Thomas C. Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award
The recipient must have made significant contributions to advertising and been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. They must have shown a consistently high degree of excellence in the field of advertising over a lifetime, coupled with strong community involvement.
Ad Person of the Year
The recipient must have achieved singular excellence in the advertising field during the last year, while demonstrating strong community involvement.
Promotion Person or Group of the Year
The recipient must have made an outstanding contribution to the effectiveness of promotional activities on behalf of the community. The time frame of this award is not necessarily limited to the past year.
Community Contribution of the Year
The recipient should have made an outstanding advertising-related contribution to the community during 2016. This award recognizes those businesses or individuals that have been active in furthering the industry’s responsibility in areas of social concern.