You Win, Defero Wins

The 2019 award season was an absolute whirlwind

and Defero came out on top! 


The 2018 award season was especially competitive, so taking home the hardware was even sweeter. With categories spanning across the advertising world, from print to video and everything in between, we couldn’t be prouder of our teams here! Below, you’ll see all the details of our award-winning work.

The Spectrum Awards

The AMA Spectrum awards recognizes local talent – and we were up against the best Phoenix has to offer. We submitted 8 pieces for consideration and were deemed finalists for all 8 submissions. In the most competitive ceremony to date, we won a total of four awards!

Our winning categories were:

  • Print – Advertising, Newspaper, Magazine
  • Interactive/Online – Online Marketing Campaign
  • Video/Event – Sales Video or Educational Video
  • Video/Event – Fundraising/Non-Profit Video

Interactive/Online was the most competitive category with 9 finalists and we took home the trophy!

The AZIMA TIM Awards

We participated in another local award ceremony this year – The AZIMA TIM Awards. For this competition, we walked away with 11 total wins! These wins included:

Digital Excellence:

  • Consumer Website
  • Campaign Website
  • Online Video
  • Online Video
  • Search Marketing
  • Integrated Consumer Campaign x2!!
  • Social Influencer Marketing
  • Digital Transformation

Digital Mastery:

  • Video Ad
  • Integrated Consumer Campaign

You read that right! We won for integrated consumer campaigns 3 separate times, for 3 different campaigns! When it comes to meaningful messaging and your audience, no one does it better.

The Horizon Interactive Awards

Defero also participated in The Horizon Interactive Awards – a leading international interactive media awards competition. Unlike our local award submissions, this competition reviewed over 1,000 entries from around the world including 36 out of 50 U.S. States and 16 other countries. This was our biggest sweep of the season, bringing home 13 awards out of our 13 submissions across 9 different categories!

We won the following Horizon Interactive awards this year:

  • Advertising – Integrated Campaign: GOLD (3), SILVER (2)
  • Websites – Consumer Information: GOLD
  • Print – Advertisement/Promotional: GOLD
  • Video – Advertisement/Commercial: GOLD
  • Social Media – GOLD
  • Email Newsletter – GOLD
  • Websites – School/University: SILVER
  • Video – Promotional: SILVER
  • Video – Non-Profit: SILVER

Seeing our hard work through the year shine during awards season is so much fun, and we just had to share! With more exciting projects and campaigns ahead of us, these wins help supply just a little extra motivation and encourage us to continue bringing our very best to the table. Be sure to follow along to see just how far 2019 takes us!

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