LEAP has been named a
finalist in the Web Site, Brand Building/Promotion category in The 2008
American Business Awards.
More than 2,600 entries from companies of all sizes and in
virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than
40 categories, including Best Overall Company, Best Executive, Best New
Product or Service, Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program, and
new categories including Best Management Team and Best Corporate
Environmental Responsibility Program. LEAP will be
competing in the Web Site category for Brand Building/Promotion for its
Lily of France "Find Your Sexy Style" campaign.
"We would like to congratulate all the other nominees for this
prestigious award," said Alan Gilleo, Executive Vice President and
Creative Director of LEAP. "There is a very talented
group of agencies in the running for this award and any one of them
would deserve to win it."
LEAP has previously been awarded a Gold Regional
ADDY and Gold Louie for the "Find Your Sexy Style" campaign. The
interactive marketing agency has also earned ADDY awards for its work
for Tommy Hilfiger, Brown Forman, and the Louisville Orchestra as well
as an IAC Web Award for its work for Tuaca.
Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges &
Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners from among
Finalists in final judging during the week of May 19. Finalists were
chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging
in April through early May.
"ABA entries grew more than 30 percent this year, so being named a finalist is more of an accomplishment than ever before," said Michael
Gallagher, founder and president of The Stevie Awards. "It means that
independent business executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy
of national recognition. "We congratulate all of the finalists on their
achievement and wish them well in the competition."
"We work very hard and while client satisfaction is our main
consideration, when we receive recognition like this from our peers, it
makes the effort that much more satisfying," said Gilleo. "I just want
to congratulate the team who put a lot of hard work and dedication into
Details about The American Business Awards and the list of
Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba.
LEAP is a full-service interactive agency,
offering Interactive Productions including strategy, creative,
web-software services, and interactive marketing including PPC
management, SEO, promotions, blog management, viral and social media
marketing. Clients include Tommy Hilfiger, YUM! Brands International,
Brown-Forman, Aleris, Warner Brothers, Jacuzzi and Insight
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American
Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards
for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer
Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people
behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the
workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.