Central FL Branding Firm Wins Several 2012 ADDY and Benny Awards

Local, certified branding firm won several ADDY awards this year, including Judge's Choice for a TV spot that was created to spread awareness of a local utility company's smart meter program.

Winter Haven, FL, March 16, 2012 --(PR.com)-- CNP • Clark/Nikdel/Powell was recognized with several prestigious awards including AdFed’s Judges Choice Award, 13 Gold and 11 Silver ADDY Awards – as well as five Benny Awards, at the Imperial Polk Advertising Federation’s annual event, held at the Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, FL.

CNP’s Judges’ Choice Award was given for the company’s development of a television spot for Lakeland Electric’s “PlugIntoSmart” Smart Meter Awareness campaign. CNP’s Gold Awards were in the categories of Sales Promotion, Out-of-Home, Website, Television and Mixed/Multiple Media. The “PlugIntoSmart” TV spot went on to win a Gold District award. Additional work received Silver ADDY Awards from multiple categories. The firm’s Benny Awards represented the “Best in Category” for Out-of-Home Advertising, Television, Mixed/Multiple Media, Advertising for the Arts & Sciences, and Elements of Advertising.

The ADDY Awards is the industry’s largest and most prestigious advertising competition and recognizes all forms of advertising – from media of all types, from all over the world. Only Gold Award winners are moved onward to compete at the District level, then Nationally, in their respective categories.

The “Benny” Award represents the “Best of Category” award, named after the group’s most loyal and generous member – the late Dick Bennick, aka Dr. Paul Bearer of Channel 44’s “Creature Feature” series. This year, the awards were presented by Dr. Paul Bearer II, played by Richard Koon of Winter Haven, to help carry on the tradition.

CNP has served Central Florida clients for more than 20 years, providing a full array of creative, brand development and web marketing services, across all media. The agency is part of the Brand Establishment network, one of only 23 U.S. firms to have received the Certified Brand Strategist (CBS) designation.

For more information on The Polk Advertising Federation visit www.polkadfed.com.

For more information on the ADDY Awards visit www.addyawards.com.

For more information on CNP, visit www.clarknikdelpowell.com.

Contact: Ryan Pogue
CNP • Clark Nikdel Powell
62 Fourth St. NW
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Phone: 863-299-9980 ext. 1019
Email ryan@clarknikdelpowell.com
Web: www.clarknikdelpowell.com
CNP • Clark Nikdel Powell
Ryan Pogue