Work hard, play hard pays off for Stonewall+

Scooping up the awards at this year's esteemed Bookmarks in two categories is digital marketing agency, Stonewall+. Gurus in their own right, these guys know what it means to work hard and play hard. And it's paying off.
The winners of the Bookmark Awards were announced at a stylish event held in Johannesburg last week. Stonewall+ was acknowledged for the innovative work they've done on campaigns in the following categories:
  • Online advertising: Stonewall+ interactive press release (Bronze)
  • Integrated campaign: Vodacom Fame (Silver)
“We're so chuffed with this result as we've come through a lean period over the last two years. Our team has really rallied together to get back to winning ways. I'm extremely proud and know that we can now start building on this even further,” says Ben Wagner, CEO of Stonewall+, the digital marketing agency.

Stonewall+ Media, Stonewall+'s digital media agency, also won an award for its Lexus RX campaign in the online media planning category.

“It's fantastic that our digital media agency picked up Silver in online media planning. It being their first attempt at entering the Bookmarks, shows our combined strategic and integrated strength in mixing planning, buying and creative execution,” continues Wagner.

This year's Bookmarks saw a blend of local and international digital and creative luminaries selecting the winners. All entries were judged according to creativity, strategic value, return on investment, and publishing excellence.

Stonewall+, the digital marketing agency, serves world-class companies and marketers such as Anglo American, Aspen Pharmacare, brandhouse, Checkers, DStv, Exclusives, General Motors, Graham Beck Wines, Investec, MTV, Nashua Mobile, Neotel, Nedgroup Investments, Nepad, Nestlé, Old Mutual, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sea Harvest, Shoprite, Siemens, Unilever, Red Bull and Vodacom. Stonewall+ engages with clients to effect change on a strategic level first, before creating user-centric experiences that build brands and transform the way in which people interact with them.

Founded in 1997, Stonewall+ has been highly acknowledged for broadcast and interactive projects locally and internationally, whilst been published in three international Taschen publications. With offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, Stonewall+ makes it possible for businesses around South Africa, and the world, to strengthen their brands in the digital and online environment.

17 Nov 2009 11:06