The winners of The 2010 Communicator Awards have been announced by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, with Merit Mile Communications, on the list as an esteemed winner of 1 Gold Award of Excellence and 2 Silver Awards of Distinction for work with multiple clients. As one of the largest and most competitive awards program honoring the creative excellence for communications professionals, this year’s Communicator Awards received over 7,000 entries from across the US and around the world.
Merit Mile Communications walked away with the Gold Award of Excellence for Microsoft Hosting University in the highly contested Websites – Computer / IT: Software category. Hosting University also earned Merit Mile a Silver Award of Distinction in the Online Advertising & Marketing Newsletter category. Rounding out the trio of victories for the firm, Merit Mile won another Silver Award of Distinction for their efforts associated with the Florida Denture Institute in the Health Website category. “We felt strongly about our chances because the work, particularly with Microsoft Hosting University, is groundbreaking. It’s even more satisfying to take the Gold in what’s likely the most competitive category in business-to-business marketing,” stated Mark Reino, President, Merit Mile Communications.
The Communicator Awards is the leading international creative awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, interactive and audio. The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA). The IAVA is an invitation-only member-based organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. Current membership represents a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms including: Condè Nast, Coach, Disney, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Estee Lauder, HBO, Keller Crescent, Monster.com, MTV, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Tribal DDB, Victoria’s Secret, Wired, and Yahoo!, and many others. See www.iavisarts.org for more information.