National Gay Media Association Announces Inaugural Ad POP Awardees

BTL Staff
By | 2016-09-22T09:00:00-04:00 September 22nd, 2016|Michigan, News|

B. Ella Bridal in Plymouth won a prestigious Ad Pop Award for their stunning 2 page spread that appeared in the 2016 edition of the Pride Source Magazine. Brittany Blase, owner, and ad designer Zvezda Deuling accepted the award.

NEW YORK — The National Gay Media Association has announced the winners of the inaugural Ad POP awards. The Ad POPs (Pride in Online and Print) reward the best representations of LGBT individuals in online and print advertising in regional LGBT media.
Winners were selected from both the national and regional levels. B. Ella Bridal in Plymouth won for Best Regional Ad. Brittany Blase owner of B. Ella Bridal, and Zvezda Deuling, the ad designer, accepted the award at their shop. “We are thrilled to have B. Ella Bridal’s ad recognized for our LGBT inclusiveness. It’s such an important part of our business, and it is wonderful to have this honor,” said Blase.
Other Ad Pop Award winners include Mercedes in the Automotive sector, Wells Fargo and PNC Bank in the Financial sector, Gilead in the Pharmaceutical sector, Pernod Ricard for Absolut in the Spirits sector and Alaskan Airlines in the Travel sector.
Ad POP is a production of the National Gay Media Association, a group of the nation’s leading LGBT newspaper publishers, located in New York (Gay City News), Washington, D.C. (Washington Blade), Boston (Bay Windows), Philadelphia (Philadelphia Gay News), Detroit (Between The Lines), Chicago (Windy City Times), Dallas (Dallas Voice), Los Angeles (The Pride), San Francisco (Bay Area Reporter), Atlanta (Georgia Voice), Ft. Lauderdale (SFGN) and Orlando (Watermark).
For a complete list of the 2016 Ad Pop winners go to

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