BMA Milwaukee celebrated the best in B2B marketing at the 2015 BMA Milwaukee Bell Awards, held Thursday, April 23.

A national judging panel reviewed approximately 135 submissions to name one best of show, 22 Bell Awards and 40 Excellence Awards. More than 20 agencies, corporate marketers and vendor partners received awards.

“For more than 25 years, the BMA Milwaukee Bell Awards has been recognized as southeastern Wisconsin’s premier marketing awards,” said Andrea Hubbert, president of BMA Milwaukee. “At this year’s event, nearly 200 professionals joined BMA Milwaukee to honor companies that elevated brands and drove demand in 2014. It was a true testament to the caliber of work produced in Milwaukee.”

Click here to download a PDF with all of this year’s winning work.

Best of show

  • Traction Factory

B2B campaigns produced for more than $500,000

  • Bell Award: PadillaCRT with Rockwell Automation

B2B campaigns produced for less than $500,000

  • Bell Award: Mobium
  • Excellence Awards: LePoidevin Marketing and Traction Factory

B2B advertisement – single

  • Bell Award: Traction Factory
  • Excellence Awards: Traction Factory (received awards for two campaigns) and PadillaCRT with Rockwell Automation

Public relations campaigns

  • Bell Award: CASE Construction Equipment/DIREC States: Texas
  • Excellence Awards: Boelter + Lincoln and PadillaCRT with Rockwell Automation

Trade show marketing and exhibits designed, produced and promoted for more than $100,000

  • Bell Award: Traction Factory
  • Excellence Awards: Aquent and RGI International with Rockwell Automation, and Nelson Schmidt

Trade show marketing and exhibits designed, produced and promoted for less than $100,000

  • Bell Award: Derse
  • Excellence Awards: Core Creative (received awards for two campaigns)

B2B collateral, literature, presentations – campaign

  • Bell Award: Wigwam Mills
  • Excellence Awards: Propeller and Traction Factory

B2B collateral, literature, presentation – single

  • Bell Award: Traction Factory
  • Excellence Awards: Anthologie and McDill Design

Direct mail

  • Bell Award: Mobium
  • Excellence Awards: Equity Creative and Franklin Energy Services

Annual reports

  • Bell Award: THIEL Design
  • Excellence Awards: THIEL Design, LLC (received awards for two campaigns)

B2B promotional product materials

  • Bell Award: Traction Factory
  • Excellence Awards: Traction Factory (received awards for two campaigns)

Websites produced for less than $35,000

  • Bell Award: THIEL Design, LLC
  • Excellence Awards: Ascedia and Franklin Energy Services

Websites produced for more than $35,000

  • Bell Award: Ascedia
  • Excellence Awards: Core Creative and Trefoil Group

Digital campaign

  • Bell Award: Crisis Prevention Institute
  • Excellence Awards: Nelson Schmidt and PadillaCRT with Rockwell Automation

New product launch campaign

  • Bell Award: Traction Factory
  • Excellence Awards: Traction Factory (received awards for two campaigns)

Branding or rebranding

  • Bell Award: LePoidevin Marketing
  • Excellence Awards: Anthologie and MG Design Associates

Photography

  • Bell Award: Traction Factory
  • Excellence Awards: Traction Factory (received awards for two campaigns)

Printing

  • Bell Award: Franklin Energy Services

Services performed or produced for nonprofit organization

  • Bell Award: Traction Factory
  • Excellence Awards: PKA Marketing and Traction Factory

Self-promotion

  • Bell Award: Nelson Schmidt
  • Excellence Awards: Franklin Energy Services and Trefoil Group

Videos produced for less than $20,000

  • Bell Award: Traction Factory
  • Excellence Awards: PadillaCRT with Rockwell Automation and Traction Factory

Videos produced for more than $20,000

  • Bell Award: Core Creative, Inc.
  • Excellence Award: Traction Factory

About BMA Milwaukee

BMA Milwaukee is southeastern Wisconsin’s leading professional resource for B2B marketers and communicators. The chapter offers services, information, skill enhancement and networking opportunities that help its members grow, develop and succeed throughout their marketing careers. For more information about BMA Milwaukee, please visit bma-milwaukee.org.