MCG Wins 2022 Communicator Awards on Behalf of Commodity Classic


MCG Recognized with Two Communicator Awards on Behalf of Commodity Classic


St. Charles, IL (June 1, 2022) – The winners of the 28th Annual Communicator Awards have officially been announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. With over 5,000 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.


Martinez Creative Group was recognized with two Communicator Awards on behalf of client Commodity Classic, America’s largest farmer-led agricultural and educational experience. The winning projects included the 2022 Commodity Classic print ad and the 2022 radio campaign series. Both projects centered around the 2022 show theme, “The Future is in Your Hands.”



Winners who received the competition’s highest honor, the Award of Excellence, include Forbes, The Walt Disney Company, Mattel, State Farm, Philips, T-Mobile, Pepsico, and many more. Please visit to view the full winners list.


“Coming in as the new managing director of the AIVA, I was thrilled to be greeted by such a high level of creativity amongst the submissions for the 28th season of The Communicator Awards’, said new AIVA managing director Lauren Angeloni. “I want to congratulate all of the honorees for their well-deserved wins.”


Kris Martinez, owner and creative director of Martinez Creative Group, added, “It’s such an honor to be recognized for our work with Commodity Classic, especially in our first year working with the show. Commodity Classic brings together the best in farming, education, and technology, and we’re thrilled to help promote the show to the most progressive farmers in the country.”


The 2022 Commodity Classic took place March 10-12 in New Orleans. The 2023 show will be held March 9-11 in Orlando.



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, video, podcasts, marketing, mobile, and print work the industry has to offer. The Communicator Awards are judged and curated by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA).


About Commodity Classic:
Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational experience. It is presented annually by the American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Sorghum Producers, and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

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