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

IFAF 2011 GEM Award Winners: Idaho Star Garnet Winners

Idaho Falls Advertising Federation

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 Idaho Star Garnet winners:

STAR GARNET WINNERS

Television Under $1,000
Company: CableOne
Client: Wright Physical Therapy
Title: Athletic Science
Credit: Danny Loughmiller

Advertising Industry Self-Promotion
Company: Riverbend Communications
Title: KLCE 97 Angels
Credit: Mike Nelson and Kim Stockton

Radio
Company: Riverbend Communications
Client: Jamba Juice
Title: Santa’s Elf
Credit: Adam Fullmer and Brad Collins

Public Services / Arts & Science
Company: Post Register
Title: Congratulations Idaho Falls Symphony
Credit: Matt TeNgaio

Out-of-Home
Company: Post Register
Title: Search for Adventure
Credit: Matt TeNgaio

Print Publications
Company: IE Productions
Client: Potandon
Title: Go Green
Credit: Mark Blethen & Kristen Tyler

Mixed Media Campaign
Company: Riverbend Communications
Title: KLCE Jingle Bingo
Credit: Mike Nelson, Kim Stockton

Interactive
Company: Riverbend Communications
Title: www.z103.fm website
Credit: Jake Christensen, Kim Stockton, Chris Bohman

Interactive
Company: Kraupp Inc.
Client: Eagle Canyon Wellness Center
Title: www.EagleCanyonWellness.com
Credit: Tyler Kraupp

Collateral Material
Company: AlphaGraphics
Client: Four Seasons
Title: Personalized Mailer
Credit: Lynn Nelson, Brian Talbot

Collateral Material
Company: Snake River Printing
Client: Trout Unlimited
Title: Veterans Service
Credit: Sharlee Stokes

IFAF 2011 GEM Award Winners: Opal Winners

Idaho Falls Advertising Federation

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 Opal winners:

OPAL WINNERS

Television Under $1,000
Company: CableOne
Client: Potelco United Credit Union
Title: B Plates
Credit: Chad Thomas

Television Over $1,000
Company: IE Productions
Client: Idaho Falls Chukars
Title: Most Intriguing Bird
Credit: Gary Stewart

Advertising Industry Self-Promotion
Company: Riverbend Communications
Title: Trick-or-Treat
Credit: Kim Stockton

Radio
Company: Riverbend Communications
Client: Smitty’s
Title: Family Date Night
Credit: Kristine Higgenbotham and Tara Kelly

Public Services / Arts & Science
Company: Post Register
Title: Phenomenal Physics
Credit: Gail Austin

Print Publications
Company: Post Register
Client: Rocknak’s Hardware
Title: Big Spring Sale
Credit: Hazel Meshrow

Mixed Media Campaign
Company: MCS Advertising
Client: Idaho Falls Regional Airport
Title: California Dreaming
Credit: Steve Fischbach

Print Publications
Company: ISU Credit Union
Title: Annual Report
Credit: B.J. Fillingame

Gem Advertising Awards Banquet

The Idaho Falls Advertising Federation is presenting the 2011 Gem Awards Advertising Banquet on Thursday, February 2nd at the Elk’s Club Lodge in Idaho Falls.

Idaho Falls Advertising Federation 2011 Gem Awards BanquetThe Casablanca-inspired banquet kicks off with a social mixer at 6:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 7:00 with the awards ceremony following soon after.

Tickets for the event are $40 per person, $70 per couple or $195 for a table of six.

For questions or to purchase advance tickets, contact Tina at (208) 524-1777 or email her at tina@mightymcs.com.

IFAF Event: November Lunch & Learn

The November Lunch & Learn event from the Idaho Falls Advertising Federation is a panel discussion on “How to Write a Great Press Release and Get it Published.”  It offers an informative examination of techniques you can use to maximize the effectiveness of your press release and attract genuine community interest.

The panel discussion will be moderated by Brad Hudson of Red Inc. and will feature:

Kortny Rolston, Communications Specialist, Center for Advanced Energy Studies.
Jeff Robinson, City Editor, Post Register.
Leonard Martin, Publisher, Blackfoot Morning News.
Neal Larson, Talk Show Host and News Director, Rich Broadcasting.
Todd Kunz, Eyewitness News Anchor, KIDK.
Ward Hicks, Faculty, Department of Communication, BYU-Idaho.

This event is scheduled for Thursday, November 17th in, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Stockman’s Restaurant – Upstairs Meeting Room, 1175 Pier View Drive in Idaho Falls.  Cost is $13 for members, $15 for non-members, or $5 for Lemonade & Learn (no lunch).

For more information, see the event page on Facebook.

IFAF Event: Encore Presentation of AAF Brand:You

The Idaho Falls Advertising Federation is hosting an encore presentation of AAF Brand:You – Landing a Job in a Competitive Market.

This event will be held at the Hard Hat Steakhouse & Grill at Snake River Landing on Thursday, November 18th from 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Cost is $12 for members and $15 for non-members.

RSVPs for this event should be directed to Lisa Fischbach at 208-524-1777 or Keith Gifford at 208-522-5100.