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MonkeyTag Takes Home Big Wins

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MonkeyTag was awarded first place at the American Marketing Association (AMA) DFW Marketer of the Year Awards and won two Awards of Excellence and two Award of Distinction honors at the 23rd Annual Communicator Awards.

The AMA DFW Marketer of the Year Awards were held Thursday, May 4. The event is designed to recognize excellence in marketing in various categories in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. MonkeyTag won in the category for best Marketing Collateral – submitting the agency’s Holiday Kit – a self-promotion package sent out to clients, potential partners and friends of the agency this past winter.

The Communicator Award winners were announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts on Thursday, May 11. With over 6,000 entries received from across the US and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. MonkeyTag won two Awards of Excellence in the category Marketing/Promotions – winning in the sub-category Self Promotion for MonkeyTag’s Holiday Kit and in the sub-category Special Event for our event collateral for Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children’s Treasure Street Fundraising Gala hosted in October 2016. The agency also took home two Award of Distinction honors for our work with Samsung on their Galaxy Note 7 VIP Kits and Galaxy Note 7 Store Kits. The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), a 600+ member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media.

Co-Founder/Executive Creative Director of MonkeyTag, Gary Pedroza, stated, “as a boutique agency competing with major marketing firms, these regional and global recognitions are a true testament of our talented team and amazing clients. MonkeyTag is growing and making its mark in the design world – and I can’t wait to see the stories we help craft this next year.”

Award winning work can be seen on our website:
MonkeyTag Holiday Kit
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital 2016 Treasure Street Event Collateral
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 VIP Kits


The mission of the Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of the American Marketing Association is to educate, support, and enhance the performance of its members and marketing professionals in the DFW Metroplex. Our Vision: To be the premiere marketing community delivering excellent practices and resources that develop professionals and grow organizations.

Please visit www.amadfw.com for more information.


About The Communicator Awards
The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, and interactive. This year’s Communicator Awards received thousands of entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world.

Please visit www.communicatorawards.com for more information.

The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms.

Please visit www.aiva.org for a full member list and more information.