VisitPITTSBURGH Claims 11 Telly Awards

Pull Up a Chair. You are Welcomed Here. a Seven-Time Silver Telly Honoree

PITTSBURGH —VisitPITTSBURGH’s Pull Up a Chair. You are Welcomed Here. national marketing campaign earned an impressive 11 Telly Awards – seven silver and four bronze recognitions.

“The Pull Up a Chair. You are Welcomed Here. national marketing campaign continues to resonate with Pittsburghers and visitors more than a year after its launch,” Chief Marketing Officer Tom Loftus said. “The Telly Awards honors the best-of-the-best in video, and these recognitions are extremely special. Our national campaign was created completely in-house, and it is a great privilege to see VisitPITTSBURGH stand alongside a long list of prestigious finalists, including top marketing agencies and organizations.

“The campaign is built upon a welcoming Pittsburgh message and the act of offering someone a chair – a sign of hospitality and respect. Now, more than ever, we are thankful for the Pittsburghers who continue to help us push out the campaign’s welcoming message.”

The campaign was named a Silver Telly Winner in the following categories:

  • Branded Content: Campaign: Not-for-Profit
  • Branded Content: Campaign: Promotional
  • Branded Content: Campaign: Social
  • Promotional Video: Entertainment
  • Social Video: Arts & Entertainment
  • Social Video: Culture & Lifestyle
  • Online Commercials: Campaign – Branding

The campaign was named a Bronze Telly Winner in the following categories:

  • Branded Content: Campaign: Business-to-Consumer
  • Promotional Video: Branding
  • Online Commercials: Campaign – Promotional
  • Branded Content: Travel/Tourism

The Pull Up a Chair. You are Welcomed Here. campaign has earned 26 national awards since launching in April 2019.

The Telly Awards annually showcases the best work created within television and across video, for all screens. Receiving more than 12,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents, Telly Award winners represent work from some of the most respected advertising agencies, television stations, production companies and publishers from around the world. The Telly Awards recognizes work that has been created on the behalf of a client, for a specific brand and/or company or self-directed as a creative endeavor.

Previous Telly Award winners include AOL Studios, BET Networks, Bloomberg, ESPN, HBO and Time Warner.

As the official tourism promotion agency for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, VisitPITTSBURGH is dedicated to generating conventions, trade show and leisure travel business for the Pittsburgh region.

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