Call for entries: IFAF Gem Awards

Who killed it in 2018? That’s what the Idaho Falls Advertising Federation wants to know. And it’s also why they’ve issued a call for entries for the Gem Awards.

The Gem Awards recognize outstanding creative throughout eastern Idaho, and all Diamond and Star Garnet award-winning work is automatically forwarded for consideration to the Idaho Advertising Federation’s Rockie Awards.

Full details about the awards and how to enter can be found here.

Call for nominations: Silver Medal Award

Nominations are currently being accepted for the Silver Medal Award, presented annually by the Idaho Advertising Federation to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to advertising by furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence, and responsibilities in areas of social concern.

Call for Nominations: Silver Medal AwardPlease submit nominations on 8.5″ x 11″ pages outlining in detail the extent to which the Nominee has met or exceeded the Silver Medal Award Criteria by April 10th. You are encouraged to expand on the Nominee’s experience and contributions to such degree that judges will be fully informed. Please be advised that abbreviated nominations may be dismissed as insufficient to demonstrate a Nominee’s true qualifications.

Provide the Nominee’s name and company affiliation on a cover page with the contact information of the nominator, followed by all pertinent qualifications of the Nominee for consideration on subsequent pages.

You may submit nominations by email to Bob Rosenthal, Cumulus Media at bob.rosenthal@cumulus.com or mail nominations to:

Cumulus Media
Bob Rosenthal
1419 West Bannock
Boise, ID 83702

May Lunch and Learn featuring Jared Miller

The Idaho Falls Advertising Federation’s May Lunch and Learn Event is coming up on Thursday, May 17th starting at 11:30 a.m.

The event features guest speaker Jared Miller, Marketing Manager at Idahoan, who will present on his company’s blend of traditional and digital advertising.

The event will be held at Stockman’s Restaurant in Idaho Falls. Cost is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. To RSVP for this event, call Tina at 208-524-1777 or email tina@mightymcs.com.

2011 IFAF GEM Awards: Best of Show

By now you’ve likely seen the winners from the Idaho Falls Advertising Federation’s 2011 GEM Awards. In addition to their earlier recognition, the Best of Show award went to:

Mixed Media Campaign
Company: IE Productions
Client: Eastern Idaho State Fair
Title: Udderly Fantastic
Credit: Mark Blethen, Kristen Tyler, Gary Stewart

The GEM’s 2011 Best of Show and Top 2011 Diamond awards both went to the advertising agency, IE Productions lead by Chad Hammond, in Idaho Falls. The Best of Show campaign ‘Udderly Fantastic’ created for the Eastern Idaho State Fair was also recently crowned number one in a State Fair specific advertising contest.

Congratulations to IE Productions, and all of the GEM Award winners. All Diamond winners were automatically forwarded for inclusion in the Rockie Awards competition, which recently completed its judging.