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2019 Next Generation Mail Campaign Award Winners Announced

The USPS’ 2019 Next Generation Campaign Awards, a contest to honor mail innovation, has announced the winners and notable participants of this year’s Next Generation Campaign Awards (formerly the Irresistible Mail award).

The Next Generation Campaign Awards recognize mail owners, agencies, and printers that produce engaging and interactive mail campaigns.

The contest has two categories, the Grand Champion Award for consumer campaigns using the new Informed Delivery feature.

The second category, and new this year, is the Innovative B2B Campaign Award.We are so pleased by the impressive work presented by mail owners, agencies and printers. We recognize them for their innovative, engaging and effective direct mail campaigns.

The judges have selected the winners of the Innovative B2B Campaign Award, and have selected finalists for the Grand Champion Award.

B2B Campaign Award Winners

billing-tree

BillingTree Locked Case Campaign

— “BillingTree Locked Case Account Based Marketing Campaign” designed and printed by UviaUs for BillingTree

5-senses

— “5 Senses” designed and printed by SG360º

Innovative B2B Campaign Award Honorable Mentions

— “Academic Writer Librarian Toolkit” designed by The American Psychological Association and printed by The Kelly Companies for The American Psychological Association

— “Bonsai!” designed by o2kl and printed by Unimac Graphics for The College Board

— “80’s Mix Tape: Holiday Card” designed by Imbue Creative and printed by Digital Dog Direct for Imbue Creative

— “Operation PB & J” designed and printed by UviaUs

— “New Year, New Ideas” designed and printed by Suttle-Straus

Grand Champion Finalists

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Harry’s Mardi Gras

— “Harry’s Mardi Gras” designed by and printed by Kessler Creativefor Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille

hunt-direct

Hunt Direct Self Promotion

— “Hunt Direct Self Promotion” designed by Hunt Direct Agency LLC and printed by Sun Solutions USA for Hunt Direct Agency LLC

Rodeo

The Standard Group Paper Rodeo Invite

— “The Paper Rodeo Invite” designed by Frederick Yocumand printed by The Standard Group for The Standard Group

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Quality Plus Automotive Scratch Off to Win

— “Scratch Off to Win” designed by AccuZIPand printed by Scratch Off Systems for Quality Plus Automotive Service, Inc.

Grand Champion Honorable Mentions

— “Fill the Hive. Feed the Child.” designed by Eidolon Communications and printed by Production Solutions for Heifer International

— “Moneyplay” designed and printed by CGI Communication Graphics Inc. for Rapid Capital Funding

— “Top 10 Prom 2019” designed by Top 10 Prom and printed by Sun Solutions USA for Top 10 Prom

— “Save the Children Year End Campaign” designed by Direct point Group, Inc. and printed by Production Solutions for Save the Children.

Click for more information on the Next Generation Awards and past winners.

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