The 2017 CAPPIE awards were held Thursday March 23, 2017 at Beatnik Studios.

Many thanks to the 30th annual CAPPIE Awards Sponsors!











Congratulations to the 2016 CAPPIE Winners

Division 1 – Overall Public Relations Campaign

Category 1: Long Term Campaign
Gold: Pedestrians Don’t Have Armor – Prosio Communications
Gold: Washington Elementary Reopens School with New STEAM Curriculum Focus – 3Fold Communications
Silver: Walker Zanger Global Headquarters –  Merlot Marketing
Bronze: Cultivate California –  Edelman

Category 2: Short Term Campaign
Gold: GetHereSac – City of Sacramento
Silver: Your Clean Slate: WEAVE, Inc., Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Campaign –  IDMLOCO and WEAVE, Inc.
Bronze: Sacramento Regional Transit Leverages Golden1 Center Grand Opening – 3Fold Communications

Category 3: Political Public Relations Program
Gold: No on Proposition 62 / Yes on Proposition 66 – FSB Core Strategies
Silver: Prop 52 Coalition Campaign – Randle Communications

Category 4: Public Service Announcement
Gold: Save Our Water Sacramento – Association of California Water Agencies
Silver: Sac Healthy Baby “Stress” Campaign – First 5 California
Sacramento Plastic Bag Ban Campaign – Department of Public Works Recycling & Solid Waste Division
Silver: Office of Traffic Safety Pills and Pints PSA’s – Prosio Communications

Category 5: Special Event or Festival
Gold: Sacramento Mural Festival – PHPR
Silver: Drone Information Day 2016 – FSB Core Strategies
Bronze: DDVIP College Tour Kickoff –  Prosio Communications

Category 6: Media Event or Press Conference
Gold: Be Better Campaign – Runyon Saltzman
Silver: Golden 1 Credit Union Celebrates Opening of Golden 1 Center Branch – Randle Communications


Division 2 – Individual PR Outreach Elements

Category 1: Annual or Special Report
Gold: SJCOG: Commute Connection Annual Report – Crocker and Crocker
Silver: Visit California FY15/16 Year in Review –  Visit California
Bronze: Midtown Association Annual Report Splashes New Look – 3Fold Communications

Category 2: Branded Materials or Collateral
Gold: Inside Sacramento: The Most Interesting Neighborhood Places in America’s Farm to Fork Capital – Inside Publications
Silver: UCP “Make a Difference” Mailers –  ME Communications
Bronze: Pedestrian Safety Activity Book – Prosio Communications

Category 3: Continuing Publication
Gold: Rancho Cordova’s Community Enhancement Report – Crocker and Crocker
Silver: Sacramento Department of Utilities Research and Branding Outreach Campaign –
Crocker and Crocker

Category 4: News and Opinion Writing
Gold: No on 62 Yes on 66 Campaign Op-ed – FSB Core Strategies
Silver: No on 62, Yes on 66 Campaign – Me Communications
Bronze: National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils – Me Communications


Division 3 – Digital

Category 1: Website
Gold: GetHereSac Website – City of Sacramento
Silver: Western Placer Waste Management Authority Website Features “One Big Bin” Program – 3Fold Communications
Bronze: iTransit –  Melee Convergent Media

Category 2: Video
Gold: SJCOG: Rideopoly: Commute Connection Successes – Crocker and Crocker
Silver: UC Davis Sexual Assault Video – Runyon Saltzman
Bronze: Western Placer Waste Management Authority Cinema Ad Gives Trash A Face – 3Fold Communications

Category 3: Social Media Campaign
Gold: River City Food Bank Utilizes Social Media for Give Local Tuesday – 3Fold Communications
Silver: #CMAdocs – Pride in Profession Campaign – California Medical Association
Bronze: Walker Banger’s Kaza Design Competition – Merlot Marketing

Category 4: Infographic
Gold: Key Actions to Prevent Highway Pollution – Sagent Marketing
Silver: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Infographic – WEAVE, Inc.
Bronze:  Commute Connection Bike to Work Success Story – Crocker and Crocker


Division 3 – Pro Bono

Category 1: Pro Bono Campaign
Gold: Sacramento’s Most Eligible Bachelor and Bachelorette  – 3fold WEAVE, Inc. / Girls on the Grid

Category 2: Pro Bono Special Event
Gold: Ethan Cleans Up  – Randle Communications
Silver: Box Kai Temple Kickstarter – Me Communications