CKR Interactive Honored with Two Gold Aster Awards

CUPERTINO, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2010 — The Aster Awards has honored global recruitment marketing agency CKR Interactive with a pair of 2010 Gold Aster Awards, one of their highest awards, for two healthcare recruitment marketing campaigns.

The awards were given to the recruitment ad agency for their Northeast Georgia Health System “Out of the Box” campaign and the Kendall Regional Medical Center “UNIQUE” recruitment marketing series.

The Aster Awards, hosted by Creative Images, Inc., is an annual global contest recognizing the most talented healthcare marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in advertising. The 2010 Aster Awards received approximately 3,000 entries from across the United States as well as Canada and South America. Entries were judged by their creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal.

Both campaigns aimed to portray the clients’ unique perspective, employer brand and the type of employees they value, and entailed a variety of recruitment advertising elements including career landing pages, direct and email marketing, banner and print ads, banner stands and more.

“We are more than honored to receive this acknowledgment by Aster Awards for our healthcare campaigns,” said Craig Freitag, VP of Creative Services for CKR Interactive. “CKR Interactive has employed some of the best healthcare recruitment marketing professionals and graphic designers (both interactive and print) in the business, and we’re thrilled that members of our team are being recognized for their hard work. We will continue to make it a top priority to deliver the most cutting-edge interactive recruitment advertising services to our clients.”

“It was an honor to have CKR Interactive participate in the 2010 Aster Awards Competition. They placed in the top 5% of the nation. The quality of this year’s entries went well beyond the judges’ expectations,” said Melinda R. Lucas, Aster Awards Program Coordinator.

About CKR Interactive
Founded in 2001, CKR Interactive is a recruitment marketing agency delivering comprehensive services to today’s employers. Focusing on interactive solutions, the firm’s areas of expertise also include research and planning, creative development and marketing communications. With offices throughout California, Arizona, New York and Florida, and partner agencies in the United Kingdom, Australia, China and India, the award-winning firm’s growing list of clients represents a range of industries, from healthcare/biopharm and high tech to government and hospitality/food service.

About Aster Awards
The Aster Awards ( is a medical marketing awards program allowing healthcare organizations and advertising agencies to compete against similarly sized competitors from across the nation and world. Each year the Aster Awards has an annual contest allowing entries designed, printed and/or distributed the previous year to be scored, judged and recognized for excellence in healthcare marketing and advertising. The Aster Awards is hosted by Creative Images, Inc., an internationally recognized firm that has specialized in strategic healthcare marketing for more than 16 years.

Contact: Skye Callan
Interactive Marketing Director, CKR Interactive
(408) 517-1400

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