The Publicity Club of Chicago Honors Winners in the 62nd Golden Trumpet Awards

Advocacy

Silver

  • COVID-19 Relief & Advocacy for Business Owners - Hawthorne Strategy Group
  • IBA Saved Lives During COVID-19 - Resolute Public Affairs                   
  • Premier Airport for Smart Executive - Resolute Public Affairs                  
  • Saving Chicago’s Independent Music Venues - DeSoto & State Communications, Inc.   

Annual Reports

Gold

  • Logistics Property Co. 2020 ESG Annual Report - Logistics Property Company 

Silver

  • 2020 CAP Annual Report - College of American Pathologists 
  • 2019-2020 ACI Annual Report - Associated Colleges of Illinois  
  • Donors Doing the Most Good - Salvation Army
  • MFS Adds Digital Annual Report - Metropolitan Family Services   
  • We Are Here - Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind 

Community Relations

Gold

  • Bronzeville Film Festival Powered by ComEd - Flowers Communication Group
  • Live Well Lake County Behavioral Health Campaign - Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications
  • We are Here For You - Stafford Communications

Silver

  • Elevated Chicago 2020 Symposium - Rudd Resources LLC
  • Food for The Body & Spirit 20th Anniversary - Flowers Communication Group
  • Redefine The Drive - Metro Strategies Inc.   

Content Marketing

Gold

  • Bridging Remote Learning Divide During COVID-19 - MWW
  • Bridging Remote Learning During COVID-19 - MWW

Silver

  • Hard Hats to Hope: Carhartt Labor Day Installation - Zeno Group
  • Healthy Pets In Turbulent Times - Virginia Mann Group  

 Corporate Social Responsibility

 Gold

  • Spirit Airlines’ COVID-19 Humanitarian Efforts - Cramer-Krasselt

Silver

  • Inclusion: An Evolving Mosaic - Associated Colleges of Illinois 

COVID-19 External Response

Gold

  • Bridging Remote Learning During COVID-19 - MWW 
  • Brookfield Zoo - Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications
  • CS-Effect and AIHA ‘Back to Work Safely’ Campaign - CS-Effect  
  • Lakeview Pantry COVID-19 Response - Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications
  • Navigating Coronavirus with the brand name Corona - Cramer-Krasselt 
  • Oral Health Public Safety Campaign - Hawthorne Strategy Group  
  • Raising Awareness of Hypertension During COVID-19 - MWW   
  • The ADA Leads Dentistry Through COVID-19 - American Dental Association
  • The AVMA Responds to COVID-19 - American Veterinary Medical Association  

Silver

  • Antigen Startup Known Globally Overnight - The Ballast Group  
  • BMOA First Responders Campaign - Flowers Communications Group   
  • Booked with Bluefish - Zapwater Communications  
  • Bridging Remote Learning Divide During COVID-19 - MWW 
  • Community support during COVID-19 - Advocate Aurora Health
  • COVID-19 Relief & Recovery for Chicago Tourism - Hawthorne Strategy Group 
  • Leading with Science and Evidence - American Medical Association  
  • OrthoCOVID19: “We are in This Together” - American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Response to COVID - Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
  • Thriving Amid COVID-19: Technology & Communication - Sabrina Wottreng Public Relations  

COVID-19 Internal Response

Gold

  • Battling COVID-19 one communication at a time  -   Advocate Aurora Health 

Silver

  • Supporting Employees Remotely at AMA   -     American Medical Association 

Crisis Communications

Silver

  • Saving Chicago House - C-Strategies 
  • Triaging a COVID-19 Crisis - Culloton + Brauer Luce 

Integrated Marketing Communications

Gold

  • Taking Skydeck to New Heights Amid a Pandemic - Zapwater Communications

Silver

  • First Alert - Be Ready for the Unexpected - L.C. Williams & Associates   

Internal Communication

Silver

  • One Vyaire Enables Engagement During COVID-19 - Hawthorne Strategy Group

 Marketing- Branding

 Silver

  • Illinois Lottery Delivers a Winning Summer - Flowers Communications Group 

 Marketing - Business to Business and Business Services

Gold

  • Ball®  Made For More Small Business Fund - Zeno Group

Marketing – Consumer/Lifestyle

Silver

  • Porsche X Puma: Two Icons of Fast - Cramer-Krasselt 
  • The Forge Takes Adventure To New Heights - Zapwater Communications 

Marketing – Healthcare/Medical

Gold

  • AASM - Student Sleep Health Week - L.C. Williams and Associates 

Silver

  • Using Digital Advertising to Deliver Healthcare - Public Communications Inc.    

Media Relations – Business to Business

Silver

  • KCC Brings Facebook to Northern Illinois - Virginia Mann Group      
  • Trex Commercial Products Trade Media Program - L.C. Williams and Associates

Media Relations – Business to Consumer

Gold

  • Calling All Coins Amid Shortage - Laughlin Constable
  • Edie’s All Day Cafe Summer 2020 Opening - Mekky Media    
  • IMA’s Makers Madness 2020 - Mac Strategies Group 

Silver

  • De-Escalation Amid the Pandemic - Laughlin Constable
  • Nordic Noel Kringle Delivers Hygge - Laughlin Constable     
  • PN Medical Respiratory Health Campaign - Mekky Media
  • Rubbermaid BRILLIANCE Prep School - Zeno Group   
  • Spirit Airlines’ Pandemic Comeback Strategy - Cramer-Krasselt    
  • TATEMEN Entertainment’s Business Ethics Movie - Flowers Communications Group 
  • WorldWise Tutoring-BrEpic Partnership - BrEpic Communications LLC

 Media Relations – Corporate

Silver

  • Hard Rock Casino Ready to Roll with Recruitment - Big Splash Public Relations

Media Relations – COVID19

Gold

  • All Eyes on Critical Care Specialists - Public Communications Inc.
  • Immersive Van Gogh Chicago - Carol Fox and Associates 
  • Restoring Trust in Science and Vaccine Confidence - APCO Worldwide 

Silver

  • Beyond Health Start with COVID H.E.L.P. - Rudd Resources LLC

Media Relations – Nonprofit

Gold

  • Documentary Storytelling for Chimpanzee Sanctuary - Public Communications Inc. 
  • Rescuing Christmas in Chicago - Salvation Army 
  • Saving Chicago’s Independent Music Venues - DeSoto & State Communications Inc.
  • Street Outreach Awareness - Metropolitan Family Services

Silver

  • 2020 Golden Apple Awards - The Harbinger Group
  • Amplifying Conservation Efforts With Storytelling - Public Communications Inc. 
  • Leveraging the Teacher Shortage Crisis - C-Strategies 
  • Protecting Our Nation’s Nurses and Patients - American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 
  • Remmesa inspires the Beauty of Giving - Flowers Communication Group 
  • Renny, the Chicago Renter’s Guide - Rudd Resources LLC

Multicultural Campaigns

Gold

  • Empowering Minorities to Say “Yes” to Donation - Public Communications Inc.
  • This Year is Different - The Purple Group

Silver

  • Prepare to Protect Against COVID-19 - The Purple Group 
  • Young Latina Day 2020 Goes Global - JJR Marketing

Public Affairs

Gold

  • Can’t Beat ‘Em, Eat ‘Em - C-Strategies
  • Save Tulsa Jobs Campaign - Culloton + Brauer Luce 

Silver

  • Beyond Health Start with COVID H.E.L.P. - Rudd Resources LLC
  • Resolute Ensured Affordable Housing Fund - Resolute Public Affairs 

Publications – Digital

Gold

  • Logistics Property Co. 2020 ESg Annual Report - Logistics Property Company 

Social Media

Gold

  • AC FINDS INFLUENCE DURING THE PANDEMIC - Zapwater Communications
  • Chaps Unite - College of DuPage

Silver

  • Engaging Communities for AARP Illinois - Public Communications Inc.
  • Fb Live reaches 1M+ viewers throughout pandemic - Advocate Aurora Health
  • Leveraging Social Media to Surpass Donation Goals - Public Communications Inc.

Special Events – In Person

Silver

  • John Denver Tribute Kicks Off 30th Anniversary - Big Splash Public Relations

Special Events – Virtual

Gold

  • 2020 ACI Virtual Benefit Reception - Associated Colleges of Illinois
  • Street Fests to Screen Zests - Zapwater Communications

Silver

  • 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo - National Association of Realtors
  • Elevated Chicago 2020 Symposium - Rudd Resources LLC
  • RPM 2020 Virtual Public Meetings - The Purple Group
  • Virtual LIVE! At Mariano’s by the Illinois Lottery - Flowers Communications Group

Video 

Gold

  • A Place in history -  Advocate Aurora Health
  • Showcasing Chicago’s Parks Video Series - Flowers Communications Group
  • Step Forward - American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Silver

  • First Time Buyer - National Association of Realtors
  • Forefront Videos - Jasculca Terman Strategic Communications Group 
  • My Chicago Parks Black History Month - Flowers Communications Group 
  • This Saves Lives City of Chicago Video - Flowers Communications Group

Website

Gold

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities Chicago NW IN - Orbit Media Studios 

Silver

  • Tracking Private Water’s $220 Mil Spending Spree - Citizens Utility Board