HSMAI TO HONOR ZAPWATER COMMUNICATIONS WITH THREE ADRIAN AWARDS
CHICAGO November 15, 2011 - The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) has announced it will recognize Zapwater Communications, Inc. (www.zapwater.com) with three Adrian Awards for public relations excellence in the annual Adrian Awards Competition, the largest and most prestigious global travel marketing competition. The Chicago-based, creative boutique agency continues to impress. Known for its creativity, Zapwater has a track record of using an array of innovative tactics and services to deliver award-winning campaigns for its clients. These new awards further position Zapwater as the “new go-to agency” in the hospitality and travel industry.
HSMAI will pay tribute to Zapwater during the HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala, a black-tie affair attended by more than 1,000 hospitality, travel and tourism public relations, advertising, and marketing executives on February 27, 2012 at the New York Marriott Marquis.
Zapwater will be recognized for its work with clients The American Schools of Flower Design and Andy Biggs Photo Safaris. The agency received awards in the following categories:
Award: Gold Adrian Award Client: American Schools of Flower Design Campaign: Flower Power: Kathie Lee vs. Hoda Category: PR – Feature Placement Television
Award: Bronze Adrian Award Client: Andy Biggs Photo Safaris Campaign: The Global Photographer Visits the Today Show Category: PR – Feature Placement Television
Award: Bronze Adrian Award Client: American Schools of Flower Design Campaign: Flower Power: Coast to Coast Category: PR – Campaign
This year’s contest attracted more than 1,000 entries from around the world, with entries judged by top executives from all sectors of the industry.
With the addition of the three Adrian Awards, Zapwater has now won 17 industry awards since 2008, including being named Modern Luxury Media’s “Lifestyle Agency of the Year – Midwest” in 2010. Other accolades include:
- Platinum HSMAI Adrian Award
- Three Gold HSMAI Adrian Awards
- Two Bronze HSMAI Adrian Awards
- Two Silver Bulldog Reporter Bulldog Awards
- One Publicity Club of Chicago Gold Trumpet
- Seven Publicity Club of Chicago Silver Trumpets
In addition to celebrating those who have received an Adrian Award, HSMAI honors lifetime achievement awards and the “Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing” at the annual Adrian Awards Gala. All winning entries will be accessible in the Adrian Awards Winners Gallery online following the gala at www.adrianawards.com.