2016 ACE Winners

ACCE is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Awards for Communication Excellence competition.

The seven Grand Award winners below will go on stage during the Awards Show at ACCE’s Annual Convention in Savannah to accept their trophies. A Best in Show winner in each of the two size categories will be announced this same evening.

Award of Excellence winners will receive their certificates in the mail.

Check the Samples Library soon to view this year's award-winning work.


Best in Show

Class One:     

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
VeloCity online magazine

Class Two:     

Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce
Greer, South Carolina
GreerMade campaign


Grand Awards

Advertising and Marketing

Class One:     

Commerce Lexington Inc.
Lexington, Kentucky
Here’s Our Proof campaign



Class One:  

Greater Des Moines Partnership
Des Moines, Iowa
Partnership Brand Standards

North Carolina Chamber
Raleigh, North Carolina
Can’t Afford to Wait

Class Two:                 

Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce
Greer, South Carolina
GreerMade campaign



Class One:         

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Compass mobile app

Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce
Savannah, Georgia
Savannah Hauntings video series

Class Two:            

Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce
Glens Falls, New York
Adirondack Craft Beverage Trail mobile app



Class One:             

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
VeloCity online magazine

Class Two:              

McLean County Chamber of Commerce
Bloomington, Illinois
Annual Report


Awards of Excellence

Advertising and Marketing

Class One:          

Greater Des Moines Partnership
Des Moines, Iowa
Partnership Relocation Guide

One Acadiana 
Lafayette, Louisiana
Homegrown Workforce site selector advertising            

Class Two:    

Fayette Chamber of Commerce
Fayetteville, Georgia



Class One:    

Louisiana Association of Business and Industry
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Legislative Scorecard

New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce
New Braunfels, Texas
New image campaign

Orange County Business Council
Irvine, California
Securing Orange County’s Future

Salt Lake Chamber
Salt Lake City, Utah
Clear the Air Challenge

San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
San Diego, California
145th Anniversary Celebration

Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Tulsa’s Future


Class Two:    

Barrow County Chamber of Commerce
Winder, Georgia
Economic Development Authority video

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
Carrollton, Georgia
Advantage Carroll

Laredo Chamber of Commerce
Laredo, Texas
100th Anniversary Centennial Celebration



Class One:          

Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce
Bowling Green, Kentucky
“Hello Chamber from the Chamber Side” video

Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce
Beaufort, South Carolina

Garrett County Chamber of Commerce
McHenry, Maryland

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
Raleigh, North Carolina

Greater Waco Chamber
Waco, Texas

Kentucky Chamber
Frankfort, Kentucky 

Quad Cities Chamber
Davenport, Iowa

St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce
South Bend, Indiana

Vail Valley Partnership
Avon, Colorado


Class Two:    

Grapevine Chamber of Commerce
Grapevine, Texas

Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
Flagstaff, Arizona
125th Anniversary video

Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce
Liberty Lake, Washington
Friday Favorites



Class One:              

Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Annual Report

Detroit Regional Chamber
Detroit, Michigan
Detroiter magazine

Greater Omaha Chamber
Omaha, Nebraska
We Don’t Coast magazine

Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
Duluth, Georgia
Gwinnett Edge

Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
Lincoln, Nebraska
DiscoverLNK community guide

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
Nashville, Tennessee
Annual Report

Rockford Chamber of Commerce
Rockford, Illinois
One magazine

Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce
Toledo, Ohio
Little Green Book: It Matters Where You Make It.®


Class Two:    

Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches
West Palm Beach, Florida
Guide to the Palm Beaches business resource and membership directory

Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce
Aiken, South Carolina
An Aiken State of Mind community guide

LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce 
LaGrange, Georgia
Troup Trends




Past Winners

31st Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2015
30th Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2014
29th Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2013
28th Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2011-2012
27th Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2010
26th Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2009

25th Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2008

24th Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2007

23rd Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2006

22nd Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2005

21st Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2004

20th Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2003

19th Annual ACE Award Recipients, 2002