S&A Cherokee Wins Best in Show Bronze InSpire Award
Agency Recognized with Awards in Seven Categories
Cary, N.C., May 2, 2013 – S&A Cherokee, a full-service communications company, took home the Best in Show Bronze InSpire Award at the InSpire Awards Banquet held May 1 at the Morehead Planetarium in Chapel Hill. The firm’s entry “Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion Returns to Raleigh” received the top designation after receiving a perfect score from judges.
Sponsored by the North Carolina Chapter of Public Relations Society of America (NCPRSA), the InSpire Awards honor the region’s best efforts in public relations and communications. Bronze InSpire Awards recognize tactics or components of campaigns, while Silver InSpire Awards recognize entire campaigns.
The Best in Show Bronze InSpire Award capped off an eventful night for S&A Cherokee, which also received one Honorable Mention, six Awards of Excellence, and five Best in Category designations. This is the fifth straight year S&A Cherokee has won multiple InSpire awards.
For 2013, S&A Cherokee won in the following categories:
Media Relations – Bronze Award of Excellence, Best in Category, and Best in Show for “Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion Returns to Raleigh”
Video News Releases/Satellite Media Tours/Internal/External Video Programs – Bronze Honorable Mention for “Town of Cary Community Investment Bonds Video”
Public Service Announcements (PSAs) Television, Radio, Print – Bronze Award of Excellence and Best in Category for “Town of Cary Community Investment Bonds PSA”
Research and Evaluation – Bronze Award of Excellence and Best in Category for “University Dining – Red, White and U Dining Satisfaction Surveys”
Events and Observances – Silver Award of Excellence and Best in Category for “Athleta Grand Opening at Streets at Southpoint”
Public Affairs/Public Service – Silver Award of Excellence for “Community Investment Bonds Public Information Campaign” (joint submission with the Town of Cary)
Integrated Communications – Silver Award of Excellence and Best in Category for “Band Together NC Promotion and Branding”
“The Triangle is a very competitive market for public relations and communications services, which makes it especially meaningful to S&A Cherokee to have received awards in so many different categories,” said Chuck Norman, APR, owner/principal. “To be recognized for media relations, video projects, research, event planning, public information campaigns and branding speaks to the excellence and diversity of skills of our staff.”
For more information on S&A Cherokee, please call (919) 674-6020 or visit www.sacherokee.com. Follow @sacherokee on Twitter.