Terracom generated a powerful media burst that drove over 2,000 visitors to the 2008 Illinois Solar Tour, making it one of the heaviest trafficked solar tours of many across the nation. When asked how they heard of our event, several said, "How could you NOT hear about it?

Lisa Albrecht, Board Member, Illinois Solar Energy Assoication

Golden Trumpet Awards

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2012 Silver Trumpet Award - Sustainable Sites Symposium

Client: Bartlett Tree Experts

Terracom and Bartlett created an event that drew a capacity crowd of professionally diverse attendees and established Bartlett as a thought leader and collaborator in sustainability.

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2011 Golden Trumpet Award - The Science of Tree Care
Client: Bartlett Tree Experts

Terracom placed and wrote a series of three feature articles that have helped Bartlett build its brand as an innovative science- and research-based company -- and differentiate it from the competition.

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2010 Silver Trumpet Award - The Climate Impacts of Housing Location
Client: Center for Neighborhood Technology

Terracom's social media strategy cost-effectively carried the Center for Neighborhood Technology's message about the climate impacts of housing location around the world.
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2009 Golden Trumpet Award - Got Visibility? Using PR to Build Your Green Business

A Terracom feature article on do-it-yourself PR that accompanied a Terracom talk at a Tree Care Industry Association national conference. Includes practical tips on publicity, strategic volunteering, networking, giving talks and PR considerations for greening your business.

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2008 Silver Trumpet Award - EcoModa - The Sustainable Fashion Showcase
Client: Foresight Design Initiative

Terracom's viral web campaign and diverse print and broadcast placements helped Foresight drive attendance to its annual Sustainable Convergence, which featured eco-fashions, and build brand awareness among new audiences. To help garner media attention, Terracom initiated and led an effort to develop a memorable name for the fashion event.
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2007 Golden Trumpet Award - Following Nature's Lead
Client: WRD Environmental
After arranging for WRD Environmental to present two sessions at an annual statewide conference for parks professionals, Terracom wrote and placed a feature article, bylined by WRD's president, in the Illinois parks magazine. The article was timed to immediately precede the conference. In this integrated strategy, ROI included being able to use material from the article in one of WRD's conference presentations.

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2006 Silver Trumpet Award - Along the Canal
Clients: Canal Corridor Association and
Heritage Corridor Convention & Visitors Bureau

It started with a call from a features editor. It ended with 31 weekly columns spanning seven months in a Chicago-area daily. The Joliet Herald News invited Terracom to write the features, which placed Canal Corridor Association (CCA) and the Heritage Corridor Convention & Visitors Bureau (HCCVB) before 41,000 readers in a key demographic each week. Along the Canal reinforced CCA's brand identity and increased HCCVB's web traffic. Download a sample column ...


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