Award show roundup
The Radio Marketing Bureau conducted its 2010 Crystal Awards last week. The Western Canada Lottery Corporation and Venture Communications of Calgary won the Best in Show award for their "Lip Paint" commercial. The ad also received a gold award in the Performance category. The British Columbia Lottery Corporation and DDB Vancouver won a gold award in the Agency Single category for an ad called "Meet Mom." Brick Brewing and GJP Advertising & Design of Toronto received gold in the Agency Campaign category for their "Jingle Update" campaign. ABC Canada Literacy Foundation and Zig of Toronto won a gold award in the Public Service Announcement category for an ad called "Bear Mauling." BMW Canada and Cundari of Toronto took gold in the Sound category for their "Panning" commercial. Dream Easy Kitchens and Vista Radio of Kelowna, BC won gold in the Small Market category for their "Call From the 80s" ad. In the Station categories, gold awards were given to the Durham Rape Crisis Centre and CHUM Radio, the Vancouver Alpen Club and Jim Pattison Broadcast Group, Corus Radio station 107.5 Dave FM of Kitchener, ON and CHUM Radio station Curve 94.3 of Winnipeg.