The 2011 SF Bay ADDY Awards

February 28, 2011 10:30 AM | Anonymous

A Sold Out and Successful Affair 

San Francisco — Creativity and energy was the force that dominated the crowd at the 2011 SF Bay Area ADDY Awards. Well over 250 top advertising professionals joined together to celebrate the best of creativity in advertising and to honor the Ad Person of the Year Paul Venables of Venables Bell & Partners. 

This annual celebration of advertising creativity hosted the past some 20 years by the Greater San Francisco Ad Club was expanded this year and the three other American Advertising Federation (AAF) affiliated clubs AAF – Silicon Valley, AD2SF and sfBIG joined ranks to host this truly San Francisco Bay Area ADDY Awards competition. 

 This year the ADDY Awards Gala was held at The Bentley Reserve with a sit down dinner and awards presentation. Both student and professional entries were exhibited during a hosted cocktail reception followed by the dinner and awards. 

Both professionals and students from the area enter their creative work. This year 384 professional entries along with over 70 from students were judged by top creative people from major agencies in NY, LA and Portland. The judging was extremely critical and the result was only 19 Gold ADDYs were awarded with the Best of Show going to Goodby Silverstein & Partners.
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