GlasWeld Marketing Team Recognized with Three ADDY® Awards
March 8, 2011

GlasWeld was awarded two silver and one bronze ADDY Award at the Advertising Federation of Central Oregon’s 2011 Drake Awards held on March 3, 2011, in Bend, Ore.

GlasWeld’s marketing team entered four projects for consideration in the Advertising Federation of Central Oregon’s annual competition and took home three awards.

  • A silver ADDY was given for a sales promotion video entitled “Save a window. Save a teacher.” The video features a chalk drawing storyline as an introductory presentation for a school district administrator conference in Southern California.
  • A silver ADDY also was awarded to GlasWeld for an Internet commercial entitled “Gforce2 Glass Scratch Removal Kit,” which combined stop-motion photography and video footage to promote the company’s scratch removal product.
  • A bronze ADDY was given for an Internet commercial featuring the company’s ecoVac product, which was part of a comprehensive multi-media marketing campaign featuring a glass repair technician named Ed Kovac and the ecoVac windshield repair injector.

Scott Blondheim, director of digital learning, and Lori Patch, marketing director, collaborated to develop the promotions.
“We are so proud of the work that we produce in our in-house marketing department,” says Patch. “We have learned to be very creative and continue to assure our marketing efforts include an element of fun as well as utilizing techniques that keep us on the cutting edge.”

“I was stunned to learn that we had won,” adds Blondheim. “Winning was not our intent when we created these spots. We just wanted to show people that we have great products and we do our best to show that in each and every one of our projects.”

The Drake Awards is an annual event hosted by the Advertising Federation of Central Oregon.

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