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Nominations for the 2017 Marketing Star Awards have been released and The Union, together with sister company Union Direct, have been nominated a staggering 19 times in total, the highest number of nominations for any agency. The awards, run by the Marketing Society, are Scotland’s premier marketing event, recognising marketing effectiveness across numerous categories.

The Union has a track record of success at the Star Awards, working closely with clients to deliver results across all forms of marketing; from advertising to digital marketing and branding, web design and build as well as partnership and field marketing. In 2015 the agency was named as Agency of the Year.

Clients nominated are: Caledonian Brewery (x3), Food Standards Scotland (x4), Len’s Self Storage, Miller Homes, SYHA Hostelling Scotland, Miller Homes,  Scottish Government, Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, Scottish Widows, Simon Howie, Skyscanner and VisitScotland (x3). One of the agency’s young creative teams has also been nominated in the Rising Creative Star category.

Kyle Hardie, The Union’s Managing Director, commented: “Whatever happens on the night, to be recognised at this stage so many times is a testament to some of our very talented people, and our clients who back us to produce strong marketing campaigns. The awards night is sure to be a great evening – showcasing all that is best about our industry in Scotland. The Marketing Society deserve plaudits for the great work they do in promoting marketing excellence.”

One of The Union’s entries – work for Simon Howie Butchers.