Walsh received top honors, a National Gold , from the American Advertising Federation () in early June for the QuickTrip 50th Anniversary Box Set.
To celebrate QuikTrip’s 50th anniversary last year, Walsh led the development of the special anniversary books and materials.
“We’ve enjoyed a tremendous relationship with QuikTrip for years and its growing network of convenience stores. Because we’ve assisted QuikTrip with the development of the store’s design, signage, annual report and brand image, winning the highest award for their anniversary materials is an honor,” said Kerry Walsh, principal of Walsh.
“With more than 50,000 entries annually, the Awards are the world’s largest advertising competition and arguably one of the toughest with three tiers of competition. The Awards represent the true spirit of creative excellence by recognizing all forms of advertising from media of all types, creative by all sizes and entrants of all levels from anywhere in the United States. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry,” explains the AAF’s Web site.
The QuikTrip’s 50th Anniversary Box Set won best of show in the Tulsa competition, a gold in district competition in Dallas and best of show of Graphex 40, the annual competition of the Art Directors Club of Tulsa.
Walsh is a leading, full-service brand consultancy agency, headquartered in Tulsa. Believing in design-driven, creative communications solutions, Walsh offers fine-tuned market insight. Strengthening customer relationships through branding, advertising, interactive, identity and signage systems, promotion, print media and public relations, Walsh is multi-disciplined in helping people, their businesses and their relationships better interact.
The American Advertising Federation (), is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and acts as the “Unifying Voice for Advertising.” The is the oldest national advertising trade association, representing 50,000 professional in the advertising industry. The has a national network of 200 ad clubs located in ad communities across the country and also has 130 blue-chip corporate members that are advertisers, agencies and media companies, comprising the nation’s leading brands and corporations. For more information, visit the AAF’s Web Site at www.aaf.org.