(Santa Barbara, CA) 2010 - Public information officials from around the state gathered in Santa Barbara last week for the annual California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) conference. As part of the conference program, CAPIO held its annual Excellence in Communications awards ceremony where several agencies were honored for their public relations work.
McGregor Shott received a third place award for Special Innovation for the City of Santa Clarita's Mayor Dude campaign. The digital and print campaign featured the City mayor available and accessible via webste, Facebook, and Twitter.
CAPIOs award categories are designed to showcase outstanding communication strategies, products and skills.
Nearly 200 award entries were received and 42 awards were given out in the categories of community and internal newsletters, marketing, new media, photography, public safety, special evens, special innovation, special publications, video, writing and websites. This year's award winners encompass the best of the best in terms of public communication efforts.