Recent Awards

AMERICAN ADVERTISING FEDERATION  - AKRON – ADDY AWARDS

The American Advertising Federation – Akron is affiliated with, the nation’s largest and oldest advertising trade association, with more than 40,000 members working as a unifying voice for advertising, committed to making advertising a positive force in America’s economy and culture. 

The Akron chapter has a long, rich history in the region and receives several hundred entries to its annual Addys award competition each year. Entries from Kent State been honored with Addys in years past and our entries earned two awards in 2022. 


AVA DIGITAL AWARDS

This international competition recognizes excellence by creative professionals responsible for the planning, concept, direction, design, and production of digital communication. The work judged in the AVA Digital Awards competition ranges from digital campaigns – to audio and video production – to website development – to social media engagement – to mobile marketing.

Each year, the AVA Awards competition receives more than 2,500 entries, and in 2022, Kent State earned three of its top awards.  MarCom Platinum Winners


EDUCATION DIGITAL MARKETING AWARDS

Recognizing the best educational websites, digital content, electronic communications, mobile media and social media the Education Digital Marketing Awards gives institutions the opportunity to test their programs and content against the best in the country. A national panel of industry specialists reviews each piece; judging creativity, marketing execution, message impact, technology application and innovative content.

Each year, the Education Digital Marketing awards receives several thousand entries from educational institutions in the U.S. Kent State is honored to have our work recognized with three awards. 

Education Digital Marketing Awards


EDUCATIONAL ADVERTISING AWARDS

For nearly 40 years, the Educational Advertising Awards competition has given advertising and marketing professionals across the country the opportunity to have their best work reviewed by industry specialists for creativity, marketing execution and message impact. 

In 2022, Kent State’s entries to the competition were selected from among several thousand submissions to receive top honors.  


MARCOM AWARDS

One of the world’s largest and most respected competitions, the MarCom Awards honor excellence in marketing and communication by recognizing the creativity, hard work and generosity of industry professionals. 

Each year, the MarCom Awards receive about 6.500 print and digital entries from around the world, and Kent State was honored to receive recognition, including top honors, for eight of our submissions. 


PRNEWS DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA AWARDS

Drawing from a worldwide community of communicators and marketers from corporations, agencies and nonprofits, the PRNEWS Awards recognize people, organizations and brands that “challenge assumptions and embrace the seemingly impossible-to-create winning campaigns.”


VIDDY AWARDS

The Viddy Awards is one of the oldest, largest and most respected awards programs in the video industry, honoring excellence in the way videos are created, produced and delivered in a digital world. Each year, the Viddy Awards attract the most prestigious businesses, production companies, agencies, broadcasters and individual video producers from more than100 countries around the world. 

Kent State’s submissions were selected for awards from nearly 1,300 entries in the Viddy Awards spring competition.