Awards

Aqua Awards
Aqua is one of the most highly and consistently awarded marketing communications firms worldwide in the areas of travel, hospitality, tourism and economic development. The awards we win year after year are your assurance that we’ll be putting you at the top of your field.

As happy as we are about all the awards, we’re even happier that our work achieves results and obtains objectives for our clients, leading them to their highest levels of success in their respective histories.

Adrian Awards (HSMAI)

Bradenton Area CVB – Gold – “Beaches and Brews” Bradenton Area Brewery Video
Bradenton Area CVB – Silver – Craft Your Own Vacation Print Campaign
Bradenton Area CVB – Silver – Public Relations Dallas Pop Up Event
Bradenton Area CVB – Bronze – Craft Your Own Vacation Digital Campaign
Bradenton Area CVB – Bronze – Craft Your Own Vacation Sweepstakes
Emerald Coast CVB – Silver – “Count On” Television
Bradenton Area CVB – Silver – Dog Days of Summer Pet-Friendly Campaign
Bradenton Area CVB – Silver – Bradenton Area Sports Marketing Guide
Bradenton Area CVB – Bronze – Guys’ Gulfcoast Getaway
Bradenton Area CVB – Silver – Destination Press Kit
Bradenton Area CVB – Bronze – Destination Branding Campaign
Collier County CVB – Gold – Summer Fun Guide
Collier County CVB – Gold – Digital Newsletter
Collier County CVB – Silver – Local Market Campaign
Amelia Island TDC – Silver – Group Landing Page
Amelia Island TDC – Silver – Online Advertising
Amelia Island TDC – Bronze – Group Mkt. Multimedia
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Digital Newsletter
Seminole County CVB – Bronze – Consumer Television
Seminole County CVB – Bronze – Web Site
Collier County CVB – Silver – Paradise Priced Perfectly Campaign
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Breaking Ice Web Ad
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Paradise Coast Arts & Culture Guide
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Paradise Coast German Visitor Guide
Seminole County CVB – Silver – AFreeNight.com Website
Seminole County CVB – Silver – Chompin’ Gator Web Ad
Seminole County CVB – Bronze – Crappie Campaign
Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce – Silver – Freedom Memorial Campaign
Collier County CVB – Silver – Paradise Priced Perfectly Campaign
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Breaking Ice Web Ad
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Paradise Coast Arts & Culture Guide
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Paradise Coast German Visitor Guide
Seminole County CVB – Silver – AFreeNight.com Website
Seminole County CVB – Silver – Chompin’ Gator Web Ad
Seminole County CVB – Bronze – Crappie Campaign
Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce – Silver – Freedom Memorial Campaign
Collier County CVB – Gold – Print Campaign
Collier County CVB – Silver – Television Spot
Collier County CVB – Silver – Print Advertisement
Collier County CVB – Silver – Print Advertisement
Collier County CVB – Silver – Television Campaign
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Overall Campaign
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Print Advertisement
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Print Advertisement
Charlie Chiang’s Restaurant – Gold – Market Intro. Campaign
Charlie Chiang’s Restaurant – Gold – Intro. Newspaper Series
Collier County CVB – Gold – Tampa Bay/Orlando Television
Collier County CVB – Gold – Interactive Press Kit
Tampa Bay Ghost Tours – Bronze – Brochure
Bermuda International Airport – Bronze – Complete Campaign
Bermuda International Airport – Bronze – Advertising Series
Bermuda International Airport – Bronze – Advertising Series
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Silver – Outdoor
Collier County CVB – Silver – Complete Campaign
Collier County CVB – Silver – Television
Collier County CVB – Silver – Visitor Guide
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Sales CD
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Destination Brochure
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Trade Show Exhibit
Collier County CVB – Bronze – Web Site
Bermuda International Airport – Bronze – Magazine
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Bronze – TV Campaign
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Bronze – Radio Campaign
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Bronze – Complete Campaign
St. Pete/Clearwater CVB – Gold – TV Campaign
Florida International Museum – Gold – Complete Campaign
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Gold – TV Rooms/Travel Sales
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Bronze – Fall TV
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Silver – Meeting Planner Resource Guide
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Bronze – Magazine Section
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Bronze – TV Spot
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Bronze – Complete Campaign
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Bronze – Television Rooms/Travel Sales
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Bronze – Complete Campaign Rooms/Travel Sales
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Bronze – Special Advertising
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Gold – Complete Campaign Rooms/Travel Sales
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Silver – Special Advertising
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Silver – Advertising Series Rooms/Travel Sales
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Bronze – Television Rooms/Travel Sales

Telly Awards
Collier County CVB – National Finalist – TV Campaign
All Children’s Hospital – National Finalist – Grand Opening TV
All Children’s Hospital – National Finalist – Specialists Campaign
Collier County CVB – National Finalist – Television Campaign
Collier County CVB – National Finalist – Television Branding Spot
Collier County CVB – National Finalist – Television Branding Spot
Collier County CVB – National Finalist – Television Branding Spot
Collier County CVB – National Finalist – Television Branding Spot
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – National Finalist – Television Branding Spot
Collier County CVB – National Finalist – Television Branding Spot

FLA/USA Visit Florida Flagler Awards
Emerald Coast CVB – Silver – Print Campaign – “A Destination You Can Count On”
Emerald Coast CVB – Silver – Television Campaign – “A Destination You Can Count On”
Bradenton Area CVB – Bronze – Holiday Travel TV Special – “Sun, Sand and Holiday Fun”
Bradenton Area CVB – Best in Show – Resource/Promotional Material/Trade – Sports Playbook
Bradenton Area CVB – Henry – Resource/Promotional Material/Trade – Sports Playbook
Bradenton Area CVB – Bronze – Niche Marketing – Dog Days of Summer Promotion
Bradenton Area CVB – Bronze – Resource/Promotional Material/Consumer – Agri-Tourism Mobile Tour Guide
Bradenton Area CVB – Finalist – Niche Marketing – Dog Days of Summer Promotion
Bradenton Area CVB – Finalist – Resource/Promotional Material/Consumer – Agri-Tourism Mobile Tour Guide
Bradenton Area CVB – Finalist – Resource/Promotional Material/Trade – Sports Playbook
Bradenton Area CVB – Silver – “Real. Authentic. Florida.” Radio Campaign
Bradenton Area CVB – Bronze – “Real. Authentic. Florida.” Print Campaign
Bradenton Area CVB – Bronze – Bradenton Gulf Islands Domestic Visitor Magazine
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Bronze – Meetings Market Margarita Mix Mailer
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Creative Partnering
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Internet Marketing
Seminole County CVB – Finalist – Magazine Crappie Ad
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Mixed Media Campaign
Collier County CVB – Henry Award – Mixed Media Campaign
Seminole County CVB – Finalist – Radio
Seminole County CVB – Finalist – Resource/Promotional Material – Trade
Amelia Island CVB – Finalist – Television
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Television
Collier County CVB – Henry Award – Television
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Website
Seminole County CVB – Finalist – Website
Seminole County CVB – Best of Show – Resource/Promotional Material – Trade
Amelia Island CVB – Finalist – Magazine
Amelia Island CVB – Finalist – Radio
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company – Finalist – Special Events
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Magazine
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Website
Salvador Dalí Museum – Finalist – Out of Home
Seminole County CVB – Finalist – Website
Salvador Dalí Museum – Best in Show Award – Dali & Film
Charlie Chiang’s Restaurant – Finalist – Print Advertisement
Collier County Museums – Finalist – Radio Campaign
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Destination Video
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Times Square Super Sign
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Television Branding Spot
Tampa Bay Ghost Tours – Best of Show – Web Site
Tampa Bay Ghost Tours – Henry Award – Web Site
Collier County CVB – Henry Award – Television Branding Spot
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Resource/Promo Material – Trade (Sales CD)
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Mixed Media (Paradise Coast brand)
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Internet Marketing (Post hurricane online)
Collier County CVB – Finalist – Web Site
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Henry Award – Outdoor
StarLite Cruises – Finalist – Multimedia Campaign
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Finalist – Magazine
St. Pete/Clearwater CVB – Henry Award – Annual TV/Florida’s Beach
St. Pete/Clearwater CVB – Henry Award – 2001 Visitor’s Guide
St. Pete/Clearwater CVB – Henry Award – Meeting Planners Resource Guide

Travel Weekly Magellan Awards
Collier County CVB – Gold – Television Campaign

The ADDY Awards
Bradenton Area CVB – District Silver – Collateral/Brochure – Sports Playbook
Bradenton Area CVB – Silver – Collateral/Brochure – Sports Playbook
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Silver – Elements of Advertising/Sound – “Just Let Go”
Seminole County CVB – Gold – Digital Sports Guide
Seminole County CVB – Gold – Chompin’ Gator Web Ad
Seminole County CVB – Silver – Consumer Ad Campaign
Collier County CVB – Silver – Photography/Sandman
Collier County CVB – Silver – Photography/Entire Campaign
All Children’s Hospital – Silver – Construction TV
Seminole County CVB – Gold – Gator Bites: Online Newsletter
Frank Stanley Beveridge – Silver – Website – Business to Business
Frank Stanley Beveridge – Silver – Stationery Package
The Florida Orchestra – Silver – Television
The Florida Orchestra – Silver – Letterhead
Salvador Dali Museum – Silver – Daliwood: Outdoor Board
Salvador Dalí Museum – Gold – Baroque Online Splash Page
Collier County CVB – Silver – Photography Campaign
Collier County CVB – Silver – Print Campaign
Freedom Memorial – Silver – Marketing Campaign
Freedom Memorial – Silver – Web Site
Salvador Dalí Museum – Silver – Baroque Outdoor
Salvador Dalí Museum – Silver – In Focus Online Splash Page
Collier County Museums – Silver – Brochure
The Inn on Fifth – Silver – Web Site
Collier County CVB – Silver – Destination CD
Collier County CVB – Regional Silver – Photography
Charlie Chiang’s Restaurant – Regional Silver – Color Ad
Tampa Bay Ghost Tours – Best of the Bay Logo
Tampa Bay Ghost Tours – Gold – Logo
Tampa Bay Ghost Tours – Gold – Campaign
Tampa Bay Ghost Tours – Silver – Web Site
Tampa Bay Ghost Tours – Silver – Rack Brochure
Tampa Bay Ghost Tours – Silver – Stationary Package
Tampa Bay Ghost Tours – Silver – Television
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Gold – Summer Haul Pass Radio
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Gold – Radio Music with Lyrics
Collier County Museums – Gold – Campaign
Collier County Museums – Silver – Old Florida Festival Radio
Collier County Museums – Silver – Old Florida Festival Radio
Collier County CVB – Gold – Photography Campaign
Charlie Chiang’s Restaurant – Gold – Color Ad
Charlie Chiang’s Restaurant – Silver – Color Ad
Charlie Chiang’s Restaurant – Silver – Color Ad
The Salvador Dalí Museum – Gold – Outdoor
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Silver – Television
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Silver – Music
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Silver – Vehicle Graphics
Collier County CVB – Silver – Music
Animal House Pet Centers – Silver – In-Store Poster Dog
Animal House Pet Centers – Silver – In-Store Poster Lizard
Animal House Pet Centers – Silver – In-Store Poster Cat
Animal House Pet Centers – Silver – Television – Local
Animal House Pet Centers – Silver – Branding Campaign Mixed Media
SKAL – Silver – Event Poster
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Best of the Bay – Television
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Best of the Bay – Radio
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Best of the Bay – Musical Score
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Gold – Sound Design
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Gold – Musical Score
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Gold – Travel/Tourism Television
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Gold – Radio – Local – Single :60
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Gold – Television – Local – Single :60
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Gold – Musical Score with Lyrics
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Gold – Animation/Special Effects
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Silver – Consumer Mixed Media Campaign
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Silver – Consumer Magazine Fractional Page
TradeWinds Island Resorts – Silver – Four-Color Infomercial
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Silver – Vehicle Graphics – Wrap
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Silver – Musical Score/Sound Design
Florida International Museum – National Award of Excellence – Cuban Missile Crisis Print Campaign
Florida International Museum – Regional Gold – Cuban Missile Crisis Print Campaign
Florida International Museum – National Award of Excellence – Cuban Missile Crisis Print Campaign
Florida International Museum – Regional Gold – Cuban Missile Crisis Print Campaign
Florida International Museum – Regional Silver – Cuban Missile Crisis B&W Newspaper
Florida International Museum – Regional Silver – Cuban Missile Crisis Poster Series
Florida International Museum – Gold – Radio – Bomb Shelter
Florida International Museum – Gold – Mixed Media Campaign – Cuban Missile
Florida International Museum – Silver – Logo – Cuban Missile
Florida International Museum – Gold – Newspaper – Cuban Missile
Florida International Museum – Silver – Broadcast – Krushiev
Florida International Museum – Silver – Broadcast – Kennedy
Florida International Museum – Gold – Poster – Cuban Missile Crisis
Florida International Museum – Best of Bay – Poster – Cuban Missile Crisis
Florida International Museum – Silver – Newspaper – Duck & Cover
St. Pete/Clearwater CVB – Silver – Annual TV/Florida’s Beach
Pinellas County – Silver – Coffee Table Book
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Gold – Transit – Bikes on Buses
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Silver – Transit – Job Opportunities
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Silver – Transit – Employment
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Silver – Transit – Job Opportunities
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Silver – Out of Home – Work Opportunities
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Silver – Broadcast – Trolley Intro
Florida International Museum – Silver – Newspaper
Eckerd Corporation – Silver – Consumer Magazine
Derby Lane – Gold – Local TV
Eckerd Corporation – Gold – Sales Promotion
Florida International Museum – District Gold – Outdoor-Empires of Mystery (Alien)
Florida International Museum – District Gold – Outdoor-Empires of Mystery (Decapitator)
Florida International Museum – District Gold – Outdoor-Empires of Mystery (Tomb Guard)
Florida International Museum – District Gold – Outdoor Campaign-Empires of Mystery
Salvador Dalí Museum – District Gold – Collateral-Warhol Condensed Invitation
Florida International Museum – District Silver – Radio Campaign-Empires of Mystery
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – District Silver – Out of Home-Vehicle Exterior
Yesawich, Pepperdine & Brown – District Silver – Self Promotion-Poster
Florida International Museum – Gold – Outdoor-Empires of Mystery (Alien)
Creative Club of Tampa Bay – Gold – Self Promotion-Poster
Salvador Dalí Museum – Gold – Collateral-Warhol Condensed Invitation
Florida International Museum – Silver – Outdoor-Empires of Mystery
Florida International Museum – Silver – Radio-There is a place
Florida International Museum – Silver – Multi-media Campaign-Empires of Mystery
Florida International Museum – Silver – Outdoor-Empires of Mystery
Florida International Museum – Silver – Radio-Empires of Mystery
Salvador Dalí Museum – Silver – Newspaper-Pop In Ad
Salvador Dalí Museum – Silver – Newspaper-Pop In Ad
Salvador Dalí Museum – Silver – Newspaper-Drag Yourself In Ad
Salvador Dalí Museum – Silver – Newspaper-Drag Yourself In Ad
Derby Lane – Silver – Outdoor Campaign
Redwoods Restaurant – Silver – Collateral Material-Poster
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Silver – Out of Home-Vehicle Sign
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Silver – Out of Home-Vehicle Sign
Yesawich, Pepperdine & Brown – Silver – Self Promotion-Poster
Creative Club of Tampa Bay – Merit – Self Promotion
Florida International Museum – Merit – Newspaper-Empires of Mystery
Florida International Museum – Merit – Newspaper Campaign-Empires of Mystery
Florida International Museum – Merit – Radio-Virgin Sacrifice
Derby Lane – Merit – Radio Campaign
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Merit – Multi-media Campaign-Bikes on Buses
St. Pete/Clearwater Area CVB – Silver – National TV
Florida International Museum – Silver – Radio
Florida International Museum – Pick of the Pros – Radio
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Merit – Out of Home – Shelter
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Merit – Out of Home – Bus Exterior
Florida International Museum – Silver – Newspaper
Florida International Museum – Silver – Newspaper
Florida International Museum – Gold – Radio
St. Pete/Clearwater CVB – Silver – Television
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Merit – Out of Home – Vehicle Exterior
St. Pete/Clearwater CVB – Silver – Consumer Service Spot
St. Pete/Clearwater CVB – Silver – Consumer Service Spot
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority – Merit – Out of Home – Shelter
Florida International Museum – Gold – Out of Home – Board (Titanic Teaser)
Florida International Museum – Gold – Out of Home – Board
Florida International Museum – Silver – Out of Home Campaign
Florida International Museum – Gold – Out of Home Campaign

AFCI Marketing Awards
(Association of Film Commissioners International)

Collier County Film Commission – Third Place – Website

27th Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards (National)
All Children’s Hospital – Silver – Magazine Ad – New Hospital Construction
All Children’s Hospital – Silver – Online Ad – New Hospital Construction
All Children’s Hospital – Bronze – TV – New Hospital Construction
All Children’s Hospital – Merit – Outdoor – New Hospital Construction
All Children’s Hospital – Merit – Total Campaign with TV-New Hospital Construction