HUDSON, Ohio—AKHIA, a Hudson-based integrated marketing agency, was honored to receive a gold American Advertising Award from the Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) on February 12.

The ADDYs, which attract over 40,000 submissions from local AAF chapters across the country, recognize outstanding creative work and excellence in advertising. AKHIA’s submissions represent some of the agency’s best visual storytelling from the past year, chosen for its creativity and impactful messaging.

AKHIA received the gold award for its Commemorative 125th Anniversary book for Akron Children’s Hospital, which combined the AKHIA team’s talents for copywriting and design into a beautiful celebration of the local children’s hospital’s long and cherished history.

“We’re excited, we’re proud of our Creative team, and more than anything we’re honored by this recognition,” said Ben Brugler, president, AKHIA. “Seeing the work we produce day in and day out is one the best things about working at AKHIA—and seeing that work recognized on a broader scale by our area peers is fulfilling and gratifying.”

AKHIA was founded in 1996 as a public relations agency and has grown to serve a number of global brands, offering a range of strategic solutions, including marketing, sales lead generation, public relations, social media and reputation management. For more information, visit www.akhia.com.

About AKHIA
Founded in 1996, AKHIA is an integrated communications firm that distinguishes itself by focusing on a company’s business objectives and providing strategic solutions, including marketing, sales lead generation, public relations, social media and reputation management. AKHIA is located in Hudson, Ohio. The organization was founded on a philosophy of message integrity and best-in-class account service. Today, that philosophy remains in the form of the agency’s dedication to strategic execution for its clients spanning a wide range of industries in the business-to-business, service and consumer sectors.