At the American Advertising Awards national gala at Admerica in Anaheim, thirteen Fourth District agencies won a total of 27 ADDYs. Leading the list was Dunn & Co of Tampa. They won three Gold and Four Silver awards. Alma DDB, Coconut Grove, won one Gold and three Silvers. Adjective & Co won Two Golds. PUSH was awarded one Gold and one Silver. Ringling College Design Center, and Jacaty + Associates were presented two Silver awards each. Silver ADDY winners Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Bravo/Y&R Miami, Shepherd, Zubi Advertising, the community, Sachs Media Group, Paradise Advertising & Marketing, Inc., and Brand Tango round out the list or professional winners.
Miami Ad School students Dan Flora, Christopher Serrano and Daniel Jaramillo won Gold ADDYs. Ringling's Jacob Ferguson and Adrian Pumarejo received a Gold and a Silver, Jeff Bleitz got a Silver. John Stanko from USFSP won two Silver ADDYs. Zina Dombusch of University of Miami, Andrew Wiseman from Pensacola Christian College and Alfredo Salkeld of UCF were also awarded Silver ADDYs.