Big Idea Wins 4 MarCom Awards

Big Idea is honored to earn four MarCom Awards this year: 3 Gold awards and 1 prestigious platinum award.

The MarCom Awards is an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievements by marketing and communication professionals. The judges are industry professionals who aim to honor companies whose talents go above and beyond expectations.

This year there were over 6,500 entries from the US, Canada and 17 countries. Only 24% of these entries won a gold Marcom award, judged to exceed the high standards of the industry. The platinum MarCom award honors the most outstanding entries in the competition in terms of quality, creativity and resourcefulness. Only 17% of entries won this award.

Big Idea’s work was recognized for the following projects and categories.


Big Idea’s distinctive design for Cardinal Hayes’ Fall Alumni Magazine commemorated the school’s 75th anniversary. This project received a platinum award in the Educational Institution/External Newsletter category.

Big Idea also received a gold award for the Cardinal Hayes High School Alumni Magazine – Winter 2016.

An annual report in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the category of Annual Report/Association also received a gold award.

For 75 years, Cardinal Hayes High School has provided opportunity, advancement and educational excellence to young men of the South Bronx. It opened its doors in September 1941 enrolling 3,000 youths who desired a quality education and religious tradition. Since then, over 40,000 young men have graduated from Hayes.

Big Idea is a fully-integrated boutique advertising, marketing and website development agency in New York City. Big Idea helps companies find a brand voice that resonates with consumers for attention-getting communications that deliver real results.