BMA Milwaukee celebrated the best in B2B marketing at the 2016 BMA Milwaukee Bell Awards, held Thursday, April 21.

A national judging panel reviewed approximately 131 submissions to name one best of show, 23 Bell Awards and 42 Excellence Awards. 23 different agencies, corporate marketers and vendor partners received awards.

Nearly 170 professionals joined BMA Milwaukee to honor these companies that helped elevate brands through quality work that worked. Below is the full list of winners.

Best of show

  • MG Design

B2B campaigns produced for more than $500,000

  • Bell Award: PadillaCRT with Rockwell Automation
  • Excellence Award: Bader Rutter

B2B campaigns produced for less than $500,000

  • Bell Award: Johnson Controls
  • Excellence Awards: Equity Creative and Inpro

B2B advertisement – single

  • Bell Award: Traction Factory
  • Excellence Awards: Traction Factory and Bader Rutter

Public relations campaigns

  • Bell Award: Johnson Controls
  • Excellence Award: PadillaCRT with Rockwell Automation

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

  • Bell Award: MG Design
  • Excellence Awards: Traction Factory (won for two different trade show marketing efforts)

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

  • Bell Award: Nelson Schmidt, Inc.
  • Excellence Awards: PadillaCRT and Traction Factory

B2B collateral, literature, presentations – campaign

  • Bell Award: Traction Factory
  • Excellence Awards: Traction Factory and Bader Rutter

B2B collateral, literature, presentation – single

  • Bell Award: Traction Factory
  • Excellence Awards: Topside Design and Traction Factory

Direct mail

  • Bell Award: Gordon Brothers-AccuVal
  • Excellence Awards: Direct Supply and Nelson Schmidt, Inc.

Annual reports

  • Bell Award: Thiel Design
  • Excellence Awards: Thiel Design and Trefoil Group

B2B promotional product materials

  • Bell Award: Traction Factory
  • Excellence Award: Traction Factory

Websites produced for less than $35,000

  • Bell Award: Nelson Schmidt, Inc.
  • Excellence Awards: EPIC Creative and Trefoil Group

Websites produced for more than $35,000

  • Bell Award: Bader Rutter
  • Excellence Awards: Ascedia (won for two different websites)

Digital campaign

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

New product launch campaign

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

Branding or rebranding

  • Bell Award: Ascedia
  • Excellence Awards: Bader Rutter and Traction Factory

Photography

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

Printing

  • Bell Awards: HAINBUCH America and Traction Factory
  • Excellence Awards: HAINBUCH America and Franklin Energy

Services performed or produced for nonprofit organization

  • Bell Award: Bader Rutter
  • Excellence Awards: DBA Marketing Communications and Traction Factory

Self-promotion

  • Bell Award: LePoidevin Marketing
  • Excellence Awards: Franklin Energy and Nelson Schmidt, Inc.

Videos produced for less than $20,000

  • Bell Award: Rockwell Automation
  • Excellence Awards: Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), Rockwell Automation and Traction Factory

Videos produced for more than $20,000

  • Bell Award: Nelson Schmidt, Inc.
  • Excellence Awards: Direct Supply and 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.