing Group
Client: Nestlé Dreyer's Ice Cream

2nd PLACE:
Holiday Photos on the Fly

Agency:
206 inc
Client: Microsoft Windows

3rd PLACE:
Together for a Sweet Cause

Agency:
MRA experiential tours & equipment; Rock and Rain
Client: Ben & Jerry’s and Target

Honorable Mention:
Feel Good in Naturalizer Tour

Agency:
SJI Inc.
Client: Brown Shoe Company

Best Incentive Campaign

WINNER:
GameStop Surprize Attack 2

Agency:
The Marketing Arm
Client: GameStop

2nd PLACE:
New Zealand Book Month

Agency:
Rapport Advertising and Marketing
Client: New Zealand Book Month

3rd PLACE:
Destination X

Agency:
CiEvents
Client: IBM

Honorable Mention:
Crack the Case

Agency:
Ogilvy
Client: Intercontinental Hotels Group

BEST CAUSE-BASED PROMOTION

WINNER:
Huddle to Fight Hunger

Client: Kraft Foods
Agency:
• 360i (digital)
• Weber Shandwick (PR)
• HMT (Shopper Marketing agency)
• mc garry bowen (advertising)
• MediaVest (media)
• IMG (sponsorship)
• Upshot (consumer promotion)
• The Hyperfactory (mobile)

2nd PLACE:
Education Nation

Agency:
Civic Entertainment Group
Client: NBC News

3rd PLACE:
Mobile Learning Center Program

Agency:
RedPeg Marketing
Client: National Guard

Honorable Mention:
New Zealand Book Month

Agency:
Rapport Advertising and Marketing
Client: New Zealand Book Month

BEST SPONSORSHIP OR TIE-IN CAMPAIGN

WINNER:
Ogres & Onions Shrek and Vidalias

Agency:
Langston Communications
Client: Vidalia Onion Committee

2nd PLACE:
7-Eleven Zynga Promotion

Agency:
Freshworks/The Integer Group
Client: 7-Eleven

3rd PLACE:
You’ve Got a Friend in Mom: Pull-ups/Toy Story 3

Agency:
JWT Action
Client: Kimberly-Clark

Honorable Mention:
Pepto-Bismol Takes a Bite Out of Summer

Agency:
MSL New York
Client: Procter & Gamble

BEST CAMPAIGN THAT USES A HOLIDAY THEME IN ITS PROMOTION

WINNER:
Holiday Photos on the Fly

Agency:
206 inc
Client: Microsoft Windows

2nd PLACE:
The Official Drink of St. Patrick’s Day

Agency:
Marketing Drive, Vizeum, Ad Nectar, Legacy Marketing Partners, TBWA
Client: Pernod Ricard USA

3rd PLACE:
Holiday House of Walker

Agency:
MKTG INC
Client: Johnnie Walker, Diageo

Honorable Mention:
Bag or Tent

Agency:
Circle One Marketing
Client: Reynolds Wrap

BEST USE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS IN A PROMOTION CAMPAIGN

WINNER:
7-Eleven Slurpee Unity Tour

Agency:
Freshworks/TracyLocke/Integer/Ketchum/TPN
Client: 7-Eleven

2nd PLACE:
Text Ed with Jane Lynch

Agency:
Alcone Marketing Group
Client: LG Electronics

3rd PLACE:
Tostitos Connect to Home Bowl

Agency:
The Marketing Arm & Ketchum
Client: Tostitos/Frito-Lay

Honorable Mention:
Birkenstock Renaissance
Agency: Grow Marketing
Client: Birkenstock USA

BEST USE OF GAMES, CONTESTS, AND SWEEPSTAKES

WINNER:
Yahoo! Penalty Shootout

Agency:
Yahoo!
Client: Yahoo!

2nd PLACE:
7-Eleven Zynga Promotion

Agency:
Freshworks/The Integer Group
Client: 7-Eleven

3rd PLACE:
The Littlest Pet Shop Pets on Parade

Agency:
BARD Advertising
Client: Hasbro

Honorable Mention:
Game of Thrones- Maesters Challenge

Agency: HBO
Client: HBO

MOST INNOVATIVE COMMUNICATION STRATEGY

WINNER:
Support Your Marathoner

Agency:
VITRO
Client: ASICS America Corp.

2nd PLACE:
American Airlines LAXstraordinary

Agency:
The Marketing Arm
Client: American Airlines

3rd PLACE:
EA SPORTS Madden NFL 11 & Doritos: Change the Game

Agency:
EA Sports
Client: EA Sports

Honorable Mention:
Pop-Tarts World

Agency:
Gigunda Group
Client: Pop-Tarts, a Kellogg brand

 

 

BEST WEB-BASED PROMOTION

WINNER:
Doritos Unlock Xbox 2

Agency:
The Marketing Arm & Ketchum
Client: Doritos/Frito-Lay

2nd PLACE:
Slurpee Battle of the Bands

Agency:
Freshworks/TracyLocke/Integer/Ketchum/TPN
Client: 7-Eleven

3rd PLACE:
Deforest Yourself. Reforest the World.

Agency:
Alcone Marketing Group
Client: Philips Norelco

Honorable Mention:
CN & Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

Agency:
Cartoon Network
Client: 20th Century Fox

BEST MOBILE MARKETING CAMPAIGN

WINNER:
Home Court Advantage

Agency:
BFG Interactive
Client: Buffalo Wild Wings

2nd PLACE:
American Airlines Mobile Millions Sweepstakes

Agency:
The Marketing Arm
Client: American Airlines

3rd PLACE:
GameStop Surprize Attack 2

Agency:
The Marketing Arm
Client: GameStop

Honorable Mention:
Criss Angel Mindfreak

Agency:
Vibes Media
Client: AETN & Vibes Media

BEST MULTICULTURAL/ ETHNIC CAMPAIGN

WINNER:
Next Best Move

Agency:
Legacy Marketing Partners
Client: Burger King

2nd PLACE:
Magnum Live Large Project

Agency:
Colangelo/ MAXUS, & EDELMAN
Client: Trojan Brand Condoms

3rd PLACE:
Tide Loads of Hope Haiti

Agency:
Gigunda Group
Client: Tide, a Procter & Gamble Brand

Honorable Mention:
2010 McCafe Smooth Fusion Tour

Agency:
Ventures Unlimited Inc.
Client: McDonald’s USA

Best Campaign Targeting a Specific Demographic

WINNER:
Text Ed with Jane Lynch

Agency:
Alcone Marketing Group
Client: LG Electronics

2nd PLACE:
American Airlines LAXstraordinary

Agency:
The Marketing Arm
Client: American Airlines

3rd PLACE:
Coca-Cola Swelter Stopper

Agency:
Escalate
Client: The Coca-Cola Company

Honorable Mention:
Eat Pray Love

Agency:
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Client: Sony Pictures Entertainment

BEST CAMPAIGN GENERATING BRAND AWARENESS

WINNER:
7-Eleven Slurpee Unity Tour

Agency:
Freshworks/TracyLocke/Integer/Ketchum/TPN
Client: 7-Eleven

2nd PLACE:
Pop-Tarts World

Agency:
Gigunda Group
Client: Pop-Tarts, a Kellogg brand

3rd PLACE:
Boardwalk Empire Campaign for HBO

Agency:
Civic Entertainment Group
Client: HBO

Honorable Mention:
Bare Escentuals Tour of America

Agency:
A Squared Group
Client: Bare Escentuals

Best Use of a Promotion Campaign Executed Outside the U.S.

WINNER:
Tide Loads of Hope Haiti

Agency:
Gigunda Group
Client: Tide, a Procter & Gamble Brand

2nd PLACE:
New Zealand Book Month

Agency:
Rapport Advertising and Marketing
Client: New Zealand Book Month

3rd PLACE:
Smart Expeditions

Agency:
Action Marketing Group
Client: Mercedes Benz Canada/smart

Honorable Mention:
Corona Get Real – 1,000,000 Lime Giveaway

Agency:
Match Marketing Group
Client: Corona Canada

BEST DEALER, SALES FORCE OR BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS CAMPAIGN

WINNER:
Breakthrough with Bravo Upfront Campaign

Agency:
NBC Universal / Bravo
Client: NBC Universal / Bravo

2nd PLACE:
Concur Breeze

Agency:
Jack Morton Worldwide
Client: Concur Technologies

3rd PLACE:
Hilton Worldwide Light the Way

Agency:
Upshot
Client: Hilton Worldwide

Honorable Mention:
Cisco Global Sales Experience (GSX)

Agency:
George P. Johnson
Client: Cisco

BEST USE OF SOCIAL MARKETING IN A PROMOTION CAMPAIGN

WINNER:
Small Business Saturday

Agency
: CP+B & Digitas
Client: American Express OPEN

2nd PLACE:
Pop Secret’s Pop! Camera! Action!

Agency
: MARS Advertising and Prize Logic and Nomadic
Client: Diamond Foods, Inc.

3rd PLACE:
Monster.com Success Stories

Agency
: The Marketing Arm
Client: Monster.com

Honorable Mention:
America's Next Great Restaurant & Chipotle Unite

Agency
: NBC Entertainment
Client: NBC Universal

BEST RETAIL CAMPAIGN

WINNER:
Huddle to Fight Hunger

Client: Kraft Foods
Agency:
• 360i (digital)
• Weber Shandwick (PR)
• HMT (Shopper Marketing agency)
• mc garry bowen (advertising)
• MediaVest (media)
• IMG (sponsorship)
• Upshot (consumer promotion)
• The Hyperfactory (mobile)

2nd PLACE:
PepsiCo Kroger Breast Cancer Awareness

Agency:
TracyLocke
Client: PepsiCo

3rd PLACE:
GameStop Surprize Attack 2

Agency:
The Marketing Arm
Client: GameStop

Honorable Mention:
You’ve Got a Friend in Mom: Pull-ups/Toy Story 3

Agency:
JWT Action
Client: Kimberly-Clark

BEST CAMPAIGN ON A BUDGET (UNDER $250,000)

WINNER:
New Zealand Book Month

Agency:
Rapport Advertising and Marketing
Client: New Zealand Book Month

2nd PLACE:
Xbox 360 / Crackdown 2 Launch Promotion

Agency:
Wunderman
Client: Microsoft / Xbox

3rd PLACE:
Monster.com and Alicia Keys

Agency:
The Marketing Arm
Client: Monster.com

Honorable Mention:
Swamp People

Agency:
Civic Entertainment Group
Client: The History Channel

BEST IDEA OR CONCEPT

WINNER:
Small Business Saturday

Agency
: CP+B Digitas
Client: American Express OPEN

2nd PLACE:
Arm Yourself for the Ones You Love

Agency: Arc Worldwide
Client: Walgreens

3rd PLACE:
7-Eleven Zynga Promotion

Agency:
Freshworks/The Integer Group
Client: 7-Eleven

Honorable Mention:
UNSTAGED SERIES

Agency:
Momentum Worldwide
Client: American Express

BEST CREATIVE

WINNER:
7-Eleven Slurpee Unity Tour

Agency:
Freshworks/TracyLocke/Integer/Ketchum/TPN
Client: 7-Eleven

2nd PLACE:
Pop-Tarts World

Agency:
Gigunda Group
Client: Pop-Tarts, a Kellogg brand

3rd PLACE:
Text Ed with Jane Lynch

Agency:
Alcone Marketing Group
Client: LG Electronics

Honorable Mention:
Tide Loads of Hope Haiti

Agency:
Gigunda Group
Client: Tide, a Procter & Gamble Brand

Have Questions about the PRO Awards? Email Marci Werner or call 203-358-4397.

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