The Chesapeake team: (Seated) Ellen Bogage,  President & CEO, (Standing L-R) Adeyinka O. Ogunlegan, Dana Davidson
The Chesapeake team: (Seated) Ellen Bogage, President & CEO, (Standing L-R) Adeyinka O. Ogunlegan, Dana Davidson

Chesapeake Public Strategies, a local public affairs firm, was honored to receive multiple MarCom Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The annual awards are presented to outstanding print, visual and audio entries on the basis of quality, creativity and resourcefulness.

Chesapeake won two Platinum awards, which are the highest possible honor.  One award was for the CabinBranchOutlets.com website, which the Chesapeake team developed to educate Montgomery County residents about upcoming plans for a Clarksburg Premium Outlet® Center in Cabin Branch.  This attractive and engaging website is still in operation and has attracted more than 10,000 visits since it went live in August 2013.

The second Platinum Award was for Chesapeake’s multi-faceted ballot issue campaign to gain passage of a Frederick County ballot question to change their form of government from Commissioner to Charter.  This issue had failed miserably in prior elections.  Chesapeake’s combination of extensive community education outreach, social media, direct mail, grassroots and media outreach, and innovative campaign strategies resulted in an overwhelming win by a margin of two to one.

MacCom also presented Chesapeake Public Strategies with a Gold Award for its Frederick County Charter Government ballot effort’s print advertising campaign.

Chesapeake’s winning MarCom entries were chosen from more than 6,500 corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies, and freelancers around the world.

“The Chesapeake Public Strategies team is 100 percent focused on giving our clients our best work,” said Ellen Bogage, President & CEO. “Providing the best possible outcome for our clients is always our first goal. But being recognized on such a prestigious level is very a great reward for a job well-done.”

Chesapeake Public Strategies is a government and public affairs firm specializing in local government throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area. For nearly three decades, Chesapeake President & CEO Ellen Bogage has leveraged her political and business expertise to meet the critical public policy objectives of organizations doing business in the Washington area. Today, Chesapeake builds customized teams to meet the specific needs of every client — leveraging the expertise of lobbyists and government affairs specialists, public relations experts, grassroots organizers and campaign developers — together focused on one outcome: winning.

For more information about Chesapeake Public Strategies visit www.chesapeakestrategies.com.

About MarCom Awards

The MarCom Awards program is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The international organization consists of several thousand creative professionals. The Association oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and sets standards for excellence.


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