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here are some of the honors
and distinctions we have 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
    • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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
  • 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 2010 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