Awards

This is how you update your webpage. Our first love is winning for our clients with revenue growth, but we're also proud collectors of industry accolades.

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Inc5000 for 2018
2018 Marcom Platinum Winner
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INC. 5000

The Inc. 5000 list is the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small and mid-sized businesses. In 2017 SmartBug Media landed in the top 21 percent—ranked as No. 1,080 out of 5,000, with three-year revenue growth of more than 391 percent. In 2018 SmartBug achieved a second consecutive year on the annual Inc. 5000 list, with a three-year revenue growth of 224 percent.

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COMPARABLY

Comparably Awards aim to make work environments transparent for employees and employers and are presented yearly to top performing companies based on workplace culture feedback from their employees. SmartBug Media won five awards in 2018: Happiest Employees, Best CEOs for Women and Best Company Managers for Small & Mid-sized Companies, and a Best Company and Best CEOs in Los Angeles. The overall culture score that SmartBug employees rated the company was 93/100 or A+, and the score incorporates employee ratings on management, professional development opportunities, overall happiness, and more.

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Great Place To Work

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. In 2018, SmartBug Media was certified as a great workplace the second year in a row by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®.  SmartBug earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by employees in anonymous surveys, with topics that ranged from communication to rewards to leadership.

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HubSpot Impact Awards

The HubSpot Agency Partner Client Impact Awards are a representation of the best inbound work across five major categories. Winning an Impact Award means recognition from HubSpot for an agency’s ability to deliver amazing client work using the inbound methodology.

HubSpot Impact Awards
12
Total Awards
3
Client Growth Stories
2
Happiest Customer Awards
See All Awards
  • 2018
  • WINNER
  • Graphic Design Award
  • HubSpot Impact Awards
  • 2018
  • WINNER
  • Best Growth Story
  • HubSpot Impact Awards
  • 2016
  • WINNER
  • Happiest Customers in North America
  • HubSpot Impact Awards
  • 2015
  • WINNER
  • Best Growth Story
  • HubSpot People's Choice Impact Award
  • 2015
  • WINNER
  • Best New Client Onboarding
  • HubSpot
  • 2015
  • Finalist
  • Best Client Graphic Design
  • HubSpot
  • 2015
  • Finalist
  • Client Campaign of the Year
  • HubSpot
  • 2015
  • 3rd Place
  • Happiest Clients
  • HubSpot
  • 2015
  • Honorable Mention
  • Website Design of the Year
  • HubSpot
  • 2015
  • Honorable Mention
  • Client Growth Story of the Year
  • HubSpot
  • 2015
  • Honorable Mention
  • COS Innovations of the Year
  • HubSpot
  • 2015
  • Honorable Mention
  • Marketplace Provider of the Year
  • HubSpot
MarCom Awards

MarCom is one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious creative competitions in the world. It is sponsored and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP), a 23-year-old international organization comprising several thousand creative professionals and the industry’s preeminent third-party evaluator of creative work. In 2018, SmartBug won 61 awards, 46 of which were for client work. In 2017, SmartBug earned 36 total awards.

MarCom Awards
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Total Awards
27
Platinum Awards
70
Client Work Awards
39
Design-Specific Awards
See All Awards
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • E-Book
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Blog Post (2)
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Online Media Placement (2)
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Website
  • Wild We Wander
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Design Web
  • UroLift
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Web Element/Landing Page
  • The Arbor Company
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Marketing Campaign
  • The Arbor Company
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Website Redesign
  • Project Pals
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Blog Design
  • Move Smartly
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Web Element/Blog Overall
  • Identity Automation
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • E-Book
  • Growlink
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Website Redesign (2)
  • DISC
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Infographic
  • CVM Solutions
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • E-Book
  • CVM Solutions
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • 2018 Floor Plan Catalog
  • Adair Homes
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Blog Post (2)
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Online Media Placement (3)
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Podcast
  • MarketStar
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Podcast
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Online Media Placement
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Design Web
  • Topia
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Blog Post
  • The Arbor Company
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Website Redesign
  • Rutter
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Blog Post
  • MarketStar
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Website Redesign
  • Luminary
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • E-Book
  • Identity Automation
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Web Element/Landing Page
  • Identity Automation
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Marketing Campaign
  • CVM Solutions
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Infographic
  • Game Ready
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Website Redesign (2)
  • ePly
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Blog Post
  • CVM Solutions
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Blog Homepage Redesign
  • Adair Homes
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • E-Book
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Blog Post
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Podcast (2)
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Online Media Placement
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Online Media Placement (3)
  • MarketStar
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Online Media Placement (2)
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • E-Book
  • YayPay
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Branding Campaign
  • YayPay
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Web Element/Landing Page
  • The Arbor Company
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Design Web
  • The Arbor Company
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • E-Book
  • MarketStar
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Event Conference Website
  • Harvest America
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • E-Newsletter (2)
  • Growlink
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Events Website
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Website Redesign
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Website Redesign
  • Antuit
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Design Web
  • Adair Homes
  • 2017
  • Platinum
  • Blog Writing
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2017
  • Platinum
  • Design/Mobile Website
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2017
  • Platinum
  • Website Element/Home Page
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2017
  • Platinum
  • Design/Home Page
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2017
  • Platinum
  • E-Book
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2017
  • Platinum
  • Blog Writing
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2017
  • Platinum
  • Website Redesign
  • Federal International
  • 2017
  • Platinum
  • Microsite Information
  • Symphony Talent
  • 2017
  • Platinum
  • Print Creativity/Brochure
  • The Arbor Company
  • 2017
  • Platinum
  • Blog Overall
  • The Arbor Company
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Website Design
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Design/Website Interior
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Website Redesign
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • E-Mail Campaign
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Infographic
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Blog Overall
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Website Design
  • Accelya Group Company
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Website Redesign
  • Accelya Group Company
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Home Page Design
  • Accelya Group Company
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Digital Marketing Campaign
  • AFPA
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Website Element/Landing Page
  • Allbound
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Integrated Marketing Campaign
  • CVM Solutions
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Website Element/Home Page
  • Federal International
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Microsite Information
  • MOVE Guides
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Design/Website Interior
  • Watershed
  • 2017
  • Gold
  • Brochure Cover
  • Arbor Company
  • 2017
  • Honorable Mention
  • Logo Design
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2017
  • Honorable Mention
  • Online Media Placement
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2017
  • Honorable Mention
  • Magazine Placement
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2017
  • Honorable Mention
  • Website Element/Home Page
  • Accelya Group Company
  • 2017
  • Honorable Mention
  • Blog Design
  • Human Good
  • 2017
  • Honorable Mention
  • Infographic
  • RockDove
  • 2017
  • Honorable Mention
  • Infographic
  • The Arbor Company
  • 2017
  • Honorable Mention
  • Website Home Page Design
  • Watershed
Awwwards

Awwwards recognizes the talent and efforts of the best web designers, developers, and agencies in the world. It aims to create a meeting point where web professionals can come to find inspiration, debate, and share knowledge and experiences, as well as to give and receive constructive and respectful critiques. In 2017, SmartBug Media received an Honorable Mention for its own newly designed website.

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AVA Digital Awards

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.

AVA Digital Awards
32
Total Awards
21
Website Design Awards
11
Platinum Awards
12
Gold Awards
See All Awards
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Digital Marketing Campaign
  • AFPA
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Infographic
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Blog
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Marketing Campaign
  • CVM Solutions
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Microsite
  • MOVE Guides
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Home Page Design
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Website Design
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Mobile Website
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Blog
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Home Page 
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Platinum
  • Website Redesign
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Website Interior
  • SmartBug Media
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Blog
  • The Arbor Company
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Home Page Design
  • Watershed
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Website Interior
  • Watershed
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Home Page Design
  • Federal International
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Website Redesign
  • Federal International
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Blog
  • HumanGood
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Home Page Design
  • HumanGood
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Website Redesign
  • Accelya Group Company
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Home Page Design
  • Accelya Group Company
  • 2018
  • Gold
  • Website Redesign
  • Accelya Group Company
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Website 
  • HumanGood
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Website Redesign
  • HumanGood
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • E-Book
  • Eagle's Flight
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Website 
  • WildWeWander 
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Website Design
  • Project Pals
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Brochure
  • The Arbor Company
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Microsite
  • Symphony Talent
  • 2018
  • Honorable Mention
  • Infographic
  • The Arbor Company