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March 11

The Show…Our Town’s Creative History

For more than 90 years, The Show has been showcasing creative excellence.

The Show is hosted by The Advertising Federation of Minnesota (Ad Fed) and is part of the AAF – American Advertising Awards (The ADDYS).

The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting more than 35,000 entries every year from local ad club competitions. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.

AAF National Winners, 2018

AAF Past Winners, 2014-2017

 

The Show 2019 

Location: Minnesota Orchestra Hall

Date: Friday, March 8, 2019

AOR – Little & Company

The Book – 2019

2019 BEST OF SHOW REEL

Best of Digital

 

Best of Data

 

Best of Social

 

Best of In-House

 

Best of B2B

 

Best of Experiential

 

Best of Student

 

Best of Video

 

Best of Design

  • Superhuman
  • Extra Grind – Poster Series

 

Best of Public Service

 

Best of Show Overall

 

Complete list of winning work to be posted soon.

 

 

The Show 2018

AOR:  Fame

Event Location: Hennepin Made/Holden Room

The Book – 2018

Video Recap

Photos

  • BEST OF SHOW: X Games, CARMICHAEL LYNCH
  • Experiential: Carpeted Dog Park, ICF OLSON
  • Design: Jacques Penné for JC Penney, PERISCOPE
  • Digital: Jacques Penné for JC Penney, PERISCOPE
  • B2B: ‘Own the Cone’ Integrated Campaign, COLLE MCVOY
  • In-House: LaCroix Hair Social Campaign, SCRUPLES PROFESSIONAL SALON PRODUCTS
  • Data: GOODFOODS: Share the Goodness, FRWD
  • Social: Subaru #MeetAnOwner, CARMICHAEL LYNCH
  • Student: Don Julio, JENESSA VACK & SCOTT LNGTEN, BRAINCO
  • Public Service: Basilica Block Party, PERISCOPE

 

The Show 2017

AOR : Wunderman

Event Location: The Machine Shop

The Book – 2017

Photos

  • Best of Show: BMW Films, Geisel Productions
  • Best of Student Work: Create This Break, Nick Klukowski of UMN Duluth
  • Best of B2B: Club Cadet, Colle + McVoy
  • Best of InHouse: Toycracker Premier, Target
  • Best of Digital: Under Armour, Latitude
  • Best of Social: LensCrafters, Olson
  • Best of Design: Honour Packaging, KNOCK

 

The Show 2016

AOR:  Red Circle Agency

Event Location: Aria

The Book – 2016

Photos

Video Recap

  • Best of Show: Subaru of America/#MakeADogsDay, Carmichael Lynch 

 

The Show 2015

AOR: MoCo

Event Location: The Depot

The Bo0k – 2015

Photos

  • Best of Show: Hormel Foods/Driven by Bacon, BBDO MPLS

The Show 2014

AOR: BBDO MPLS

The Book – 2014

Best of Show: Target, mono

 

THANK YOU BBDO MPLS FOR CREATING THE SHOW WINNING BOOK/APP AND MAINTAINING IT SINCE 2014!

 

2012 Best of Show: National Geographic, Carmichael Lynch

2011 Best of Show: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, mono

2010  Best of Show: NBC SyFy, Fallon

2009 Best Of Show: Ladders, Fallon

2008 Best of Show: Travelers, Fallon

2007 Best of Show: Erbert & Gerberts, ColleMcVoy

2006  Best of Show: Jack Link’s, Carmichael Lynch

2005 Best of Show: A.G. Edwards, Carmichael Lynch

2004 Best of Show: Taco Johns, Kerker

2003 Best of Show: Target Market, Clarity Coverdale Fury

2002 Best of Show: Target, Kischenbaum & Bond

2001 Best of Show: PBS, Bischer Edit

2000 Best of Show: Harley- Davidson, Carmichael Lynch

1999 Best of Show: Gopher Women’s Sports, Olson & Company

1998 Best of Show: The Lee Apparel Company, Fallon McElligott

1997 Best of Show: Miller Lite, Fallon McElligott

1996 Best of Show:  Rohol, Hunt Adkins

1995 Best of Show:  Dublin Productions, Hunt Murray

1994 Best of Show:  Pet Food Warehouse, Kruskopf Olson

1993 Best of Show:  Rollerblade, Carmichael Lynch

1992 Best of Show:  Rollerblade, Carmichael Lynch

1991 Best of Show:  Tony’s Pizza, Bozell & Jacobs

1990 Best of Show:  Zebco, Carmichael Lynch

1989 Best of Show:  Hush Puppies, Fallon McElligott

1988 Best of Show:  Normark Rapala, Carmichael Lynch

1987 Best of Show:  WFLD – TV, Fallon McElligott

1986 Best of Show:  WFLD – TV, Fallon McElligott

1985 Best of Show: Knox Lumber, Fallon McElligott Rice

1984 Best of Show: Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Chuck Ruhr Advertising

1983 Best of Show: Women Against Military Madness, Bozell & Jacobs

1982 Best of Show:  Mr. Coffee, Fallon McElligott Rice

1981 Best of Show: Tony’s Pizza, Bozell & Jacobs

1980 Best of Show: Central National Bank, R.H. Gerdes

1979 Best of Show: Boschwitz for Senate, Bozell & Jacobs

1978 Best of Show: Real Estate 10, Martin Williams

1977 Best of Show: Normark, Carmichael Lynch

1976 Best of Show: MACLD, Wilson Griak

1975 Best of Show: Super America, Campbell Mithun