Integrated Branding Agency Receives International Recognition from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts

For nearly three decades, the Communicator Awards ( has been recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications across multiple platforms. The Communicator Awards prides itself on providing a level playing field that allows all work to be considered equally regardless of agency size or project budget and as a result draws much attention and high levels of participation. With over 6,000 entries received from across the US and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence among communications professionals. The winners of the 26th Annual Communicator Awards were recently announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts and GMLV was honored to receive recognition and accolades for the following categories:

Cohen Howard, LLP – Brochure and Sell Sheet: Gold, Excellence
Highland Medical, P.C. – Integrated Campaign (Non-Profit): Gold, Excellence
SUEZ North America – Commercial Brochure: Silver, Distinction
The Breast Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital – Integrated Campaign (Non-Profit): Silver, Distinction

“We are honored to have the Cohen Howard Brochure and Inserts selected for the Communicator Award. The collateral has elevated our brand identity, increased our brand awareness and has helped to translate our complex business with a compelling design and copy that resonates with both our existing and prospective clients,” shared Kelley O’Connor, Director of Business Development and Marketing for Cohen Howard.

“GMLV is a very valuable business partner and we were delighted to hear that their outstanding work has been recognized by the Communicator Awards,” said Bill Madden, SUEZ‘s Director of External Affairs. “Our commercial brochure was an important project and represents another example of GMLV exceeding all of our expectations. Their brilliant creative work coupled with a relentless commitment to client service is what distinguishes them from other agencies.”

“We are extremely proud and honored to be recognized by the AIVA as a Communicator Awards Winner in two very competitive categories,” says Lauren Malone, Senior Director of Public Relations and Marketing at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. “Our outstanding partner, GMLV, is an integral extension of our team. This award is a testament to their creativity and expertise in producing award-winning content, which enables us to engage our patients on the importance of prioritizing their health and wellness.”

The Communicator Awards is overseen and sanctioned by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professions from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, communications, advertising, creative, and marketing firms. “It is a great honor and validates the hard work and creative energy that we pour into every project. Each client has such a distinct voice and message and while we always believe we hit the mark, it means a lot to have our creative regarded so highly from our industry peers and esteemed executives from the AIVA. We look forward to delivering more great work next year!” said Melissa Lipovsky, Vice President and Creative Director at GMLV.

For a full list of this year’s winners, visit

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About the Communicator Awards

The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for marketing and communications professionals. Founded by passionate communications professionals over two decades ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best digital, mobile, audio, video, and social content the industry has to offer. The Communicator Awards is widely recognized as one of the largest awards of its kind in the world.