2020 KCDMA AMBIT WINNERS

Couldn’t make it to the KCDMA virtual AMBIT Awards this year? We’ve recapped the night of Oscar-worthy marketing campaigns below. Enjoy the video above of the virtual night!

 

KCDMA Special Award Winners

Young Direct Marketer of the Year

Eva Gregory, CBIZ

 

Bob Stone Direct Marketer of the Year

Angela Ridpath, EAG

 

The 2020 AMBIT Award Winners

Business-to-Business Digital Media

Gold Winner:

  • Pacejet Paid Media Campaign

 

Business-to-Business Email

Bronze Winners:

  • Huttig Drive to Win
  • Huttig Masonite Livingston Video Email Campaign
  • Huttig Therma-Tru Spring Refresh 

 

Business-to-Business Integrated Marketing

Silver Winner:

  • Sprint B2B-Chromebook Direct Mail

Bronze Winners:

  • Gallagher Content Bundle Masterpiece
  • Sizewise/Instant Comfort Sleep Lab Bed Campaign

 

Business-to-Consumer Digital Media

Silver Winners:

  • Brandweek by AdWeek
  • Dordt Social Media
  • Union Membership Recruitment Campaign

Bronze Winner:

  • Planet Comicon Kansas City

 

Business-to-Consumer Direct Mail

Gold Winner:

  • Sprint Consumer Base- LG G8 ThinQ

Silver Winners:

  • Kemper Gala
  • Sprint Consumer Base- Samsung/ DaVinci Note 10

 

Business-to-Consumer Email

Gold Winner:

  • IHOP Steak Burger Email Dynamic Poll

Silver Winner:

  • Rumba Meats B2C Email Launch

Bronze Winners:

  • PepsiCo 2019 CRM Customer Engagement
  • The Salvation Army Florida Division – Holiday Email Campaign

 

Business-to-Consumer Integrated Marketing

Gold Winners:

  • Can’t Wait to Read
  • Dairy Queen Box of Happy Launch
  • Planet Fitness Teen Summer Challenge

Silver Winners:

  • Prairie Fresh B2C Integrated Marketing
  • Igniting Curiosity with the Cosmosphere
  • Winnebago Horizon Campaign
  • The Salvation Army Rock the Red Kettle
  • Emergency Department Influencer Campaign

Bronze Winner:

  • DRI DUCK 2019 Influencer Campaign

 

Email Marketing: Automated or Triggered Series

Gold Winner:

  • NOVA Lead Nurture Email Series

Bronze Winners:

  • Heritage Parts Ecommerce Journey
  • Renewal by Andersen Lead Nurture Journey

 

Non-Profit Email

Gold Winner:

  • The Salvation Army Giving Tuesday Campaign

Silver Winner:

  • The Salvation Army Florida Division – Holiday Email Campaign – Non-Profit Email

Bronze Winner:

  • The Salvation Army Florida Division – Year-End Email – Non-Profit Email

 

Non-Profit Fundraising Direct Mail

 Gold Winner:

  • KVC Gala

Silver Winner:

  • The Salvation Army Eastern Michigan – Circle of Grace Annual Report

Bronze Winners:

  • The Salvation Army Tampa Area Command Urgent Appeal
  • The Salvation Army Eastern Michigan – Gift Summary Statement 

 

Organic Search Engine Marketing (SEO)

Gold Winners:

  • Tension Corporation Organic Search Campaign
  • How Miami Tourism Increased Traffic and Engagement In Key Travel Period
  • United Rentals: Using Local Search to Drive a Seven-figure Revenue Increase
  • Cullum & Brown 2019 SEO Campaign
  • RedesignKC 2019 SEO Campaign
  • Overhead Door SEO

Silver Winners:

  • Tableau Builds Content Hub to Own Business Intelligence
  • Kicksite 2019 SEO Campaign
  • Targeted Organic Search Strategies Regain Tom’s Product Portfolio Awareness

Bronze Winners:

  • Centriq Training Local Service Search Intent Campaign
  • Hill’s Pet Nutrition: How Content Globalization Helped Pet Food Powerhouse Regain Prominence in Japan

 

Paid Search Marketing (PPC/SEM)

Gold Winners:

  • Nazdar SourceOne Shopping Campaign
  • RedesignKC 2019 Pay-Per-Click Advertising Campaign

Silver Winners:

  • Tide Cleaners Paid Search
  • ACU Paid Search
  • NCSC Display/Geofencing Campaign

Bronze Winner:

  • NationServe PPC

 

Print Only

Gold Winners:

  • Signal Theory Holiday Mailer
  • KVC Gala Invitations – PRINT
  • Sprint Consumer Base- LG G8 ThinQ
  • Sprint B2B-Chromebook Direct Mail

Silver Winner:

  • Sprint Consumer Base- Samsung/ DaVinci Note 10

Bronze Winner:

  • Sprint Consumer Base- Samsung Holiday

 

Response-Driven Web

Gold Winner:

  • Cullum & Brown 2019 Response-Driven Web

Silver Winners:

  • Brandweek by AdWeek – Response-Driven Web
  • CNH Aftermarket Solutions – Response-Driven Web

Bronze Winner:

  • MSU Response-Driven Web

 

Social Media

Gold Winners:

  • Dairy Queen Fall Blizzard Candle Collection
  • VMLY&R International Women’s Day

Silver Winners:

  • New Customer Acquisition Paid Social Media Campaign
  • Promoting FoodThink Following a Rebrand
  • Sensatia Cirque Cabaret
  • My Health KC Social Campaign
  • HUB International Employee Advocacy Campaign
  • CNH Aftermarket Solutions – Social Media
  • Brandweek by AdWeek – Social Media

Bronze Winner:

  • Dream Big