Less than a week after winning four International Best in Biz awards, Idea Grove is a finalist in two categories in the 2014 Golden Bridge Awards, an annual awards program that recognizes achievements from companies around the world. Idea Grove was named in the following categories:
Crisis or Issues Management Campaign of the Year. For Apptricity, Idea Grove managed communications around a legal case that resulted in a $50 million settlement paid by the U.S. Department of Defense. The story was featured in more than 200 media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Bloomberg, TIME, The Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, Gizmodo, FOX News, CBS Washington, ZDNet, Computerworld and Digital Trends.
Global Campaign of the Year. For Solomon Associates, Idea Grove crafted a global digital marketing campaign that has filled the energy consulting firm’s educational seminars in far-flung locations including Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Bangkok, Budapest, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. The success of the campaign has led the company to expand its Solomon University seminar program. Idea Grove is a finalist in this category along with AMD, for GPU14: The Launch of Next Generation AMD Radeon Graphics Cards, and Master Card Brazil, for its Connecting Generations campaign.
Winners will be announced on September 8 in San Francisco.
Trust expert Scott Baradell is CEO and founder of Idea Grove. Idea Grove helps its clients secure trust at scale through its unique Grow With TRUST approach. Scott is an established authority on trust and editor of the online publication Trust Signals, as well as author of the upcoming book Trust Signals: Brand Building in a Post-Truth World. Idea Grove celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2020, earning honors including the 2020 Pegasus Award for Small Agency of the Year, being named a Top 200 B2B service provider by Clutch, and ranking in the top 25 tech agencies in the U.S. by O'Dwyer's. Scott has an Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) from the Public Relations Society of America and speaks on PR and marketing topics at industry events nationwide.