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2017 Finalists and Winners

 

Project of the Year

Winner
Frontline’s B2B Content Marketing Program to Drive Company Growth (Frontline Education)

Finalists

  • AARP The Magazine (AARP)
  • CDW Tech Magazine Integrated Content Marketing Program (Manifest)
  • Direct Advice for Dads (DAD) – “The World’s Biggest Niche Audience” (HBF)
  • Monster Career Advice (Monster)

 

Content Marketer of the Year

Winner
Paolo Mottola, Managing Editor, REI Co-op

Finalists

  • Drew Bailey, Manager, Content Strategy and Curation, FedEx
  • Paul Horstmeier, Senior Vice President, Health Catalyst
  • Kira Mondrus, Director of Global Marketing, SecureWorks
  • Monica Norton, Senior Director Content Marketing, ZenDesk

 

Agency of the Year for agencies with less than 100 employees include:

Winner
Imprint

Finalists

  • 256
  • Emotive
  • Lush Digital Media
  • Influence & Co.
  • PM, poslovni mediji

 

Agency of the Year for agencies with more than 100 employees include:

Winner
Pace

Finalists

  • Imagination
  • iProspect
  • Meredith Xcelerated Marketing
  • Spoon
  • Wpromote

 

STRATEGY

Content Marketing Launch of the Year

Winner
Direct Advice for Dads (DAD) – “The World’s Biggest Niche Audience” – HBF

Finalists
Vamos/LATAM – The Cultural Take-Off Experience – LATAM Airlines by New Content
I Build America: Telling the Story of Construction – HCSS / I Build America
GetResponse Marketing Automation Hub launch in support of the Marketing Automation product launch – GetResponse
Monster B2C Video – Monster

Best Content Marketing Program

Winner
B2B Content Marketing Program to Drive Company Growth – Frontline Education

Finalists
ACTIVE.com Content Marketing Program – The Active Network
Kids Safety Network – American Income Life Insurance Company (AIL) by Siren Group
#DoItForYourself – Berlei Australia by Emotive
Tech/Life Ireland – The IDA & Enterprise Ireland, delivered in partnership with Atomic by Radical

Best Content Marketing Program in Healthcare

Winner
The Mayo Clinic App Content Marketing Launch – Mayo Clinic

Finalists
Direct Advice for Dads (DAD) – HBF
The Bravecto Extraordinary Care Program – Merck Animal Health by Stein IAS
#LivingProof – Allegheny Health Network
Cleveland Clinic’s Health Essentials defines the “Major Leagues” of Content Marketing in Healthcare – Cleveland Clinic

Best Content Marketing Program in Financial Services

Winner
Becoming the most trusted source of advice for entrepreneurs in Canada – BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada)

Finalists
Allstate Digital Content Marketing Program – Allstate
Yahoo Storytellers + Credit Card Brand Blinded Case Study – Yahoo
Visa Solo Traveler Video Series – Visa by Click2View
Prosper + Thrive – Santander Bank Prospect Engagement Strategy – Santander Bank by Sapient Razorfish & Arnold Worldwide

Best Content Marketing Program in Retail

Winner
Nordstrom Rack x Kin Community 2016 Partnership – Kin Community

Finalists
#HallmarkAtWalgreens Ambassador Campaign – Hallmark with Walgreens by Carusele
Room & Board and Nina Hale’s ‘Modern’ Content Marketing Program – Room & Board by Nina Hale
“Save To Win” – Family Dollar by Catapult

Best Content Marketing Program in Manufacturing

Winner
Gates Safety Campaign – Gates Corporation by 90octane

Finalists
Proto Labs’ Content Marketing Strategy – Proto Lab
Outdoor Cap Company’s Unbranded Blog: Hatswork.com – Outdoor Cap Company, Inc.
IBM Integrated Media System – IBM by MSP Communications
How a well crafted content strategy drove better lead generation – Darcor by Marketing CoPilot

Best Content Marketing Program in Technology

Winner
Tech/Life Ireland – The IDA & Enterprise Ireland, delivered in partnership with Atomic by Radical

Finalists
B2B Content Marketing Program to Drive Company Growth – Frontline Education
Modern Workplace Series – Microsoft
Digital Industries – SAP
Line-of-Business Strategy Shift – Salesforce

Best Content Marketing Program in Travel/Tourism

Winner
ACG Multichannel Content Program: Destination Ideas and Trip Planning – The Auto Club Group (AAA) by Pace

Finalists
How Travelocity Has Revolutionized Content Marketing with its Gnational Gnomads Program – Travelocity, an Expedia company
Marriott Traveler – Marriott International
Visit Tampa Bay Integrated Digital Marketing Campaign – Madden Media
Leading Hotels of the World: Maker Campaign – Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (MXM)

Best Content Marketing Program in Education

Winner
Developing Trustworthy Content by Empowering Microsoft’s Education Innovators – Microsoft

Finalists
My Day at IU 2016 – Indiana University Bloomington
Student Hub – University of Phoenix (UoPX) by MSP Communications
Explore’ and ‘this.’ – Deakin University’s expanded content marketing program – Deakin University
Yamaha: SupportED Magazine – Yamaha Corporation of America, B&O

Best Content Marketing Multi-Year Program

Winner
Marketing Cloudcast – Salesforce

Finalists
EBS and swimming with the fishes – EBS by 256
The Smarter Approach – Trelleborg Marine Systems by SteinIAS
Modern Workplace Series – Microsoft
Women’s Marketing Inc. – Content Marketing, Multi-Year Strategy – Women’s Marketing Inc.

Best Marketing Automation in Content Marketing

Winner
The Good Clean Food Campaign – Ingredion by SteinIAS

Finalists
IBM Bluemix: Dynamic E-mail Nurture – Ogilvy & Mather
The Voice of the Experts – Paroles d’Experts – Drägerwerk AG
Collateral Builder – KPMG
ONTRAPORT – ONTRAPORT

Highest Conversion Response from a Content Program

Winner
Getting Irish Businesses off the Ground with AIB – Radical

Finalists
A Record-Breaking Holiday: How HireRight Turned Audience Frustrations into Webinar Registrations – HireRight
Push Notification Cookbook Campaign – TUNE
“Launching Your Real Estate Career” eBook campaign – Brightwood College Powered by Kaplan Real Estate Education – Kaplan Professional Education
Monster’s Monster 100 – Monster

Highest Subscriber Growth

Winner
SnapApp Blog – SnapApp

Finalists
Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter – Ayzenberg & SEGA
Scout Growth – Scout Exchange

Most Innovative Content Distribution Strategy

Winner
Sonic/Eggman Twitter Takeover – Ayzenberg & SEGA

Finalists
BerlinStation.com Interactive 360-Degree Experience – EPIX and Ayzenberg Group
Häagen-Dazs Elevates Ice Cream with NYC Millennials – Nestle Häagen-Dazs with Walgreens and Duane Reade by Carusele
What I Wish I Knew – Microsoft

Native Advertising/Sponsored Content as part of a Content Marketing Program

Winner
US Restaurateurs New Zealand Visit in Robb Report – Tourism New Zealand by Storyation

Finalists
Holiday Inn: Using native advertising to help people explore everyday moments of joy – InterContinental Hotels Group
Sip Share & Win – Coca-Cola & McDonald’s by Deviant Ventures
Taste The Feeling Single – The Coca-Cola Company by Deviant Ventures
Brick and Mortar Reborn – Synchrony Financial by Ogilvy

Content Marketing ROI/Measurement Program

Winner
ACTIVE.com Content Marketing ROI – The Active Network

Finalists
SPOOR | NS National Dutch Railways | G+J Custom Content
Following the entrepreneur’s journey from consuming content to becoming a client – BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada)
Council swap (Jouw Gemeente Mijn Gemeente) – PinkRoccade Local Government by LVB Networks
Rent-A-Center Corporate Blog ROI/Measurement – Rent-A-Center by Ansira

Best Integration of Mobile Devices in a Content Marketing Program

Winner
ALEX AND ANI Mobile Experience – ALEX AND ANI

Finalist
POLITICO Europe Uses Mobile Wallet for Brexit Coverage – Urban Airship
Mobile ID Card – Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Best Use of Content involving Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence

Winner
GumGum Holotats AR Tattoos – GumGum

Finalist
KONE 24/7 Connected Services – KONE by Spoon Publishing AB

In-Person (Event) Content Marketing Strategy

Winner
Delight Conference – Connective DX

Finalists
#LivingProof Event Activations – Allegheny Health Network
Lionbridge 2017 Global Marketing Symposium – Text100 (for Lionbridge)
Teia – GNT by Dream Factory
Emery the Emergency Penguin – C+C

Best Integrated Corporate Event (in-person)/Digital Content Strategy

Winner
The Great Rewrite, Forbes Media & KPMG

Finalists
Brandify Summit – Brandify
Made in USA for Marriott International – Standard Textile
#AgilityIs – AT&T Business Solutions by Rodgers Townsend

Agency/Client Content Marketing Partnership

Winner
HBF and Mahlab Partnership: Direct Advice for Dads (DAD) – HBF

Finalists
D Custom/Hewlett Packard Enterprise Partnership – Hewlett Packard Enterprise by D Custom
UPS 2016 Wishes Delivered Campaign – UPS by T3Relationship built on trust and collaboration drives content marketing results – Promys by Marketing CoPilot
Michigan Medicine Content Marketing Program – Michigan Medicine by Manifest

Best Use of Influencer Marketing

Winner
The American Cancer Society’s Taboo #Th3Fight – Moxie

Finalists
Dorot’s Influencer Marketing Program Reaches 17.4M; Drives 15% Sales Lift – Dorot by Linqia
Lincoln Electric Influencer Campaign – Lincoln Electric
Lessons Learned From Five of Marketing’s Top Minds – Workfront
Astrobrights: Best Use of Influencer Marketing – Astrobrights by Neenah Paper by WITH Agency

Best Content Strategy

Winner
Gaining unprecedented MOMENTUM through Content Marketing – Starwood Hotels (now Marriott) by iProspect (Dentsu Aegis Network)

Finalists
ACTIVE.com Content Strategy – The Active Network
Rogers Unison Launch Campaign – Rogers Communications by Ariad Communications
Frontline Education – B2B Content Strategy Leading with Thought Leadership – Frontline Education
FedEx Go-to-Market Content Strategy – FedEx

Integrated Content Marketing Program (Print/Digital Integration)

Winner
CDW Tech Magazine Integrated Content Marketing Program – Manifest

Finalists
HRMedia – delivering strategic content to Australia’s HR professionals – Australian HR Institute by Mahlab
Integrated Campaign: B2B | Employee Well-Being Campaign – Mediaplanet
Capital Acumen Issue #32: Art in a World – U.S. Trust
Sodexo + Imprint: Integrated Content Marketing – Sodexo by Imprint

Best Use of Technology as Part of Content Marketing Program

Winner
Majestic Uses 3D Printing in Space to Amplify Data & Bring it Alive on the ISS – Majestic.com by Delightful Communications

Finalists
Intronis MSP Solutions Interactive Tools – Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda
15 Growing Business Leaders Share Their App Secrets – Salesforce
FedEx Makes Shipping Easier With Embedded Experiences – FedEx by ion interactive
Salesforce Interactive Content – Salesforce

Paid Advertising/Content Marketing Integration

Winner
Monster Career Advice Integrated Campaign – Monster

Finalists
Managed Services Program – by Yesler for Mindtree
SAS Paid Advertising and Content Marketing Integration: The Content Distribution Unit – SAS Institute Inc.
Built With Knowledge by Allianz Global Investors Asia Pacific – AllianzGI
Highmark B2B Paid Media Integration – Highmark by MARC USA

Best Branded Content Campaign

Winner
Make Tech Her Story – CompTIA by Walker Sands

Finalists
SAS: Analytics in Action – SAS
#LivingProof Best Branded Content Campaign – Allegheny Health Network
Dreamforce – Salesforce
Uncookie Exchange – Eagle Brand by Marcus Thomas LLC

Best Use of Content in Account-Based Marketing (ABM)

Winner
Straight Talk’s special issue: ‘The Advance of Women in IT’ – HCL Technologies

Finalists
Transfer: Los Angeles Transit Best Practices – Trapeze Group
Windows Server 2016 Demo and Campaign – Insight

Best Creative Collaboration in Content Marketing

Winner
Prosper + Thrive – Success through Client and Agency Integration – Santander Bank by Sapient Razorfish & Arnold Worldwide

Finalists
FedEx Sales Chat (Collaboration between Marketing & Sales) – FedEx
Western Union Currency at a Crossroads – Western Union by MullenLowe Profero
PGE: Best Creative Collaboration in Content Marketing – Pacific Gas & Electric by WITH Agency
Ecolink Teams with High Schools & Social Media for 25 Year Anniversary Celebration – Ecolink Inc

 

DISTRIBUTION

Best Enewsletter

Winner
SHIFT Happens: SHIFT Communications’ Agency Newsletter – SHIFT

Finalists
Relate by Zendesk newsletter – Zendesk
Deloitte University Press Newsletter – Deloitte
Allstate Good Hands News – Time Inc.
Health Essentials News: Weekly Tips from Experts You Trust – Cleveland Clinic

Best Use of Facebook in Content Marketing

Winner
#becauseweloveyou – Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) by GUD.berlin GmbH

Finalists
Cleveland Clinic Facebook: Your Health & Wellness Destination – Cleveland Clinic
Cheapflights.ca’s call to #ExportYourself: The world needs you Canada – Cheapflights (part of the Momondo Group)
SparePups Campaign – SpareFoot
CalSTRS Explosive Facebook Growth – 66 Percent Increase in One Year! – California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)

Best Use of Instagram/Snapchat in Content Marketing

Winner
Another City Trip – Eindhoven365, City of Eindhoven by Zandbeek, the agency for engagement

Finalists
Xbox Snapchat – Microsoft Xbox by Ayzenberg
We Are Cisco Snapchat – Cisco
Dallas Design District Organic Instagram Growth – Dallas Design District by Speakeasy
Xbox Instagram Story – Microsoft Xbox by Ayzenberg

Best Use of LinkedIn/SlideShare in Content Marketing

Winner
Encourage, Educate, Connect: SunTrust LinkedIn Inspires People To Move on Up From Financial Stress To Confidence – SunTrust by Imagination

Finalists
Going Way Back With Marketing’s Top Minds – Workfront

Best Use of Twitter in Content Marketing

Winner
Bosch automated driving – from data insights to brand engagement – Robert Bosch GmbH

Finalists
Straight Talk: CxO Engagements using Social Media – HCL TECHNOLOGIES
Georgia Power / Twitter – Southern Company / Georgia power
Sonic/Eggman Twitter Takeover – Ayzenberg & SEGA
@MerrillLynch – Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, a Bank of America Corporation by The Foundry at Time Inc.

Best Use of Video/YouTube/Vimeo in Content Marketing

Winner
Better Buildings Challenge SWAP Season 2 – U.S. Department of Energy by C+C

Finalists
RevZillaTV brought to you by RevZilla.com – RevZilla.com
Zillow TV – Zillow
Nordstrom Rack x Kin Community 2016 Partnership – Nordstrom Rack by Kin Community
“Bridging the Dream” Documentary Series – Sallie Mae by DiMassimo Goldstein

Best Use of Multichannel Social Media in Content Marketing

Winner
#DoItForYourself – Berlei Australia by Emotive

Finalists
Listen To Your Book – Audible by Emotive
#CFHolidayMagic – Cadillac Fairview by North Strategic
Telekom Electronic Beats – Deutsche Telekom AG by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH
Use Your Points Campaign, American Express – MSP Communications

Best Corporate Blog

Winner
The Allstate Blog – Allstate

Finalists
Toast Restaurant POS – Toast Restaurant POS
Wistia Best Corporate Blog – Wistia
Blogging to Convert Readers to Customers – SHIFT
Several People Are Typing: The Official Slack Blog – Slack Technologies

Best Blog Post

Winner
How to tell if you’re infected with malware – Malwarebytes

Finalists
Three Reasons Why B2B Marketers Should Reconsider Facebook Advertising – Dun & Bradstreet
Wired founder Kevin Kelly on letting go of AI anxiety: How machines and humans together will transform the future of work – Slack Technologies
“Attn. Kanye West: We found a way to help erase your $53 million debt” – Monster
Mind Over Matter – National Life Group

Best Multi-Author Blog

Winner
Monster Career Advice – Monster

Finalists
Constant Contact Creates a Virtual Small Business Water – Constant Contact
#nsfavourites | NS National Dutch Railways – NS Dutch National Railways by G+J Custom Content
How A Dumpster Rental Brand Engaged An Audience and Improved Traffic Over 179% YoY with a Multi-Author Blog – Budget Dumpster
Spectrum Group’s The Daily Haul for Teletrac Navman – Teletrac Navman by Spectrum Group

Best Topic-Specific Blog

Winner
#nsfavourites | NS Dutch National Railways | G+J Custom Content

Finalists
Driverless Cars: The World’s first insurance policy – Adrian Flux Insurance Services by “ToTheEnd” and “Further”
The Independent Market Observer – Commonwealth Financial Network
Common Tread brought to you by RevZilla.com – RevZilla.com
Takeda – Blog for IBD patients (Inflammatory bowel disease) – Takeda by The Fat Lady

Best Podcast/Audio Series

Winner
Edge of the Web – Site Strategics

Finalists
Creating a Global Voice for the Translation Industry – Moravia by Burns360
Dinner With Racers Podcast – Continental Tire
Work in Progress: A show about the meaning and identify we find in work – Slack Technologies
VMware Radius SciFi Podcast – Weber Shandwick

Best Infographic (one-time)

Winner
The global impact of ransomware on businesses – Malwarebytes

Finalists
“Pregnancy by Trimester: A Pregnant Woman’s Guide” Infographic – Young Living
Dun & Bradstreet – Revving the Revenue Engine Infographic – Dun & Bradstreet by ScribbleLive
“Stoned” – Cleveland Clinic
NFIB Infographic: What’s the World’s Greatest Job? Small Business Owners Know – National Federation of Independent Business by Imagination

Best Infographic Series

Winner
Young Living “All About” Infographic Series – Young Living

Finalists
Chevron & T Brand Studio @NYT: What Do You Really Know About Natural Gas? – Chevron by The New York Times
6 Numbers You Need to Know by Heart – Cleveland Clinic
Digital Eye Strain Infographic Series – SeikoVision by Mojo Media Labs
Beauty Brands Marketing to Women – Infographic Series – Women’s Marketing Inc.

Best Use of Interactive Infographics

Winner
Content Land – SnapApp

Finalists
HSBC – Expat State of Mind – HSBC Expat Division by BBC StoryWorks
T. Rowe Price + Imprint: Do You Act Your (Savings) Age? – T. Rowe Price by Imprint
What’s Your AI IQ? – Salesforce
GIF up your graphic – ABN AMRO by Zandbeek, the agency for engagement

Best Use of Content Curation

Winner
Toyota Family Trails – Trails Mix Magazine – National Center for Families Learning by Brains on Fire

Finalists
Bloomberg Professional – Bloomberg
GoHome.com.hk – iProperty Group Ltd
Bank of America’s ESG Influencer Program – Burson-Marsteller

Best Mobile App/Utility

Winner
SAS- The 140 – SAS Institute Inc. by Dynamic Signal

Finalists
ALEX AND ANI Mobile App/Utility – ALEX AND ANI
BMW Magazine Digital – BMW Group AG by HOFFMANN UND CAMPE X

Best Content-Driven Website

Winner
Direct Advice for Dads (DAD) – HBF

Finalists
Kids Safety Network – Siren Group
Australia.com – Tourism Australia by Storyation
The GoDaddy Blog – GoDaddy
Autodesk’s Redshift for Best Content-Driven Website – Autodesk

Best Motivational Video or Video Series

Winner
Steps for Life – Suicidprevention i Väst and Västra Götalandsregionen by OTW

Finalists
Be Comfortable In Your Own Skin – Bio-Oil USA by Taylor & Pond
Journey of Blood – Sanquin by LVB Networks
UPS 2016 Wishes Delivered Campaign – T3
Visa Solo Traveler Video Series – Click2View

Best Topic-Specific Video as Part of a Content Marketing Program

Winner
Control – Northumberland Domestic Abuse Services by RAW Productions

Finalists
Driving Engagement and Sales With Jeep Tire Comparison Video – Turn5
Anthem of Us – Bedrock
Superhero Educator – Precious Symonette – NEA Member Benefits
The Gift of Time – Allianz by Credo Nonfiction

Best Short Form Video or Video Series as Part of a Content Marketing Program

Winner
#HomemadeHacks Video Series – Zillow by Yesler

Finalists
CalSTRS – Working After Retirement Video Series – California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)
Solutions videos – Manulife
Monster’s “Recipe for a Perfect…” Video Series – Monster
Business Insider and Dunkin’ Donuts – Dunkin’ Donuts by Business Insider

Best Content Marketing Video Series

Winner
Hot Lap Video Series: Entertainment and Aspirations for Mustang Lovers – Turn5

Finalists
Travel Bravely – Singtel by Mediacorp Pte Ltd
The All-American Duck Tape Road Trip – ShurTech Brands LLC
KPMG/Forbes “The Great Rewrite” – KPMG
i Rise – Coca-Cola & McDonald’s by Deviant Ventures

Best Use of eBook or White Paper Program

Winner
SAS eBook marketing program – SAS

Finalists
6 Reasons Your Intranet Project Will Fail, & Tips for Success – RBA, Inc. by Maccabee Public Relations
What I Wish I Knew – Microsoft
Kasasa Social Media E-book Series – Kasasa
Two-Aspirin Headaches of Tomorrow’s Clinicians…and How Today’s Healthcare Technologies Are Already Relieving the Pain – Vocera Communications, Inc.

Transportation (Air/Auto/Rail/Ship) Publication

Winner
Southwest The Magazine – Southwest Airlines by Pace

Finalists
Scandinavian Traveler – Scandinavian Airlines by OTW
Msafiri | Kenya Airways | G+J Custom Content

Association Publication

Winner
AARP The Magazine – AARP

Finalists
Create by Engineers Australia – how engineers create the future – Engineers Australia by Mahlab
A Trusted Magazine for AAA Members – The Auto Club Group (AAA) by Pace
AARP Bulletin – AARP
Perspective magazine – International Interior Design Association by Imagination

Technology Publication

Winner
compact steel – thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH

Finalists
Torque Magazine, A WP Engine Publication

Manufacturing Publication

Winner
Redshift for Manufacturing Publication – Autodesk

Finalists
Xerox Digital Hot Spot Publication – Xerox Corporation by Roberts Communications

Financial Services Publication

Winner
Straight Talk Special Edition: Financial Services – HCL TECHNOLOGIES

Finalists
The Mortgage Reports – Full Beaker, Inc.
Capital Acumen Issue #32: Art in a New World – U.S. Trust
Fidelity + Imprint: In The Money – Fidelity by Imprint
The Redstone Blog by Redstone Federal Credit Union – Redstone Federal Credit Union

Government Publication

Winner
Challenge magazine – Public Singapore Division, Singapore by Tuber Productions Pte Ltd

Finalists
PIONEER Magazine – MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, SINGAPORE
Y – Das Magazin der Bundeswehr (special issue) – Redaktion der Bundeswehr/Y-Redaktion by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH
Swedish Armed Forces – Försvarets Forum – SWEDISH ARMED FORCES by Make Your Mark

Healthcare/Medical Publication

Winner
Pediatrics Nationwide – Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Finalists
xMAP Insights Newsletter – Luminex
Rounds – Cleveland Clinic
Your Beauty Magazine – David B. Reath, MD PLLC
Heartbeat Magazine, Jan/Feb 2017 – Mended Hearts by madison/miles media

Hospitality/Travel Publication

Winner
Vamos LATAM – LATAM Airlines by New Content

Finalist
Marriott Traveler – Marriott International
2017 Official Estes Park Visitor Guide – Visit Estes Park
Holland Herald | KLM Royal Dutch Airlines | G+J Custom Content
St. Moritz Magazine – Tourismusorganisation Engadin St. Moritz by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH

Nonprofit Publication

Winner
Heartbeat Magazine, Jan/Feb 2017 – Mended Hearts by madison/miles media

Finalists
MUTmagazin – Stiftung Culture Counts Foundation by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH
All Animals, July-August 2016 – The Humane Society of the United States
Bats Magazine – Bat Conservation International by GLC – a marketing communications agency
2017 BBB Trust Talk Magazine – Better Business Bureau

Retail Publication

Winner
Preprosto – Lidl Slovenija by PM, poslovni mediji

Finalists
Weirs and giving a new look to a historic brand – Weirs & Sons by 256
Opel+ – Adam Opel AG by HOFFMANN UND CAMPE Corporate Publishing

School/University Publication

Winner
this – powered by Deakin University – Deakin University

Internal/Employee Publication

Winner
IKEA Global coworkers – IKEA by OTW

Finalists
Vodacom buzz – Vodacom by New Media Publishing
Connected Life – A new magazine for Irish Life employees – Irish Life Group by Zahra Media Group
You Are Here – Centerliner Traits Book – Centerline Digital
we – thyssenkrupp AG by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH

 

EDITORIAL

Best New PRINT Publication – Editorial

Winner
TBD Magazine – The People, Stories, and Ideas Defining Detroit Today – TBD Media LLC.

Finalists
OUTCOMES – Eyeview
Feed magazine – Jerónimo Martins
APT Voyage by Storyation – APT by Storyation
Yamaha: SupportED Magazine – Yamaha Corporation of America, B&O

Best New Digital Publication – Editorial

Winner
V by Viacom – Viacom

Finalists
TBD Magazine – The People, Stories, and Ideas Defining Detroit Today – TBD Media LLC
Quotable.com – Salesforce
Get Science – Pfizer by Group SJR
Capital Ideas – Group SJR

Best PRINT Publication – Editorial

Winner
Yamaha: SupportED Magazine – Yamaha Corporation of America, B&O

Finalists
Holland Herald | KLM Royal Dutch Airlines | G+J Custom Content
EY – Tax Insights for business leaders – Issue 17 – Ernst & Young LLP by C3 Creative Code and Content (Switzerland) AG
OUTCOMES – Eyeview
T-Man and Gums Comic Book – GumGum

Best Digital Publication – Editorial

Winner
The eCommerce Seller’s Guide to 2017 Rate Changes – ShippingEasy by Value Intersect Consulting

Finalists
Escape the Time Warp – 9 Essential Principles for Modernizing your Corporate Learning Ecosystem – Axonify
Marriott Traveler – Marriott International
Center for Financial Insight – Jackson National Life Insurance
Radius: Stories at the Edge – Vmware by Weber Shandwick

Best Feature Article – PRINT

Winner
The Collapse of Biofilms? – Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Finalists
A Different Beat, Animal Sheltering Magazine (May-June 2016) – The Humane Society of the United States
Harnessing the Immune System: Has the Cure for Cancer Been Within Us All Along? – Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Capital Acumen Issue #32: Art in a New World – Arts Special – Capital Acumen – U.S. Trust
In Search of the Good Life – AARP

Best Feature Article – Digital

Winner
ACTIVE.com – An Open Letter to Men From Female Runners – The Active Network

Finalists
Best Feature Article – Currency at a Crossroads – Western Union by MullenLowe Profero
Informatica: What is Marketing Operations? – Informatica by Velocity Partners
“The Art of Words” by Microsoft and POP – Microsoft Office by www.wearepop.com
Financial Knowledge and the Curiosity Gap – Jackson National Life Insurance Company

Best Interview or Profile

Winner
Helen Mirren in Light and Shadow – AARP

Finalists
What’s up with Adtech, an interview with Terry Kuwaja – Eyeview, OUTCOMES
Challenge magazine A Cuppa With… interview: “You must know the ground sentiment” – Public Service Division, Singapore by Tuber Productions Pte Ltd
Relate by Zendesk interview with Jon Ronson – Zendesk
“Embracing His Role” (Renew Magazine by UnitedHealthcare)—Fall 2016 – United Healthcare by MSP Communications

Best Regularly Featured Column or Section

Winner
Challenge magazine: A CUPPA WITH… – Public Service Division, Singapore by Tuber Productions Pte Ltd

Finalists
Humane Backyard, All Animals magazine – The Humane Society of the United States
“Ask Carrie,” Charles Schwab’s On Investing magazine, spring 2017 – Charles Schwab by 30 Point Strategies
The Wine Matcher – Wine.com by New Content
Personal Best – AARP

Best Series of Articles

Winner
New York-Presbyterian – Amazing Things – New York-Presbyterian by Pace

Finalists
Monster’s “Life After Layoffs” Series – Monster
Archipelago – Garuda Indonesia Airline by Agency Fish
Holland Herald | KLM Royal Dutch Airlines | G+J Custom Content
Collab Vamos / LATAM – LATAM Airlines by New Content

Best Overall Editorial – PRINT

Winner
Capital Acumen Issue #32: Art in a New World – U.S. Trust

Finalists
Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies, Texas Heritage for Living – D Custom
Insigniam Quarterly (IQ) – Insigniam by Imagination
PROJECT M – Allianz SE by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH
Msafiri | Kenya Airways | G+J Custom Content

Best Overall Editorial – Digital

Winner
Direct Advice For Dads – making a real difference to Australian Dads – HBF by Mahlab

Finalists
Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts – Pace
HouseLogic.com – HouseLogic.com / National Association of Realtors
The Relate by Zendesk online magazine – Zendesk
Xero Small Business Guides – Xero

Best Special Topic Issue

Winner
Y – Das Magazin der Bundeswehr (special issue) – Redaktion der Bundeswehr/Y-Redaktion by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH

Finalists
Mission Possible: Your Guide to Personalized B2B Marketing – Dun & Bradstreet
2017 Widen Connectivity Report – Widen
Scandinavian Traveler – SAS70 – Scandinavian Airlines by OTW
#WeAreVC – Education Corporation of America by SapientRazorfish

Best Annual Report

Winner
Mission Zukunft – Annual Report Fiducia & GAD IT AG – Fiducia & GAD IT AG by va bene publishing GmbH

Finalists
Akron Children’s Hospital Annual Report – Akron Children’s Hospital by Marcus Thomas LLC
Friendship Senior Options 2015 – IVY Marketing Group
Allianz Customer Report 2016: “Result for the Customer” – Allianz Deutschland AG by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH
Serving Science Expanding Reach & Impact Annual Report 2016 – Society for Neuroscience

Best Corporate Book

Winner
The Clear & Complete Guide to Account Based Sales Development – Engagio by Velocity Partners

Finalists
Oracle Marketing Cloud | Power of One Playbook – 90octane
The Marketing Data Lake – Informatica by Velocity Partners
World Health Summit Yearbook 2016 – WHS Foundation GmbH by TEMPUS CORPORATE
How to Create an Employee Handbook: A Workbook for Employers – Gusto

 

DESIGN

Best New PRINT Publication – Design

Winner
Crystal Living – Crystal by HCP Media, What’s your story?

Finalists
CCBSA (Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa) Life – Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa by New Media Publishing
Yamaha: SupportED Magazine – Yamaha Corporation of America, B&O
OUTCOMES – Eyeview
Pages: The magazine for those who love publishing – Lane Press

Best New Digital Publication – Design

Winner
New York Presbyterian – New York-Presbyterian Hospital by Pace

Finalists
Audi Life – Audi of America by Latcha+Associates

Best PRINT Publication – Design

Winner
Perspective – International Interior Design Association by Imagination

Finalists
think.bank – Fiducia & GAD IT AG by va bene publishing GmbH
Global Investor – Change: Solutions for a better world – Credit Suisse by C3 Creative Code and Content (Switzerland) AG
T-Man And Gums Comic Book – GumGum
EINS – Content Marketing für alle by Kammann Rossi and SCM (School for Communication and Management)

Best Digital Publication – Design

Winner
AARP The Magazine’s Special Health & Wellness Issue – AARP The Magazine

Finalists
AARP The Magazine Money & Retirement – AARP The Magazine
Autodesk’s Redshift for Design – Best Digital Publication – Autodesk
At a Glance – BNY Mellon’s Digital and Timely Delivery of Performance Information – BNY Mellon

Best Cover – PRINT

Winner
Allianz Customer Report 2016: “Result for the Customer” – Allianz Deutschland AG by C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH

Finalists
Feed Magazine – Jerónimo Martins
Cohort Issue 5 – SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
February 2016 Cover – Roll the Casbah – Air Canada enRoute
Algorithms for Innovation – University of Utah Health Sciences

Best Cover – Digital

Winner
The Art of Agile Marketing ebook – Workfront

Finalists
DIY Guide to Data Navigation – Microsoft by SCORCH
Content Marketing For Lawyers: How Attorneys Can Use Powerful Social Media Strategies To Attract More Clients And Become A Legal Thought Leader – Ruiz Strategies

Best Column or Section Design

Winner
The Challenge Pullout – Public Service Division, Singapore by Tuber Productions Pte Ltd

Finalists
Kaleidoscope VAMOS / LATAM – LATAM Airlines by New Content
Move Magazine – American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators by GLC – a marketing communications agency

Best Feature Design

Winner
‘Achieving Deliciousness’: A design-led content experience by Adobe – Enterprise Marketing Content Strategist

Finalists
Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies, Texas Heritage for Living, “Some Like It Hot” – D Custom
The Appetizer Genius by WBeer – New Content
Experience Kissimmee – Madden Media
“Recalibrate” (Renew Magazine by UnitedHealthcare) – UnitedHealthcare by MSP Communications

Best Infographic Design

Winner
Monster’s “A Superhero’s Guide to Career Victory” – Monster

Finalists
Shutterstock Creative Trends 2016 – Shutterstock
What Impact will the Presidential Election Have on HR? – Scout Exchange
Getting Inside the Insider Threat – RedOwl by SCORCH
Tires “For What You Do” – Continental Tire

Best Use of Illustration

Winner
SilverKris October 2016: The South-east Asia Diaries – SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

Finalists
Flowchart Fridays – Lucid Software Inc
Challenge May/June 2016 Cover story: Beyond SG50 – Public Service Division, Singapore by Tuber Productions Pte Ltd
IH Professional Pathways Outreach Program – AIHA
Washington, DC Digital Transformation – Cisco Systems

Best Use of Photography

Winner
Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies, Texas Heritage for Living Cookbook – D Custom

Finalists
An Outdoor Lens – Visit Gainesville by Madden Media
“Foods That Heal” (Renew Magazine by UnitedHealthcare) – UnitedHealthcare by MSP Communications
Helen Mirren: In Light & Shadow – AARP The Magazine
World War ZZZ – AARP The Magazine

Best Overall Design – PRINT

Winner
Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies, Texas Heritage for Living Cookbook – D Custom

Finalists
Evonik-Magazine – Evonik Industries AG by BISSINGER[+] GmbH & C3 Creative Code and Content GmbH
NK STIL – Nordiska Kompaniet by Make Your Mark
San Francisco Giants April 2016 – Diablo Publications

Best Overall Design – Digital

Winner
Thomson Reuters 2016 Annual Report: The Partnership Equation – Thomson Reuters

Finalists
Cloud vs. Security – by Yesler for Trend Micro
Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies, Texas Heritage for Living – D Custom
Audi Life – Audi of America by Latcha+Associates
Velocity & Sprint Business – Small Business manifesto – Sprint Business by Velocity Partners