DALLAS, TX (February 26, 2014) – Publicis Dallas garnered a total of five ADDYs for their Histodisease.org work at this year’s Dallas ADDY Awards Competition. With over 50,000 submissions per year and three separate shows on the local, regional and national levels, the ADDYs are one of the major award competitions in advertising.
The work for Histoplasmosis.org is the first-ever advertising campaign to increase awareness of Histoplasmosis, a disease where bird droppings lead to a fungal infection that gets into the lungs, bloodstream and eyes.
Publicis Dallas won the following:
• Gold for Illustration for the Histodisease.org Birds Campaign
• Silver for Illustration for Histodisease.org Lungs
• Silver for Illustration for Histodisease.org Heart
• Silver for Illustration for Histodisease.org Eye
• Silver for Newspaper Print Campaign for the Histodisease.org Birds Campaign
“Once we realized just how many people were being misdiagnosed, with this disease we knew we had to make a difference,” added Julia Melle.
Group Creative Directors: Eric Moncaleano and Julia Melle
Copywriter: Julia MelleArt Direction, Illustration and Typography: Eric Moncaleano and Julius Prilianto
Print Production and Art Buying: Holli Burlison
Management Supervisor: Allison Cox
To see a complete list of the Dallas ADDY winners, click here.
About Publicis Dallas
Publicis Dallas, an integrated marketing communications agency, is a part of Publicis Worldwide in the USA, the North American regional operating unit of Paris-based Publicis Worldwide, the largest global agency network within holding company, Publicis Groupe S.A. The Publicis Worldwide mission is ‘To Lead The Change’ to help our clients leap ahead. Publicis Dallas clients include: Bridgestone; CiCi’s Pizza; Nestlé brands Nestlé Pure Life, Nestea, and Juicy Juice; and ServiceMaster brand TruGreen; among others.
About the AAF Dallas
The American Advertising Federation (AAF), headquartered in Washington, D.C., acts as the “Unifying Voice for Advertising.” The AAF is the oldest national advertising trade association, representing 40,000 professionals in the advertising industry. The AAF has a national network of 200 ad clubs located in ad communities across the country. Through its 226 college chapters, the AAF provides 8,000 advertising students with real-world case studies and recruitment connections to corporate America. The AAF also has nearly 100 blue-chip corporate members that are advertisers, agencies and media companies, comprising the nation’s leading brands and corporations. Founded in 1908, AAF Dallas is nearly 1,000 members strong and is affiliated with the Tenth District of the American Advertising Federation, part of AAF’s national network of more than 200 ad clubs and 40,000 professionals. AAF Dallas, AAF’s 2010-2011 Division 1 Club of the Year, strives to elevate the success of the advertising community through innovation, creative excellence, collaboration, professional development, education and philanthropic endeavors. To find out how to get involved in the Dallas ad community, visit www.aafdallas.org.
About the ADDY Awards
The ADDY Awards Competition is a three-tiered national competition conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation. The ADDY Awards Competition is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition for creative excellence.