Concierge Auctions Sweeps The 2015 National Auctioneers Association And USA Today Marketing Awards

Global luxury auction firm earns an impressive 13 awards including "Best In Show" for advertising and public relations

Jun 17, 2015

NEW YORK, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading luxury real estate auction firm Concierge Auctions, the industry leader serving high-net-worth individuals worldwide, is pleased to announce the honor of earning thirteen awards in the 2015 National Auctioneers Association and USA Today Marketing Competition, including "Best in Show" for advertising and public relations. The New York City-based company, which has closed more than $750 million in sales since 2008, also took home nine first place and three second place awards.

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"Our marketing team of nearly 20 full-time employees continuously raises the bar. It's because of the creativity of each and every one of them, along with our management's dedication towards investing in the latest strategies and technologies, that our clients are able to feel and fall in love with the homes we're selling through photos, text and video," said Concierge Auctions Vice President of Marketing, Krystal Aeby. "We're appreciative of everyone's efforts and thrilled about this recognition — especially in such great company with our fellow NAA members."

Concierge Auctions competed amongst a total of 910 total entries. The firm and other winners will be formally recognized at a reception next month during the 66th International Auctioneers Conference and Show in Dallas, where entries will be on display.

This year's contest highlighted coast-to-coast, top-level marketing efforts, with winners from 18 states and South Africa. The competition featured 57 sub-categories in seven categories: Postcards, Brochures & Catalogs, Newspaper/Magazine Print Ads, Public Relations & Marketing, Digital & Social Media, Photography and Auction Marketing Campaign of the Year.

Concierge Auctions' awards included:

Best in Show
1. Advertising & PR – Print: Northstar Luxury Chalet Look Book

First Place
1. Brochures & Catalogs – Residential Real Estate: Northstar Look Book
2. Newspapers and Magazines Larger than Half-page: Aspen Times Weekly ad (tie)
3. Newspapers and Magazines Larger than Half-page: Athlete's Quarterly ad (tie)
4. Company Brochure: Concierge Auctions Company Profile
5. Promotional Email: Auction Alert
6. Social Media: Social Media – Villa Maria
7. Video – Auction Promotional: Innocence Island
8. Video – Company Promotional: Company Videos
9. Wild Card – Professional: Northstar Luxury Chalet Interior

Second Place
1. Company Promotional Giveaway Item: The Key – Volume 2
2. Photography – Creative: Paddles Up
3. Wild Card – Professional: Peace Ranch – Pool

Many notable awards were also received by other impressive NAA members, including "Best in Show" for Digital Advertising & PR by Lonny McCurdy, AARE of McCurdy Auction in Wichita Kansas and "Best in Show" for Creative Photography by David W. Thornhill of Thornhill Auction in Troy Missouri.

Concierge Auctions is currently handling luxury property auctions in Alaska, Colorado, California, Georgia, Hawaii, North Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Canada and the Caribbean, with many more scheduled for Summer and Fall. If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling a remarkable property through Concierge Auctions, call 212.257.5018.

About Concierge Auctions

New York-based Concierge Auctions is the dominant player in the luxury real estate auctions sector, selling high-end properties worldwide through a transparent and market-based bidding process. Since its founding in 2008, Concierge's business has spanned the globe, including 27 US states and 5 countries, and the firm has produced numerous record-setting sales. Concierge recently received the "Best Overall Marketing" award from Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate, a global collection of more than 130,000 real estate professionals in more than 60 countries, and was named one of America's fastest-growing companies by Inc. Magazine.

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