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A Smashing Success! The 2015 IMPACT Awards Ceremony was an enjoyable evening of fun, food and drink and of course a night to celebrate our successes! Congratulations to all of the winners and our amazing sponsors.

Please scroll down through those lists below and have a gander at the amazing work and talent of PR professionals in Southern Arizona (it’s a long list!).

The 2015 IMPACT Award Winners

Best In Show:

Tech Parks Arizona for Innovative Minds Challenge
Client: Tech Parks Arizona

In the News Release / Public Service Announcement category: 

AAA Arizona for “I’m Sorry, I Didn’t Get That:” Voice-Activated Features Lead to Dangerous Distractions
Client: AAA Arizona

In the Brochure category:

Strongpoint Marketing for Cox in the Community Impact Report
Client: Cox Communications

Russell Public Communications for Brewer’s Journal
Client: Barrio Brewing Co.

In the Marketing Communications category:

Tech Parks Arizona for Innovative Minds Challenge
Client: Tech Parks Arizona

Kaneen Advertising & Public Relations for How To Ride
Client: City of Tucson Department of Transportation and the Regional Transportation Authority

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona for Caring Cart
Client: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona 

In the Overall Public Relations Program category:

Strongpoint Marketing for Whole Foods Oracle Road Grand Reopening
Client: Whole Foods Market

In the Media Relations / Media Placement category:

Strongpoint Marketing for Girl Scouts Have the Courage to Go Over the Edge
Client: Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona

In the Community Relations category:

Russell Public Communications for Jeep Cherokee Charity Raffle
Client: Jim Click Automotive Team

In the Special Events and Observances category for Corporate/Brand:

Kaneen Advertising & Public Relations for Sun Link Streetcar Launch
Client: City of Tucson Department of Transportation and the Regional Transportation Authority

Russell Public Communications for A New England Tavern in Tucson
Client: Jackson Tavern

In the Special Events and Observances category for Government/Nonprofit:

Tech Parks Arizona for Racing the Sun
Client: Tech Parks Arizona

Tech Parks Arizona for 20 Year Anniversary Gala
Client: Tech Parks Arizona 

In the Government / Public Affairs Program category:

Russell Public Communications for Z Living: Defeating the Comcast Mega-Merger
Client: Z Living

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for Total Force Training Environmental Assessment Release
Client: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base 

In the Creative Communication category:

Tech Parks of Arizona for 20 Years of Innovation
Client: Tech Parks of Arizona

In the Digital Public Relations category:

Storyteller Public Relations for Alton Brown ‘Twitter-pated’ with Tucson Tamale
Client: Tucson Tamale

SCRAM Systems for Sober Days for the Holidays
Client: SCRAM Systems

The 2015 Certificates of Excellence winners are:

In the News Release/Public Service Announcements category:

Tech Parks Arizona for Solar Zone Completes Phase One
Client: Tech Parks Arizona

In the Marketing Communications category:

Pima Association of Governments for Walk Safe. Drive Safe.
Client: Pima Association of Governments

In the Media Relations / Media Placement category:

Strongpoint Marketing for Official Launch of the MAP Dashboard
Client: Community Foundation for Southern Arizona

Russell Public Communications for A Patient Safety Story
Client: Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.

In the Special Events and Observances category:

Tucson Unified Communications Department for #RWB4Borman
Client: Tucson Unified Communications Department

In the Internal Communications category:

Russell Public Communications for Patient Safety Global Media Toolkit
Client: Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.


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