Jefferson Chamber Wins Communications Excellence Award
NEW ORLEANS — The Jefferson Chamber has been named an "Award of Excellence" winner in the Communications Excellence awards program presented by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). ACCE, an Alexandria, Va.-based association, represents more than 8,000 chamber of commerce professionals, and 1,300 chambers of commerce, around the world.
ACCE's annual Awards for Communications Excellence, sponsored by Golden Openings, Inc., is designed to showcase top communications and marketing work of chambers of commerce and similar organizations. Several thousand award entries have been submitted since the launch of the organization's Awards for Communications Excellence, which is now in its 34th year.
The Jefferson Chamber received an Award of Excellence for its LiveWell Jefferson Campaign. LiveWell Jefferson was formed in early 2017 as a new initiative of the Jefferson Chamber focused on creating and cultivating a culture of health and wellness among the business community and residents of Jefferson Parish. The LiveWell Jefferson campaign strives to produce more productive employees, help attract and retain talent, build staff morale, combat employee absenteeism, minimize staff turnover and reduce healthcare costs for employers. More information can be found on www.livewelljefferson.org.
A panel of communications and marketing professionals from five U.S.-based chambers of commerce evaluated entries, which were organized by category – based on the chamber's annual budget – and entry type: advertising and marketing, campaigns, digital and publications. With more than 150 entries submitted in 2018, judges recognized 13 entries as Grand Award winners and 41 as Award of Excellence winners. Three Best in Show awards will be announced July 18 at the ACCE Annual Convention in Des Moines, Iowa.
In conjunction with the LiveWell Jefferson Campaign, three members of the Jefferson Chamber team will be presenting at the "Catalysts for Healthy, Prosperous Communities" seminar at the ACCE Convention.
The LiveWell Jefferson Campaign materials were designed in partnership with Buisson Creative.