Awards

Rountree Group has been recognized numerous times over the decades for its outstanding communication management efforts and creative spirit. We’re proud to be held in high esteem by industry experts, the media and our peers.

Our client programs have won many prestigious awards, including two Silver Anvils, the highest award a public relations agency may receive, and more than 160 industry awards, including:

PRSA –

  • Phoenix Award – Toyota/Pride Drug Free Youth Partnership
  • Phoenix Award – Carolinas Education Initiative
  • Phoenix Award – American Fare Charlotte Grand Opening
  • Phoenix Award – Naturally Fresh Graduating Gourmet Recipe Contest
  • 1992 Silver Anvil Award – North Georgia Toyota Dealers Association – Community Relations Associations
  • 1993 Silver Anvil Award – Cancer Specialists of Georgia – Marketing Communications
  • 1997 Phoenix Awards Certificate of Excellence – Media Relations – Dahlberg/Miracle-Ear – Miracle Ear Helps Rwandan Athlete Hear Again
  • 1997 Phoenix Award – Southeastern Flower Show Rhythm and Bloom – On the Hit Parade – Media Relations
  • 1997 Phoenix Award – Outstanding Project Award – Sugarloaf Country Club – Consumer Byline Writing
  • 1998 Phoenix Award – Outstanding Project Award – Sugarloaf Country Club – Consumer Byline Writing
  • 2000 Phoenix Awards Certificate of Excellence – State of Georgia Dept. of Human Resources – Abstinence: You are Worth the Wait – Public Service
  • 2000 Phoenix Award – Outstanding Project Award – Mrs. Smith’s Bakeries, Inc. – Pumpkin Pies: Sugar and Spice with Everything Nice
  • 2001 Phoenix Award – Mrs. Smith’s Bakeries – “Desserts Sure to Light up the Night at Summer BBQs”
  • 2001 Phoenix Award – Mothers Against Drunk Driving – MADD Makes a Mark in GA
  • 2002 Phoenix Award – Writing/Consumer Media News Release – Sugarloaf Country Club Grand Slam… Four Years in a Row
  • 2002 Phoenix Award Certificate of Excellence – Mrs. Smith’s Bakeries, LLC – “Make it Your Own” Seasonal Campaign – Media Relations-Two or More Media
  • 2002 Phoenix Award – Brochures – Randstad North America – 2002 Employee Review Booklet
  • 2003 Phoenix Awards Certificate of Excellence – Schwan’s Bakery Division/Mrs. Smith’s Bakeries – Mrs. Smith’s Fret-Free Desserts – Media Relations-Two or More Media
  • 2003 Phoenix Award Certificate of Excellence – Schwan’s Bakery Division/Mrs. Smith’s Bakeries – Mrs. Smith’s Fret-Free Desserts – Media Relations (Print)
  • 2003 Phoenix Award – Writing/Consumer Media News Release – Schwan’s Bakery Division/Mrs. Smith’s Bakeries – Honoring America’s Favorite: Apple Pie
  • 2004 Phoenix Awards Certificate of Excellence – Schwan’s Bakery, Inc. – The Moose is Loose! – Press/Media Kits
  • 2004 Phoenix Award – Media Relations – Schwan’s Bakery, Inc. – “The Moose is Loose”: Launch of New Cream Pies
  • 2006 PRimus Award – CyraCom International, Inc. – Driving Business in Dallas News Conference
  • 2006 Primus Award – CyraCom – Driving Business in Dallas Publicity
  • 2006 Primus Award – CyraCom – Increasing Diversity: Issues & Opportunities in Health Care
  • 2006 Phoenix Awards Certificate of Excellence – CyraCom – Increasing Diversity: Issues and Opportunities and Providing Health Care – Publications
  • 2007 Phoenix Awards Certificate of Excellence – Integrated Fire Protection – The News Nozzle – Single Issue Newsletter/Booklet/Calendars
  • 2007 Phoenix Awards Certificate of Excellence – CyraCom Language Index, 2006 Year in Review – Brochures
  • 2007 Phoenix Award – Writing – Management for CyraCom
  • 2008 Phoenix Awards Certificate of Excellence – CyraCom Language Index, 2007 Year in Review – Brochures-Fewer than 17 Pages
  • 2010 Phoenix Awards Certificate of Excellence – The Arbor Company – Marketing Consumer Services -Healthcare Services
  • 2013 Phoenix Award – External Video Programs-B2B – Mega Mill
  • 2013 Phoenix Award – Integrated Communications – Sweater Girl
  • 2014 Phoenix Award – Media Relations-B2B – Focus on the Firm: Offerings and Experts
  • 2014 Phoenix Award – Marketing-B2B – Focus on the Firm: Offerings and Experts
  • 2014 Phoenix Award – Events or Observances – Grow Your Business
  • 2015 Phoenix Award –  Events or Observances – The Future of Carpet
  • 2016 Phoenix Award – Events or Observances – Pure Confidence…Pure Color
  • 2016 Phoenix Award – Integrated Communications – Pure Confidence…Pure Color

CIPRA – Inside PR

  • Medical Practice Marketing – Cancer Specialists of Georgia
  • For Rwanda to Raleigh for an Olympic Athlete – Mircale Ear/Dahlberg Inc.
  • 1996 Best Service Team Calendar & Poster – Bellsouth Telecommunications

IABC –

  • Golden Flame Award – Sugarloaf Country Club – Realtor Sell-a-Bration – Special Communications/Special Events Piece
  • 1987 Silver Flame Award – Neva Dixon Rountree Group
  • 1987 Silver Flame Award – UltraSwim Consumer Products
  • 1988 Silver Flame Award – Neva Dixon Rountree -Total Communications Program – External
  • 1988 Award of Excellence – Public Service Communications – Georgia Safety Belt Coalition
  • 1989 Golden Flame Award – Posters/Information Signs
  • 1990 Golden Flame Award – Opinion/Editorial Writing/Advertorials
  • 1992 Golden Flame Award – “Drugless Y’all!” – Single photo
  • 1992 Golden Flame Award – Toyota Pride-Drug Free Youth Partnership – Media Relations/Ongoing Program
  • 1994 Golden Flame Award – North Point Mall Debut – Media Relations Projects
  • 1995 Golden Flame Award – Race for the Cure – Special Events, External
  • 1995 Golden Flame Award – Media Relations – Ongoing Campaigns
  • 1995 Golden Flame Award – Race for the Cure – Special Events
  • 1995 Golden Flame Award – Provident Life and Accident – Media Relations: Ongoing Campaigns
  • 1996 Silver Flame Award – The Southeastern Flower Show – External Audience Special Event
  • 1996 Silver Flame Award – Miracle-Ear Olympic Games “Did You Hear?” Written Communications Newsletter
  • 1998 Golden Flame Award – Sugarloaf Country Club – Sugarloaf Classic Dinner – Special Communications/Special Event Pieces
  • 2000 Bronze Flame Award – State of Georgia Dept. of Human Resources – Abstinence Education Public Service Announcement – Advertising/Other
  • 2000 Silver Flame Award – Mrs. Smith’s Bakeries, Inc. – Pumpkin Pies: Sugar and Spice with Everything Nice – Written Communications, News Releases
  • 2001 Silver Flame Award – Sugarloaf Country Club Kitchen and Hearth Tour – Special Events
  • 2001 Golden Flame Award – A Fourth of July Grand Finale – Mrs. Smith’s Bakeries – Graphic Communications
  • 2001 Golden Flame Award – A Fourth of July Grand Finale – Mrs. Smith’s Bakeries, LLC – Photography
  • 2002 Bronze Flame Award – 2002 Employee Review – External Communications Programs – Randstad North America
  • 2002 Silver Flame – Randstad N. America’s Employee Review Media Relations Campaign
  • 2002 Silver Flame Award – Seasonal Media Relations Campaign – Media Relations Project – Mrs. Smith’s Bakeries
  • 2003 Bronze Award – Honoring America’s Favorite: Apple Pie – Schwans Bakery Division/Mrs. Smiths Bakeries – Writing/News Release
  • 2003 Golden Flame Award – Mrs. Smith’s Fret-Free Desserts – Total Communications Program
  • 2003 Bronze Flame Award – Baskin Robbins Free Scoop Night – Special Event Campaign
  • 2002 Silver Flame Award – Seasonal Media Relations Campaign – Media Relations Project – Mrs. Smith’s Bakeries
  • 2003 Silver Flame Award – Seasonal Media Relations Campaign – Short Term
  • 2004 Silver Flame Award – Graphic Design – Schwan’s Bakery
  • 2006 Silver Flame Award – Increasing Diversity: Issues and Opportunities with Providing Health Care – Total Effort
  • 2010 Silver Flame Award – Senior Living at its Finest – External Communication – The Arbor Company
  • 2010 Bronze Flame Award – Senior Living at its Finest – Media Relations – The Arbor Company
  • 2011 Silver Flame Award – Media Relations – From Patio to Vase – Gardeners Confidence Collection
  • 2012 Silver Flame Award – Media Relations – Building the Bench Strength of Fisher & Phillips, LLP
  • 2013 Bronze Flame Award – Communications Management – Media Relations – Putting Experts in the Media Spotlight
  • 2013 Bronze Flame Award – Marketing Communications – Sweater Girl
  • 2013 Bronze Flame Award – Media Relations – Focus on the Firm: Offerings and Experts – Fisher & Phillips
  • 2013 Silver Flame Award – Audiovisual – Mega Mill Video
  • 2014 Silver Quill Award of Merit – Mega Mills Video – Audio Visual
  • 2014 Silver Quill Award of Merit – Focus on the Firm – Communication Management – Media Relations
  • 2015 Golden Flame Award – The Future of Carpet – Communication Skills: Special Events – External
  • 1989 Ace Award Competition – “Georgia’s Safety Belt Coalition” – Public Relations/Communications – Women in Communications, Inc.
  • 1989 Entrepreneur of the Year Nominee – Arthur Young Entrepreneurial Services
  • 1991 PRIDE corporate award – SET/N. GA Toyota Dealers
  • 2006 – Georgia Southern University – Alumni of the Year Award
  • 2009 Alumni of the Year – Dept. of Communication Arts, Georgia Southern University
  • 2010 – Georgia Southern University – Distinguished Service Award
  • 2011 Luminary Star Award – Don Rountree
  • 2013 Business of Excellence
  • 2016 Silver Flame Award – Communications Management/Media Relations – Firebirds Turns Up Heat On Media Relations
  • 2016 Silver Flame Award – Communications Management/Government Campaigns – DBHDD Lays Out Road Map For Mental Illness
  • 2016 Bronze FlameAward – Communication Management/Media Relations – Mather Economics:Showcasing Value & Expertise
  • 2016 Bronze Flame Award – Comunication Management/Marketing, Advertising & Brand – Pure Confidence…Pure Color