Approximately 300 members of the local advertising and marketing community attended the 2019 American Advertising Federation - Toledo’s (AAF Toledo) ADDY Awards ceremony on Thursday, February 21 at the historic Valentine Theatre. Michael Seay, MadAveGroup/AAF District 5 Chairman and Molly Luetke, Madhouse hosted the event.
Agencies, local businesses, creatives, and students submitted 162 entries and earned four Judge’s Choice awards, seven Gold ADDYs, sixteen Silver and sixteen Bronze awards. Student entries garnered a Gold ADDY, Silver ADDY, and two Bronze. Best of Show went to Madhouse for creating an impactful piece for the Toledo Opera “I Dream” Promo.
The Silver Medal Award, the AAF’s highest award for contribution to the advertising industry, was given to Bill Sattler of Madhouse. The 2019 Honorary ADDY for Community Partnership was given to Jerry Anderson for his contributions to our community and to AAF Toledo.
The ADDY Awards Competition is sponsored by the American Advertising Federation - Toledo, a nonprofit association of advertising and media professionals. It is the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition for creative excellence.
2019 Winners Booklet