MGH Takes Home Nine Awards at 2017 ADDYs

03.10.17 / MGH Press Release

BALTIMORE (March 10, 2017) – MGH, a full-service marketing communications agency, today announced it won nine ADDYs from the American Advertising Federation of Baltimore (AAFB). The agency took home six Gold and three Silver awards for creative excellence on a variety of advertising campaigns conducted on behalf of clients, including OLD BAY, PeoplesBank, Pretzelmaker and the Central Baltimore Partnership’s “Explore the Core” campaign, which was created with support from community partners, including Johns Hopkins University. Gold awards will move on to the District II ADDYs competition, which features work from agencies throughout the region, including New York and Washington, D.C. The past two years, MGH received awards on both the District II and National ADDY levels for its OLD BAY work.

“We are excited to have won nine awards at last night’s ADDYs for our work for OLD BAY, PeoplesBank, Pretzelmaker and ‘Explore the Core,’ and to see all six of our awards for OLD BAY move on to the District II competition,” said Andy Malis, chief executive officer of MGH. “We’re proud to have our dedicated team recognized, as they always strive to create the best work possible that drives results for our clients.”

The 2017 MGH ADDY Award winners are as follows:

  • Out-of-Home Installation: OLD BAY Food Truck (Gold)
  • Out-of-Home Campaign: OLD BAY Excite Your Seafood Outdoor (Gold)
  • Outdoor Board: OLD BAY “Bass” (Gold)
  • Outdoor Board: OLD BAY “Mussels” (Gold)
  • Out-of-Home, Large Venue: PeoplesBank ATM Wrap (Silver)
  • Consumer Website: Pretzelmaker Website (Silver)
  • Campaign: OLD BAY Excite Your Seafood Banner Campaign (Gold)
  • Public Service Online Film, Video & Sound: “Explore the Core” Online Video (Silver)
  • Integrated Advertising Campaign – Regional/National – Consumer: OLD BAY Excite Your Seafood Campaign (Gold)

The ADDY Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting more than 40,000 entries every year in local ADDY competitions. Gold winners from the show will automatically move on to the regional District II competition, which includes agencies from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. A win at the District level guarantees moving on to the National ADDY competition.

About MGH

Based in Baltimore, MGH is an integrated marketing and communications agency offering advertising, public relations, media planning/buying, creative design and production, interactive (design, strategy, development and marketing), market research, direct response, relationship marketing and social media marketing.

MGH maintains a diverse client base spanning multiple industries. Current clients include MASN, M&T Bank, Bray & Scarff, California Tortilla, Hendrick Automotive Group, Ocean City, Md., Department of Tourism, Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., Great American Cookies, Hot Dog on a Stick, Marble Slab Creamery, Pretzelmaker and Miss Utility.

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