Padilla earns five Region III Best of NAMA Awards


The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) recognized Padilla with five awards at the Region III Best of NAMA virtual award ceremony.

NAMA is the agriculture industry’s largest professional development organization and awards are highly coveted by clients and agencies alike. Padilla received awards from NAMA for its client work in the following Agricultural Audiences categories:

First Place: Multimedia Campaigns-National

  • The Heroes Who Nourish are Essential to Feeding the World
    • Padilla with Cargill

First Place: Audiovisual Presentations directed to dealers, distributors, sales reps or others serving agribusiness

  • How Growing Cocoa Grows Communities
    • Padilla with Cargill

Public Relations

First Place: Overall PR Program – directed to farmers, growers, ranchers or others serving agribusiness

  • Sounds Like Magic, Works Like Science – Launching Source
    • Padilla with Sound Agriculture

First Place: News, Feature Article or persuasive writing – Trade Media

  • Can Farmers and Forests Coexist?
    • Padilla with Cargill

Merit: Audio/Video Feature or Testimonial

  • These are the Heroes Who Nourish: Feeding Intelligence
    • Padilla with Cargill

View the complete list of the 2020 Region III Best of NAMA award winners at

About Padilla
Padilla is an independently operated, globally resourced public relations and communication company with offices across the United States. The agency builds, grows and protects brands and reputations worldwide by creating purposeful connections with the people who matter most through public relations, advertising, digital and social marketing, investor relations and brand strategy. Padilla includes the brand consultancy of Joe Smith, the food and nutrition experts at FoodMinds, and the research authorities at SMS Research Advisors. Clients include 3M, Avocados From Mexico, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, Cargill Animal Nutrition, Dole Food Company, Mayo Clinic, Prosciutto di Parma, Rockwell Automation, Sanofi Pasteur and the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council. Padilla is an AVENIR GLOBAL company and is a founding member of the Worldcom Public Relations Group, a partnership of 132 independently owned partner offices in 115 cities on six continents. Connect with purpose at

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