2017 Skyline Award Winners

Individual Awards

Chicago Executive of the Year:

  • Marilynn Gardner, President and CEO, Navy Pier

Chicago PR Professional of the Year:

  • Tina-Marie Adams, Managing Director, APCO Worldwide, Chicago

Chicago PR Young Professional of the Year:

  • Taylor Trovillion, Account Supervisor, Finn Partners

Skyline Awards

Best of Skylines Winner:

  • * Women Empowered & Public Communications Inc.: Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

Program Award Winners:

  • * Reconciling Ministries Network & Public Communications Inc.: Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

  • * Allstate & Taylor: Business — Services

  • * Bloomingdale Park District & Public Communications Inc.: Government

  • * Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago & Public Communications Inc.: Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

  • * Kimberly-Clark/Scott Brand & Ketchum: Business — Products

  • * Knott’s Berry Farm, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company & Cramer-Krasselt: Business — Services

  • * Whirlpool Corporation & CBD Marketing: Business to Business

  • * Puerto Rico Tourism Compnay & Hill + Knowlton Strategies: Global Communications

  • * CompTIA & Walker Sands: Associations

  • * Whirlpool Corporation & CBD Marketing: Business to Business

  • * Gatorade & FleishmanHillard: Consumer Products – Food & Beverage

  • * Medela, Ogilvy | FKH, & StoneArch: Consumer Products – Non-Packaged Goods

  • * BIC Soleil & Cramer-Krasselt: Consumer Products – Packaged Goods

  • * Allstate & Taylor, Octagon and IMG: Consumer Services

  • * American Heart Association & Grisko LLC: Government

  • * American Heart Association & Grisko LLC: Nonprofit Organizations

  • * TransUnion: Business (1, to 1, Employees)

  • * Allstate Insurance: Business (More Than 1, Employees)

  • * Dallas Zoo, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, Sedgwick County Zoo, & Public Communications Inc.: Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

  • * Zebra Technologies & Burson-Marsteller: Products

  • * RAGÚ & Hill+Knowlton Strategies: Food

  • * Abbott Vascular & GCI Health: Health Care

  • * American Standard & O’Reilly DePalma: Non-Packaged Goods

  • * Ketchum, DigitasLBi, & Rosetta: Other

  • * Kimberly-Clark/Scott Brand & Ketchum: Packaged Goods

  • * Motorola Mobility, a Lenovo Company, & Weber Shandwick: Technology

  • * Urgent Care Association of America & L.C. Williams & Associates: Health Care Services

  • * Block 37 & Zapwater Communications, Inc.: Other

  • * Allstate Roadside Services & Zeno Group: Technology

  • * Puerto Rico Tourism Company & Hill+Knowlton Strategies: Travel and Tourism/Hospitality

  • * Women Employed & Public Communications Inc.: Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

  • * Whirlpool, Ketchum, & Digitas LBi: Business

  • * AIDS Foundation of Chicago & Public Communication Inc.: Nonprofit Organizations

  • * American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons & FleishmanHillard: Associations

  • * Whirlpool, Ketchum, & Digitas LBi: Business — Companies With Sales Over $1 Billion

  • Allstate & Taylor: Business — Services

  • Chicago Cubs: Business — Services

  • Illinois Joining Forces & Resolute Consulting: Nonprofit Organizations

  • Fédération Equestre Internationale & Ogilvy: Associations

  • Family Medicine for America’s Health, APCO Worldwide, Health Impact Strategies, & Plowshare Group: Associations

  • Astellas: Consumer Products – Non-Packaged Goods

  • BP Fuels & Ogilvy: Consumer Products – Non-Packaged Goods

  • Kimberly-Clark/Kleenex Brand, Ketchum, J. Walter Thompson New York, VML, Mindshare, Geometry Global, Facebook Creative Studios, & Goodstory Productions: Consumer Products – Packaged Goods

  • Allstate Insurance Company & Subject Matter: Consumer Services

  • Chicago Cubs: Consumer Services

  • Whirlpool Corporation, Ketchum (PR), DigitasLBi, & Pathfinders: Non-Packaged Goods

  • Birdies Slippers & Zapwater Communications, Inc.: Other

  • Radio Flyer & Current Marketing: Other

  • Kingsford & Current Marketing: Packaged Goods

  • Viva Towels, Kimberly-Clark: Packaged Goods

  • BIC Flex & Cramer-Krasselt: Packaged Goods

  • Turtle Wax & Zeno Group: Packaged Goods

  • Estrella Jalisco, Anheuser-Busch/InBev & Zeno Group: Business

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, Public Communications Inc. & Reingold, Inc.: Associations/Nonprofit Organizations

Project Award Winners:

  • * School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Associations/Government/Nonprofit Organizations

  • * American Medical Association & Atlantic Media Strategies: Blogs

  • * Motorola Mobility, a Lenovo Company & Weber Shandwick: Consumer Products

  • * American Association of Diabetes Educators, Public Communications Inc. & Adelie Studios: External Video Programs

  • * Allstate Insurance Company: Internal/Intranet Video Programs

  • * School of the Art Institute of Chicago: External Audiences Primarily

  • * Weil-McLain & L.C. Williams & Associates: Products

  • * Office Depot & APCO Worldwide: Other (categories not elsewhere defined)

  • * Aflac & Hill+Knowlton Strategies: Health Care Services

  • * CMK Companies, Ltd. & Zapwater Communications, Inc.: Other (categories not elsewhere defined)

  • * Allstate Foundation, MSLGROUP Chicago & Leo Burnett Chicago: Other (categories not elsewhere defined)

  • * Cedar Fair Entertainment Company & Cramer-Krasselt: Travel and Tourism/Hospitality

  • * AIDS Foundation of Chicago & Public Communications Inc.: Media Relations – Nonprofit Organizations

  • * School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Digital

  • * BIC Soleil & Cramer-Krasselt: Press Kits/Media Kits

  • * Label Insight & Walker Sands: Research/Evaluation

  • * Astellas Pharma US, Inc. & Golin: Satellite Media Tours

  • * Rise & Shine Illinois/Greater Chicago Food Depository & Public Communications Inc.: Associations/Government/Nonprofit Organizations

  • * Motorola Mobility, a Lenovo Company, Weber Shandwick & Portal A: Consumer Products

  • * Dallas Zoo, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and Sedgwick County Zoo & Public Communications Inc: External

  • * Allstate Insurance Company: Internal/Intranets

  • Associated Colleges of Illinois, ef Design Group, Inc. & Jim Pearson; Emma Stough: Associations/Government/Nonprofit Organizations

  • Edelman: Business

  • Jewish United Fund: Print

  • merci Chocolates, Henson Consulting, & Oxford Communications: Consumer Products

  • Columbia College Chicago: External Audiences Primarily

  • Manta & Walker Sands: Professional and/or Financial Services

  • Gatorade & FleishmanHillard: Food & Beverage

  • Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market & Zapwater Communications, Inc.: Other (categories not elsewhere defined)

  • U.S. Cellular, Ketchum, & MullenLowe: Other (categories not elsewhere defined)

  • Navy Pier, Inc. & Henson Consulting: Media Relations – Nonprofit Organizations

  • Access Living and Much Shelist & Finn Partners: Media Relations – Nonprofit Organizations

  • Ten35: Media Relations – Nonprofit Organizations

  • American Medical Association: External

  • Grubhub & Walker Sands: External

  • American Medical Association & West Monroe Partners: Internal/Intranets

Skyline winners are denoted with an asterik(*).