SOURCE: Delucchi+



October 22, 2010 15:36 ET

Delucchi+ and Blue Bug Digital Win Top Marketing Honors at 2010 GALA Ceremony

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - October 22, 2010) -  Delucchi+ (, an innovative, full-service, strategic real estate marketing firm located in Washington, D.C., along with its digital division, Blue Bug Digital (, won four marketing awards at this year's Great American Living Awards (GALA) Ceremony held Thursday, October 21, 2010 at Waterford at Fair Oaks located in Fairfax, Virginia. Delucchi+ and Blue Bug Digital received honors in the following categories:

GALA Award: Winner

  • Web Master Planned/Mixed-Use Community -- Rhode Island Station (
  • Website: Associate category -- Blue Bug Digital (
  • Marketing Campaign to Promote a Green Home/Community --
    The Blairs -- EcoPads, The Tower Companies (
    Special recognition to Ryan Strohl, Art Director at Delucchi+ for the EcoPad logo, brand and campaign development.

GALA Award of Merit

"GALA honors the stars of the new home industry," stated Christine L. Delucchi. "We value the long-standing, successful partnerships with our clients and are proud to receive recognition for our passion and creativity as we continue to develop both impactful and award-winning marketing campaigns."

Presented by the Washington Metropolitan Sales & Marketing Council (WMSMC), the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA), and the Maryland National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA), The Great American Living Awards (GALA) honors excellence in new home architecture, interior design and sales and marketing. Originally separate ceremonies, the smart synergy of the MAME and Monument Awards are now the unified GALA event for New Home Builders, Developers, Architects, Salespeople, Marketers and Interior Designers. The MAME awards recognized the best in sales and marketing, ranging from top sales achievement to best marketing campaign, while the Monument Awards recognized excellence in building and design.

Delucchi+ is a full-service strategic marketing communications firm that has over 20 years' experience working with local, national, and international clients in real estate, travel and resort, retail, financial services, sustainability, health and wellness, and non-profit industries. The company has been involved in green marketing for over 10 years and is currently marketing multiple green commercial, residential, and mixed-use developments throughout the United States. Services include branding, advertising, new media, market research, and public relations.

Blue Bug Digital is a digital communications firm providing a broad range of digital and interactive marketing services. Services include strategy, social marketing, internet marketing, email marketing, digital PR & reputation management, website design & development, emerging technologies, and reporting & Analytics. 

For more information about Delucchi+ ( or Blue Bug Digital (, please contact Annette J. Picon, Media | Research Director, at 202.248.5852. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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