Influential Advertisers Take Top Honors at City’s Largest Competition

Agencies Awarded “Best of Awards” for Creative Excellence at the Philly Ad Club 2009 ADDY Awards.

PHILADELPHIA – Hundreds of entries were submitted, but only a select few earned the proverbial “Best Of” in the field of advertising, last night, at The Philadelphia Museum of Art. The Philly Ad Club played host to its annual ADDY Awards, celebrating the regions best advertisers.

During a star-studded presentation, top executives collected awards in more than 80 categories. A total of 166 honors were awarded. Six of those awards went out to a select group vying for the ADDY’s most-coveted “Best Of” honors. And they are:

BEST OF SHOW – Neiman Group, PA Department of Health, Full Apologies Campaign

BEST OF MIXED MEDIA – Mangos, Cannondale Bicycle Corporation, HiMOD Campaign

BEST OF INTERACTIVE – 1 Trick Pony, Turner Classic Movies, Summer Under the Stars

BEST OF PRINT – Neiman Group, Harbour House Crabs, Harbour House Crabs Campaign

BEST OF TELEVISION – Sleeping Tree Films, AT&T, National TV, Studying – AT&T

BEST OF PUBLIC SERVICE – Neiman Group, PA Department of Health, Public Service, Full Apologies Campaign

NOTE: Images of “Best Of” entries can be downloaded at –

The Philly Ad Club proudly boasts more than 60 years as the voice of the greater Philadelphia area communications industry and would like to thank all of this years sponsors, including, Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News/ – title sponsor of the 2009 Philadelphia ADDY awards; corporate sponsors – MY PHL 17 and Razorfish; gold ADDY awards sponsor – Blue Design, NFL, and Shooters; silver ADDY awards sponsors – Baker Sound and Business Wire; and bronze ADDY awards sponsors – SJ Miller Group, Serif Design, and Cubist Media Group.

The Philly Ad Club, a non-profit organization, serves the industry’s professionals with distinction. As one of the region’s largest and most active trade associations, more than 1,200 advertising, marketing and media professionals work to improve and promote high standards in the advertising industry.

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the AAF represents 50,000 professionals who guide the nation’s leading brands and corporations to advertising excellence. The 210 ad clubs across the nation connect the industry with an academic base of 210 collegiate chapters to promote the well-being of advertising, educate peers, and present the industry with its future leaders.