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.

IFAF 2011 GEM Award Winners: Diamond Winners

Earlier this month the Idaho Falls Advertising Federation held their annual GEM Awards, recognizing outstanding work throughout eastern Idaho.

The GEM Awards are broken down into three levels:

  1. First place: Diamond
  2. Second place: Idaho Star Garnet
  3. Third place: Opal

Below are the Diamond winners:

DIAMOND AWARD WINNERS

Television Over $1,000
Company: ISU Credit Union
Title: $499 Origination Fee
Credit: Steele Branding

Television Over $1,000
Company: IE Productions
Client: JD Premium
Title: B-Slim
Credit: Gary Stewart

Advertising Industry Self-Promotion
Company: AlphaGraphics
Title: Blockbuster Summer
Credit: Travis Powell, Brian Talbot

Radio
Company: Riverbend Communications
Client: Haunted Mill
Title: Haunted Mill
Credit: Sarah Henderson and Brad Collins

Public Services / Arts & Science
Company: IE Productions
Client: Huntsman Cancer Foundation
Title: Help Us Help You
Credit: Gary Stewart and Colton Phillips

Print Publications
Company: Star Moose
Client: War Bonnet Roundup
Title: 100 Years of Man vs. Horse
Credit: Brent McDowell and Michael A. Cousin

Interactive
Company: Star Moose
Client: Blank Snowboards
Title: Snowboard Construction
Credit: Mark Richardson, Daniel Berry, Michael A. Cousin

Collateral Material
Company: Chesbro Music
Title: “Backyard” Mailer
Credit: Cory Kerr

Out-Of-Home
Company: IE Productions
Client: Eastern Idaho State Fair
Title: Udderly Fantastic
 Credit: Mark Blethen and Kristen Tyler

Television Under $1,000
Company: IE Productions
Client: Eastern Idaho State Fair
Title: Udderly Fantastic
Credit: Gary Stewart

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