Creative Energy Wins Top Honors At AAF Awards


(Johnson City, Tenn.) –  Creative Energy not only won more than a dozen awards at the American Advertising Federation’s Northeast Tennessee AD Club ADDY awards 2015-25Awards ceremony, but it walked away with two of the top honors – Best in Show and Judges Choice.

The Judge’s Choice Award and Best of Show were both earned for work for long-time Creative Energy client Red Gold. Creative Energy has handled the Foodservice division for Red Gold since 2002.

“These awards were distributed among both local and national clients and several mediums including print, packaging, logo design, television and social media,” says Creative Energy President Tony Treadway. “This is proof positive that Creative Energy gives you excellent creative solutions for your business no matter what the project is.  Most of our staff are from the area and I’m proud to have brought together such a fantastic imaginative team here at Creative Energy.”

Creative Energy’s winning entries are as follows:

Best of Show and Gold ADDY, Magazine Advertising – Red Gold Tomatoes

Judges Choice and Gold ADDY, Still Photography – Red Gold Tomatoes, Tomatoes in Every Can

Gold ADDY, Intergraded B to B Campaign – Bank of Tennessee “We’re big on small businesses”

Gold ADDY, Brochure Campaign – Get More Ole’ Brochures, Ole’ Mexican Foods

Gold ADDY, Card, Invitation, Announcement – Atlanta Dell Party- Sweet Briar Invitation

Gold ADDY, Magazine Advertising – Coke Congrats ad, Coca Cola

Gold ADDY, Magazine Advertising Campaign – Jackson Warewashing Airport Ad

Gold ADDY, Television Advertising :30 – Pal’s Sudden Service, Out of This World

Silver ADDY, Packaging – ¡Sabor! by Texas Pete® label

Silver ADDY, Social Media–Texas Pete® Holiday

Silver ADDY, Logo Design–¡Sabor! by Texas Pete® logo

Silver ADDY, Brochure – Marion Mold & Tool- Exacting Precision

Silver ADDY, Branded Content – 2016 General Shale calendar

The awards are conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the Northeast Tennessee Ad Club awards is the first of a three-tier, national competition. Winners of Gold ADDYs locally are forwarded to the district competition, and winners there compete nationally for recognition. Eight entries from Creative Energy will go on to the district level.

Formerly known as “The ADDY Awards,” The American Advertising Federation’s Awards are the nation’s oldest creative competition. This year’s competition for Northeast Tennessee included hundreds of professional entries.  The awards program was held Saturday, February 20th at The Gallery Event Center in Johnson City.

Creative Energy is a full-service advertising, marketing, social media and public relations firm with offices located in Johnson City, Tennessee, and Asheville, North Carolina. To find out more about Creative Energy, find us at or