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Central Ohio Agency Honored At 2012 Ohio Interactive Awards

WRITTEN by: Jess Link |
categories: Awards

Oct 2012


SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (Oct. 30, 2012) - Oxiem, an interactively-inspired integrated marketing agency, was named “Ohio Interactive Agency of the Year” at the Ohio Interactive Awards on Thursday, Oct. 25. The agency also garnered three wins in individual categories for outstanding client work at the annual awards event.

“We’re extremely honored to have been named ‘Ohio Interactive Agency of the year,’” said Oxiem Co-Founder and Brand/Strategy Director John Fimiani. “It’s a tribute to the great work being done by our team, and would not be possible without tremendous companies and organizations we’re privileged to have as clients.”

Oxiem rounded out its winnings by accepting the Ohio Interactive Award for best Brand Response Campaign for Twenty First Century Communications’ AlertFirst Product Launch. AlertFirst is a mass notification system for organizations. Oxiem won because the AlertFirst campaign demonstrated the most innovative and effective use of digital and interactive channels to build brand awareness.

Oxiem accepted an Ohio Interactive Award (Educational Institution Category) for the Urbana University website. The student-themed design, infused with elements reminiscent of the school’s Blue Knight colors and mascot conveys school spirit throughout the site, while maintaining a user-friendly interface.

In the Video and Rich Media Category, Oxiem won the Ohio Interactive Award for the Shopsmith, Mark 7 Interactive Product Demonstration Video Widget. Shopsmith is a U.S. based manufacturer of woodworking tools used by millions of home craftsmen. Oxiem created the demonstration center to highlight the Mark 7’s unique ability to easily transform into seven different woodworking tools.

“We’re thankful for the recognition, and proud of our team,” said Bill Sterzenbach, Oxiem Co-Founder and Director of Technology. “Each of these projects represents excellent client-partners for Oxiem, allowing us to use the newest technologies and concepts in design.”

About The Ohio Interactive Awards

The Ohio Interactive Awards are an annual program that celebrates and recognizes through juried competition the creative talent and exceptional work produced by our interactive marketing community. Learn more at

About Oxiem Brand Interactions

Oxiem is an interactively-inspired, integrated marketing agency which drives brand interactions that help create client success. Oxiem focuses on building brand experiences for companies and organizations large and small in areas encompassing B2B, education, healthcare, destination tourism, consumer brands and the public sector. Oxiem’s capabilities include branding, web/mobile site development, search, content marketing, social media/PR and strategy/research.

With offices in Columbus, Springfield, Cleveland and Dayton, Ohio, our team includes 20 full-time professionals and seven outside specialists who focus their unique marketing talents on orchestrating each element of effective marketing. This blend of services and capabilities maximizes pre-click and post-click web marketing effectiveness. Learn more at

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