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Blockdot awards

AdweekMedia and LEGO earn Davey gongs.


November 16, 2009 (Dallas, TX) – Dallas-based Blockdot has been named a winner of two Silver Awards in the 2009 Davey Awards competition. The awards recognize Blockdot’s outstanding projects for AdweekMedia and LEGO.

The Davey Awards is sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. IAVA members include executives from organizations such as Condè Nast, Coach, Disney, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Estee Lauder, HBO, Keller Crescent, Monster.com, MTV, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sotheby's Institute of Art, Tribal DDB, Victoria's Secret, Wired, Yahoo! and many more.

The award-winning Blockdot projects are:

AdWeekMedia (Silver Award)

The “MARCH ADness” application for AdweekMedia is a bracket-style tournament that lets participants choose which ad reigns supreme. http://adness.adweek.com

LEGO (Silver Award)

Engaging, immersive, and creative, Blockdot’s “Rock Rocket” and “Cave Convoy” games promoted the LEGO Power Miners product launch and recruited children to the brand. http://powerminers.lego.com/en-us/games/rockrocket.aspx and http://powerminers.lego.com/en-us/games/caveconvoy.aspx.

About Blockdot and Kewlbox.com

Blockdot, a Media General, Inc. company, is a leading producer and provider of casual games and company sponsored Advergames. Blockdot has created over 800 games for a broad range of leading brands and companies, including American Airlines, AT&T, Baskin-Robbins, General Motors, Kimberly-Clark, Kraft, Motorola, M&Ms, Nokia, Universal Pictures and Verizon. Millions of people play Blockdot games on its game site www.kewlbox.com, which consistently ranks as one of the Top 50 gaming portals on the Internet and is used as the launching site for client Advergames. More information on Advergaming can be found at www.blockdot.com.

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Contact: Dan Ferguson




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