Award Winning Advertising Agency

WINNING ADVERTISING AWARDS ISN'T EVERYTHING, BUT IT'S NICE.

Some people think our work is better than most, so they give us some awards and recognitions. Honestly, being an award winning advertising agency is nice, but we really only care about winning for our clients.

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Our Biggest Award: Having happy, long-term, profitable partners

Awards are nice, but a good culture with good clients is the ultimate goal for Ethic Advertising Agency.

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2022 Pittsburgh Business Times: The List

dEthic Advertising Agency made two Pittsburgh Business Times' lists in 2022.  We made the Largest Pittsburgh-Area Advertising Firm list in the number 24 spot base on revenue (Up 1 position from last year) and the Largest Pittsburgh Area Digital Multimedia Marketing Firms list based on staff size at number 26. (Up 6 positions from last year).

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Dio + Co: Branded Promotional Video

Ethic Advertising Agency was honored to be awarded our first  silver People's Telly Award for our video production of Dio + Co's cinematic style and emotionally driven branded promotional video.  We created a piece that matches the quality of Dio + Co's mausoleums and monuments and one that resonates with it's audience on an emotional level.

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Presented to Jeff Swartz

Our CEO and founder, Jeff Swartz, was presented a Marketing Champion for Excellence certificate in recognition for his ongoing commitment to excellence in advertising.

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UPMC Orthopaedic Specialist: Comedy Education Bunion Video

Ethic Advertising Agency was awarded a silver Telly Award for our video production of a Comedy Education Bunion Video for UPMC Orthopaedic Specialist.  This 8 minute video engages and educates individuals interested in correcting their bunion video.  This video was intended to not only increase leads and peak interest in it's target audience, but have the doctor time from not having to review the basics of bunion surgery with patients during their initial visit.

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Dio + Co: Branded Promotional Video

Ethic Advertising Agency was awarded a silver Telly Award for our video production of Dio + Co's cinematic style and emotionally driven branded promotional video.  We created a piece that matches the quality of Dio + Co's mausoleums and monuments and one that resonates with it's audience on an emotional level.

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DePaul School For Hearing and Speech: Ollie Spot

Ethic Advertising Agency was awarded a silver Telly Award for our video production of the Ollie Spot.  This 30 second commercial showed a DePaul School for Hearing and Speech's student's entertaining and quick day at school. 

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UPMC Orthopaedic Specialist: Workers Comp Animated Video

Ethic Advertising Agency was awarded a silver Telly Award for our animation production of the Workers Comp Animation video.  This short, playful story uses rhyme and imagery to engage Orthopaedic Specialist's audience before Worker Comp presentations.

Top 25 List

Ethic Advertising Agency was listed as one of the best advertising agencies in Pittsburgh by Expertise for the seventh year in a row.

Agency of the Year - Gold

Ethic Advertising Agency has been awarded the GOLD title for Agency of the Year, 2021. in the United States. 

Certified Google Partner

Ethic Advertising Agency has earned an official Google Partnership status by maintaining top performance, spend levels, and certified experts on our team.

2021 Media Innovator Awards

Best Boutique Programmatic Advertising Agency: Northest USA

Ethic Advertising Agency was recognized as the Best Boutique Programmatic Advertising Agency - Northeast USA in 2021.

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2021 Expertise's Best Advertising Agencies in Pittsburgh

Top 24 List

Ethic Advertising Agency was listed as one of the best advertising agencies in Pittsburgh by Expertise for the sixth year in a row.

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2021 Pittsburgh Business Times: The List

dEthic Advertising Agency made two Pittsburgh Business Times' lists in 2021.  We made the Largest Pittsburgh-Area Advertising Firm list in the number 25 spot base on revenue (Up 2 positions from last year) and the Largest Pittsburgh Area Digital Multimedia Marketing Firms list based on staff size at number 32. (Up 5 positions from last year).

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2021 Social Media Marketing Awards

Top 10 Social Media Companies in Every State in America

Ethic Advertising Agency was awarded a Social Media Marketing Award from Kicksta for making their Top Ten PA Social Media Agency list. 

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2020 Silver Telly Award: Branded Content: Not-For Profit Category

DePaul School For Hearing and Speech: A Child's Journey

Ethic Advertising Agency was awarded a silver Telly Award for our video production of A Child's Journey.  This 90 second film showed a DePaul School for Hearing and Speech's student's journey from receiving a cochlear implant to starting and flourishing at DePaul.  The film was released at the school's gala and instantly earned tens of thousands of views online.

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2020 Pittsburgh Business Times: The List

Ethic Advertising Agency made two Pittsburgh Business Times' lists in 2020.  We made the Largest Pittsburgh-Area Advertising Firm list for the first time in the number 27 spot based on revenue and the Largest Pittsburgh Area Digital Multimedia Marketing Firms list based on staff size at number 37 for the second year in a row.

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2020 Expertise's Best Advertising Agencies in Pittsburgh

Top 36 List

Ethic Advertising Agency was listed as one of the best advertising agencies in Pittsburgh by Expertise for the fifth year in a row.

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Top 3 Ad Agencies in Pittsburgh

Ethic Advertising Agency has been listed as one of the top three advertising agencies in Pittsburgh on Three Best Rated since 2016.

 

 

Ethic Advertising Agency was featured as a top advertising agency on UpCity in 2020.  

2019 Gold Hermes Creative Award: Audio Program

Greenbriar Treatment Center: Sobering Sunday's Radio Program

Ethic Advertising Agency developed an original radio program for Greenbriar Treatment Center that aired on Sunday mornings on WWSW (3WS) in Pittsburgh.  This 30 minute program gave Greenbriar a long format platform to talk about the interesting world of drug and alcohol addiction.  Ethic was able to negotiate this program as added value for the client and developed and produced the show in partnership with the station.  This creative won Ethic a 2019 Gold Hermes Creative Award.

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2019 Pittsburgh Business Times: The List

Largest Pittsburgh Area Digital Multimedia Marketing Firms

Ethic Advertising Agency made the Pittsburgh Business Times' Largest Pittsburgh Area Digital Multimedia Marketing Firms list in 2019 in the number 37 position.

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2019 Expertise's Best Advertising Agencies in Pittsburgh

Top 19 List

Ethic Advertising Agency was listed as one of the best advertising agencies in Pittsburgh by Expertise for the fourth year in a row.

Ethic Advertising Agency was featured as a top advertising agency on UpCity in 2019.  

Best Ad Agency Award

Ethic Advertising Agency was recognized as a top company in DesignRush's Best Ad Agencies category for 2018.  DesignRush provides resources for discovering top agencies by expertise, portfolio, clients, awards, and more. 

2018 Gold Hermes Creative Award: Audio Creative

Advanced Basement Solutions: Radio Campaign

Ethic Advertising Agency developed an original radio campaign for Advanced Basement Solutions in 2017.  We created multiple radio spots where we brought inanimate objects to life by giving voices to items you are likely to find in a basement. This creative won Ethic a 2018 Gold Hermes Creative Award.

2018 Gold Hermes Creative Award: Logo Design

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Ethic Advertising developed the logo for The Bierker Group through strategic brand consultation and multi-step creative development. This creative won Ethic a 2018 Gold Hermes Creative Award.

2018 Honorable Mention Hermes Creative Award: Graphic Design

Monster in the Basement Branding Campaign for Advanced Basement Solutions

Ethic Advertising Agency created a custom mascot for Advanced Basement Solutions. We designed a "monster in the basement" who finds himself in adorable situations caused by water in the basement and foundation repair.

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2018 Expertise's Best Advertising Agencies in Pittsburgh

Top 20 List

Ethic Advertising Agency was listed as one of the best advertising agencies in Pittsburgh by Expertise for the third straight year.

2017 Platinum Hermes Creative Award: Graphic Design

Tony the Credit Card Business Cards

Tony The Credit Card Guy is a credit card processing business owner who has a fun, outgoing personality, so we wanted to match a business card to the man. We created it in the form of a credit card, and developed his logo in a fun cartoon version of himself. The credit card numbers are actually his phone number, and we printed these on 20pt plastic instead of a paper material. This creative won us a 2017 Platinum Hermes Creative Award.

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2017 Bronze Telly Award: Television Commercial

Greenbriar Treatment Center "New Facility" :30s

Ethic Advertising Agency partnered with Post Script Productions to produce a new Greenbriar Treatment Center TV commercials, including one for their new detox facility in Washington, PA.  We didn't have a large budget to work with for this project, but were able to develop a simple, effective, high quality spot to showcase their new facility.

2017 Gold Marcom Award: Graphic Design

Tony the Credit Card Business Cards

Tony The Credit Card Guy is a credit card processing business owner who has a fun, outgoing personality, so we wanted to match a business card to the man. We created it in the form of a credit card, and developed his logo in a fun cartoon version of himself. The credit card numbers are actually his phone number, and we printed these on 20pt plastic instead of a paper material. This creative won us a 2017 Gold Marcom award.

2017 Honorable Mention Hermes Creative Award: Graphic Design

Dlubak Powder Coating Logo

Ethic Advertising Agency did a custom logo design for Dlubak Powder Coating. The client really wanted a powder coating gun in their logo while maintaining a clean, bold look. Our goal was to also produce something that would look great in any medium and instantly displayed what Dlubak Powder Coating was all about.

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2017 Expertise's Best Advertising Agencies in Pittsburgh

Top 20 List

Ethic Advertising Agency was listed as one of the best advertising agencies in Pittsburgh by Expertise for the second straight year.

 

 

 

 

 

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2016 Expertise's Best Advertising Agencies in Pittsburgh

Top 20 List

Ethic Advertising Agency was listed as one of the best advertising agencies in Pittsburgh making Expertise's top 20 ad agency list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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