RIGGS WIns Thirteen 2008 Addy Awards

February 26, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – February 26, 2008 – RIGGS accepted thirteen awards, including BEST OF PRINT, at Saturday night’s ADDY Awards gala. The ADDY Awards is a three-tier national competition conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation, and is the industry’s largest competition for creative excellence.

RIGGS received awards for a variety of clients, including:


Cane Bay Plantation, Magazine Ad

Best Mattress, Fleet Signage
Cane Bay Plantation, Magazine Ad
Midlands Middle College, Brochure*                                                                              
Scarf and Screen Columbia, Posters
Saluda Shoals Foundation, Poster*
Palmetto Aids Life Support Services, Non-traditional out-of-home*

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, Newspaper Campaign
National Kidney Foundation, Television Campaign*
Scarf and Screen Columbia, Multiple Media Campaign
Indie Grits Film Festival, Poster
Palmetto Aids Life Support Services, Poster*
Embrace International, Identity*

* indicates CreateAthon clients

Wow. I am excited about the sheer volume of the awards, said Cathy Monetti, president and creative director at RIGGS. But what I am really happy about is that so many clients are represented, that there are so many types of projects included, and it’s work done by nearly everyone at RIGGS.

Materials honored with Gold ADDY designations will automatically advance to a district competition where they will be judged against work from Virginia, North Carolina and other South Carolina markets. Winners will advance to the national ADDY competition this summer.