Congrats to our 2019 Cleveland Rocks winners!

The Cleveland Rocks Awards, PRSA Greater Cleveland’s signature event, recognizes the area’s best in public relations and communications projects and programs.

Congratulations to the winners of our 17th annual event. They include:

Best In Show

Ohio City Pizzeria – Rebranding and Grand Re-Opening
Sweeney

Judges’ Choice

We are the #1 event in the #2 business
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Best Tactic

“Bring This, Leave That” NCAA Scores Big with Instagram Stories
Marcus Thomas

Annual Report

Gold:
HB Magazine, Report on Giving
Hathaway Brown School

SIlver:
2018 Annual Report: An Extraordinary Tomorrow Together
Collective Reach Consulting LLC

B2B Campaign

Gold:
Avery Dennison Labeled A Sustainability Leader Thanks to B2B Marketing Program
Fahlgren Mortine

Best Paid Social Media Campaign >$500 B2B

Gold:
Key4Women #RealLifeBosses 
Marcus Thomas

Silver:
Boosting Video Case Studies for the City of Independence
Fahlgren Mortine

Best Paid Social Media Campaign >$500 B2C

Gold:
Greater Cleveland Film Commission Band of Brothers Social Media Program
Falls

Best Social Media Campaign for a Non-Profit

Gold:
Your Voice Has Power: Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2019
Cleveland Rape Crisis Center

Best Use of Blog

Gold:
Sweeney Supports SDLA Blog
Sweeney

Silver:
Cleveland Foundation Blog
Cleveland Foundation

Best Use of Influencer Promotion

Gold:
FrogTape® Paintover Challenge® Room Makeover Influencer Campaign
Falls

Silver:
Engaging DIY Micro-Influencers to Help Consumers Get After Their After, Faster
Marcus Thomas

Best Use of Instagram

Gold:
“Bring This, Leave That” NCAA Scores Big with Instagram Stories
Marcus Thomas

Best Use of Twitter

Gold:
Dunkin’ Northeast Ohio Partners with Cedar Point to Engage with Customers
Fahlgren Mortine

Brand and Reputation Management

Gold:
Kapro Tools U.S. Influencer Program Launch
Sonnhalter

Silver:
Atlantic Union Bank Establishes Name in Financial Space
Sweeney

Bronze:
Building Brand Awareness for Local Leader in Kidney Care and Education
Sweeney

Community Relations or Cause Campaign

Gold:
Saving Chippewa Lake, Saving Freshwater Everywhere
Stevens Strategic Communications

Silver:
Erie Insurance Distracted Driving Campaign
Falls

Bronze:
Flo™ by Moen Smart Water Monitoring and Leak Detection Product Launch Campaign
Falls

Consumer New Product or Service Launch

Gold:
Juno Lights Up Consumer Marketplace with Smart Home Product Sweeney

Silver:
Duck brand Shelf Liner Research “America’s Most Hated Chores”
Falls

Bronze:
Launch of the Vitamix Aer Disc Container
Falls

Digital Campaign

Gold:
W82TXT Teen Video Contest
Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

Silver:
HB Celebrates Women
Hathaway Brown School

E-Newsletter

Gold:
Customer Connection E-newsletter
Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

Silver:
Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings Aero E-Finish electronic newsletter
Falls

Bronze:
The Ohio 100 Breaks Record
Stevens Strategic Communications

Events

Gold:
We are the #1 event in the #2 business
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Silver:
Say Yes to Education Cleveland Launch Announcement
Cleveland Foundation

Bronze:
Ohio Turnpike Memorial Sign Dedication Ceremonies

Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

2018 Crocker Park Wine Festival
Stark Enterprises

Cleveland Hosts the 2019 MLB All-Star Game
Fahlgren Mortine

Feature Article

Gold:
Steering the Future in the Right Direction
Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

Silver:
CIRCOR Helps Its Global Fluid Handling Customers Envision the Tech Future
Fahlgren Mortine

Integrated Communications Campaign

Gold:
A Sustained Success: Integrated Marketing Program Gains Traction for Labeling Sustainability
Fahlgren Mortine

Silver:
The City Mission’s Stand In for Cleveland
Falls

Bronze:
Aebi Schmidt Smart Salt Spreading Integrated Communications
Falls

ALIGN Campaign on Behalf of the Ohio Department of Higher Education
Prosper for Purpose

Celebrating 50 Years of a #RiverReborn
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Erie Insurance Homeowners Survey
Falls

Headquarters Announcement
Cleveland Foundation

Red Thumb Bands and W82TXT Teen Video Contest
Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

Rock Hall Fan Vote
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Their Worlds. Their Way.
The Cleveland Museum of Art

Internal Communications

Gold:
Providence Healthcare Management, LLC Intranet
Falls

Magazine

Gold:
HB Magazine – I have an IDEA
Hathaway Brown School

Media Relations – Local/Regional

Gold:
Celebrating a #RiverReborn with Local Media
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Silver:
Cleveland Hosts the 2019 MLB All-Star Game
Fahlgren Mortine

Bronze:
The 16th Annual Avon Heritage Duck Tape® Festival
Falls

Media Relations – National

Gold:
Kilopower Nuclear Space Power Press Event
NASA’s Glenn Research Center

Silver:
A Legendary Program for North Dakota Tourism
Fahlgren Mortine

Bronze:
Becoming the Guardians of America’s Sleep One (Bedtime) Story at a Time
Marcus Thomas

The True Value of Vitamix: Buying Beyond Smoothies
Falls

Media Relations – Trade

Gold:
Kilopower Nuclear Space Power Press Event
NASA’s Glenn Research Center

Silver:
Developing a Media Relations Plan and Sticking With It
Fahlgren Mortine

Bronze:
Trade Industry Media Presentation at FABTECH 2018
Sonnhalter

Press Release

Gold:
Ohio City Pizzeria Release Talks Great Food for a Great Cause
Sweeney

Pro Bono Campaign

Gold:
Ohio City Pizzeria – Rebranding and Grand Re-Opening
Sweeney

Silver:
Media relations garners attendance and national coverage for three key events
Fahlgren Mortine

Speech

Gold:
Keynote Speech, 25th Annual Pacific Northwest Pretreatment Workshop
Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Technical Article

Gold:
Rittal Rethinking Enclosures to Support IoT & The Edge
Goldstein Group Communications

Website

Gold:
Aebi Schmidt Smart Salt Spreading Microsite
Falls

Ohio City Pizzeria Launches New Website
Sweeney

Save the date for our 18th annual program: December 8, 2020, at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Public Relations Society of America, Greater Cleveland Chapter