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The Colibri Collective Receives 5 Pollie Awards

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May 24, 2022


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The Colibri Collective wins Pollie awards. the oscars of political advertising. AAPC awards

May 24, 2022 - American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) has announced the winners of the 2022 Pollie Awards, the premier awards competition for the political advertising industry. Known as the Oscars of political advertising, the Pollies received 1,100+ entries from over 200 firms this year across television, digital, direct mail/print, radio, and phone advertising. The Colibri Collective was among the 11% of entrants who were selected as winners. The Colibri Collective was the highest-awarded Latina-owned marketing firm with 5 Pollies. CEO & Founder Gaby Cardenas was highlighted as a speaker at the Pollie Conference as well.

“Seeing our firm take home five awards from the AAPC for our work this past year is an incredible privilege. I started this agency on my own five years ago and we’ve come this far because of the power of the team I’m building and the power of the work we’re doing with our partners. Thank you to the AAPC for this honor and thank you to our partners for their trust,” said The Colibri Collective CEO Gaby Cardenas.

Bronze

Website - Public Affairs/Issue Advocacy Division

ACLU Border Humanity Project


Gold

Best Use of Collateral - Small Budget Campaign

Arizona Coalition for Change “Sleeves Up Arizona”


Bronze

Website - For Local/Municipal/Mayoral - Small Budget Campaign

Revitalize Arizona for Yassamin Ansari


First Place AAPC Central

Website - For Local/Municipal/Mayoral - Small Budget Campaign

Revitalize Arizona for Yassamin Ansari


First Place AAPC Central

Best Use of Collateral - Small Budget Campaign

Arizona Coalition for Change “Sleeves Up Arizona”

Since its founding in 2017, The Colibri Collective has gained traction and honors in the political marketing industry. Awards include:

2022 Reed Award Winner - Best Use of Online Targeting for County, Local or Judicial

2022 Reed Award Winner - Best Spanish Language Radio Ad

2022 Reed Award Winner - Best Spanish Language Website

2022 American Advertising Award Silver - Best Public Interest Online/Interactive Campaign

2021 Campaigns & Elections Campaign Tech Award Winner - Best Innovation in Virtual Voter Contact (Democratic)

2021 USPS Special Award Winner - Best of the Best Direct Mail in the Candidate Category for Early Absentee Voting by Mail

2021 Pollie Award Winner Gold - Best Radio Bilingual/Multilingual/Foreign Language Ad

2021 Pollie Award Winner Silver - Most Original/Innovative Collateral Material

2021 Pollie Award Winner Silver - Digital Independent Expenditure for Local Municipal Candidate

2021 Pollie Award Winner Silver - Early Voting/Absentee Ballot/Vote-by-mail

2021 Reed Award Winner - Best Spanish Language Website

2021 Reed Award Winner - Best Use of Digital Out of Home

2020 Reed Award Winner - Best Spanish Language Website

About The Colibri Collective

The Colibri Collective is a full-service marketing agency. Serving a wide range of clients from the political, non-profit and education sectors, The Colibri Collective delivers elevated strategies for memorable data-driven campaigns that ignite emotion and amplify a brand. Our creative bandwidth spans digital marketing, brand identity and development, media strategy, creative services, media buying and planning, multicultural strategy, public relations and communications. Learn more: www.thecolibricollective.com

About the Pollies

The Pollie Awards (Pollies) are bipartisan honors awarded annually by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) to members of the political advertising and communications industry who have demonstrated superior work on behalf of their candidates and causes. A blind jury of their professional peers selects AAPC award winners. Esquire magazine has dubbed the Pollies “…the Oscars of political advertising.”