AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

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August 2012

PharmaVOICE included leaders from four inVentiv Health companies in its 2012 list of the "100 Most Inspiring People" in the life sciences industry. inVentiv honorees include Marianne Eisenmann of Chandler Chicco Companies, Kelly Gratz of inVentiv Health Commercial Solutions, Leigh Householder of GSW Worldwide, and Todd LaRoche of Palio.

Every year, the July/August issue of PharmaVOICE features 100 of the “most inspiring individuals” in the life sciences industry as determined by the publication’s readers. Their personal accounts detail how these 100 individuals – executives, peers, colleagues, clients, partners and others – contribute significantly to their organizations, while motivating and mentoring those around them.

2012 Healthcare Advertising Awards Honors Palio

Palio received several awards at the 29th Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards, a premier competition honoring outstanding work and creative inspiration in healthcare marketing and advertising. Sponsored by Healthcare Marketing Report, a leading healthcare marketing publication, the competition received more than 4,000 entries. Judges evaluated the entries based on thier creativity, quality, message effectiveness, consumer appeal and graphic design. Palio received the following awards:

  • Merit Award: Abbott's "Shattering Perceptions" journal ad – in the Magazine Advertising Single category
  • Merit Award: Baxter's Brevibloc "Minority Report" core visual aid – in the Brochure category
  • Bronze Award: Gilead's "Without Exception" campaign (resource kit, website, logo) – in the Total Advertising Campaign category
July 2012

inVentiv Health Communications/Europe (iHCE) received a bronze award at the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) Best of Health Awards for its work on Pfizer Germany’s patient education program “Blutsbande” (“blood ties”). In the hemophilia-themed educational game, patients must click around an interactive Flash environment for clues to locate “Phil,” who has been abducted by vampires. While searching for clues, the game directs users to websites, blogs, Facebook and YouTube videos that educate patients on hemophilia and create a realistic-looking narrative designed for young people, ages 13 to 17.

To date, more than 20 percent of the targeted patient population has participated in the program. The game will soon be made available in other European countries.

July 2012

At the Summit Creative Awards competition, Palio received four awards, including a Best of Show award. The competition recognizes and celebrates the creative accomplishments of small- and medium-sized advertising agencies, and other creative companies throughout the world.

Palio received the following Summit Creative Awards:

  • Best of Show: Palio’s three corporate journal ads: Volcano, Tide Pool, Island – in the Industry Self- Promotion Campaign category
  • Gold: Abbott’s “Shattering Perceptions” journal ad – in the B2B Trade Publication category
  • Bronze: Palio’s PharmApps.com – in the Health/Medicine Website category
  • Bronze: Saratoga Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice poster
July 2012

Palio earned top honors in 11 categories at the Communicator Awards, a leading international award competition honoring creative excellence in advertising, corporate communication, public relations and identity work for print, video, interactive and audio.

The agency received Communicator Awards for the following work:

Gold Award of Excellence

  • Palio’s “Discover Paradise” video – in the Film/Video Self-Promotion category

Silver Awards of Distinction

  • Palio’s “Discover Paradise” video – in the Audio/Sound Design category
  • Gilead’s “Without Exception” resource kit – in the Corporate Identity/Package Design category
  • Gilead’s “Without Exception” resource kit – in the Marketing/Promotion Promotional Kit category
  • Palio’s three corporate print ads: Volcano, Island, Tide Pool – in the Marketing/Promotion Campaign category
  • The Melanie Foundation’s 2011 poster, “Where Ambition, Compassion, and Dedication Run Together” – in the Public Service/Pro Bono Marketing/Promotion category
  • Saratoga Shakespeare Company’s 2011 promotional campaign for The Merchant of Venice – poster, bookmark, postcard, playbill – in the Public Service/Pro Bono Publicity Campaign category
  • Palio’s palio.com – in the Websites Branding category
  • Palio’s palio.com – in the Websites Corporate Identity category
  • Palio’s palio.com – in the Websites Self-Promotion category
  • Palio’s PharmApps.com – in the Websites Health Care Services category
June 2012

Pfizer’s Global Procurement team recently presented inVentiv Health with the first-ever “Partners in Diversity” award. The biopharmaceutical company recognized inVentiv for its dedication to working with ethnic minority, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) certified vendors to bring an increased diversity of thought and skills to Pfizer’s marketing and sales supply base. Adheris, Chamberlain, Chandler Chicco Companies and PharmaNet/i3, among other inVentiv businesses, have successfully partnered with diverse suppliers to deliver solutions that meet Pfizer’s needs and realize cost and time efficiencies.

Launched in June 2011, Partners in Diversity is a collaborative program that highlights Pfizer’s deep commitment to diversity and inclusion, as well as social responsibility. The program – established based on the company’s strong belief that its supply base should reflect the diversity of the patients, payers and physicians that purchase its products – is a collaborative partnership between Pfizer, its agencies of record, and marketing and sales suppliers that are certified as diverse by a number of national associations. In addition to promoting the importance of diversity and inclusion at Pfizer, Partners in Diversity aims to support groups that are underrepresented in business communities around the world.

June 2012

For its support of oncology clinical trials and cancer research in China, PharmaNet/i3 received The U.S. Chinese Anti-Cancer Association’s (USCACA) Distinguished Partner Award. The USCACA – a non-profit organization that facilitates collaboration among cancer researchers and physicians in the U.S. and China – presented PharmaNet/i3 with the award at the 2012 American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) annual meeting held in Chicago.

With its vast experience conducting regional and global clinical oncology trials, PharmaNet/i3 is committed to improving cancer research and drug development in China. The company won the Distinguished Partner award after conducting a session on early phase clinical trials in China at the USCACA-Chinese Society for Clinical Oncology (CSCO) joint workshop.

June 2012

At the 2012 National ADDY Awards, GSW Worldwide won a Silver Award in Cinematography for its work with Eli Lilly & Company on “The Moment,” a short film that documents an oncology patient’s daily life up to the moment he is given a cancer diagnosis. “The Moment” previously won Gold Awards at local and regional ADDY competitions.

Presented by the American Advertising Federation, the National ADDY Awards pays tribute to creative excellence across all forms of advertising and is the world’s largest advertising awards competition. While it receives more than 500,000 submissions annually, less than one percent of those that enter the competition win a national award.

June 2012

The International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communications (AMEC) recognized Chandler Chicco Companies (CCC) for its work with the STOP Obesity Alliance. At the 10th annual AMEC Communication Effectiveness Awards held in Dublin, CCC’s Determinus team received a Silver Certificate of Excellence in the Best Use of Research, Measurement and Evaluation category. The awards celebrate exceptional work and accomplishments in public relations program research, measurement and evaluation.

May 2012

Based on digital fee income, PRWeek ranked Chandler Chicco Companies London seventh on its list of the top 50 digital agencies in the UK.

May 2012

At the 25th Annual Big Apple Awards, Chamberlain won two awards for its pro-bono work on behalf of Kids Kicking Cancer, a nonprofit organization that uses martial arts and associated mind-body techniques to help children with cancer manage the stress and pain of their disease and treatments. Recognizing excellence in public relations, the New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America presented Chamberlain with Big Apple Awards in the following categories:

  • Public Service: Campaigns with Budgets of $100,000 or Less
  • Public Service Announcement (Print & Broadcast)

To raise awareness of Kids Kicking Cancer and increase support for it, Chamberlain designed a national media and public service campaign to promote the nonprofit’s iPhone and Blackberry application. The app teaches people to relax their minds and bodies using basic deep-breathing techniques demonstrated by children with cancer. Kids Kicking Cancer’s public service announcements, which generated an audience of over 800 million people and more than $14 million in donated media value, featured celebrities Gerard Butler, Demi Moore and Miley Cyrus.

May 2012

Chandler Chicco Companies’ Biosector 2 (B2), ’nition and Chamberlain teams won Platinum Hermes Creative Awards in multiple categories for their work on Crohn’sAdvocate, Novo Nordisk and Kids Kicking Cancer accounts. Platinum Awards – an international competition administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals – honor creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional materials and programs, and emerging technologies. Entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, graphic design shops, production companies, web and digital creators, and freelancers.

For their work on Crohn’sAdvocate magazine, B2 and ’nition received a Platinum Award in the publications/magazine category. B2’s Novo Nordisk team also won awards in several categories, including:

  • Video/Television PSA
    • Platinum Award
  • Website Element/Video for the Web
    • Gold Award
  • Magazine Placement
    • Gold Award
  • Video/Television PSA
    • Honorable Mention

In addition, Chamberlain received awards for its work on the Kids Kicking Cancer account in the following categories:

  • PR Campaign
    • Platinum Award
  • Pro Bono
    • Platinum Award
  • TV PSA
    • Honorable Mention
May 2012

Chandler Chicco Companies (CCC) had a strong showing at the annual SABRE awards held on May 8 in New York City. The SABRE Awards celebrate PR campaigns that demonstrate the highest levels of creativity, integrity and effectiveness. CCC teams won awards in the following categories:

  • Public Education
    • Gold Award: Biosector 2
  • Speech or Bylined Article
    • Silver Award: Candler Chicco Agency (CCA)
  • Public Service Announcement
    • Silver Award: Chamberlain
  • Public Service Announcement
    • Finalist: CCA
  • External Publication
    • Finalist: Biosector 2
  • Medical Devices
    • Finalist: CCA
May 2012

On May 3, the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) recognized five inVentiv Health employees as 2012 "Rising Stars" at the 23rd annual Woman of the Year luncheon in New York City. The combined experience of the five inVentiv Rising Stars – Marianne Eisenmann, Nida Khan, Lauren Miller, Krista Pinto and Erin Rossi – spans several decades and a variety of specialties across the healthcare field.

Each year, the HBA recognizes women in the healthcare industry who exhibit leadership skills, who are dedicated to the healthcare industry and who contribute significantly to their organizations. To qualify as Rising Stars, nominees must also promote growth opportunities for others and serve as role models within their respective companies.

In addition to inVentiv, the five Rising Stars represent four of the company’s best-in-class businesses – Campbell Alliance, Chandler Chicco Companies, GSW Worldwide and Palio.

April 2012

At the 12th World Vaccine Congress Washington awards dinner held on April 11, PharmaNet/i3 received a ViE Award for second place in the “Best CRO” category. The ViE Awards, which recognize excellence in vaccine production and clinical development, created the “Best CRO” category to honor companies that demonstrate industry leadership.

April 2012

Palio’s “Shattered Perceptions” journal ad, created for Abbott, is one of the campaigns Pharmaceutical Executive chose to highlight in its annual “Ad Stars” feature, which recognizes the most clever, unique and effective campaigns in pharmaceutical advertising over the past year. Designed with the healthcare professional audience and gastroenterologists who treat chronic pancreatitis (CP) in mind, the ad includes imagery and messages with stopping power to increase the diagnosis and treatment of CP.

March 2012

At the Albany Ad Club’s annual ADDY Awards, a premier competition for advertising excellence conducted by the American Advertising Federation, Palio won ADDYs in the following categories:

  • Sales Promotion/Packaging
    • Silver ADDY
  • Interactive Media/Website, B-to-B Flash, Services
    • Silver ADDY
  • Advertising for the Arts and Sciences/Arts, Poster
    • Silver ADDY
  • Public Service/Poster
    • Silver ADDY
  • Public Service/Campaign
    • Silver ADDY
  • Advertising Industry Self-Promotion/Broadcast
    • Silver ADDY
  • Advertising Industry Self-Promotion/Interactive
    • Silver ADDY
  • Advertising Industry Self-Promotion/Campaign
    • Silver ADDY
  • Advertising Industry Self-Promotion/Mixed Media Campaign
    • Silver ADDY
  • Elements of Advertising/Music Only
    • Silver ADDY
  • Public Service/Poster
    • Bronze ADDY
  • Consumer or Trade Publication/Campaign
    • Bronze ADDY
February 2012

At AdFed Columbus’ annual ADDY Awards, a premier competition conducted by the American Advertising Federation to celebrate excellence in advertising, GSW Worldwide received six awards. The agency won Gold ADDYs for its work on Humalog’s “Tame the Beast” digital tool, Lilly Oncology’s “The Moment” video and Cymbalta’s “Painful Six” photography. In addition, GSW took home Silver ADDYs for its “Many Manny Bumpers” videos, the “Keep Dry” photography for Botox and the Humalog “Tame the Beast” print campaign.

February 2012

The Holmes Report, a leading trade publication for the public relations industry, named Chandler Chicco Companies EU the 2012 EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Asia) Healthcare Consultancy of the Year. The publication selected CCC because of its continued leadership across the entire region, ability to quickly identify client issues, diversified approach and expanded services, including digital and social media capabilities, and consumer health offerings. This is the fourth time CCC has received this recognition.