2020 Addy Awards

From Dubuque, With Love

At the end of February, we celebrated the 2019­–2020 American Advertising Federation® Awards at the Hotel Julien Dubuque. To remember the event, we’re sticking with the Spy Vs. Spy theme and taking home our heist of nine ADDYs, including a Best of Show and the prestigious Silver Medal Award for our debonair and comely Creative Director Greg Dietzenbach.


Thankfully, all documentation of the celebration has self-destructed.

Check out the list below to see what all those cool statuettes above represent:


Advertising Industry Self-Promotion (Sales & Marketing)
Special Event Materials (Printed or Digital)

Jingle Smells Bingo
McCullough Creative

Gold ADDY, Final Five, Best of Show

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Direct Marketing // 3D/Mixed – Single Unit

John Deere Classic Mailer
John Deere Construction & Forestry



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Collateral Material // Magazine Design

The Dirt – Summer 2019
John Deere Construction & Forestry

Silver ADDY


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Direct Marketing // Flat – Single Unit

PCE Loader Mailer
John Deere Construction & Forestry

Silver ADDY


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Direct Marketing // Flat ­– Single Unit

Annual Appeal Mailer
Riverview Center

Silver ADDY


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Sales Promotion // Audio/Visual Sales Presentation

L-Series II Skidder Video
John Deere Construction & Forestry

Silver ADDY


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The Silver Medal Award was established in 1959 to recognize men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising and who have been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence, and responsibility in areas of social concern.

Greg Dietzenbach: Man Too Big For Car


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These are the advertising industry’s largest and most representative awards, recognizing spirited creativity in the art of advertising. We’re thankful to the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and proud to be basking in its recognition of our hard work and dedication to our clients.

We’re less thankful to the band Alien Ant Farm, an AAF who has done pretty much nothing for us, honestly.


To cap off the wonderful ADDY experience this year, we finally didn’t wait until the last minute to film our yearly company video for the festivities. Instead, our AAF SILVER MEDAL AWARD WINNING Creative Director decided we would begin filming at the ADDY awards ceremony in 2019 and take a bit of video every day. Set to the dulcet tones of America’s Poet Laureate [citation needed] Waka Flocka Flame and his ode to the Gregorian calendar as we know it today, our ‘McCullough Creative 365” is a tiny glimpse into our passion for creativity. See it on our Facebook page here.


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