ADDY Tickets On Sale Now

15 Feb

Awards Show Will Honor Local Advertising Excellence

Tickets for Tri-State Advertising & Marketing Professionals’ (AMP) annual ADDY Awards Show are now on sale. “The Greatest Show in the World: ADDY Awards 2013” will take place Friday, March 1, at The Plaza by Ray’s in Cape Girardeau. The night will honor exceptional advertising published or aired in the Cape Girardeau, Mo.; Paducah, Ky.; and Harrisburg, Ill., markets between January 1 and December 31, 2012.

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More than 160 professional and student entries in all media, including print, broadcast, out-of-home and public service advertising, were judged by a distinguished panel of advertising and creative executives for advertising excellence.

“I was thrilled to see so many high-caliber entries this year,” says Emily Sikes, Tri-State AMP ADDY chairperson. “This may be a mainly rural area, but our creative community has a lot to offer. We are excited to honor the best of the best at the awards show March 1.”

Winners of the local ADDY Awards are eligible to compete in the second level of the three-tiered ADDY Awards competition, the District 9 ADDY Awards conducted in March. The District 9 winners are then eligible for the ultimate competition, the national ADDY, presented in June every year by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). As a three-tiered national competition with 60,000 entrants overall, the national ADDY Awards are the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, recognizing creative excellence and the very best advertising worldwide.

Individual tickets are $30 each and a corporate table of eight is $325. Corporate tickets feature prime reserved seating, recognition of your company or organization, and free cocktail drink vouchers for each attendee. Individual tickets will be $40 each at the door. Please email Tri-State AMP with any questions or call 573-331-5327.