American Advertising Awards

Rockford, Ill. (March 16, 2017) — Chartwell Agency recently earned five ADDY Awards from the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The awards were presented on March 2 during a ceremony and reception at the Prairie Street Brewhouse in Rockford. The event and awards program honors the creative work of organizations, businesses and agencies in northern Illinois. Chartwell won the following:

Gold ADDY: Chartwell and design partner Julie Kindler Design were honored with a Gold ADDY for their campaign for the Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois. The campaign, called Choose Your Adventure, included print, digital, outdoor and collateral material. As a Gold ADDY winner, the campaign will be entered in the regional AAF awards, which includes entries from Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.

Silver ADDY: Chartwell and design and production partners Studio 22 Design and TreeHaus Video earned a Silver ADDY for the “Brought to You By. . .” campaign developed for Rockford Bank & Trust. The campaign included television, print, outdoor, direct mail and digital.

Bronze ADDY: Chartwell and production partner TreeHaus Video also won a Bronze ADDY for the television commercials created for Rockford Bank & Trust’s “Brought to you by . . . “ campaign. Four 15-second spots were created to promote the bank’s wealth management and commercial services.

Bronze ADDY: Chartwell and design partner Julia Kindler Design received a Bronze ADDY in the Public Service Direct Marketing and Specialty Advertising Campaign category for the Transform Rockford Progress Report developed for Transform Rockford.

Bronze ADDY: Chartwell and design partner Julia Kindler Design earned a Bronze ADDY for the Life is More campaign developed for First Free Rockford church. The campaign included print, digital, outdoor, banners and other collateral materials.

“Along with our partners, we are honored to be recognized by the Northern Illinois Advertising Federation for the work we’ve done in the last year,” said Rebecca Epperson, President of Chartwell Agency. “While we very much appreciate the awards, it’s positive feedback from our clients that is always the most rewarding part of any project.”