Ocean Springs Advertising Agency takes home Best of Show in Mississippi Gulf Coast Advertising Competition
Ocean Springs, MS–Christie Fountain Advertising, Inc., of Ocean Springs was presented with 15 American Advertising Awards (ADDYS®) at the 2018 Mississippi Gulf Coast Advertising Federation annual ADDY® Awards Gala held on Saturday, February 9, at IP Casino Resort Spa in Biloxi, Mississippi.
The local agency received seven gold ADDYS®, four silver awards and one award each for Best of Show, Best of Print, Copywriter of the Year and Creative Director of the Year for work created on behalf of clients IP Casino Resort Spa, Singing River Health System, The Tatonut Donut Shop and the Junior Auxiliary of Biloxi-Ocean Springs.
“It’s been another great year for our shop,” said Christie Fountain, principal of Christie Fountain Advertising. “Here, it’s all about the results our work earns for our clients–but it’s also nice when the work itself is recognized for how it gets that job done.”
The ADDY® Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 50,000 entries every year in local ADDY® competitions, with winners advancing to regional and national competitions. The mission of the ADDY® competition is to recognize and reward creative excellence in the art of advertising.
LIST OF AWARDS
BEST OF SHOW: “While You Were Sleeping” TV Spot for Singing River Health System
BEST OF PRINT: IP Greatest New Year’s Eve on Earth – IP Casino Resort Spa
COPYWRITER OF THE YEAR: Christie Fountain – Christie Fountain Advertising
CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: Christie Fountain – Christie Fountain Advertising
Direct Mail 3-D/Mixed – IP Casino Resort Spa – IP New Year’s Eve Red Party
Direct Mail 3-D/Mixed – IP Casino Resort Spa – IP New Year’s Eve Blue Party
Local Television Commercial :60 seconds or More – Singing River Health System – “While You Were Sleeping” TV Spot
Ad Club or Marketing Club Advertising – AAF MS Gulf Coast Ad Fed – Campaign of Thrones
Campaign – IP Casino Resort Spa – IP New Year’s Eve Campaign
Elements of Advertising – Art Direction – IP Casino Resort Spa – IP New Year’s Eve Campaign
Elements of Advertising – Copywriting – Singing River Health System – “While You Were Sleeping” TV Spot
Freestanding – Tatonut Donut Shop – Cruisin’ the Coast Displays
Brochure – IP Casino Resort Spa – IP Gaming Brochure
Public Service Direct Marketing & Specialty Advertising – Junior Auxiliary of Biloxi-Ocean Springs – JA Dreams of Wonder Invitation
Public Service Direct Marketing & Specialty Advertising – Junior Auxiliary of Biloxi-Ocean Springs – JA Dreams of Wonder Campaign