Pumped Wins Big at This Year’s National Addy Advertising Competition Winning Prestigious Gold & Silver Awards

Miami, FL, June 20, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Miami based brand development and design firm Pumped, Inc. is once again expanding their trophy case after winning two prestigious ADDY® awards at the 2009 AAF - Advertising Awards competition held in Washington D.C. on June 6th, 2009. Pumped’s President & Creative Director, Carlos F. Peña accepted a Gold and Silver National Addy award for their work on The Million Penny Project. The Gold award recognizes the Million Penny Project mixed media public service campaign while the Silver was awarded for the interactive commercial.

“This is a great accomplishment and not only are we honored but also proud the work was recognized with two prestigious national awards. It's a true testament to the power of collaborative efforts from both industry partners and individuals." stated Mr. Peña.

The award is the final stop on a series of multiple rounds of competition, starting earlier this year at a local level. The Million Penny project work first took two Gold awards and Best in Show at the Miami AD Fed Addy Awards competition. From there, the work was forwarded to District level judging where both works received Silver awards. Finally, the award made its final stop at the AAF National advertising competition taking Gold & Silver National Addy Awards from over 50,000 entries.

These awards come at the heal of a wining streak for the firm that started earlier this year bringing the grand total to 6 Gold and 4 Silver Addy Awards throughout various levels of competition including a Best in Show and also winning a Merit award at the One Show international advertising competition in New York.

Pumped is a Miami-based corporation founded in 2002 in Miami, Florida. It is a full-service brand development and design firm based in downtown Miami. With over 25 years of combined experience among its staff. Their clients have come to value their unique combination of integrated disciplines and commitment to excellence. The firm has extensive experience in the planning and design of advertising, brand and web development. For more information, visit Pumped’s website at www.pumpedinc.com.

The AAF National ADDY® Award competition, with over 60,000 entries annually, is the world's largest and arguably toughest advertising competition. The ADDY® Awards represent the true spirit of creative excellence by recognizing all forms of advertising from media of all types, creative by all sizes and entrants of all levels from anywhere in the world. The American Advertising Federation, a not-for-profit industry association conducts the ADDY® Awards through its 200 member advertising clubs and 15 districts. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry.

Pumped, Inc
Carlos F. Peña