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CBD Marketing Wins Communicator Award for Whirlpool Corporation “Count on Us” Campaign
May 22, 2019
CBD Marketing Wins Communicator Award for Whirlpool Corporation “Count on Us” Campaign

CHICAGO (May 23, 2019) –Awards season is just beginning, but CBD Marketing (CBD) is already stacking up the wins, including from the 25th Annual Communicator Awards. The  “Count on Us” campaign for Whirlpool Corporation’s Contract Channel won a Communicator Award of Distinction in the “Business-to-Business Campaign” category.

The campaign uses a numbers theme to reference—among other superlatives—Whirlpool brand’s number 1 position when it comes to appliance sales in the U.S. and its priority commitment to its home builder and distributor customers. Whirlpool Corporation’s Contract Channel is a key supplier to builders for a wide range of appliances across several brands, including Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air and Amana. CBD has been AOR for Whirlpool Corporation Contract Channel for four years.

In addition, the agency won a Communicator Award of Distinction in the “Design for Marketing/Promotion” category for “Words of Wisdom for Kick-Ass Women, Volume 3.” With original illustrations by CBD’s senior designer and motivational quotes from 30 women leaders, “Words of Wisdom” proved to be a perfect celebration of CBD Marketing’s 30th anniversary year as a women-owned agency.

“This award-winning work is testament to the power of our Market What’s Meaningful positioning, which is truly at the center of everything that we do,” said CBD’s EVP and Executive Creative Director Mary Olivieri. “We’re proud to deliver exceptional business results for our clients, and grateful for recognition from industry peers.”

Founded and sponsored by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), the Communicator Awards honor work that transcends innovation and craft. The competition receives over 6,000 entries from companies and agencies around the globe, making it one of the world’s most competitive creative awards programs. AIVA is an invitation-only group consisting of top-tier professionals from acclaimed media, communications, advertising, creative and marketing firms. Judging is based purely on quality of craft.

About CBD Marketing:  CBD is a Chicago-based, integrated, digital-first marketing and advertising agency that builds strong connections between brands and the hearts and minds of their customers. Founded in 1988, CBD serves national and global clients in manufacturing, energy, appliances, food, building products, education, retail, financial services and other industries. Companies and organizations count on CBD to Market What’s Meaningful, building more intimate and profitable relationships in emotional and rational ways.

Jean Ban
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