The Communicator Awards logo and two trophies, one silver one gold. Logos for Thread, MD Auto,, ComEd, and Venture Trailers

The winners of the 26th Annual Communicator Awards have officially been announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, and five of Mindgrub’s projects were recognized, earning eight awards in all. 

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 for communications professionals. Winners who received the competition’s highest honor, the Award of Excellence, include Amazon, ESPN Films, Publicis Sapient, Macy’s, PepsiCo Design & Innovation, Forbes Media, and Savvy. 

Mindgrub’s award-winning projects are as follows. 

  • Website
    • Award of Excellence in the Computer/IT Website category
  • ComEd Mobile App Commercial
    • Award of Distinction in the Commercials category
  • FineFix | Maryland Auto Insurance Website
    • Award of Distinction in the Insurance Website category
    • Award of Distinction in the Features, Best User Experience category
  • Venture Trailers Website Redesign
    • Award of Distinction in the Manufacturing Website category
    • Award of Distinction in the Shopping Website category
  • Thread | The New Social Fabric Mobile App
    • Award of Distinction in the Social Networking Mobile App/Site category
    • Award of Distinction in the Features, Best User Experience for Mobile Apps category

"We are extremely proud to recognize the work received in the 26th Annual Communicator Awards. This class of entries embodies the best of the ever-evolving marketing and communications industry” noted Eva McCloskey, managing director of the AIVA. She added, “On behalf of the Academy, I’d like to applaud the entrants this season for their dedication to producing outstanding content as they continue to push the envelope of creativity.”

“Mindgrub is committed to delivering best-in-class digital creative and technical solutions for our clients and their audiences,” said Mindgrub Vice President of Account Services and Digital Marketing Sarah Quackenbush. “We are thrilled to be recognized for our efforts, and truly proud of our teams and our client partners, who worked together to bring these incredible projects to life.”

Congratulations to our friends at, ComEd, Maryland Auto Insurance, Venture Trailers, and Thread, and to all of the Mindgrubbers who played a role in bringing these digital dreams to fruition.

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 are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), a 600+ member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. See for more information. Please visit for more information.