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And the winners are …

The results are in and the corks have popped. Here’s the list of those who earned honors in this year’s Gem Awards Creative Competition. Congratulations to everyone who made a showing!

And if you want to see the winning work, take a gander at the (virtual) awards show!

AWARD CLASSCATEGORYTITLECLIENTAGENCYCREATIVE CREDITS
Best of ShowElements of AdvertisingCinematographyBison Boys TrailerBison BoysPorter Pro MediaProducer/Director- Tyler Porter, Director of Photography- Mark Richardson, Editor- Mark Richardson
DiamondTVTV, Local campaign, budget $5k to $20KThe Banker CampaignThe Bank of CommerceIE ProductionsIE Team
DiamondRadioradio, local campaignSilver SecretsInfinity CoinsAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copy writer; Matt Hill, Voice Actor; Matt Hill, Producer
DiamondOut-of-Home and AmbientOutdoor, Other, SingleAll Hands Vending Vehicle WrapAll Hands VendingSon of Erik DesignSpencer Erickson, Creative Director
DiamondOnline Video and PodcastsInternet CommercialsThrone UpBish’s RVAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copywriter; Adam Hill, Voice Actor; Brad Hoen, producer
DiamondDigital AdvertisingWebsite, consumeredgefinancialadvisors.comEdge Financial AdvisorsPorter Pro MediaWeb Designer- Brittany Hargis, Photography- Mark Richardson
DiamondCollateral MaterialOther MerchandiseThinking of You KitBank of IdahoBlue Phoenix BrandingTravis Powell, CEO Blue Phoenix Branding; Tyler Kraupp, Director of Marketing and Business Development, Bank of Idaho; MCS Advertising, Photos
DiamondIdentity ProgramsIdentity, logoBison Boys LogoBison BoysPorter Pro MediaLogo Design- Tyler Porter, Bryce Olsen
DiamondElements of AdvertisingCinematographyBison Boys TrailerBison BoysPorter Pro MediaProducer/Director- Tyler Porter, Director of Photography- Mark Richardson, Editor- Mark Richardson
DiamondAd Industry Self-PromotionSelf-Promo websitemightymcs.comMCS AdvertisingMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
DiamondComplete CampaignsComplete Campaign, LocalThe Ortho TeamBingham HealthcareIE ProductionsIE Team
Star GarnetTVLocal single Budget 5K-$20KThe Banker, SingleThe Bank of CommerceIE ProductionsIE Team
Star GarnetTVTV regional/national campaignDarwin & DinosaurMuseum of IdahoIE ProductionsIE Team
Star GarnetTVTV Local Single under $5KRMS sand sledRexburg MotorsportsMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetRadioRadio local single :30Spooky SeasonInfinity CoinsAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copy writer; Matt Hill, Voice Actor; Matt Hill, Producer
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsInternet CommercialsA Magical KingdomIdaho Falls PediatricsPorter Pro MediaProducer/Director- Tyler Porter, Director of Photography- Mark Richardson, Cinematographer- Tanner Fugal
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsInternet CommercialsBison BoysDoug AndrusPorter Pro MediaProducer/Director- Tyler Porter, Director of Photography- Mark Richardson, Editor- Mark Richardson, Mikey Borup, Sound Design- Gabe Alexander
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsOnline branded content & entertainmentBison BoysBison BoysPorter Pro MediaProducer/Director- Tyler Porter, Director of Photography- Mark Richardson, Cinematographer- Tanner Fugal, Karter Machen, Writer- Tanner Murri, Sound Design- Gabe Alexander, Editor- Mark Richardson
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsOnline branded content & entertainmentThe BishtoryBish’s RVAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copy writer; Adam Hill, Voice Actor; Matt Hill, producer
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsInternet CommercialsThe RoundaboutCity of Idaho FallsIE ProductionsIE Team
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsInternet CommercialsUltimate Care Package556 Body OpsAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copywriter; Matt Hill, Voice Actor; Brad Hoen, producer
Star GarnetOnline Video and PodcastsInternet CommercialsIdahoan Mashed PotatoesIdahoanPorter Pro MediaProducer- Tyler Porter, Director of Photography- Mark Richardson, Cinematographer- Josh Miller, Tanner Fugal, Editor- Gabe Alexander
Star GarnetDigital AdvertisingWebsite, consumerdougandrus.comDoug Andrus DistributingPorter Pro MediaWeb Designer- Brittany Hargis, Photography- Mark Richardson, Tyler Porter
Star GarnetDigital AdvertisingWebsite, B-to-Brediconnects.orgRegional Econimic DevelopmentMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetCollateral MaterialAnnual ReportAnnual ReportBank of IdahoMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetCollateral MaterialOther MerchandiseBookmarkBank of IdahoMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetCollateral MaterialSpecial Event Material – InvitationPresident’s Club InvitationBank of IdahoMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetCollateral MaterialPublication Design – CoverSymphony magazine coverIdaho Falls SymphonyMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetCollateral MaterialPoster SeriesSymphony Poster SeriesIdaho Falls SymphonyMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetIdentity ProgramsIdentity, Packaging or Label Design556 Body Ops Red Line Edition556 Body OpsAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, producer; Brad Hoen, designer
Star GarnetIdentity ProgramsIdentity, logoTraditions Gift Shop LogoNez Perce Tourism, LLCSmall Business Development CenterPresley Arrowood, Graphic Designer
Star GarnetElements of AdvertisingSoundRap videoKJ’S Super StoresPorter Pro MediaProducer/Director- Tyler Porter, Freestyle Rapper- Spencer Nelson, Music- Gabe Alexander, Camera- Tanner Fugal, Karter Machen, Editor- Gabe Alexander
Star GarnetElements of AdvertisingCinematographyRMS sand sledRexburg MotorsportsMCS AdvertisingMCS Staff
Star GarnetElements of AdvertisingCopywritingSpooky SeasonInfinity CoinsAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copywriter
Star GarnetElements of AdvertisingCopywritingThrone UpBish’s RVAdfire CreativeMatt Hill, copywriter
OpalTVTV Local Single under $5KHugeBig Jud’sKPVIJeremy Farthing, Writer & Videographer; Enrique Romero, Director; Scott Larkin, Editor
OpalDirect MarketingFlatIdaho Falls Art Council MailerIdaho Falls Art CouncilIE ProductionsIE Team
OpalCollateral MaterialPublication Design – SpreadIn The KitchenIdaho Falls MagazineIdaho Falls MagazineDallas McCary, Creative Director; Jessica Hallam, Copy writer; Steve Smede, Photographer
OpalIdentity ProgramsLogoFidelium Labs LogoFidelium LabsAlphaGraphicsBeka Ackerschott, Designer
OpalIdentity ProgramsLetterhead, Envelope, Business CardRMWC StationeryRocky Mountain Women’s ClinicAlphaGraphicsBeka Ackerschott, Designer
OpalPublic ServiceCollateralCOVID-19 Response PlanEastern Idaho Public HealthBlue Phoenix BrandingDayne Dingman, Creative Director

Call for Entries!

The 2021 Gem Awards are going all-digital this year.

Enter this year’s Gem Awards and find out how your creative work stacks up against Eastern Idaho’s best.

To address current health concerns, we’re switching things up to be more socially distant. All entries will be submitted via email and download links – no envelopes and jump drives this year.

Deadline for entry is 5  p.m. Feb. 5. If you want to save some cash and hit the early-bird deadline, it’s 5 p.m. Jan. 22. Winners will advance to the Idaho Ad Fed’s Rockies Awards in Boise, and are eligible to go as far as the national Addy awards if they win successive levels of competition.

Students, follow the same entry procedures as professionals, but be sure to note that you’re a student in your entry email message.

If you have questions, email Gem Awards Director, steve@mightymcs.com.

But first, click the links below to view and download the entry materials. After you’ve sent your entries, hit the payment link below to pay with a Paypal account, or email Steve to arrange payment via credit card or check. And good luck!

2021 Gems Submission Guidelines

2021 Gems Rules and Categories

2021 Gem Entry Data Sheet (This is an XL document, with one sample entry filled in.)

2021 IF Ad Fed Membership Form

2021 Gems Payment Worksheet

Pay now with Paypal login

2019 Gem Awards Announced: Get Your Tickets Today!

When:
April 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Where:
The Downtown Event Center (DEC)
480 Park Ave.
IdahoFalls, ID 83402

Tickets:
Individual: $50     Table: $360

Come celebrate the creative that blew them away, and find out who killed it in 2018.

We would like to invite you to this spectacular once a year event where we see the many talents that our fellow creatives in South East Idaho have created in 2018. It is time to honor the hard work that they have put forth and show our appreciation what what they do. Come and join us for dinner, networking and a ceremony where we will announce who killed it this year. Come dressed up like you are in the mob.

To purchase tickets please click here

2018 Gem Awards call for entries

Enter this year’s Gem Awards and find out how your creative work stacks up against Eastern Idaho’s best.

Deadline for entry is 5  p.m. Jan. 23. If you want to save some cash and hit the early-bird deadline, it’s 5 p.m. Jan. 16. Winners will advance to the Idaho Ad Fed’s Rockies Awards in Boise, and are eligible to go as far as the national Addy awards if they win successive levels of competition.

If you have questions, email Idaho Falls Ad Fed contest director Adam Bostrom or call Ad Fed President Andrea Todd at 208.238.4851 during business hours.

But first, click the link below to view and download the entry materials:

2018 Gem Awards entry packet

ISU’s Student Advertising Federation Addy Competition Team (NSAC)

It’s our favorite time of year, when the spotlight shines on our local collegiate student addy teams. Both ISU and BYUI teams have been preparing their pitches for Tai Pei Frozen Foods; to present at the NSAC District 11 Regional competition in Eugene Oregon later this month. We are fortunate to have both teams lined up to inspire our club members with their winning ideas! First up is ISU’s team on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

ISU’s Student Advertising Federation Addy Competition Team (NSAC)

TOPIC: Tai Pei Frozen Foods NSAC Competition Case
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the MCS Studio, 11:45 am

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Lunch will be served: $12 members, $15 non-members

Please RSVP if you would like us to save you a seat!
Sales managers and creative directors there is NO better place to meet and greet fresh talent, soon entering the work force — it would be wise to bring your recruitment team to watch these talented young men and women in action. Every year brings us another inspirational round of aspiring marketing and advertising students. Come be inspired with us.

2017 Gem Awards Show/Presentation

The judging is complete! The winners of the 2017 Gem Awards have been selected – only one thing left to do – Party! The show will be at the Idaho Falls Country Club. Food, drinks and mingling are from 6:30-7:30 p.m., with the awards presentations beginning thereafter. Tickets are available now – reserve your table/seats today!