SA Recognized at 2015 Central Iowa PRSA PRIME Awards

Strategic America’s public relations team received three PRIME Awards from the Central Iowa chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) at the 2015 PRIME Awards luncheon at the its professional development conference, OktoPRfest. The chapter’s PRIME awards honor and acknowledge outstanding public relations campaigns and projects. SA was honored in the following categories: Integrated Communications Campaign – 2015 STEM Education Award sponsored by Kemin Featured Writing – National Small Business Week Op-Ed Community Champion – YESS Duck Derby In addition, two SA public relations team members and PRSA chapter members received individual honors: Abby Delaney, public relation account coordinator, Outstanding New Member Courtney Shaw, senior public relations account manager, Outstanding Chapter Member

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Strategic America to Celebrate 35 Years with Appreciation Event

Strategic America, a full service marketing and advertising agency out of West Des Moines, will celebrate 35 years of business with an appreciation event at their offices on Tuesday, October 13 from 4- 6p.m. There will be live music, appetizers and drinks followed by a presentation by CEO Mike Schreurs and John Schreurs, COO and President.

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Mike Schreurs Promotes Small Businesses with Editorials

Strategic America is a strong supporter of small businesses. In honor of National Small Business Week, which was May 4 – 8, Mike Schreurs wrote two editorials to help promote the National Small Business Week and highlight the impact and importance of small businesses. Check out his editorials below: Ad Age – “Agencies Should Celebrate Small Businesses in a Big Way” The Des Moines Register – “Notice Small Business’ Big Impact”  

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SA Proudly Supports Every Woman Counts Luncheon

  Proceeds benefit proven baby-saving Count the Kicks public awareness campaign (WEST DES MOINES, April 9, 2015) — Only select tickets remain to the 2015 Every Woman Counts luncheon featuring New York Times bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton, author of Carry On Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy Beautiful Life. Melton, an award-winning blogger with hundreds of thousands of loyal followers, is the founder of Momastery.com.

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SA Earns Gold and Silver at ADDY Awards

(WEST DES MOINES, February 23, 2015)  – Strategic America recently received two Gold ADDY® Awards and three Silver ADDY® Awards at the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) celebration. Gold award winners will advance to the district level and vie for a spot in the national competition. SA earned the awards on behalf of clients Stoney Creek Hospitality, Bravo of Greater Des Moines, Kum & Go, Iowa Lottery and the Youth Emergency Services and Shelter.

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Strategic America Recognized at 2014 PRIME Awards

(DES MOINES, October 22, 2014) – Strategic America’s public relations team was recognized by the Central Iowa chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) at the 2014 PRIME Awards Banquet on October 22. The PRIME awards acknowledge outstanding public relations campaigns and projects. SA was honored in the following categories: Best of Show: STEM Public Awareness Campaign Integrated Communications Campaign: STEM Public Awareness Campaign Media Relations: 2014 Des Moines Home + Garden Show  

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Strategic America Receives Eight Iowa Motion Picture Association Awards

(DES MOINES, April 7, 2014) – Strategic America (SA) was honored with eight awards at the 23rd Annual Iowa Motion Picture Association Awards. The awards are given in recognition of outstanding creative and technical achievement in Iowa’s moving image production industry. SA won Awards of Excellence on behalf of the following clients: Iowa Farm Bureau Federation – “I Rise Up” Iowa Lottery – “Dream III” Iowa Lottery – “Gifts Galore” Kum & Go – “Snaxperts” Foster Group – Corporate video SA – SA culture video SA won Awards of Achievement on behalf of the following clients: Iowa Lottery – “Gamebook 7’s” Broadlawns – “Community” The Iowa Motion Picture Awards Gala and Extravaganza were held on March 28 & 29, 2014,

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Emily Abbas Selected as One of the Register’s “14 People to Watch in 2014”

At Strategic America, we pride ourselves in the many ways we give back to the communities we serve. Learn about how Emily Abbas, Executive Director of Public Relations, shares her talents with the Des Moines Community Playhouse. Abbas was selected as one of the Register’s “14 People to Watch in 2014,” honoring Central Iowans in business, arts, nonprofits, civic activism and non-elected government positions who are expected to make a difference in their fields of endeavor during the next year.

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Strategic America Honored with Best of Des Moines Awards

Integrated Marketing Firm a Winner for Five Consecutive Years (WEST DES MOINES, Sept. 20, 2013) – For the fifth consecutive year, Strategic America (SA), a full-service, integrated marketing firm based in West Des Moines, has received multiple Best of Des Moines awards from the Des Moines Business Record. The Business Record surveys business leaders each year to determine which Des Moines-based businesses, people and events are the best in various categories.

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New VP of Interactive Services Helps Clients Identify Today What Will Drive Results Tomorrow

(DES MOINES, IA, September 16, 2013) – Integrated marketing communications firm Strategic America (SA) has named digital veteran Dave Miglin as Vice President of Interactive Services. Dave has more than 20 years’ experience in the digital arena, which began in the early ’90s with TMP Worldwide / Monster Worldwide, then parent company to Monster.com, the website that revolutionized the nature of job search.

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