Ocean Springs Advertising Agency takes home Thirteen ADDY® Awards including coveted ‘Best of Show’ in Mississippi Gulf Coast Advertising Competition

February 25th, 2013

Christie Fountain named 2012 Copywriter and Art Director of the Year
Ocean Springs, MS–2/28/13–Christie Fountain Advertising, Inc., of Ocean Springs was presented with thirteen ADDY® Awards at the 2012-2013 Mississippi Gulf Coast Advertising Federation annual ADDY® Awards Gala held on Saturday, February 23, at Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center in Ocean Springs.

The local agency received five gold and three silver ADDYS® for work created on behalf of clients Keesler Federal Credit Union, IP Casino Resort Spa, Biloxi-Ocean Springs Junior Auxiliary, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Advertising Federation. In addition, the three-person agency won five of the seven top awards including Judges’ Choice, Best of Print, Best of Show and Christie Fountain was named both Art Director of the Year and Copywriter of the Year.

“We are so honored to be recognized for our hard work this year,” said Christie Fountain, principal of Christie Fountain Advertising. “It just goes to show you some of the biggest ideas can come from the smallest shops. We are fortunate to work with outstanding client marketing teams led by the top minds in their industries who demand our very best.”

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.