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Note: A company may not be a Top Winner more than once each year. They can be a Runner Up Winner & Top Winner or Runner Up Winner in several categories. They cannot win the same top award two years in a row. No such restrictions apply to Runner Up Winners. When a judge’s company is in a category being judged, the judge is recused.

2015 AACE Awards Judges' Comments

AACE 2015 – And the Winner is. . .


Category
1A, Total Communications, 250 or Fewer Employees

Winner: MidSouth Building Supply, Inc., Springfield, Virginia

Runner-Up: BL Companies, Inc., Meriden, Connecticut


Category 1B, Total Communications, Over 250 Employees

Winner: Recology, San Francisco, California

Runner-Up: Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, Missouri

 

Category 2A, Presentation Videos, 250 or Fewer Employees

Winner: PERRY ProTECH, Lima, Ohio
     Winning Video: ESOP's Gonna Take Us Far

Runner-Up: Webb Landscape, Inc., Bellevue, Idaho
     Winning Video: Webb's Employee Stock Ownership Plan


Category 2B, Presentation Videos, Over 250 Employees

Winner: Big G Express, Inc., Shelbyville, Tennessee
     Winning Video: Big G Express Employee Ownership

Runner-Up: Van Meter Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    Winning Video: Welcome to Employee Ownership


Category 3A, Printed Materials, 250 or Fewer Employees

Winner: BL Companies, Inc., Meriden, Connecticut

Runner-Up: Sentry Equipment Corp., Oconomowoc, Wisconsin


Category 3B, Printed Materials, Over 250 Employees

Winner: Van Meter Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Runner-Up: Eagle Communications, Inc., Hays, Kansas

 

Category 4A, Intranets, 250 or Fewer Employees

Winner: Sentry Equipment Corp., Oconomowoc, Wisconsin


Category 4B, Intranets, Over 250 Employees

Winner: Acadian Ambulance Service, Inc., Lafayette, Louisiana

Runner-Up: Chemonics International Inc., Washington, DC

 

Category 5A, ESOP Advertising/Ownership Marketing, 250 or Fewer Employees

Winner: Carl Warren & Company, Placentia, California

Runner-Up: MidSouth Building Supply, Inc., Springfield, Virginia


Category 5B, ESOP Advertising/Ownership Marketing, Over 250 Employees

Winner: Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, Missouri

Runner-Up: Recology, San Francisco, California

 

Category 6A, Special Events & Promotions – One Outstanding Event, 250 or Fewer Employees

Winner: ComSonics, Inc., Harrisonburg, Virginia

Runner-Up: Fabric Services, Bristol, Indiana


Category 6B, Special Events & Promotions – One Outstanding Event, Over 250 Employees

Winner: HISCO, Inc., Houston, Texas

Runner-Up: Glatfelter Insurance Group, York, Pennsylvania

 

Category 7A, Special Events & Promotions – Series of Events, 250 or Fewer Employees

Winner: Technomics, Inc., Arlington Virginia

Runner-Up: Wiley|Wilson, Lynchburg, Virginia


Category 7B, Special Events & Promotions – Series of Events, Over 250 Employees

Winner: Glatfelter Insurance Group, York, Pennsylvania

Runner-Up: Eagle Communications, Inc., Hays, Kansas



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