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More "Hood Ornaments"
Than a Rolls Royce Factory

While we ultimately judge our effectiveness by the results we achieve for our clients, we also value the recognition and respect of our peers. Here are some of the honors and distinctions we have earned:

Organizational Excellence

Burgess Awards

  • 2011 Best Place to Work in ME #1 in small business category
  • 2010 Best Places to Work in ME #3 in small business category
  • 2009 Best Places to Work in ME #6 in small business category

Creative Excellence & Effectiveness

Broderson Awards
Presented by the Ad Club of Maine to honor creative excellence.

  • 2017 Silver
    • MaineHousing Digital Ads Banners Interstitials
    • NECS - Breast Health Digital Interactive or Rich Media
  • 2017 Bronze
    • enroll207.com Social Media Integrated or Multi-Platform
    • MaineHousing - FirstHomeLoan Digital Interactive or Rich Media
    • MaineHousing Social Media Organic
    • NECS - Hands Print Small Ad 
  • 2011 Silver Direct Marketing Trade/B2B "Campground Pests"
  • 2009 Bronze
    • Mercy Hospital Corporate Identity
  • 2007 Silver
    • Spectrum Medical Group Direct Mail Trade/B2B
  • 2007 Bronze
    • Norton Trade/B2B Brochures
    • Digital Research Trade/B2B Brochures
    • MMG Insurance Annual Report — Corporate/Business
    • MCCCP for BU-B-UV Safe Public Service
  • 2005 Gold
    • Crockett Interiors Corporate Identity
  • 2005 Silver
    • Messer Truck Equipment Direct Mail
    • Maine Veterans Homes Collateral
    • Southern Maine Community College Radio Campaign
  • 2005 Bronze
    • Messer Truck Equipment Radio Campaign
    • Maine Breast & Cervical Health Program Television Services
    • Amato’s Sandwich Shops Television Campaign
    • Amato’s Sandwich Shops Corporate Identity

Communicator Awards
An International creative competition honoring excellence in communications

  • 2016 Silver Award of Distinction — MaineHousing, First Home Loan, Overall Social Presence 
  • 2015 Silver Award of Distinction — enroll207, Year 2
  • 2014 Gold Award of Distinction — enroll207, Year 1
  • 2014 Silver Award of Distinction — "Save Your Pipes"  
  • 2007 Crystal Award of Excellence — Messer Truck Equipment
  • 2006 Award of Distinction — Oakhurst Dairy
  • 2005 Award of Excellence — Dielectric Communications

Healthcare Advertising Awards
The oldest, largest and most widely respected healthcare advertising awards competition.

  • 2015 Total Integrated Campaign
    • Silver — Maine Health Access Foundation — enroll207.com
    • Bronze — Mercy Hospital — Mercy Express Care Busy Life Campaign

Service Industry Advertising Awards (SIAA)
Advertising awards to specifically recognize the advertising achievements in the service industry.

  • 2012 Silver — EJ Prescott "Counterfeit" Ad Series
  • 2012 Silver — Portland Jetport "Pardon Our Appearance" Billboard
  • 2012 Silver — Catholic Charities TV Campaign
  • 2012 Bronze — DEP "Devil Ducks" TV
  • 2012 Bronze — Evergreen "Lawyer" Direct Mail
  • 2012 Merit — Androscoggin Valley Hospital Website Home Page

Telly Awards
To honor excellence in local, regional and cable TV commercials, non-broadcast video and TV programs.

  • 2011 Bronze — Efficiency Maine "Business"
  • 2011 Bronze — Mercy Hospital "Babycam"
  • 2011 Bronze — Maine Breast & Cervical Health "No Excuses"
  • 2011 Bronze — Southern Maine Community College "Blink"
  • 2011 Bronze — Efficiency Maine "Garage Sale"
  • 2011 Bronze — Catholic Charities "Image Awareness Campaign"

Lamplighter Awards
Presented by New England Society for Healthcare Communications

  • 2011 Silver — Television Ad — Catholic Charities
  • 2011 Silver — Design: Logo — Mercy Hospital Best Shot for Youth Initiative
  • 2011 Award of Excellence — Social Media — Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence Social Media Outreach
  • 2010 Silver — Print Ad — Memorial Hospital New Brand Rollout Ad
  • 2010 Silver — Radio Ad — Mercy Hospital Urology
  • 2010 Award of Excellence — Television — BabyCam
  • 2010 Silver  — Publications: Brochure — Memorial Hospital Smart Card brochure

Gracie Award

  • 2006 Maine Breast & Cervical Health Program’s “Keep You Here” Television Ad

Public Relations and Communications Excellence

Golden Arrow Awards
Presented by the Maine Public Relations Council

  • 2015 Gold
    • Marketing Collateral — enroll207.com "Multilingual Booklets"
  • 2015 Silver
    • Odds & Ends — Tri for a Cure Athlete Guide
    • Paid/Earned/Owned Campaign — enroll207.com
    • Website — Greater Augusta Utility District
  • 2014 Gold
    • Paid/Earned/Owned Campaign — "Don't Flush Baby Wipes"
  • 2014 Silver
    • Paid/Earned/Owned Campaign — enroll207
  • 2011 Gold
    • Audio Visual — The Maine Colorectal Cancer Control Program “Screen ME” awareness campaign.
    • Communications Campaign — The Maine Colorectal Cancer Control Program’s
      “Turning Maine Blue” colon cancer awareness campaign.
    • Annual Reports — MMG Insurance.
  • 2011 Silver
    • Communications Campaign — Aroostook County Mental Health Service's
      “Operation Outreach” campaign
    • Newsletters — Efficiency Maine’s Qualified Partner Program
    • Technology — For a national health organization website.

  • 2010 Gold
    • Audio Visual — Efficiency Maine "Green Business Minutes"
  • 2010 Silver
    • Communications Campaign — Efficiency Maine "Qualified Partner Trainings"
    • Odds and Ends—Efficiency Maine "Maine Energy Idols"
  • 2010 Gold
    • Technology—Cumberland County YMCA Website
    • 2010 Silver — Technology—Efficiency Maine Website
  • 2009 Gold
    • Audio Visual — Mercy Hospital "New England Eating Disorders" PSA
    • Communications Campaign — Maine Housing "Gift of Green" Campaign
    • Annual Reports — Efficiency Maine
  • 2009 Silver
    • Communications Campaign — Portland International Jetport's
      "Maine's Funniest Frequent Flyer" Campaign
  • 2008 Best in Show
    • License to Cure Specialty License Plate Campaign
  • 2008 Gold
    • Communications Campaign — Efficiency Maine - One Million CFLs Sold
    • Odds and Ends — Efficiency Maine - Green Team
    • Citizenship —  to Cure
  • 2008 Silver
    • Citizenship — March of Dimes - "Change a Diaper" Prematurity Awareness Campaign
  • 2007 Gold
    • Communications Campaigns — Colon Cancer Awareness Campaign Special Events —
      AirTran Airways Launch Party
  • 2007 Gold
    • Technology—OgunquitPlayhouse.org
  • 2007 Silver
    • Technology—DeadRiver.com
  • 2005 Gold
    • Annual Reports — Maine Mutual Group
  • 2005 Silver
    • Audio Visual — Mercy Hospital’s “Living Healthy” Program

Healthcare Marketing Report

  • 2006 Gold Award — March of Dimes “Premie Project 1372”
  • 2006 Merit Award — Maine Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
    for Single Spot Television Advertising for Tim Sample for Colorectal Screening
  • 2006 Merit Award — Maine Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
    for Health Promotion Program for BU-B-UV Safe

National Health Information Awards

  • 2014 Merit Award — Consumer Decision-Making Information — enroll207.com 

Excellence in Technology

Maine Technology Awards 2010

  • Finalist 2010 Best of The Web, Corporate Image Award—ShamrockSportsGroup.com

Individual Honors

  • 2014 Woman of Distinction, Girl Scouts of Maine — Meredith Strang Burgess
  • 2011 Great Women of Maine — Meredith Strang Burgess
  • 2007 Carroll Award from the Maine Cancer Foundation —
    Meredith Strang Burgess for extraordinary efforts to advance the path to a cancer-free future
  • Maine Business Hall of Fame: Junior Achievement of Maine — Meredith Strang Burgess; 2006 Laureate
  • 2005 WCSH Those Who Care Award "Mary Rines Thompson Volunteer of the Year" —
    Meredith Strang Burgess

View Full List of Awards Here