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DDB Canada Takes Home Top Canadian Agency Aware At 2008 IABC Gold Quill Awards

DDB CanadaBreak out the bubbly and throw in a slice of the Big Apple, earlier this week at the Annual IABC Conference held in New York DDB Canada walked away winning the Awards of Excellence and an Award of Merit.

DDB Edmonton won an Award of Excellence in the Economic, Social and Environmental Development Category for its Healthy U Family campaign for the Alberta Health and Wellness, Family Branch. The campaign was also honoured with the Jake Wittmer Award for the outstanding use of research in the development of the campaign and was presented to DDB Edmonton and the Healthy Living Branch of Alberta Health and Wellness. DDB Edmonton was also presented with the Award of Merit in the Other Graphic Design Category for the Town of Banff Construction project.

DDB Toronto won an Award of Excellence in the Media Relations Category for its outstanding campaign to promote the Ontario Science Centre’s Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. DDB Public Relations was the only Canadian PR agency to be honoured with an Award of Excellence at this year’s Gold Quill Awards.

“We’re extremely pleased to be recognized with these prestigious awards,” says Martha Jamieson, vice-president, brand integrity group, DDB Edmonton. “The IABC’s Gold Quill Awards program focuses on the creative work, strategic thinking and the results achieved. The awards are an acknowledgment that we’re helping raise the bar and produce compelling, creative programs for our clients using the best communications practices.”

Th Gold Quill Award is open to agencies in 30 different countries including Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, U.K. and the U.S.

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