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ASCOUNCIL.ORG WINS GOLD FOR ADHESIVE AND SEALANT COUNCIL AT HERMES CREATIVE AWARDS
Revamped Member Program Access Point Wins Gold for Homepage Design, Overall Layout and Overall Association Website
May 14, 2013, Bethesda, MD – The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces that it has won three awards for its ascouncil.org website in the well-respected 2013 Hermes Creative Awards competition, sponsored by the Association for Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP).
Ascouncil.org won the following awards:
Gold – Ascouncil.org Homepage – Website Element/Homepage
Gold – Ascouncil.org Website Design – Website Element/Design
Gold – Ascouncil.org Website – Website Overall/Association
“ASC is pleased to be recognized for the significant changes made to ascouncil.org. The ASC team and Web Advisory Board worked to streamline program access and provide useful tools and information to support all member companies,” notes Matthew E. Croson, ASC’s President. “It took a team of professionals to make this happen. Kudos and thank you go out to ASC’s Web Advisory Board, our technology partner—NonProfitCMS—and our Online Communications Manager, Jessica Carter.”
ASC’s Web Advisory Board Members are:
- Traci Jensen—Senior Vice President, Americas Adhesives –HB Fuller
- Abbe Raabe –Marketing Communications Manager—Franklin International
- Elise Cruel— Market Manager - Industrial Emulsions, Americas —Celanese
- Stacey Wagner—Marketing Communications Administrator—3M Industrial Adhesives & Tapes
- Ernie Ballester—Field Marketing Manager, Americas—Honeywell
- Chris White—Research Chemist—NIST
- Jessica Carter, Online Communications Manager, ASC
Thousands of entries spanning three major categories—print media, public relations/communications, and electronic/social/interactive media—are submitted each year.
A panel of senior-level marketing and communications industry professionals serves as judges, reviewing each entry for “its apparent creative achievement.”
In looking at the winners of this year’s competition, well-known individuals, media houses, and Fortune 500 companies are all represented.
“Our vision for this project was to streamline the design and navigation for our members so that they could quickly access important information, industry news, research, and links to meetings and events,” notes ASC’s Online Communications Manager, Jessica Carter. “We also strived to create an interface that afforded our Advocacy/Regulatory Affairs program prominent visibility on the site and allowed for new features like the use of a clickable map with VOC regulations by state and a blog. Stay tuned for other enhancements to the site that ASC will be continuously rolling out this year.”
The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry. The Council is comprised of 123 adhesive and sealant manufacturers, raw material and equipment suppliers, distributors and industry consultants, representing more than 75% of the U.S. industry with operations around the world. Offering education, legislative advocacy, professional networking and business growth solutions for its members, the ASC is the center of knowledge and catalyst for industry growth on a global basis for manufacturers, suppliers and end-users. For more information about ASC, visit www.ascouncil.org.