GKV Wins Silver and Gold at the 2016 ADDY Awards

GKV, one of Baltimore’s largest integrated marketing agencies took home six ADDYs awards at the American Advertising Awards (aka the ADDYs), the American Advertising Federation (AAF) of Baltimore’s annual awards ceremony recently, including four gold and two silver awards for creative excellence in a variety of local and national advertising categories. Client campaigns included MD Lottery, Sprint and CASA of Baltimore.

GKV also took home a Gold ADDY for their 2015 holiday card/website, whiteelephantdignity.org, in the category of Advertising Industry Self-Promotion.

The 2016 GKV ADDY awards are as follows:

Gold ADDYs

Television – Local Single Spot: 30 seconds: MD Lottery, “Ravens Scratch Off –- Statue”

Television – Regional/National Single Spot: Up To 2:00: Sprint – “Animal Kingdom: Suspicious Dog”

Television – Regional/National Single Spot: Up To 2:00: Sprint – “Animal Kingdom: Panda”

Advertising Industry Self-Promotion Collateral Special Events Materials: GKV – “Holiday Card/Website”

Silver ADDYs

Television – Local Single Spot: 30 seconds: MD Lottery “Ravens Scratch Off – Huge TV”

Illustration – Series: “CASA of Baltimore – Art of Caring”

The American Advertising Awards were held at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, which was “Bawlmur Hon” themed, including a video booth that contained Baltimore’s signature pink flamingos, beehive wigs and cats eye glasses.. David “Boomer” Blum of GKV spoke to the crowd about the AAFB Silver Medal Award that was awarded to Jody Berg of Media Works. The American Advertising Awards competition attracts over 60,000 entries annually. Gold winners from the show will automatically move on to the regional District competition, competing with agencies from Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Virginia and Washington, D.C. GKV is proud to be recognized for its creative achievements.