2019 IMCA AWARDS

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             Michael Z. Stahl, HealthMarkets

        IMCA Rising Stars

              Megan Bell, Falvey Insurance Group

              Ashley Heline, Argo Group

              Hailey Willett, Frankenmuth Insurance

 

2019 SHOWCASE AWARDS

SAMMY Award 
                
Gallagher – College Student Insurance Campaign

                1st Runner up: Applied Underwriters – 2018 Indy 500 with Applied Underwriters

                2nd Runner Up: Foremost Insurance – The Foremost Choice Trade Ad Campaign

 

Division I: Employee Corporate Communications

Communications

Best of Show: VGM Insurance Services – This is Us – Employee Newsletter

Award of Excellence:    EMI – Join the QBE Brand Journey

                                        NORCAL Group – 2019 Corporate Vision & Goals

Audio/Visual Communications

Best of Show: MAPFRE Insurance – Profiles on the Global Intranet

Award of Excellence:      HealthMarkets – 2018 SureBridge Rebrand Launch Video

                                          IAT Insurance Group – 2018 BTM Communications Support

Communications Campaign

Best of Show:                  IMA Financial Group - Datapalooza

Award of Excellence:      SageSure Insurance Managers – 2018 Culture Quest

                                          USI Insurance Services – USI Green                                       

Division II: External Corporate Communications

Corporate Communications

Best of Show:                   Sun Life Group Benefits Marketing & Communications – 2018 Designed for Health Industry Benchmarking and Trends Report

Award of Excellence:       The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. – AEU Insights Monthly Newsletter

                                           The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. – President’s Club Invitation                               

Corporate Audio/Visual Communications

Best of Show:                   VGM Insurance Services – This is Us! Video

Award of Excellence:       AON Affinity – 2018 Energy Video AON Affinity Leadership Conference

                                           UFG Insurance – Experience Matters Video

Corporate Communications Campaign

Best of Show:                     Sun Life Group Benefits Marketing & Communications – 2018 Personal Spending Account (PSA) Campaign

Award of Excellence:         The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. – 2017 AEU Safety Awards Video Campaign

                                              VGM Insurance Services – Best Places to Work Campaign

Annual Report – Publicly Traded

Award of Excellence:          Gallagher Art Department – Gallagher Annual Report

Annual Report - Private

Award of Excellence:          Shelter Insurance – Shelter Insurance Annual Report 2017

Media/Public Relations

Best of Show:                       Aviva – Project Bumper

Award of Excellence:           AON Affinity – AICPA Member Insurance Programs Re-Charged Public Relations Campaign

Corporate Social Media Campaign

Best of Show:                       The Co-operators – Share2Care Campaign

Award of Excellence:           Missouri Employers Mutual – 2018 New Hire Safety Toolkit Campaign

                                               Sun Life Group Benefits Marketing & Communications – 2018 Carry the Torch Campaign

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Campaign

Best of Show:                        The Co-operators – Share2Care Campaign

Award of Excellence:            The Co-operators – Resiliency Video Series

                                                Missouri Employers Mutual – Buddy Pack Match Campaign

Division III: Marketing Communications

Print Product Advertising/Marketing

Best of Show:                         SageSure Insurance Managers – 2018 South Carolina Spotlight Brochure

Award of Excellence:             Foremost Insurance – More Doors with Foremost Choice Campaign

                                                 Vertibrands – Mover’s Choice “Soap Box Derby” Campaign

Print Corporate Brand/Image Advertising/Marketing

Best of Show:                          MacNeill Group, Inc. – The Slice Campaign

Award of Excellence:              ReSource Pro – 2018 IX Center Ad

Broadcast Media Spot or Campaign

Best of Show:                           AIG – AIG “We Believe” Chinese TV Commercial

Award of Excellence:               The Co-operators – 2018 Brand & Comprehensive Water Campaign

                                                   Shelter Insurance – Measure of Success

Audio/Visual Communications Less Than 1 Minute

Award of Excellence:                The Hanover insurance Group, Inc. – Small Business Saturday Video

Audio (Podcast)/Visual Communications More Than 1 Minute

Best of Show:                             VGM Insurance Services – Dr. Insurance and the Million Dollar Club Video

Award of Excellence:                 J. S. Held – Roofing Lab Video Campaign

                                                     Westfield Insurance – Closing the Gap Podcast

Carrier, Agent or Broker Publications

Award of Excellence:                 HealthMarkets – 2018 Excelsior Broke Cost Plan & AEP Playbooks

                                                     ProAssurance – 2018-19 ProVisions Theme Issues

Insurance Industry Publications

Best of Show:                             Foremost Insurance – The Foremost Choice Trade Ad Campaign

Award of Excellence:                 Manulife – Solutions Magazine

Event or Experiential Marketing

Best of Show:                             NORCAL Group – Connect 2019: Agency Partnership Symposium

Award of Excellence:                 Applied Underwriters – 2018 Indy 500 with Applied Underwriters

                                                     ReSource Pro – 2019 Operations Boot Camp – Alexa Activation

Website or Portal

Best of Show:                             COUNTRY Financial Mobile App

Award of Excellence:                 AIG – Stand Out with QoL Website Strategy/Campaign

                                                     Orchid Insurance – Website Redesign

Digital Advertising/Marketing, Single Piece

Best of Show:                            Gallagher – College Student Insurance Campaign

Award of Excellence:                AIG – AIG Prospecting Playbook

                                                    Chubb – Chubb Independent Agent and Broker Targeting Campaign

Digital Advertising/Marketing Campaign

Best of Show:                            HealthMarkets – 2018 Open Enrollment Email Personalization Campaign

Award of Excellence:                AIG – AIG Prospecting Playbook

                                                    California Earthquake Authority – 2018 Email Trigger Campaign

Social Media Marketing Campaign

Best of Show:                             Foremost Insurance – Riding Named Campaign

Award of Excellence:                 The Co-operators – Share2Care Campaign

                                                     HealthMarkets – 2018 Bad Teeth Facebook Dental Campaign                                     

Blog

Best of Show:                             HealthMarkets – 2018 Excelsior Medicare Marketing Guidelines Blog Series

Award of Excellence:                 The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. – AEU’s Longshore Insider Blog

                                                     Falvey Insurance Group – Falvey Insurance Group Blogs

Total Sales/Marketing/Branding Campaign Less Than $15,000

Best of Show:                             VGM Insurance Services – Million Dollar Club Campaign

Award of Excellence:                 MacNeill Group, Inc. – The Slice Campaign

Total Sales/Marketing/Branding Campaign $16,000-$30,000

Award of Excellence:                  UFG Insurance – 2019 Costa Rica Incentive Trip Campaign

Total Sales/Marketing/Branding Campaign $31,000-$50,000

Best of Show:                              Missouri Employers Mutual – Producers Playbook Video Series

Award of Excellence:                  Vertibrands – Brownyard “Unexpected” Campaign

Total Sales/Marketing/Branding Campaign $51,000 - $100,000

Award of Excellence:                  Eastern Alliance Insurance Group – ecovery Rebranding Campaign

                                                      PayneWest Insurance – Branding Riscover – Business Insurance with Direction

Total Sales/Marketing/Branding Campaign More Than $100,000

Best of Show:                              Pappas MacDonnell – Healthfirst 2019 Medicare Enrollment Campaign

Award of Excellence:                  The Co-operators – 2018 Brand & Comprehensive Water Campaign

                                                      UFG Insurance – ProSeries Small Business Insurance Campaign

Division IV: Miscellaneous Categories

In-House, Print Product Advertising/Marketing

Award of Excellence:                HealthMarkets – 2018 SureBridge In-House Print Materials Refresh

                                                    ReSource Pro – 2018 Recruiting Posters

In-House, Digital Product Advertising/Marketing

Best of Show:                           The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. – Hanover SafeTeen Video Series

Award of Excellence:               AIG – Stand Out with QoL Website Strategy/Campaign

                                                   AIG – AIG Term Mascot Campaign

Best Idea Never Produced

Award of Excellence:               Aon Affinity – Aon Affinity bGigs Paypal Campaign

Creative Development on a Shoestring

Best of Show:                           UFG Insurance – Construction Defect Policy Video

Award of Excellence:               MAPFRE Insurance – Performance Management with Digital Jam

                                                   Shelter Insurance – Shelter Coasters

 

Important Dates

Northeast Networking Meetup

Wednesday, November 20
230 Fifth, New York City
Details

2020 IMCA Annual Conference & Showcase Gala

Monday, June 22 - Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate
Orlando, FL