"I am honored to lead Triangle AdFed
with Reid to build on the success of the past few years," says Scaggs.
, it seems, decided to advertise the competition more heavily this year.
Arkansas entrants taking home awards were: Show Creative/Marketing and The Allison Agency from the Arkansas Adfed
; Eddie Vansell (a student at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith) from AAF-Fort Smith; Elkins Design from the Northwest Arkansas AdFed
; and Powell Creative from the Northeast Arkansas AdFed
Though the move to Next Level Events, a venue about half the size of what AdFed
usually uses for the event, seems to raise some eyebrows in light of the recent shakeup, Clark said the decision was not tied to any rumors that Stone Ward and CJRW would not be competing.
Those figures, however, do not include the awards the agency was eligible to receive on Saturday, when the northwest Arkansas AdFed
chapter held its Addy awards.
The program will only be a warm-up for Arkansas AdFed
. In April, it will host the 10th District Addys, which will include entries from throughout the region.
* University of Arkansas at Little Rock assistant marketing professor and Arkansas Business columnist Jim Karrh received AdFed
's aid to advertising education award.
's Region 10 convention, Little Rock agencies Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods, Forza Marketing Group, Stone & Ward, Mangan Holcomb Rainwater Culpepper and Sells/Clark all took home awards for their work.
said it handed out 380 awards to 23 companies and five students.
What we can report now is that AdFed
was to present on Saturday 380 awards to 23 companies, including advertising agencies, film production companies and broadcasters.
Mark Rose, Little Rock AdFed
's first vice president, said Gold Addy winners will go on to compete in AdFed
's national competition, the results of which will be announced in June in Las Vegas.