GREENVILLE, S.C. (February 20, 2012) – There's a saying in sports that no one remembers who finishes second. Not so in Greenville, S.C.
Jackson Marketing Group (JMG), South Carolina's second largest integrated marketing communications agency, took home second place in the print category of the 2012 National Sports Forum ADchievement Awards ( http://sports-forum.com/adchievement/finalists/) held earlier this month in Oklahoma City, Okla., besting entrants from the NFL, NHL and Major League Baseball.
JMG was recognized for its print advertising campaign for the Big League World Series. The Dallas Cowboys' Stadium Tours ad agency, Door Number 3 of Austin, Texas, won first place. The NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning won third.
"We are honored to be named alongside some of the most recognizable sports brands in America," said Mike Weston, JMG's Creative Director. "To not only compete, but to win against organizations from the NFL, NHL and Major League Baseball is both exciting and humbling."
The Big League World Series is an annual baseball tournament in Easley, South Carolina, where the best 16- to 18-year-old baseball players from around the world compete for a chance to be named World Champions. It is an affiliation of Little League International.Jackson Marketing Group, with offices in Greenville, S.C., and Charlotte, N.C., is a fully-integrated marketing communications agency offering marketing consulting, market research, media planning and buying, interactive services, advertising, public relations, partnership marketing, event management, video production and support services. JMG provides a variety of integrated marketing communications services for premier brands such as BMW Manufacturing Co., Yale Lift Trucks, Hyster Lift Trucks, Clemson International Center for Automotive Research, Greenville Hospital System, Sage Automotive Interiors, The Palmetto Bank, Howden North America, The Peace Center, Artisphere, Milliken & Company, and The American Red Cross. For more information, visit the company's website at www.jacksonmg.com.