Advertising & Promotions Contest

The Local Media Association Advertising & Promotion Contest awards recognize outstanding contributions to the quality of advertising in local media companies, as well as the promotional and marketing programs implemented by these media companies.

The objectives of this contest are to provide acknowledgment for the advertising and promotional achievements of the local media industry and, by such acknowledgment, to stimulate even higher standards of excellence throughout the industry.

2015 Contest

Announcing the 2015 Advertising and Promotions Contest Winners 

It was another spectacular year in the 2015 Advertising and Promotions Contest! Special thanks to everyone who entered. With hundreds of note-worthy entries and fierce competition from across North America, our contest judges certainly had a tough job. We’re very excited and extremely proud to announce our 2015 Advertising and Promotions Contest winners.

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 Santa Fe New Mexican Advertising Team

Metroland Media Group Ltd. – 75 Awards
Black Press- 18 Awards
Antelope Valley Press- 13 Awards
Santa Fe New Mexican- 13 Awards

Observer Media Group- 12 Awards

For a complete list of winners, please click here. Awards will be mailed to the winning companies. With that in mind, it is very important that you review your winning entry (from the Company Order document). Please email any corrections to your listing(s) to by Friday, December 4, 2015.

We send a tremendous thank you to this year’s judges panel as well as Newspaper Toolbox for hosting the 2015 Advertising and Promotions Contest. This year’s judges included national advertising agency executives, media buyers and industry consultants. Special thanks to this esteemed group of judges.

Special thanks to Classified Avenue, our sponsor for the 2015 Advertising and Promotions Contest. To learn more about Classified Avenue or to become a participant, contact Deanna Lewis at (888) 486-2466 or

Congratulations again to all our winners!

Past Contest Winners

2015 Winners:  By Category | By Company

2014 Winners:  By Category | By Company

2013 Winners:  By Category | By Company

2012 Winners:  By Category | By Company