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Top Hat Wins 12 Awards at the Renaissance Awards. Iron City Beer Named “Disruptor of the Year”

Feb. 1, 2019 — Our suits didn't match this year, but we brought home 12 awards, our creative director/partner was named "Entrepreneur of the Year" and our client Iron City Beer was named "Disruptor of the Year."

The annual PRSA Renaissance Awards celebrates the best of the region’s communications campaigns, tactics and individual practitioners.

This year we had plenty to celebrate about, and we had a hell of time doing so in the Heinz History Center. Honorees included the likes of Burson Cohn & Wolf, Havas PR, Brunner, Bank of America, Westinghouse, Highmark Health, UPMC Health Plan, and our personal favorite (for obvious reasons), Iron City Beer.

We Poured on the Iron

Our work for Iron City Beer brought home awards in the following categories:

  1. Content Marketing Campaign
  2. Digital Campaign
  3. Influencer Relations
  4. Integrated Marketing Campaign
  5. New Products & Services Communications
  6. Reputation Management
  7. Social Media Campaign
  8. Multimedia Content >> Photography
  9. Multimedia Content >> Video
  10. Multimedia Content >> Video
  11. Multimedia Content >> Video
  12. Written Content >> Social Media

Iron City Beer Was Awarded “Disruptor of the Year”

The “Disruptor of the Year” is an organization that worked to shift perception.

Last year, we partnered with the team at Pittsburgh Brewing to resurrect the Iron Icon through a comprehensive brand restoration effort. Not to mention a fully integrated campaign effort covering Pittsburgh in billboards and red and white checker.

Aaron Easler Named “Entrepreneur of the Year”

Our creative director and partner — Aaron Easler — was also honored with “PR Entrepreneur of the Year” for his transformational leadership and business savvy.

Thank You, Pittsburgh Brewing

We wouldn’t be at the Renaissance Awards this year if it weren’t for Pittsburgh Brewing Company.

Thank you for the opportunities you’ve given us to do good work, and for being the best partner an agency could ask for.

Thank You, PRSA Pittsburgh

You guys sure know how to throw a good party.


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