Port Tampa Bay Wins Three Addys at American Advertising Federation’s Tampa Bay Awards Gala

- TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2019) – Port Tampa Bay was named a winner of three Addy Awards at the annual Tampa Bay Advertising Federation Gala held at Armature Works.

The creative team at Port Tampa Bay won Best of the Bay for collateral with a series of four SeaTrade Tourism Postcards, a Silver Addy for visual elements of advertising with an illustration for the Port Tampa Bayslam Fishing Tournament and a Gold Addy for a series of SeaTrade Tourism Postcards for sales and marketing collateral.

Karl Strauch, Vice President of Brand Development and Strategic Alliances, and Creative Director Katie Mahoney accepted the awards on behalf of Port Tampa Bay.

Port Tampa Bay President/CEO Paul Anderson said, "We are so proud of our creative team here at Port Tampa Bay and appreciate their hard work. It can be a challenge communicating our broad array of services to consumers, but our team has really taken that skill to a new level this year. Winning Addys is a very special achievement and getting a ‘Best of the Bay’ award is even more exciting."

The American Advertising Awards, home of the ADDY® Award, are one of the US advertising industry's largest competitions and is unique in its three-tier structure. The competition attracts more than 35,000 professional and student entries each year through local American Advertising Federation Club competitions.