CPA Vision Campaign Wins Honors

The CPA Vision communications campaign has received critical acclaim. The CPA Vision campaign won a Crystal Award of Excellence in the organizational/corporate image category and the CPA Vision Final Report won a Communicator Award of Distinction for Excellence in Writing.

These honors were conferred by Communicator Awards of Arlington, Texas, an organization that recognizes outstanding work in the communications field. Other prize-winners of note included Ford Motor Co., General Mills, Inc., and Hilton Hotels Corp.

Also cited for special achievement were the campaign’s two videos, which were judged to be among the best in a field of more than 2,000 competing entries. The CPA Vision “Futurist” video won the Videographer Award of Excellence and the “CPA Image” television commercial got honorable mention.

These awards put the campaign’s videos in the company of such notable winners as Nike, Inc., ABC News and Lockheed Martin Corp.


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