Baltimore, Maryland (March 2016): With of a host of top tier sponsors, 290 creative submissions and 24 new agency entrants, the 2016 Baltimore American Advertising Awards, or “BMORE ADDYs, is getting rave reviews. Held at The Baltimore Museum of Industry, the theme of this year’s awards ceremony embraced the quirky elements of the Baltimore’s cultural legacy while celebrating a growing and thriving creative community.
HARVEY, a full-service brand activation agency based in Baltimore, Maryland, chaired the sold out event, and also took home 6 Gold and Silver ADDY Awards for national clients including Flying Dog Brewery, Evie’s Market Fresh Meals, Manischewitz, and HARVEY’s new sister production company, Snack Shop. These awards reflect the growing and diverse capabilities offered by HARVEY, and span a broad range of categories including Cross Platform Campaign: Online/Interactive Campaign, Elements of Advertising: Logo Design, Film & Video Animation: Special Effects in Film and Video: Single Spot, Internet Commercial.
Snack Shop produced the event’s video content and developed an innovative, new video “photobooth” called the #BMOREizer that was built in partnership with local development firm, Chalk & Chisel. The #BMOREizer booth allowed attendees to create over-the-top, 10 second Baltimore-themed videos, featuring high-energy original music and iconic Baltimore inspired backgrounds that were instantly shareable across social media.
“The teams at HARVEY and Snack Shop are honored to have played such a large role at the BMORE ADDYs,” said HARVEY and Snack Shops’ Creative Director, John Makowski. “The ADDY’s are the perfect platform for Baltimore’s best-of-the-best to come together as an industry, showcase the great work that has been done in our community, and inspire new and fresh ideas. In the spirit of true collaboration, we really wanted this year’s ADDYs to be a home run for everyone who won and for the growing creative community here in Baltimore.”
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ABOUT HARVEY AGENCY: HARVEY is a brand activation agency that produces consumer activity and loyalty up-close and personal, in-store, on-shelf, on-premise and online. Industries of lifestyle, beauty, and food are the epicenter of HARVEY. The agency works closely with COVERGIRL, and dynamic brands like McCormick, Bubbles Salons, Phillips Foods, H&S Bakeries, Glory Days Grill and Flying Dog Brewery.
ABOUT SNACK SHOP: Snack Shop is Harvey’s new sister production company with a storied reputation. Collectively the team at Snack Shop has netted 9 Emmy Awards, a British Oscar, and a few shelves of advertising awards; creating directing and producing everything from high-end broadcast commercials, web video, network feature films, prime time specials, film festival winners and snackable social media content.
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