By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen

Gwinnett Chamber Honored with Platinum, Gold Hermes Creative Awards
Chamber Recognized by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) for Creative Excellence

GWINNETT COUNTY (METRO ATLANTA) GA – The Gwinnett Chamber announced recently that it has been named a recipient of Platinum and Gold Hermes Creative Awards by the international awards competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media.

The Gwinnett Chamber’s membership magazine, Gwinnett edge <http://www.gwinnettchamber.org/gwinnett-edge> , won two prestigious Platinum Awards in the Publications/Magazine and Design/Publication Overall categories. A Gold Award was earned for the Chamber’s From the President Editorial Series (Writing/Publication Column).

In addition, the Chamber received an Honorable Mention for its 2015 Gwinnett Chamber Promo Video <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_pj8obdMZ8 (Video/Nonprofit category).

About Hermes Creative Awards
Hermes Creative Awards <http://www.hermesawards.com> , an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media, has grown to become one of the largest of its kind in the world.  The Hermes Creative Award recognizes outstanding work and is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals <http://www.amcpros.com> .  Judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.  Hermes Creative Awards winners were selected from 6,000 entries spanning 195 categories and representing 23 countries grouped under advertising, publications, marketing/branding, integrated marketing, public relations/communications, electronic media and pro bono. Only 15 percent of the total 6,000 entries were awarded the Platinum Award, while 22 percent of entries won the Gold Award. Winners range from individual communicators to media conglomerates and Fortune 500 companies.

About the Gwinnett Chamber
The Gwinnett Chamber serves as the voice for businesses, facilitating quality job growth opportunities while enhancing the community’s vitality and quality of life. The Chamber offers the metro Atlanta business community a wealth of growth opportunity by collaborating with regional partners to drive economic and community development initiatives throughout Georgia. Through its fundamental objectives to help create quality jobs and wealth, strengthen the community, and grow business, the Chamber serves more than 2,200 member companies in metro Atlanta while delivering innovative programs to connect businesses locally, regionally and globally.

To learn more about the Gwinnett Chamber or any of its programs and services, visit gwinnettchamber.org <http://www.gwinnettchamber.org> .