Here are Some of the Honors & Distinctions We've Earned:


ORGANIZATIONAL EXCELLENCE

  • 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
  • 2000 Eagle Feather Award—Maine Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • 1999 Governor's Award for Business Excellence


CREATIVE EXCELLENCE & EFFECTIVENESS

BRODERSON AWARDS

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

  • 2017 Silver
    • MaineHousing Digital Ads Banners Interstitials
    • New England Cancer Specialists
      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
    • New England Cancer Specialists - 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
  • 2003 Bronze
    • Package Design—Daniel Green Shoe Company
  • 2002 Silver
    • Outdoor, Transit & Posters—Catholic Charities of Maine
  • 2002 Bronze
    • Television Retail—Oakhurst Dairy
    • Television Campaign—Mercy Hospital
    • Logos and Marks—Maine Community Foundation
    • Television Campaign—Oakhurst Dairy

COMMUNICATOR AWARDS

An International creative competition honoring excellence in communications.

  • 2019 Silver Award of ExcellenceCentral Maine Healthcare, "Finally" 
  • 2019 Silver Award of Distinction—New England Cancer Specialists, "MVP" 
  • 2018 Silver Award of Distinction—New England Cancer Specialists
  • 2015 Silver Award of Distinction—enroll207.com, Year 2
  • 2014 Gold Award of Distinction—enroll207.com, 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
  • 2003 Highland Green—"Masterpiece of Maine Living" Brochure
  • 2003 Maine Forest Service—"Be Woods Wise Kit"
  • 2003 Maine Dept. of Agriculture—"get real. get maine!" Kids Brochure
  • 2002 Maine Dept. of Labor—"Bureau of Labor Standards Safeteen Training Kit"

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"

HEALTHCARE ADVERTISING AWARDS

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

  • 2018 Total Advertising Campaign with TV
    • Silver—Central Maine Healthcare—Finally Campaign
  • 2018 Newspaper Advertising
    • Silver Award—New England Cancer Specialists—Mainers To Be Thankful For Ad
  • 2015 Total Integrated Campaign
    • Silver—Maine Health Access Foundation—enroll207.com
    • Bronze—Mercy Hospital—Mercy Express Care Busy Life Campaign
  • 2011 Catholic Charities TV

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

SILVER MICROPHONE AWARDS

A national creative competition for radio advertising open to over 40,000 advertising agencies.

  • 2004—Amato's Radio
  • 2003—Amato's Radio

 

PUBLIC RELATIONS & COMMUNICATIONS EXCELLENCE

Golden Arrow Awards
Presented by the Maine Public Relations Council

  • 2018 Gold
    • Bylined Articles—Maine Connections Academy
  • 2017 Silver
    • Website (Nonprofit)—Educate Maine
    • Innovative Use of Social Media—Healthy Androscoggin/REACH
  • 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.com
  • 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
  • 2004 Gold
    • Newsletter—Mercy Hospital, Mercyside Newsletter
    • Citizenship—American Lung Association of Maine, Trek Across Maine Campaign
    • Odds & Ends—Amato's, Pazzo the Amato's Tamato Mascot Launch
  • 2004 Chester Award
    • Best Healthcare Entry—Mercy Hospital, Mercyside Newsletter
  • 2004 Award of Merit
    • Media Relations—Maine Lobster Promotion Council, "Oldest and Youngest Lobsterman" Story
  • 2003 Gold
    • Audio/Visual—Mercy Hospital, Living Healthy Series
    • Special Events—Maine Cancer Foundation, Inaugural Cure Breast Cancer for ME Luncheon
  • 2003 Silver
    • Annual Report—Maine Public Service Co.
    • Media Relations—Amato's, Franchise Story
  • 2003 Merit Award
    • Communications Campaign—American Lung Association of Maine, "Go Ahead" Campaign
  • 2003 Chester Award
    • Best Healthcare Entry of 2003—Mercy Hospital, Living Healthy Series
  • 2002 Gold
    • Communications Campaign—ME Dept. of Agriculture, ME Menus Month
      Brochures—Highland Green
  • 2002 Merit Award
    • Audio/Visual—Sweetser

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

MAINE TECHNOLOGY AWARDS GALA, GEEKS IN BLACK: RELOADED 
  • 2003 Best of The Web, Corporate Image Award—Oakhurst Dairy

WEB MARKETING ASSOCIATION
  • 2003 Standard of Excellence
    • Maine Forest Service
    • Mercy Hospital

 

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
  • 2006 Junior Achievement of Maine—Meredith Strang Burgess: Maine Business Hall of Fame Laureates
  • 2005 WCSH Those Who Care Award "Mary Rines Thompson Volunteer of the Year"—Meredith Strang Burgess
  • 2003 Jefferson Award—Meredith Strang Burgess
  • 2002 Conwell Award from the Ad Club of Maine—Betty Angell, Sr. Media Planner
  • 2002 Spirit of Life Award from the Maine Cancer Foundation—Meredith Strang Burgess
  • 2001 Adult Good Samaritan Real Hero Award from the American Red Cross, Portland Chapter—Meredith Strang Burgess
  • 1996 Edward L. Bernays Award from the Maine Public Relations Council—Meredith Strang Burgess
  • 1996 Star Award from the Volunteers of America—Meredith Strang Burgess
  • 1993 Tribute to Women in Industry (TWIN) from the YWCA—Meredith Strang Burgess
  • 1993 Block M from the University of Maine—Meredith Strang Burgess
  • 1992 Conwell Award from the Ad Club of Maine—Meredith Strang Burgess