The American Standard "How to Buy Guide for the Bathroom" e-book, created by marketing communications firm O'Reilly DePalma, garnered top honors at the recent Jersey Shore Public Relations and Advertising Association (JSPRAA) awards dinner.
Mary Ann Blackburn of O'Reilly DePalma (second from left) with Joyce Tomassini, Gray Uhl, Brittany Scotland, and Dana Rutherford of American Standard.
Gold awards were presented to O'Reilly DePalma in the Digital/Interactive Media category, for Ebook Design and Layout, as well as the Excellence in Writing category, for Ebook Content.
Highlighting the evening, was receipt of the highly coveted Helen Hoffman Best of Show award, which is presented to the entry with the highest overall score across all categories and is the premier award of the competition. O'Reilly DePalma and the ebook won this top honor for achieving the highest score for its Digital/Interactive Media, Ebook Design/Layout win.
On hand to celebrate these wins with O'Reilly DePalma were American Standard staffers Gray Uhl, Joyce Tomassini, Dana Rutherford and Brittany Scotland.
Entries in this competition, geared towards marketing, PR and communications materials, must meet a minimum score for both Gold and Silver. Many categories had entries, but no Silver or Gold winners were announced since they did not meet the minimum scoring requirement.