IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartBug Media—a leading intelligent inbound marketing agency that assists businesses in generating leads, increasing awareness, and building brand loyalty through inbound marketing, digital strategy, design, marketing automation, and public relations—today announced that it is the proud recipient of 32 AVA Digital Awards for creative excellence across a broad range of digital marketing and communications categories. Of the 32 awards SmartBug earned, 25 were for client work. The honors come on the heels of SmartBug's recent sweep of the MarCom Awards in November 2017, in which the agency won 36 awards—making it one of the marketing industry's prominent award-winning agencies.
AVA Digital Awards is an international competition that recognizes creative professionals for achievement in a variety of digital marketing categories that include digital engagement campaigns, audio and video production, website development, social media interaction, and mobile marketing. More than 2,500 submissions were received by the AVA Digital Awards, spanning 227 categories. These entries were evaluated and scored by judges from AMCP, the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, which has been the industry's preeminent third-party evaluator of creative work for more than 20 years, judging more than 200,000 entries since its inception.
SmartBug won six Platinum AVA Digital Awards and one Gold AVA Digital Award—along with 25 AVA Digital Awards for client work.
AVA Digital Platinum Winner 2018
|Marketing Campaign||CVM Solutions|
|Digital Marketing Campaign||AFPA|
|Website Redesign||SmartBug Media|
|Website Home Page||SmartBug Media|
|Mobile Website||SmartBug Media|
|Website Design||SmartBug Media|
|Website Home Page Design||SmartBug Media|
AVA Digital Gold Winner 2018
|Blog||The Arbor Company|
|Home Page Design||Watershed|
|Website Home Page||Federal International|
|Website Redesign||Federal International|
|Website Home Page||HumanGood|
|Website Redesign||Accelya Group|
|Website Home Page||Accelya Group|
|Web Element Redesign||Accelya Group|
|Website Interior||SmartBug Media|
AVA Digital Honorable Mention 2018
|Infographic||The Arbor Company|
|Brochure||The Arbor Company|
|Website Redesign||Project Pals|
|Website||Wile We Wander|
"It is an honor to build upon last year's success by starting off the new year with another round of prestigious awards," says Ryan Malone, Founder and CEO of SmartBug Media. "The AVA Digital Awards acknowledge creative professionals who expertly use the convergence of information, technology, and digital arts to enhance the way they market, communicate, and socially interact. In receiving so many awards, we've proven, once again, that we can create innovative marketing solutions for our clients that attract and engage target audiences. I'm immensely proud of our team of creative experts and their consistent award-winning work."
About SmartBug Media
For 10 years, SmartBug Media has been helping businesses increase sales leads, close more customers, and enhance the reach of their brands. SmartBug Media is one of a handful of HubSpot Diamond partners in the world and is the highest-rated agency in the history of the HubSpot ecosystem. SmartBug Media also boasts the highest ROI documented from any HubSpot partner: 3,558 percent and 14,500 percent ROI on a six-month and three-year campaign, respectively. SmartBug Media is also a certified Great Place to Work, Inc. 5000 company, and the winner of 36 MarCom Awards in 2017 and 32 AVA Digital Awards in 2018.