Balcom Agency Awarded Medal at the 2011 Dallas Society of Visual Communications Show

Fort Worth, TX – June 20, 2011 – Balcom Agency, an award-winning advertising, interactive and public relations firm in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, was recently recognized for excellence in the 43rd annual show juried by the Dallas Society of Visual Communications. The agency’s campaign for the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History's grand re-opening in November 2009 received a Silver Medal, and will be featured in the organization’s annual publication later this year.

Designed by art director Holly Aguilar and creative director Carol Glover, Balcom’s work for the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History included the development of an outdoor billboard campaign with headlines such as “Bring Friends – Even Imaginary Ones” and “Fossil Fuels – They’re a Gas.” The Balcom team used graphics from Simon Oxley, illustrator of the Twitter bird icon, to create the look for the Museum.

“Our creative team is consistently recognized for exceptional work, from design ideas to execution of the final production,” said Stuart Balcom, founder and president of Balcom Agency. “The campaign we created for the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History helped to motivate DFW residents to check out the new space and exhibits since the opening, leaving a lasting legacy that we’re proud to have been a part of.”

About Balcom Agency

Innovation meets inspiration every day at the Balcom Agency in Fort Worth, Texas. Founded in 1993, the agency’s core services include branding, marketing communications, interactive, social media, public relations and media planning. Balcom makes great things happen for a roster of local, regional and national clients, including: Justin Boots, Tony Lama Boots, Alcon Laboratories, the Neeley School of Business at TCU, Norman Regional Health System, Adam Smith’s Texas Harley, ConvaTec, Southwest Bank, Cash America, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Barnett Shale Energy Education Council. Find us at and on Facebook or Twitter to see What’s Next.

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