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AMI Advertising Agency Wins Five MarCom Awards


WALLA WALLA, WASH. -- AMI Advertising Agency ( was honored Nov. 1 with five MarCom Awards ( in the International Competition for Marketing & Communication Professionals for digital advertising, graphic design of an annual report and a TV commercial.

The MarCom Awards are held annually by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals and evaluate entries by individuals and companies that enter concepts, writing and design of print, visual, audio and web marketing materials. Winners are chosen from about 6,500 entries each year, according to the contest’s website.

A Platinum Award is recognition of the highest level of creative excellence. Just 19 percent of entries were awarded the Platinum Award this year.

AMI took home three platinum awards for a business-to-consumer website in the digital category for Castillo de Feliciana Vineyard & Winery (, a TV commercial for Tri-Cities Community Health ( and a printed, 24-page annual report for Yellowhawk Tribal Health Center ( in the graphic design category.

AMI took home two Gold Awards for a professional service website for Dura-Shine Clean ( and a business-to-business website for Dayton Chamber of Commerce (, a tourism organization.

This was the first year AMI Advertising Agency submitted entries in the contest, but the agency already has some awards on its shelf. It received two GOLD ADDY Awards and a Best In Show Award from the American Advertising Federation last March.

“We are honored to receive so many awards at this year’s MarCom Awards,” said Jeff Wright, the agency’s partner and creative director. “Every department within our agency deserves credit. We have great clients who trust AMI Advertising Agency with their businesses. They deserve a congratulations and a thank you. We do our jobs every day for the love of our clients and we are motivated by their successes.” 

The MarCom Awards have been commending excellence in marketing for two decades. Entries received in 2013 hailed from the United States, Canada and several other countries. Judges of this contest are industry professionals looking for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of merit and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.

AMI Advertising Agency is a full-service advertising agency in Washington and Oregon. It creates successful brand strategies, creative advertising campaigns, marketing-related services, media buying and public relations services. With headquarters in Walla Walla, Wash., it provides services for numerous clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.

For press-related inquires contact:

Jillian Henze - Public Relations

AMI Advertising Agency


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