Oct 23, 2008

LEAP Receives Multiple Awards from the Academy of the Visual Arts

by: lfi in News

LEAP has won eight W3 awards, including a Gold award for Best Visual Appeal for a Site for its work for Lily of France.

Presented by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, the W3 Awards honor creative excellence on the web. Judging for the awards was performed by a group of top-tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, interactive, advertising and marketing firms.

In addition to its Gold award, LEAP also earned Silver awards in the following categories:

  1. Site in the Fashion category, Site in the Marketing category, Overall Campaign for Fashion, and Overall Campaign for Branding for work for Lily of France
  2. Site in the Banking/Bill Paying category and Site in the Financial Services category for its work for Check 'n Go
  3. Landing Page in the Food and Beverage category for its work for the Tuaca Body Art Ball

"Winning these W3 awards illustrates how our reputation for creative, high quality work has been recognized and continues to grow in the eyes of our national peers," said Alan Gilleo, LEAP Interactive's Chief Digital Officer. "All of us here at LEAP take great pride in the work we produce. Having our efforts so well-received by our peers makes our efforts that much more satisfying."

The W3 is the latest award LEAP has earned for its Lily of France® campaign. LEAP has also won a Stevie® Award for the Web Site Brand Building Promotion category in the 2008 American Business Awards as well as a Golden ADDY for the Lily of France "Find Your Sexy Style" website.

About LEAP
LEAP is a full-service interactive agency that offers interactive brand strategy, interactive marketing, new media & promotion, online client acquisition, creative services, web technology services, account & project management, measurement & intelligence, and outsourced site management. The company services clients in 28 states. Some clients include The Louisville Orchestra, Fund for the Arts, the University of Louisville and Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP. LEAP also services Fortune 500 clients including Tommy Hilfiger, Mead Westveco, National Public Radio, YUM! Brands International, Brown-Forman and Aleris.

About the International Academy of the Visual Arts
The International Academy of the Visual Arts is a membership-based organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media.