Creative talent was on display Thursday night at the American Advertising Federation of Utah’s annual ADDY Awards Gala at Pierpont Place in downtown Salt Lake.
AAF-Utah presented a total of 75 awards to 26 winners, including a People’s Choice Award to Red Olive Design for website design for www.jdawgs.com.
The group also honored Tal Harry, partner-account supervisor at Richter 7, as Utah’s Advertising Professional of the Year.
Top ADDY winners included agencies Richter7 and R&R Partners, which took home 11 and 10 awards, respectively. Winners also included: Ancestry.com; Brigham Young University’s AdLab; Domo; Jensen + Project; Love Communications; McCann Worldgroup, SLC; modern8; Penna Powers Brian Haynes; rain; Red Olive Design; RIESTER; Struck; ThomasARTS; True Story; University of Utah Health Care; Verite; and Welikesmall.
In December, AAF-Utah honored advertising industry professionals in 10 separate categories. The Rockies Awards were created to complement the long-time ADDYs, which for decades has honored the creative side of great advertising campaigns born in Utah.