The Creative Bar Wins Two International Award Competitions In One Month


Murrieta, CA — Local Branding Agency, The Creative Bar, was acknowledged by both The Communicator Awards and Summit International Awards in the last month for submissions in Print Advertising and Interactive Multimedia.

“First and foremost, we love seeing our designs work efficiently for our clients,” said Brittany Philippi, Account Manager for The Creative Bar, “but when those who specialize in our industry recognize our work as well, that’s the icing on the cake.”

In total, The Creative Bar received six awards—with each of their submissions taking home recognition in its category. To celebrate its 20th season, The Communicator awards introduced expanded mobile and new cause marketing categories, making this year’s awards bigger than ever.

Justin Lawler, partner and Creative Director of The Creative Bar, said, “This is the first time we’ve ever entered an Interactive Multimedia piece. We really pride ourselves on staying on the forefront of technology for our clients, so it’s all the more exciting to our agency succeed in this category.”

Founded two decades ago, The Communicator Awards receives over 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. All winners for The Communicator Awards are hand-selected by the AIVA (Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts), an invitation-only group consisting of top-tier professionals from acclaimed media, communications, advertising, creative and marketing firms. AIVA members include executives from organizations such as Airtype Studio, Big Spaceship, Conde Nast, Coach, Disney, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Estee Lauder, Fry Hammond Barr, Lockheed Martin, MTV Networks, Pitney Bowes, rabble+rouser, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Time, Inc, Victoria’s Secret, Wired, and Yahoo!

Since 1994, the Summit Creative Award has offered participants a unique opportunity to showcase their talents alongside similarly positioned agencies, and to have their work judged by experts in the advertising field. Their exclusive award-selection process means winners have earned the right to broadcast their achievements far and wide. Companies and individuals from more than 50 countries and across five continents have participated in this prestigious 20-year competition.

Located in Southern California, The Creative Bar is a full-service design, marketing and branding firm specializing in company branding, marketing, print and web design for both national and international clients. Since 2007, The Creative Bar has won 52 National Design and Advertising Awards and hopes to reach 60 by the end of 2014.