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VisitPITTSBURGH Awarded Two Golden Quill Honors

16 Nov, 2020


VisitPITTSBURGH’s Pull Up a Chair. You are Welcomed Here. national marketing campaign earned a pair of honors at The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania’s virtual 56th Annual Golden Quill Awards on Sept. 3.

The campaign received the top honor in the following categories:

  • Business/Technology/Consumer Video – Corporate, Marketing and Promotional Communications
  • Digital – Corporate, Marketing and Promotional Communications

“The Pull Up a Chair. You are Welcomed Here. national marketing campaign has proven that it has legs, as it continues to earn recognition almost 18 months after the initial launch,” Chief Marketing Officer Tom Loftus said. “Our team is extremely grateful to be recognized among the region’s best communicators.

“This campaign was immediately embraced by Pittsburghers, and at its core, it captures Pittsburgh’s welcoming spirit. We will continue to share this welcoming message, and we implore others to continue to show their hospitality and respect by offering a chair to neighbors and visitors alike.”

The Pull Up a Chair. You are Welcomed Here. campaign has earned 28 national awards since launching in April 2019.

The Golden Quill Awards annually honor excellence in written, broadcast, photographic, video and digital journalism and communications in Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and Northern West Virginia. There were 900 entries submitted this year.

The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is a nonprofit organization of journalists and other communications professionals from a 29-county area of Western Pennsylvania. It sponsors forums on current events and educational programs and presents the annual Golden Quill Awards contest and ceremony, honoring the best of Western Pennsylvania journalism.

VisitPITTSBURGH is the official tourism marketing and promotion agency of the Pittsburgh region. The organization is dedicated to generating business events, sports events and leisure travel.

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