Monday, June 12, 2017
Kimberly Merk

Swanson Russell received 15 awards in the national Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) Communications Awards Contest, held during the organization’s annual meeting on May 4, 2017, in Tampa, Florida.

Swanson Russell’s six first-place awards were for the following clients in six categories:

  • Cushman – Best Photograph for Marketing Purposes
  • Cushman – Digital Website Design
  • Rain Bird – Special Writing Project
  • Site One Landscape Supply – Best Instructional Video/DVD
  • Vista Pro – Writing for Printed Newsletters
  • Vista Pro – Printed Magazine Ad Less than One Page

Additionally, the agency received nine merit awards for the following clients in eight categories:

  • Briggs & Stratton – Writing for a News Release
  • Cushman – Design in Digital Media (Non-website)
  • EC Grow – Best Instructional Video/DVD
  • E-Z GO Textron – Best Photograph
  • Koch Industries – Copywriting for a Display Ad
  • Propane Education and Research Council – Best Long Video/DVD
  • Rain Bird – Writing for a News Release
  • Rain Bird – Best Integrated Marketing Campaign 
  • Site One Landscape Supply – Most Engaging Social Media Campaign

 “We work diligently to produce exemplary work for our clients, and we’re honored to be recognized for our efforts,” said Brian Boesche, partner and chief creative officer at Swanson Russell. “I commend our account teams and clients for collaborating on these award-winning projects. By working together, we’re able to develop communications tools that forge lasting connections between brands and their audiences.” 

The TOCA Communications Awards recognize outstanding green industry communications in the categories of writing, design, photography, videography and interactive. For more information about  TOCA , visit