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BBB Awards and Recognition

BBB serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin has been the recipient of many local, national and international awards, including Hermes Creative AwardsMarCom Awards and recognized as one of the Top 50 Nonprofit Organizations to Work For four years in a row by The NonProfit Times. We pride ourselves on providing award-winning programs and services to the consumers and businesses we serve. 

    

            
  

                    

 

2014

PR Daily 2014 Non-Profit PR Awards
- Winner: Best Press Release - Puppy Scams
- Winner: Best Newsletter - BBB Trust Talk
- Honorable Mention: Best Blog - WatchYourBuck.com

Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals - Hermes Creative Awards
- Recipient of Platinum Award for Corporate Social Media/Blog Category - WatchYourBuck.com
Recipient of Platinum Award for Video/TV Ad Category - BBB Tech Tools TV Ad
Recipient of Gold Award for Publications/Annual Report Category - BBB 2014 Annual Report
Recipient of Gold Award for Advertising/Ad Campaign Category - BBB Tech Tools
Recipient of Gold Award for Website Element/Web Based Multi-Media Category - BBB Webinar Center
Recipient of Gold Award for Television Placement Category - Defenders Investigation: Bewoop.com Blunder
- Honorable Mention for Marketing Collateral/Branding Category - BBB 2013 Holiday Card
- Honorable Mention for Publications/Newsletter Category - BBB Trust Talk

International Academy of the Visual Arts - The Communicator Awards
- Award of Distinction for BBB Annual Report
- Award of Distinction for BBB Tech Tools Postcard
- Award of Distinction for BBB Tech Tools TV Ad
- Award of Distinction for BBB 2013 Holiday Card

The NonProfit Times – Best NonProfits to Work For 2014
- Honored as one of the best nonprofits to work for in the United States

2013

Public Relations Society of America - Bronze Anvil Awards
- Recipient of Bronze Anvil Award - Of Commendation BBB Blog: watchyourbuck.com

Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce - Greater Austin Business Awards
- Carrie Hurt - For winner for Executive Leadership in the medium division

The Council of Better Business Bureaus - Outstanding Better Business Bureau Awards
- Winner of Marshall A. Mott Award for overall exellence in communications
- Winner in Outreach: Quick Stop for BBB Quick-Tips
- Winner in Technology: Consumers 'Like' Our #Social Media Presence 

PR Daily - Digital PR Awards
- Honorable Mention for BBB Blog - watchyourbuck.com

International Academy of Visual Arts - International Davey Awards
- Silver Award winner for 2013 BBB Annual Report

The NonProfit Times – Best NonProfits to Work For 2013
- Honored again as one of the best nonprofits to work for in the United States

Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals - AVA Digital Awards
- Recipient of Gold award for Website/Nonprofit - BBB Rewind
- Recipient of Gold award Audio Production/Radio/PSA - BBB Centennial PSA
- Honorable Mention for Web Element/Webcast - BBB Rewind

Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals - Hermes Creative Awards
- Recipient of Gold award for Advertising/Direct Mail Piece
- Honorable Mention for Publications/Annual Report - 2013 Annual Report
- Honorable Mention for Video/Educational - BBB Quick Tips

2012

The NonProfit Times – Best NonProfits to Work For 2012
- Honored as one of the best nonprofits to work for in the United States

Austin American Statesman - Top Workplaces 2012
- Honored as one of the top 45 Small Businesses to work at for 2012

Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals - Hermes Creative Awards
- Recipient of Platinum award for San Antonio Testimonial Campaign
- Recipient of Platinum award for Marketing Collateral/Specialty Item - BBB USB Card
- Recipient of Gold award for BBB blog "Watch Your Buck"
- Recipient of Gold award for 2012 BBB Annual Report
- Honorable Mention for BBB Accredited Business e-mail blast
- Honorable Mention for media response story

International Academy of the Visual Arts - The Communicator Awards
- Award of Distinction for Trust Talk newsletter
- Award of Distinction for 2011 BBB Annual Report
- Award of Distinction for San Antonio Advertising Billboards

Council of Better Business Bureaus - Outstanding Better Business Bureau Awards
- Winner in Accreditation Support
- Winner in Single Case Investigation
- Winner in Conciliation and Arbitration Program
- Winner in Outreach for BBB Training Webinars
- Winner in Technology and Internet Based Efforts for our blog, WatchYourBuck.com
- Winner in Highest Total Dollars for Accreditations
- Winner in Highest Number of Accreditations
- Winner in Highest Local Producers of New Members

Better Business Bureau Operating Committee
- Winner of the Meritorious Service Award: Carrie A. Hurt

Marcom Awards
- Recipient of Platinum award for Radio/PSA for the BBB Centennial PSA
- Recipient of Gold award for Media Relations/Publicity/TV Placement
- Honorable Mention for Web Video/Informational for BBB Rewind
- Honorable Mention for Writing/Column

2011

Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals - Hermes Creative Awards
- Recipient of Gold award for eTrust Talk newsletter
- Honorable Mention for BBB welcome brochure

Austin Business Journal - Profiles in Power
- Carrie A. Hurt honored as a Woman of Influence

Outstanding Better Business Bureau Awards
- Winner of Marshall A. Mott Award for overall excellence in communications
- Winner for Overall BBB Operations
- Winner for Outstanding Advertising Review
- Winner for Highest number of new BBB Accredited Businesses
- Winner for Highest local producer of new BBB Accredited Businesses

Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals – MarCom Awards
- Gold Award winner for marketing specialty item - USB Card
- Gold Award winner for BBB welcome brochure
- Platinum Award winner for Trust Talk newsletter
- Honorable Mention for BBB blog "Watch Your Buck"

The NonProfit Times – Best NonProfits to Work For 2011
- Honored as one of the best nonprofits to work for in the United States

2010

Outstanding Better Business Bureau Awards
- Winner for BBB Store and Design Center
- Winner for Outstanding Public Awareness Campaign
- Winner for Highest local producer of new BBB Accredited Businesses

Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals
- Gold Award winner for eTrust Talk newsletter
- Honorable Mention for 2010 BBB Annual Report

Austin American Statesman – Top Workplaces
- Honored as one of the top workplaces in Austin, Texas

2009

Outstanding Better Business Bureau Awards
- Winner of Marshall A. Mott Award for overall excellence in communications
- Winner for Overall BBB Operations
- Winner for Highest Dollar Volume
- Winner for Highest Volume of Sales
- Winner for Public Awareness Campaign

State of Texas – Yellow Rose of Texas
- Carrie A. Hurt awarded the Yellow Rose of Texas

City of Austin, Texas
- Certificate of Congratulations in recognition of Outstanding Better Business Bureau Awards

City of Corpus Christi, Texas
- Certificate of Commendation in recognition of Outstanding Better Business Bureau Awards

City of San Antonio, Texas
- Certificate of Recognition of Outstanding Better Business Bureau Awards

2008

Outstanding Better Business Bureau Awards
- Winner for Specific Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation Program
- Winner for Overall Re-branding: External Audience

2007

Outstanding Better Business Bureau Awards
- Winner for Specific Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs
- Winner for Outstanding Investigation
- Winner for Member Programs