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Congratulations to all our 2018 Best in Maryland Honorees and Winners! 

Awards were presented on December 12 at the 2018 Best in Maryland Gala. We thank all who attended and especially our #BIM18 sponsors and VIPs! Click here to see who was there.

BEST IN SHOW

Let’s Work to Reduce Opioid Addiction Now
Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company

 

 
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Pattie Yu, The Yu Crew, LLC

EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR

Tania Rosas-Moreno, Ph.D., Loyola University Maryland

 

PR TEAM OF THE YEAR

Coster Communications, LTD. & Purple Dot PR

RISING STAR

Catherine Gordon, Weber Shandwick Baltimore

 

PARTNER OF DISTINCTION

Mariner Management & Marketing

Community Relations

Award of Excellence
Hope Lives Here Fundraising Program
Chase Brexton Health Care | Devaney & Associates

 

Crisis Communications

Best in Maryland
Hurricane Harvey & Irma Response
Erickson Living

 

Events and Observances < 7 days

Award of Excellence
Beyond Bars 25th Anniversary commemoration
Girl Scouts of Central Maryland

Best in Maryland
Sheetz Launches Made-to-Order Cafe in Charlottesville
Planit

 

Events and Observances > 7 days

Best in Maryland
Belair Road Supply Centennial Anniversary
Clapp Communications

 

Integrated Communications

Award of Excellence
New Laws Campaigm
Maryland Auto Insurance

Best in Maryland
Integrace Brand Awareness Campaign
Integrace | Devaney & Associates

 

Internal Communications

Award of Excellence
2017 Employee Engagement, Building a Better Workday
LifeBridge Health

Internal Communications (cont)

Best in Maryland
Be a Customer Service Superhero
Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company

 

Marketing

Award of Excellence
BGE Lighting Discount Campaign
BGE

Best in Maryland
We Love Lifting You Higher
BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport with Weber Shandwick

 

Multicultural

Best in Maryland
New Laws Campaign
Maryland Auto Insurance

 

Public Service

Award of Excellence
Annual Check-Up Campaign
Carroll Hospital | Devaney & Associates

Award of Excellence
New Laws Campaign
Maryland Auto Insurance

Best in Maryland
Raising Awareness of the Maryland Poison Center
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

 

Reputation/Brand Management

Best in Maryland
Let’s Work to Reduce Opioid Addiction Now
Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company

Advertorials

Best in Maryland
Spanish-language Advertorials
Maryland Auto Insurance

 

Annual Reports

Award of Excellence
Maryland/DC 2017 Annual Impact Report
The Nature Conservancy in Maryland/DC

Best in Maryland
Building Stronger Connections – 2016 Annual Report
Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company

 

Blogs

Award of Excellence
Van Eperen Voices
Van Eperen


Best in Maryland
Flooding the Swamp: Pocomoke Restoration
The Nature Conservancy in Maryland/DC

 

Creative Tactics – Assoc/Nonprofit/Govt

Best in Maryland
Maryland Auto Minute
Maryland Auto Insurance

 

Editorial/Op-Ed Columns/Story Placement

Award of Excellence
Private Sector Solutions, Public Sector Challenges
Greater Baltimore Committee

Award of Excellence
Voice of America
Van Eperen

Best in Maryland
Don’t Trash Maryland
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration

 

Magazines/Newsletters – Print

Best in Maryland
A Healthy Dose Magazine
Carroll Hospital | Devaney & Associates

 

Media Relations – Assoc/Nonprofit/Govt

Award of Excellence
The Investment Gap in Spending on Infrastructure
American Society of Civil Engineers & News Generation, Inc.

Media Relations – Assoc/Nonprofit/Govt (cont)

Best in Maryland
Integrace Media Relations Campaign
Devaney & Associates

 

Media Relations – For Profit

Award of Excellence
Supporting PC44 and Maryland’s Electric Vehicle Goal
Baltimore Gas and Electric

Award of Excellence
CBRB Mid-Atlantic President Media Tour
Clapp Communications

Best in Maryland
Charm City Bluegrass Festival
Planit

 

Publications

Award of Excellence
2018 Scholarly Journals Catalog
JHU Press Journals Division

 

Social Media – Assoc/Nonprofit/Govt

Award of Excellence
Securing America’s Future: The Power of Liberal Arts Education
Van Eperen and Council of Independent Colleges

Best in Maryland
“Victories for Veterans” Social Media Video Series
Crosby Marketing Communications

 

Social Media – For Profit

Best in Maryland
Powering Lives Through Corporate Citizenship
BGE

 

Videos

Award of Excellence
Overcoming Opioids
Maryland Public Television

Best in Maryland
SPARK Incubator – JPEO-CBRND
A BRIGHT IDEA

 

Websites

Best in Maryland
ForYourMarriage.org Relaunch
Crosby Marketing Communications

A Special Thanks to our 2018 Best in Maryland Sponsors …

Centerpiece (co-sponsor)

Centerpiece (co-sponsor)

And our 2018 Best in Maryland Partners  …

Photography

Printing

Thank You to Our Chapter Sponsors

Thank You to Our Chapter Sponsors