Turn the Dial to Eleven: Pace Clients Bring Home Pearl Awards

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It’s always nice to see hard work recognized, so we were thrilled to see some of our favorite client work bring home eleven awards – Pearl Awards specifically, awarded by the Custom Content Council this week in New York City.

The official word is below, along with links to samples of the winning creative over on the Pace Pinterest account or links to live digital work where possible.

A big congratulations to everyone involved, and thanks to all our clients for letting us work on so many interesting projects (and collect award plaques that make our offices look so nice).


Pace Brings Home Eleven Pearl Awards

Pace Honored at Ceremony Celebrating the Best in Content Marketing

Greensboro, N.C. (November 7, 2012)—Pace received 11 industry awards this week at the 10th annual Pearl Awards ceremony held in New York City. The Pearl Awards celebrates excellence in custom content across, print, digital and multimedia platforms. This year, custom content creators and agencies from 15 different countries submitted 628 total entries.

Pace was awarded editorial, design and digital awards for work produced for Southwest Airlines, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, USAA, AAA, Verizon Wireless, Syngenta, and Carlson Rezidar Hotel Group.

Pace took home six gold awards for:

Pace was awarded three silver awards for:

  • Editorial: Best Feature Article/Package, Less than 50,000 circulation— Thrive, Syngenta
  • Design: Best Opening Spread, Less than 50,000 circulation—Hotline the Americas, Carlson Rezidar Hotel Group
  • Digital: Best Tablet Content—Verizon Wireless Solutions Lab (live link), Verizon Wireless

And Pace was recognized with two bronze awards for:

“We were honored to win these awards on behalf of our clients in an industry that is gaining in visibility and importance,” said Craig Waller, Chief Marketing Officer.


Kevin brings over 16 years of marketing, strategy and communications experience to Pace. With time spent on both the agency and client-side, he spent seven years at Microsoft alongside several venture-funded startups and a non-profit. Kevin has been crafting campaigns and developing programs in community and word-of-mouth marketing—and their most recent incarnation, social media—since 2001. At Pace, Kevin currently leads the Verizon Wireless business and previously managed digital strategy, analytics and insights across the agency. Before joining Pace, Kevin developed social media strategy for clients such as Chrysler, Samsung, Verizon, Microsoft, Nature Made and Nike while at Ignite Social Media. Kevin is a graduate of both the University of Oregon and University of Washington.


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