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Awards

Honor & Distinction

Beyond Spots & Dots is fortunate to have continually grown since we opened our doors in 2006, expanding our service offerings and our team to better serve you. As our agency has continued to grow, so too has our success. We have earned several accolades from both local and national organizations. From being ranked among the Inc 5000 to recognition from the Pittsburgh Business Times and garnering five Media Association of Pittsburgh All Star Awards, Beyond Spots & Dots has made an impact.

Please take a moment to learn more about the awards Beyond Spots & Dots has earned.

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Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Two Silver Horizon Interactive Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Two Silver Horizon Interactive Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots was awarded two silver Horizon Interactive Awards in the category “Advertising – Social Media.”

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Two Gold Horizon Interactive Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Two Gold Horizon Interactive Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots was won two gold Horizon Interactive Awards in the categories “Advertising – Online Ads” and “Print – Brochure.”

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Two 2020 Platinum Hermes Creative Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Two 2020 Platinum Hermes Creative Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots was recognized by the 2020 Hermes Creative Awards for their work with clients AIONX Antimicrobial Technologies, Inc. and The Pittsburgh Firefighters. Beyond Spots & Dots received Platinum awards for "Print Media | Design | Invitation" and "Print Media | Publication | Brochure".

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Two 2020 Gold Hermes Creative Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Two 2020 Gold Hermes Creative Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots was recognized by the 2020 Hermes Creative Awards for their work with clients Christian Bauer and Peppers Eyeware. Beyond Spots & Dots received Gold awards for "Electronic Media / Social Media / Interactive Media | Social Media | Facebook" and "Electronic Media / Social Media / Interactive Media | Digital Advertising | Display Ad".

Beyond Spots & Dots Earns First Prsa Pittsburgh Renaissance Award

Beyond Spots & Dots Earns First PRSA Pittsburgh Renaissance Award

Beyond Spots & Dots received a PRSA Pittsburgh Renaissance Award in the Regulated Communications category. The agency submitted on behalf of work completed for Pittsburgh Fire Fighters IAFF Local No. 1, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the working and living conditions of firefighters serving in the Pittsburgh area. 

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Two Education Digital Marketing Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Two Education Digital Marketing Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots was recognized by the 7th Annual Education Digital Marketing Awards for their notable work with client Dixon University Center. Beyond Spots & Dots received a gold award for online advertising campaigns and a bronze award for website development.

Beyond Spots & Dots Named Travel Marketing & Non-Profit Marketer Of The Year

Beyond Spots & Dots Named Travel Marketing & Non-Profit Marketer Of The Year

Beyond Spots & Dots earned two awards at the prestigious American Marketing Association Awards ceremony in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, December 3 that took place at the Union Trust Building. The American Marketing Association awarded Beyond Spots & Dots with the 2019 Travel Marketing Marketer of the Year and the 2019 Non-Profit Marketer of the Year.

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Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Three MarCom Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots earned recognition by the 2019 MarCom Awards, an international creative competition for marketing and communication professionals.

The full-service advertising agency received two Gold awards for Print Media (Invitation) and Digital Media (Website) and one honorable mention for Digital Media (Web Video).

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Four Awards From The 34Th Education Advertising Awards Competition

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Four Awards From The 34Th Education Advertising Awards Competition

Beyond Spots & Dots earned recognition for four separate campaigns from the 34th Annual Education Advertising Awards Competition. The full-service advertising agency received gold, silver and bronze level distinctions for marketing materials that demonstrated exceptional quality, creative artistry and effective messaging.

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Two Marcom Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Two Marcom Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots announces that it has been recognized with two awards by the 2018 MarCom Awards. The full-service advertising agency earned two Gold MarCom Awards for the design of a brochure for a medical device company in the Print Media - Print Creativity and Print Media - Marketing categories.

The 2018 MarCom Awards had about 6,000 print and digital entries submitted from all over the world, and all submissions entered were established client work placed in actual advertising and marketing environments.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Award | American Marketing Association

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins American Marketing Association Pittsburgh Chapter Grand Marketer of the Year Award

Beyond Spots & Dots, a full-service advertising agency, earned recognition from the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA), being named Grand Marketer of the Year.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Inc 5000

Beyond Spots & Dots Ranks on Inc. 5000 List for Second Consecutive Year and Fifth Time in Company History

Beyond Spots & Dots has been honored by Inc. Magazine as part of the 36th Annual Inc. 5000 list of top organizations in the country. This is Beyond Spots & Dots’ fifth appearance on the Inc. 5000 list and has been recognized as a “Hall of Fame” Inc. 5000 Honoree. Previous inclusions on the list have included 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Awards | MarCom 2016

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Three MarCom Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots has gained international recognition as a winner of three 2016 MarCom Awards. The agency earned gold-level awards for excellence in marketing and website development.

Beyond Spots & Dots’ website earned a gold award in the Marketing, PR, Advertising Agency category for the redesign of its own website, which was overhauled in 2015 to be responsive and to reflect the agency’s capabilities and functional needs. On the client side, the agency also garnered a website redesign award in the Remodel category for a B2B client and a marketing award in the Integrated Marketing category for a destination marketing client.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Awards | IABC Pittsburgh

Beyond Spots & Dots Wins Three Golden Triangle Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots garnered several wins at the 37th Annual IABC Golden Triangle Awards. The agency received recognition for recent advertising campaigns.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Awards | Pittsburgh 100 List for Fourth Time

Beyond Spots & Dots Featured on Pittsburgh 100 List for Fourth Time

Beyond Spots & Dots has been recognized by the Pittsburgh Business Times as the 45th fastest-growing company, and the fourth fastest-growing advertising firm in Pittsburgh. The agency has secured a spot on the prestigious Pittsburgh 100 list for the fourth time in its ten-year history.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Awards | Inc. 5000 2016

Beyond Spots & Dots Ranks on Inc. 5000 List for Fourth Time in Agency’s Ten-Year History

Beyond Spots & Dots has been honored by Inc. magazine as part of the 35th Annual Inc. 5000 list of top organizations in the country.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Awards | Women of Achievement Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots President Honored in 11th Annual Women of Achievement Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots is pleased to congratulate agency President, Melanie Querry, for being recognized among the distinguished Pittsburgh honorees of the 11th Annual Women Achievement Awards.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Award | Beyond Spots & Dots Named One of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur Magazine

Beyond Spots & Dots Named One of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur Magazine

Beyond Spots & Dots has been honored by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” in the inaugural Entrepreneur360™ Performance Index (E360), the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Award | Inc.'s 5000

Beyond Spots & Dots Ranks on Inc. 5000 List for Third Time in Company History

Beyond Spots & Dots has been honored by Inc. Magazine as part of the 34th Annual Inc. 5000 list of the top organizations in the country.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Award | 67th Fastest Growing Company in Pittsburgh

67th Fastest Growing Company in Pittsburgh

Advertising agency, Beyond Spots & Dots, has been ranked by The Pittsburgh Business Times as the 67th fastest-growing Pittsburgh company in its 2015 Pittsburgh 100 list.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Educational Advertising Awards

Educational Advertising Awards

Beyond Spots & Dots has claimed four wins in Higher Ed Marketing Report’s 30th Annual Educational Advertising Awards, the largest educational advertising competition in the nation.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Award | Inc.'s 5000

Beyond Spots & Dots Included in Inc.'s 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies List

Inc. magazine has included Pittsburgh advertising agency, Beyond Spots & Dots, in its 2012 Inc. 5000 list as the 1,843rd fastest-growing private company in the nation. Beyond Spots & Dots was also ranked the 174th fastest-growing private company in the Advertising & Marketing category.

Beyond Spots & Dots Pittsburgh Business Times

16th Largest Pittsburgh-Area Advertising Firm

Pittsburgh advertising agency Beyond Spots & Dots has been named the 16th Largest Pittsburgh-Area Advertising Firm by the Pittsburgh Business Times'.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Award | Inc.'s 5000

Beyond Spots & Dots Included in Inc.'s 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies List

For the second consecutive year, Inc. magazine has included Pittsburgh advertising agency, Beyond Spots & Dots, in its 2013 Inc. 5000 list as the 2,840th fastest-growing private company in the nation. Beyond Spots & Dots was also ranked the 288th fastest-growing private company in the Advertising & Marketing category.http://www.inc.com/

Beyond Spots & Dots | Award | Pittsburgh 100

23rd Fastest Growing Company in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Business Times has included Pittsburgh advertising agency, Beyond Spots & Dots, in its 2012 Pittsburgh 100 list as the 23rd fastest growing company in Pittsburgh.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Award | Pittsburgh Business Times

Beyond Spots & Dots Named 10th Best Place to Work in Western PA

The Pittsburgh Business Times has included Pittsburgh advertising agency, Beyond Spots & Dots, in its 2012 "Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania" list as the 10th best place to work.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Award | Pittsburgh Business Times

44th Best Place to work in Western PA

The Pittsburgh Business Times has included Pittsburgh advertising agency, Beyond Spots & Dots, in its 2011 "Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania" list as the 44th best place to work. Beyond Spots & Dots has also been named the 35th best place to work in Western Pennsylvania in the small company category.

The Pittsburgh Business Times' "Best Places to Work" list is ranked by employee satisfaction score, as determined by a survey of company employees. For more information on the 2011 "Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania" list or the Pittsburgh Business Times, visit www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Award | Fastest Growing Company in Pittsburgh

18th Fastest Growing Company in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Business Times has included Pittsburgh advertising agency, Beyond Spots & Dots, in its 2011 Pittsburgh 100 list as the 18th fastest growing company in Pittsburgh.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Award | Pittsburgh Business Times

20th Largest Pittsburgh-Area Advertising Firm

Pittsburgh advertising agency Beyond Spots & Dots has been named the 20th Largest Pittsburgh-Area Advertising Firm in the Pittsburgh Business Times' 2012 Book of Lists. Beyond Spots & Dots was also ranked 33rd on the Largest Pittsburgh-Area Multimedia/Digital Marketing Firm list.

Beyond Spots & Dots | Award | Media All Star Award

5 "Media All Star Awards"

Media Association of Pittsburgh awards Pittsburgh advertising agency Beyond Spots & Dots five "Media All Star" awards during annual awards luncheon.

Competing against prominent Pittsburgh advertising agencies in each award category Beyond Spots and Dots claimed Media All Star awards in the following five (5) categories:

5 "Media All Star Awards"

  • 2010 Best Boutique Agency
  • 2010 Best Creative Department
  • 2010 Best Media Planning / Buying Department
  • 2010 Best Interactive Department
  • 2010 Best Media Buyer / Planner