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PRWeek U.S. Award (2017) // Best in Community Relations
Goldfish Swim School in Columbus and Approach Marketing were honored with the prestigious 2017 PRWeek Award for Best in Community Relations for the campaign "Goldfish Swim School’s Water Safety Focus Drives Growth in Community". Known as the "Oscars of the PR Industry," PRWeek recognizes the very best campaigns across the country and judges noted that Goldfish and Approach Marketing's community relations campaign "is an A-plus in all ways...It jumps right into the emotional impact of what is at stake and leverages that to change behavior and build business. Bravo."

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2017) // Blogger and Influencer Outreach
Goldfish Swim School in Detroit and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign “Goldfish Swim School Detroit Makes a Splash through its Brand Ambassadors”. The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio.

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2017) // Community Relations 
Vivial and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign “Vivial Launches #SmallBizBigOutcome Campaign to Improve Public Perception of Print Directories”. The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio.

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2017) // Corporate Social Responsibility
Vivial and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign “Vivial Launches #SmallBizBigOutcome Campaign to Improve Public Perception of Print Directories”. The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio.

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2017) // Branding/Rebranding (Ad Tech)
Vivial and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign “Vivial Launches to Become a Leader in the Advertising Technology Industry”. The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio.

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2017) // Creative Tactics
Charleys Philly Steaks and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign “Charleys Philly Steaks Invests in Franchisees, Proves Value in PR & Marketing”. The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio.

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2017) // Presentations
Charleys Philly Steaks and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign “Charleys Philly Steaks Invests in Franchisees, Proves Value in PR & Marketing”. The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio.

PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2017) // Integrated Communications
Quantum Health and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign “Quantum Health Launches Online Recruitment Campaign to Attract Hundreds of New Associates”. The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio.

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AMA Columbus Achievement in Marketing Award (2017) // Strategic Communications
Goldfish Swim School and Approach Marketing received the AMA Columbus Achievment in Marketing Award for the campaign “Goldfish Swim School’s Water Safety Focus Drives Growth in Community”. The AMA Awards celebrate leaders and innovators in marketing, communications, graphic design, public relations and advertising.

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PR News' Top Women in PR Award (2017) // Top Women in PR
Megan Shroy was named one of PR News' Top Women in PR, an award which recognizes the most influential women, the ones driving the agenda for the industry and in their companies—women who have made bold advances in managing crises, developing brand messages, protecting and building brand reputations and creating content for digital platforms, for their own organizations or for clients. 

PR Daily Nonprofit PR Award (2016) // Fundraising Campaign
Make-A-Wish® and Approach Marketing received a PR Daily Nonprofit PR Award Honorable Mention for the campaign "Make-A-Wish® Unveils a Big Surprise at the Kentucky BIG Wish Gala". The PR Daily Nonprofit PR Awards celebrate the greatest campaigns, initiatives and one-offs in the communication, PR, marketing and media industries. 

PR Daily Nonprofit PR Award (2016) // Community-Nonprofit Partnership
Make-A-Wish® and Approach Marketing received a PR Daily Nonprofit PR Award Honorable Mention for the campaign "Make-A-Wish® and WZPL Grant Record Number of Wishes During 2015 Request-A-Thon". The PR Daily Nonprofit PR Awards celebrate the greatest campaigns, initiatives and one-offs in the communication, PR, marketing and media industries. 

PR Daily Nonprofit PR Award (2016) // Community-Nonprofit Partnership
Make-A-Wish® and Approach Marketing received a PR Daily Nonprofit PR Award Honorable Mention for the campaign "Make-A-Wish® Day at Keeneland Gives Kentucky Kids an Unforgettable Bluegrass Experience". The PR Daily Nonprofit PR Awards celebrate the greatest campaigns, initiatives and one-offs in the communication, PR, marketing and media industries. 

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Smart Women Award (2016) // Progressive Entrepreneur
Megan Shroy was selected as a Progressive Entrepreneur for the Smart Women Award, which recognizes women who drive internal change through innovation.

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Bulldog Not-for-Profit PR Award (2016) // Best Charitable Giving/Fundraising Campaign 
Make-A-Wish® and Approach Marketing received the Silver Bulldog Non-for-Profit PR Award for the campaign "Make-A-Wish® and WZPL Grant Record Number of Wishes During 2015 Request-A-Thon". The Bulldog Awards celebrate corporate communications and public relations strategic and tactical prowess at the highest level. 

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Bulldog Not-for-Profit PR Award (2016) // Best Partnership with Corporate, Community, Non-Profit or NGO Organization
Make-A-Wish® and Approach Marketing received the Silver Bulldog Non-for-Profit PR Award for the campaign "Make-A-Wish® Day at Keeneland Gives Kentucky Kids an Unforgettable Bluegrass Experience". The Bulldog Awards celebrate corporate communications and public relations strategic and tactical prowess at the highest level. 

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Bulldog Not-for-Profit PR Award (2016) // Best Special Event/Stunt
Make-A-Wish® and Approach Marketing received the Silver Bulldog Non-for-Profit PR Award for the campaign "Make-A-Wish® Unveils a Big Surprise at the Kentucky BIG Wish Gala". The Bulldog Awards celebrate corporate communications and public relations strategic and tactical prowess at the highest level. 

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Bulldog Not-for-Profit PR Award (2016) // Best Partnership with Corporate, Community, Non-Profit or NGO Organization
Make-A-Wish® and Approach Marketing received the Bronze Bulldog Non-for-Profit PR Award for the campaign "Make-A-Wish® and WZPL Grant Record Number of Wishes During 2015 Request-A-Thon". The Bulldog Awards celebrate corporate communications and public relations strategic and tactical prowess at the highest level. 

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Columbus Business First 40 Under 40 Award (2016) // 40 Under 40 Honoree
Megan Shroy selected as a 40 Under 40 honoree in Columbus Business First's annual class of up-and-coming professionals and community leaders in Central Ohio.

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2016) // Special Events
Make-A-Wish® and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign "Make-A-Wish® Hosts The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2". The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio.

PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2016) // Community Relations
Goldfish Swim School and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign "Goldfish Swim School’s Water Safety Focus Drives Growth in Community". The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio. 

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2016) // Marketing Communications, Existing Products or Services 
Oliver Winery and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign "Elevating Oliver Winery & Vineyards Beyond A Favorite Local Winery". The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio. 

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2016) // Creative Tactics
Make-A-Wish® and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign "Make-A-Wish® Unveils a Big Surprise at the Kentucky BIG Wish Gala". The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio. 

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Bulldog Media Relations Award (2016) // Finalist
Charleys Philly Steaks and Approach Marketing were finalists for the Bulldog Non-for-Profit PR Award for the campaign "Charleys Philly Steaks Lemonade Stand Campaign". The Bulldog Awards celebrate corporate communications and public relations strategic and tactical prowess at the highest level. Finalist for "Charleys Philly Steaks Lemonade Stand Campaign"

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Business Excellence Forum Award (2016) // Fastest Growing Company Award Finalist

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2015) // Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
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Tim Horton's Cafe & Bake Shop and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign "Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop's Frozen Hot Chocolate Launch".  The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio. 

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2015) // Social Media Campaign
Tim Horton's Cafe & Bake Shop and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign "Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop's Tacky Sweater Campaign". The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio. 

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2015) // Marketing Communications for a New Product or Service
Tim Horton's Cafe & Bake Shop and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign "Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop's National Coffee Week Campaign". The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio. 

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2015) // Marketing Communications for an Existing Product or Service
Tim Horton's Cafe & Bake Shop and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign "Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop's Tacky Sweater Campaign". The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio. 

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2015) // Integrated Communications
Tim Horton's Cafe & Bake Shop and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign "Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop's Frozen Hot Chocolate Launch". The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio. 

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PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award (2014) // Marketing Communications for a New Product or Service
Tim Horton's Cafe & Bake Shop and Approach Marketing received the PRSA Central Ohio PRism Award for the campaign "Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop's Bacon Launch". The PRism Awards are designed to honor exceptional public relations activities from a diverse mix of businesses, industries and backgrounds throughout central Ohio.