Calvert Street Group is proud to announce that it has been awarded a coveted Pollie Award from the AAPC, the industry’s highest honor bestowed upon political consultants at the national and international level. Calvert Street was recognized in the categories of Overall- Ballot Initiative Division, Direct Mail- Public Affairs Division, Internet- Public Affairs Division, and Phones- Ballot Initiative Division with two gold awards and two bronze awards for its exemplary work during the 2015 political season.
“Wins in this year’s contest are even more significant than before, as the judging criteria were tougher and the emphasis on the political effectiveness greater,” said AAPC President Mark Mellman. “This year’s winners should be proud of their outstanding work and their contributions to the political process.”
The AAPC announced this year’s winners at the 2016 Annual Pollie Awards & Conference on April 14 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Pollie Awards (Pollies) are bipartisan honors awarded annually by the AAPC to members of the political advertising and communications industry who have demonstrated superior work on behalf of their candidates and causes. A blind jury of their peers selects AAPC award winners. Esquire magazine has dubbed the Pollies as “…the Oscars of political advertising.”
The annual Pollie Awards & Conference brings the leading political professionals in the world together to network and hear from top technology innovators, pollsters, pundits and service providers as the 2016 political cycle continues to heat up.
About the 2016 AAPC Pollie Awards & Conference
As the premier industry event, the 2016 AAPC Pollie Awards & Conference was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico from April 12-14, 2016 and brought the leading political professionals in the world together to network and hear from top technology innovators, pollsters, pundits and service providers. The Conference featured cutting-edge programming on key industry trends, designed to empower attendees to leverage the latest techniques in campaign strategy and management. The Conference is widely recognized as the must-attend event for political consultants, media buyers, public affairs specialists, suppliers, industry leaders and journalists. For details, visit www.theaapc.org.