(Napa Valley, CA) 2013 - Two campaigns created by McGregor Shott took home top awards at the 2013 California Association of Public Information Officials Awards of Excellence ceremony. The awards recognize the best of the best in the field of communication and are given out in many categories, including writing, special events, video, and websites.
2012 - McGregor Shott’s award-winning DUI campaign was recently chosen along with a small number of design firms from all over the world to be included in the creative compilations annual “Graphics Design I.”
The public awareness campaign, sponsored by local law enforcement and media, was developed to discourage driving under the influence and to encourage utilization the community's cab program. Featured in magazines, newspapers, and transit shelter posters, the DUI campaign had previously won accolades. Awards included second place, Public Safety, for the California Association of Public Information Officers.
(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.
Agency wins three top awards in national competition.
(Los Angeles, CA) 2008 - McGregor Shott has won two awards in the International Economic Development Councils' annual awards competition. The awards were presented at the world's largest annual gathering of economic developers in Atlanta, Georgia.
The IEDC awards recognize the world's best economic development programs and partnerships; marketing materials; and the year's most influential leaders. The prestigious awards honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, and rural communities.
McGregor Shott received recognition for the City of Santa's Enterprise Zone Marketing Campaign, which included a website, brochure, outdoor advertising, print advertising, posters and logo. The Honorable Mention for the Enterprise Zone was one of the only two awards given in the category. Additionally, an Honorable Mention was awarded for the City of Santa Clarita's 2008 Sponsorship Calendar, one of the only three awards given in that category.
(Los Angeles) - 2008 - McGregor Shott has won a Gold Award from the Los Angeles Chapter of the Advertising Professionals of North Los Angeles in the annual Addy Awards competition. The ADDY Awards are the world's largest and arguably toughest advertising competition, with more than 60,000 entries annually. All winning local ADDY Gold award winners are forwarded to the District competition and then go on to compete with the best from the U.S. in the National competition.
The honors were awarded for the design of the City of Santa Clarita's State of the City Invitation. The invitation, designed to replicate a storybook, has been well received with multiple design awards to date.
(Lake Tahoe) - 2008 - McGregor Shott has won first place from the California Association of Public Information Officials for their design of the Old Town Newhall website. Winners were announced during CAPIO's Excellence in Communications Awards Ceremony in Lake Tahoe. Finalists in 13 categories received top honors. Entrants ranged from cities, counties, schools, and public agencies throughout the state of California.
McGregor Shott was awarded a first place award for their creation of an eclectic print and website campaign to attract shoppers to the Newhall area as it moves forward in a revitalization effort. The website features colorful photography, links to stores and restaurants, special events, history, and an interactive map.
2008 - McGregor Shott triumphed at the 2008 Summit Creative awards, walking away with Silver and Bronze awards for their creative efforts. Over 5600 entries from 25 countries were judged.
The Summit Creative Awards recognizes and celebrates the creative accomplishments of small and medium sized advertising agencies and other creative groups with $30 million or less annual billings. Over the past fifteen years, the competition has established itself as the premier arbiter of creative excellence for firms internationally.
McGregor Shott's winning entries consisted of branding, media/press kit for All Corked Up, a wine connoisseur facility and cordon bleu chef restaurant, and the annual State of the City storybook invitation for the City of Santa Clarita.