Luckie & Company Wins Adrian Awards



Award Winners To Be Recognized for Heroic Efforts and Achievements at the HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala February 20, 2018, in New York City

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will honor Luckie & Company with one gold, one silver and one bronze Adrian Award for advertising excellence for its winning entries in the 61st annual Adrian Awards, the largest and most prestigious global travel marketing competition.

Luckie was recognized in the following categories on behalf of its clients:

Campaign: “Funologist”

Digital Marketing – Digital Single Item – Video

Client: Williamsburg Area Destination Marketing Committee

Award: Bronze


Campaign: “Funologist”

Digital Marketing – Digital Campaign – Integrated Market Campaign for Consumers (B2C)

Client: Williamsburg Area Destination Marketing Committee

Award: Gold

The Funologist Says Vacation Deprivation Is an Epidemic Among American Families – But There Is Hope

Campaign: Civil Rights Brochure

Advertising – Advertising Single Entry – BROCHURE – Consumer

Client: Alabama Tourism Department

Award: Silver

“The theme of this year’s Adrian Awards is ‘Be a Travel Marketing Super Hero.’ It’s fitting because the winners have all taken bold and dynamic approaches that inspire and advance the hospitality industry as a whole,” said Robert A. Gilbert, CHME, CHBA, president and CEO of HSMAI. “We look forward to celebrating these trailblazers and sharing their exceptional work at the Adrian Awards Gala.”

Luckie will be honored during the HSMAI Adrian Awards Gala on February 20, 2018, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Attended by more than 1,000 hospitality, travel, and tourism marketing executives, this black-tie affair is a must-attend industry event. The Adrian Awards Gala will celebrate award-winning work, lifetime achievement, and the HSMAI Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization.

Winning entries will be viewable in the winners’ gallery on the Adrian Awards website and in a special article. Visit for more information on the event and competition and to view the Adrian Awards Winners’ Gallery.


The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is committed to growing business for hotels and their partners, and is the industry’s leading advocate for intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth. The association provides hotel professionals and their partners with tools, insights, and expertise to fuel sales, inspire marketing, and optimize revenue through programs such as HSMAI ROCET, Adrian Awards, and Revenue Optimization Conference. HSMAI is a membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 40 chapters in the Americas Region. Connect with HSMAI at,, and

About Luckie & Company

With offices in Atlanta and Birmingham, Luckie is a marketing firm that uses strategy, empathy and creativity to solve our clients’ toughest challenges. We work in small, results-driven teams that deliver a range of expertise throughout our process. Being a true partner, clients are always included as part of our team. We believe that big impacts come from passionate collaboration, not handoffs or silos. We know our industry is stressful and take pride that clients rest easier knowing they can count on us for proven results. Today, we’re happy to partner with these great clients to help them get closer to their customers and make the most of their marketing dollars: GlaxoSmithKline, Regions Bank, Piedmont Hospital, Marriott, Little Debbie, Express Oil Change, Alabama Power and Williamsburg, Va. To learn more about our marriage of science and creativity or just to connect with one of our super-talented Luckie humans, check us out at


Contact: Maree Jones, Luckie PR


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