Pearle Vision Awarded Bronze Effie for ‘Small Moments’ Campaign
Award in Sustained Success Category is Pearle Vision’s Fourth Effie in Six Years
October 08, 2020 // Franchising.com // MASON, Ohio - Pearle Vision was awarded the Bronze Effie in the Sustained Success category during the 2020 Virtual Ideas That Work: Effie US Summit & Awards Gala. This is the brand’s first Effie in the Sustained Success category and its fourth Effie in six years.
Full Color Vertical Stack.pngIn addition, for the fifth consecutive year, Pearle Vision was a finalist in the Health Care Services category and for the second consecutive year a finalist in the Branded Content category. The brand previously won a Silver and Bronze Effie in the Health Care Services category in 2015 and 2016, respectively and a Bronze Effie in Branded Content category in 2019.
The North American Effie Awards honor the most effective marketing efforts of the year. An annual program, the competition attracts case studies from the most effective marketing communications efforts in the United States and Canada. The Effie Awards spotlight marketing ideas that work and encourage thoughtful dialogue about the drivers of marketing effectiveness.
Pearle Vision’s overall “Small Moments” marketing approach was recognized for this year’s submission, "Restoring Dr. Pearle’s Vision.” The Sustained Success Effie category honors brands and/or strategies that have succeeded in the U.S. for at least three years. Cases submitted in the Sustained Success category must have a common objective in both strategy and creative executions with a continuation of core executional elements that demonstrate effectiveness over time.
“It is so gratifying to receive the Sustained Success Effie, which is one of the more challenging categories because it recognizes more than three years’ worth of effective marketing campaigns,” said Doug Zarkin, Pearle Vision Vice President & CMO. “This award is a nice reminder of what we’ve accomplished together and the power of staying true to the brand essence as we reignite our brand trajectory in the emerging COVID world.”
Agency partners for this campaign included Energy BBDO, Zenith and E3 Local.
About Pearle Vision
Pearle Vision was founded in 1961 by Dr. Stanley Pearle, who began the concept of one-stop, total eye care with the opening of the Pearle Vision Center in Savannah, Ga. Dr. Pearle combined complete eye exams with an extensive selection of eyewear. In 1981, Pearle Vision began offering franchise opportunities to select doctors and opticians. Today, with more than 500 EyeCare Centers throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, Pearle Vision is built around a doctor-centered business model with a primary focus to deliver genuine eye care to patients and become the neighborhood trusted source for all their eye care and eyewear needs. Pearle Vision is owned by Luxottica, a leader in premium fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. For more information, visit the Pearle Vision website.
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