Chartwell Agency, an award-winning marketing firm based in northern Illinois, recently earned five international awards in marketing and public relations from Hermes Creative Awards. The competition, administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals, evaluates the creative industry’s best publications, branding collateral, websites, advertising, public relations and marketing programs.  

Chartwell received two Platinum awards, the highest honors, two Gold awards and one Honorable Mention for its work during the past 18 months.  

Chartwell received the following Hermes Creative Awards: 

  • Platinum: Navy Week. Chartwell oversaw a week-long public relations and community outreach awareness campaign for the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO) and General Dynamics (GDIT). Outcomes included more than 4.16 million total impressions through broadcast, print, online and social media impressions. 
  • Platinum: Rockford Christian Schools Viewbook. Chartwell created the “Where World-Class Education Meets Hometown Heart” to help the organization recruit both national and international students with colorful photos and pertinent graphics/numbers. 

“We’re honored by these international awards,” said Rebecca Epperson, Chartwell Agency President. “The recognition of these awards is second only to how much fun and energy we had in working on them for clients.”