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Awards

Since 1996, our woman-owned small business has continued to exceed expectations, going above and beyond for the people and organizations we serve. Our branding initiatives, partnership programs and public education campaigns are known for their successes and measurable results. But it is our delivery of those services that truly sets us apart.

awards2017 Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, MarCom Gold Award

– #ApprenticeshipWorks Video Series —

At Concepts, we focus on our clients’ successes, not our own. However, we are honored to have been recognized for our work. Such accomplishments include:

  • Ranked #8 on the Washington Business Journal’s 2019 Public Relations Firms List
  • Received LeadersNest’s 2018 FedFem Award
  • Received SmartCEO’s 2016 Brava Award
  • Received PR News’ 2016 Diversity in PR Award: Organization
  • Received the 2015 Best of Business Bethesda Small Business Award
  • Ranked #90 on PRWeek’s nationwide 2012 Agency Business Report
  • Recognized as a Top Federal Government Public Relations Contractor by the Federal Times in 2012
  • Recognized as a Patriotic Employer in 2011 by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

Some Awards Secured for Our Clients

  • 2020 Communicator Award of Distinction in the Websites – General-Government Category – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) Mental Health Toolkit: Resources for Fostering a Mentally Healthy Workplace
  • 2020 Hermes Creative Awards, Gold Award for Web Element/Microsite – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) Mental Health Toolkit: Resources for Fostering a Mentally Healthy Workplace
  • 2020 AVA Digital Awards, Gold Award for Microsite – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) Mental Health Toolkit: Resources for Fostering a Mentally Healthy Workplace
  • 2019 Horizon Interactive Silver Award for Websites/Government Agency – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) Mental Health Toolkit: Resources for Fostering a Mentally Healthy Workplace
  • 2019 W3 Awards, Silver Award Winner for Online Video, Miscellaneous – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) “About EARN!” Video
  • 2019 Hermes Creative Awards, Honorable Mention for Web-based Training – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) Dinah Cohen Training Center for Disability Employment & Inclusion
  • 2019 Hermes Creative Awards, Gold Award for Video for the Web – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) “About EARN!” Video
  • 2019 dotCOMM Awards, Gold Award for Video Series – Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) “Working Works” Videos
  • 2019 Cynopsis Social Good Awards, Honorable Mention for Public Service Announcement – Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) “Working Works” PSA
  • 2019 Communicator Awards, Award of Distinction for Websites – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) Dinah Cohen Training Center for Disability Employment & Inclusion
  • 2019 Communicator Awards, Award of Distinction for Online Video, Public Service – Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) “Working Works” PSA
  • 2019 Communicator Awards, Award of Distinction for Online Video, Other – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) “About EARN!” Video
  • 2019 AVA Digital Awards, Gold Award for Training/E-Learning – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) Dinah Cohen Training Center for Disability Employment & Inclusion
  • 2019 MarCom Awards, Gold Award for PSA Campaign – Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) “Working Works” PSA Campaign
  • 2019 MarCom Awards, Gold Award for Website Redesign – The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) 2.0
  • 2018 MarCom Awards, Platinum Award for Microsite Information – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) Inclusion@Work: A Framework for Building a Disability-Inclusive Organization Framework
  • 2018 MarCom Awards, Gold Award for Government Video/Film – An Introduction to ePolicyWorks’ Online Dialogues
  • 2018 Horizon Interactive Awards, Silver Award Recognizing Excellence in Interactive Media Production for Training/E-Learning Websites – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) Dinah Cohen Training Center for Disability Employment & Inclusion
  • 2018 Horizon Interactive Awards Silver Award Recognizing Excellence in Interactive Media Production for Government Agency Websites – Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN) Inclusion@Work: A Framework for Building a Disability-Inclusive Organization
  • 2018 dotCOMM Gold Award for Website Element, White Board Video – An Introduction to ePolicyWorks’ Online Dialogues
  • 2018 dotCOMM Gold Award for Government Video for the Web – An Introduction to ePolicyWorks’ Online Dialogues
  • 2018 dotCOMM Awards, Platinum Award for Government Website – The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE) 2.0
  • 2017 MarCom Gold Award for Government Video/Film – #ApprenticeshipWorks Video Series
  • 2016 Communicator Awards, Silver Award of Distinction for Content and Marketing: Branded Social Campaign – Disability.gov #DgovADA25 Campaign
  • 2016 Communicator Awards, Silver Award of Distinction for Content Marketing: Blog – Disability.gov ADA25 Guest Blogger Series
  • 2015 Communicator Awards, Silver Award of Distinction for Government Website – Disability.gov
  • 2015 Interactive Media Awards, Outstanding Achievement Award – Disability.gov #DgovADA25 Guest Blogger Series
  • 2015 Hermes Gold Creative Award for Blog – Disability.Blog
  • 2015 Hermes Honorable Mention for People/Portrait – Disability.Blog “No Boundaries” Profile of Hector
  • 2014 Secretary of Labor Honor Awards Recipient, Federal Partners in Transition National Online Dialogue Team – ePolicyWorks
  • 2014 IdeaScale’s Open Innovation Awards for Best Engagement Strategy – ePolicyWorks
  • 2014 Cynopsis Media Social Good Awards, Honorable Mention for Public Service Announcement – Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE)
  • 2013 IdeaScale’s Open Innovation Awards, Runner-up for Best Engagement Strategy, Runner-up – ePolicyWorks
  • 2012 National Association of Government Communicators Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards, First Place – Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
  • 2012 Communicator Awards, Silver Award of Distinction for Government Website – National Resource Directory (NRD)
  • 2012 Interactive Media Awards, Best in Class Award for the Blog – Disability.Blog
  • 2012 FedScoop 50 Awards, Federal Innovation of the Year – ePolicyWorks
  • 2012 Hermes Gold Creative Award for People/Portrait – Disability.gov
  • 2011 Web Marketing Awards for Government Standard of Excellence – National Resource Directory (NRD)
  • 2011 The Federal 100 Awards – Michael Reardon, ePolicyWorks, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
  • 2011 Public Relations Society of America Bronze Anvil, Award of Commendation – Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE)
  • 2011 PRWeek Awards, Honorable Mention for Best Use of Audio/Video – Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE)
  • 2011 Interactive Media Awards, Outstanding Achievement in Military Award – National Resource Directory (NRD)
  • 2011 MarCom Gold Award – Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE)

Since 1996, our woman-owned small business has continued to exceed expectations, going above and beyond for the people and organizations we serve. Our branding initiatives, partnership programs and public education campaigns are known for their successes and measurable results. But it is our delivery of those services that truly sets us apart.