Bromley Communications Named 2011 ARF David Ogilvy Award Finalist

Agency Places for Progresso Soups in the Shopper Marketing Category

SAN ANTONIO, TX (March 7, 2011) – Bromley Communications, LLC was named a finalist in the ARF David Ogilvy Awards for its work with the Progresso soup brand in the Shopper Marketing category. The ARF David Ogilvy Awards for Excellence in Advertising Research celebrate the extraordinary and/or creative use of research in the advertising development processes of research firms, advertising agencies, and advertisers.

“This is one of the greatest honors in the research industry,” said Bromley’s VP and Director of Strategic Planning, Paul Bryan. “This award speaks directly to our agency's creativity and superior use of consumer understanding to transform facts and knowledge into inspiration. The ARF celebrates and validates that skill.”

The agency’s Tasting is Believing campaign aimed to dispel the notion that homemade taste only comes from scratch. Creative executions for television, print and in-store, emphasized the pull power of Progresso’s great taste and unique experience. Once you taste Progresso’s flavorful broth and abundance of hearty vegetables, meat, and pasta, you will find it hard to believe that this soup is anything other than homemade.

This marks the fifth time in five years that Bromley is named a finalist for the Ogilvy award, and the third time the San Antonio-based marketing firm group was recognized for total market (vs. multicultural) categories. Last year Bromley Communications won two silver awards, one for Reynold’s Wrap and another for Progresso. The prior year, the agency earned two gold ARF awards within the Total Market Health Care and Multicultural Consumer categories for campaigns created for UnitedHealthcare and General Mills’ Honey Nut Cheerios.

The ARF David Ogilvy Awards will be presented March 22 in New York City by Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP Group and recognize the past 75 years in advertising and what the next 75 years might be like for the marketing services industries, including the power of research-driven work and the need to balance the left and right brain.

About Bromley Communications, LLC
Bromley Communications, LLC is a full-service integrated communications agency offering all aspects of advertising, public relations and promotions targeted to the Hispanic consumer. The agency is known for delivering measurable business results for its clients through great creativity across integrated marketing disciplines. Bromley Communications LLC's prestigious client roster includes Genentech, MillerCoors, General Mills, Western Union and many other blue chip clients.

Bromley Communications is part of Publicis Groupe, the world's third largest communications group. In addition, it is ranked as the world’s second largest media counsel and buying group, and is the first global network in digital and healthcare communications. With activities spanning 104 countries on five continents, the Groupe employs approximately 45,000 professionals.

About the ARF David Ogilvy Awards
Named after advertising legend David Ogilvy, The ARF David Ogilvy Awards for Excellence in Advertising Research annually celebrate his spirited advocacy of research in making good advertising better, recognizing the role of consumer research in creating successful advertising. The ARF David Ogilvy Awards were inspired in 1993 when Coca-Cola sought the ARF’s assistance in integrating research into their advertising development process. The winning campaigns provide a keen understanding of how research can be used to create powerful, profitable campaigns.

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