PPO&S Earns Eight Hermes Creative Awards

Posted On On: June 30, 2017 Categories Filed Under: Member News

Harrisburg, PA (June 23, 2017) — The Partnership of Packer, Oesterling and Smith, Inc. (PPO&S), a Harrisburg-based integrated marketing communications firm, has been honored with eight Hermes Creative Awards for projects ranging from websites to radio ad campaigns.

PPO&S won two Platinum Awards, which are presented to the most outstanding entries in the competition. They also received three Gold Awards and three Honorable Mentions. The Hermes Creative Awards honor excellence and recognize the creativity, hard work and generosity of industry professionals. Thousands of entries come from top-tier corporate marketing and communications departments, advertising and public relations agencies, graphic design firms, digital shops and freelancers.

The PPO&S website – www.pposinc.com – garnered the Platinum Award for the category of “Marketing, PR, Advertising Agency.” The agency also received a Platinum Award and a Gold Award for work done on behalf of the Pennsylvania Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority; the See How They Lie radio-ad campaign took the Platinum, and the “Rotten in Reading” web video got the Gold.

Two additional Gold Awards were received for work done for the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful electronic waste website and for a Milton Hershey School direct mail piece. The three Honorable Mention Awards were earned for Pierson’s website, PennDOT’s Seniors Driving Safely brochures, and Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania’s displays.
Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of marketing and communication programs and print, visual and audio materials. The Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. Visit www.hermesawards.com for more information.

About PPO&S

Celebrating more than 35 years in business, PPO&S is an integrated marketing communications firm. The agency’s capabilities include communications planning, research, strategic marketing planning, website development and design, copywriting, design and production of advertising, collateral and promotional materials, event planning and promotion, public relations and crisis communications, as well as media planning, buying and evaluation.