Suzanne's Marketing Director, Michelle Heckman, and Photographer, Jim Bartsch, received the Bronze Award for Magazine Advertising at this year's American Advertising Awards.

Suzanne’s Marketing Director, Michelle Heckman, and Photographer, Jim Bartsch, received the Bronze Award for Magazine Advertising at this year’s 2018 Coastal California Competition for the American Advertising Federation.

Santa Barbara, CA – Suzanne Perkins’ Marketing Director, Michelle Heckman, and Photographer, Jim Bartsch were honored at Sunday’s American Advertising Federation Awards Gala held at Opal Restaurant in Santa Barbara. The team took home the Bronze Award for Magazine Advertising for the second consecutive year. The winning ad design was featured in The Real Deal Magazine, Los Angeles, August 2017 edition.

More than 100 awards were presented to businesses and agencies located from Westlake Village to San Luis Obispo, in this creative competition. The American Advertising Awards, formerly the ADDYs, is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local AAF Club (Ad Club) competitions. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.

Suzanne's award-winning ad was designed by Michelle Heckman using the beautiful photography of Jim Bartsch.

Suzanne’s award-winning ad was designed by Michelle Heckman using the beautiful photography of Jim Bartsch.