American Advertising Awards Campaign Courtesy of The Buntin Group

WASHINGTON, DC, December 17, 2019
—The advertising community is a buzz as the country’s largest creative competition boasts a new campaign geared to increase awareness and boost entries. The campaign is courtesy of The Buntin Group, a full-service agency based in Nashville, Tenn.

A long-time entrant of the competition, The Buntin Group has received numerous Gold and Silver ADDYs in past years. “By leveraging their vast experience with the American Advertising Awards, The Buntin Group really nailed the importance and gravitas of this exceptional creative competition,” said AAF President and CEO Steve Pacheco. “They were able to communicate the importance of the competition efficiently and effectively with this clever campaign. We are extremely grateful for their willingness to play a key role in the continued success of the American Advertising Awards.”

The American Advertising Awards is unique in comparison to other creative competitions. A three-tier competition, entries must win a Gold or Silver ADDY in the first two tiers of competition for eligible advancement to the national level. Each tier features an exclusive jury. Additionally, The American Advertising Awards showcase a professional and student division.

Jeffrey Buntin Jr., agency CEO said, "This show allows deserving creative work to punch above its weight. For an idea to start local and climb to the national stage is a unique storyline...In a way, it's representative of the entire creative process. As a Nashville-based agency, we feel a kinship with that spirit and certainly have loved the opportunity to develop this work. We hope it inspires the respect and support this show deserves.”

About the American Advertising Awards
With nearly 35,000 professional and student entries each year, the American Advertising Awards is one of the longest-standing signature events of the AAF. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. 

About The Buntin Group
With operations in Nashville, Indianapolis, Detroit and Minneapolis, The Buntin Group is Tennessee’s leading strategic brand communications firm, an ADWEEK-recognized “Top U.S. Shop” and among the top independent agencies, nationally. The agency specializes in building brand and business momentum for national and international client organizations across diverse industries. In addition to its work with corporate clients, the agency operates a cause-branding division called AdHope that assists organizations in maximizing their social value through “great work that does good in our world.” To learn more, visit, or @TheBuntinGroup on Twitter and Instagram.