The Pollie Awards are all about politics. They offer recognition for a range of media, many specialized to the world of politics such as attach pieces and a lot of emphasis on mailers.
One of the younger players in the video awards scene, the Zedman Awards provides some refreshing updates to the area. With some fresh categories and a truly unique trophy, winning a Zedman is a way to break up the monotony on that trophy shelf with all those AVA and Communicator awards.
Sponsored by the Association for Women in Communications, the Clarion Awards understandably focus on women. Started in 1972, the award honors excellence in more categories across all communications disciplines.
The W3 Awards started with a focus on web sites and now includes marketing and videos. It’s trophy is unique and marketing programs. It is yet another creation of the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. But, if you create websites and want recognition for that content creation, it’s a good candidate.
The Davey Awards pride themselves on focusing on small businesses. The Davids versus the Goliaths. They are slick and one of the many awards created by Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts — a company that seems to keep coming up with more awards to issue. But, the trophy is nice and the program well-managed.