OSWEGO, New York (December 29, 2009) - Oswego County’s best and brightest journalists, advertising, marketing and public relations professionals were honored recently at The Professional Journalists and Communicators of Oswego County’s annual Golden Quotes Award Banquet.
Held December 10th at Springside at Seneca Hill, the event recognized members for their outstanding work over the past year. Winning the club’s top honor – the best of show (Dan Distler award) – was Step One Creative for a marketing piece that served as an invitation and registration piece, “Erik Cole Dream Big 2008 Invitation.”
Step One took home several other awards in the annual competition. More than 60 entries were submitted for the awards and judged by a distinguished panel of judges, representing a wide range of professional communication. SUNY Oswego graduate and General Sales Manager for Clear Channel Radio in Syracuse, Rick Yacobush, served as master of ceremonies for the event and congratulated the winners on their accomplishments.
The following include the awards captured by Step One Creative, an Oswego-based advertising and PR firm.
Best Marketing/Public Relations Best print newsletter – Step One Creative for the Farnham Family Services Newsletter.
Best poster – Step One Creative for the best print poster titled “Erik Cole Dream Big 2008 Gold & Hockey Classic.”
Best press kit – Step One Creative for the “Oswego State Lakers Press Kit”
Best advertising campaign – Step One Creative for the campaign for “Port of Oswego Authority.”
Best annual report – Step One Creative for the “2009 Pathfinder Bank Annual Report.”
Visual Communication Best logo – Step One Creative for the “Oswego Arts Collaborative” logo design.
Best marketing/public relations oriented web site – Step One Creative and M. Brockett Design for the website for “GS Steamers Bar & Grill.”
Best of Show (Dan Distler award) – Step One Creative for a marketing piece that served to provide information and registration piece, “Erik Cole Dream Big 2008 Invitation.”