What makes an agency the best, worthy of winning the award two years in a row? For the judges at the 2021 MM+M Awards, it was about how Elevate helps clients overcome marketplace, and sometimes internal, challenges and help each brand achieve its fullest potential. How Elevate masters the ins and outs of a brand to become experts. And how Elevate’s performance—its ability to create challenger ideas that help disrupt the status quo, compel an action, inspire a belief, change a mindset, and take on a market challenge—is unmatched in the industry. The judges recognized that Elevate leadership is doing a fantastic job ensuring that the company culture is a winning one and that staff are content and have the time they need to recharge and be their best. In a pandemic, things could have gotten really challenging—this year only magnified Elevate’s success in keeping people healthy, mentally strong, and productive.
Chief Creative Officer Barry Schmader said, “This award is just more confirmation that our mission to champion challenger brands is right, and the bold creative work we do for them is making a difference. When I think about where we started six years ago and where we are now, Elevate has grown in so many ways. Capacity, capabilities, expertise, talented staff, and the work just keeps moving the creative bar higher and higher. It’s exciting to think about the possibilities of what Elevate could become—and what we can achieve for clients’ brands.”
One of the other things that makes Elevate gold-worthy is that, from the beginning, Elevate Healthcare has been the name but also a mission. Part of the model has always included creating advocacy for people. Some of our advocacy projects include participating in this year’s MM+M Move Together to benefit overall well-being, providing pro bono work and participating in a virtual VisionWalk fundraiser for the Fighting Blindness Foundation, and partnering with Toys for Tots and Bringing Hope Home to help local families in need over the holidays. Elevate also sponsors numerous animals at sanctuaries across the world, helping provide for animals in need.
We give special thanks to our entire team at Elevate for making this award possible—the hard work produced on a daily basis, the collaborative culture, and the respect given amongst the team are what makes our agency one of a kind!
For the full list of nominations, visit MM+M’s site here.
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