OPP & Client Awards

OPP’s clients challenge us to be creative, innovative and mission-focused. The professional industry has taken note.

ISO 9001 Quality Management (2018-2019)

2018 Stevie Award Silver

  • Employer of the Year

2018 Stevie Award Gold

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year – At Organizations With Up to 100 Employees

2018 Hermes Creative Awards Gold

  • FEMA NEHRP Wyoming EQ Awareness Newspaper Insert

2017 Davey Award Silver

  • FEMA National Dam Safety Program P-1090 Hurricane Matthew ASDSO Poster

2017 Association of Marketing and Communication Professional’s Hermes Creative Awards Gold

  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) “Don’t Shatter the Dream.”
  • National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program (NEHRP), FEMA Building Science, state-specific earthquake tips playing cards.

2016 MarCom Gold

  • Crisis Communication to EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline during the Flint water crisis
  • National Dam Safety Program’s informative flash drive distributed at the ASDSO Conference

2016 Communicator Award Distinction

  • FEMA Building Science Branch’s Interactive Fact Sheet

2016 Communicator Award of Excellence

  • FEMA Building Science Branch’s Nevada Centennial Brochure

2016 Hermes Creative Award

  • FEMA Earthquake First Responder Video (Platinum)
  • Building Science Branch Interactive Fact Sheet (Gold)

2016 AVA Digital Awards

  • Map Coastal Process Pages

2015 International Academy of Interactive and Visual Art’s Silver Davey Award

  • FEMA Building Science Branch’s 1915 Pleasant Valley Earthquake Centennial Brochure

2015 Customer Sales and Service World Award

  • Environmental Products and Services: EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline (Gold)

2015 U.S. Army-wide Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs Competition

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, Community Relations, Permanent Canal Closures & Pumps

2015 International Association of Business Communicators

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, Community Relations, Permanent Canal Closures & Pumps (Gold Quill Award)

2015 PR Daily’s Media Relations Award

  • MWCOG CapitalAlert NCR Text Alter and Notification System (Government/Public Affairs Category – Honorable Mention)

2015 AVA Digital Awards

  • MWCOG CapitalAlert NCR Text Alter and Notification System (Commercial/PSA Category – Platinum)

2014 Marketing & Communications Professional’s MarCom Awards

  • FEMA Building Science Branch: “Hold On” Poster (Marketing Promotion/Poster Category – Gold)
  • MWCOG CapitalAlert CAPITALERT.GOV Campaign (Integrated Marketing Category – Platinum)

2014 Ragan PR Daily Award

  • MWCOG CapitalAlert CAPITALERT.GOV Campaign (Best Public Affairs – Finalist)

2014 International Association of Business Communicators

  • USACE: New Orleans District’s Strategic Public Engagement for the Permanent Canal Closures & Pumps (Silver Quill Award)

2014 Association of Marketing and Communication Professional’s Videographer Award

  • CAPITALERT.gov Fast-Paced (Award of Excellence – PSA Category – Platinum)
  • CAPITALERT.gov Crowds Gathering (Award of Excellence – PSA Category – Platinum)

2014 Summit Creative Award

  • FEMA Earthquake School Hazard Hunt Game (Education Marketing – Silver)
  • Healthy-Trives.org (Public Service Website – Bronze)

2014 Association of Marketing and Communication Professional’s Hermes Creative Awards

  • FEMA Earthquake School Hazard Hunt Game and Poster: Award of Excellence (Interactive Multimedia: Children’s Audience Category – Gold)
  • FEMA Earthquake School Hazard Hunt Game and Poster: Award of Distinction (Interactive Multimedia: Game or Gaming Related Category – Silver)
  • FEMA Building Science Branch Outreach Strategy and SOP: Award of Distinction (Employee Publications: External Communications Category – Silver)

2014 Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts Communicator Award

  • FEMA Earthquake School Hazard Hunt Game and Poster: Award of Excellence (Children’s Audience – Gold)
  • FEMA Earthquake School Hazard Hunt Game and Poster: Award of Distinction (Gaming Category – Silver)
  • FEMA Building Science Branch Outreach Strategy and SOP (External Communications Category – Silver)
  • HHS Healthy Tribes Online Discussion Platform (Web, blog, twitter, Facebook, YouTube; Websites Category – Silver)

2014 International Academy of Communications Arts and Sciences’ Silver Mercury Excellence Award

  • FEMA Earthquake School Hazard Hunt Game and Poster: Award of Excellence (Special Project’s Category

2014 Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals’ Ava Digital Awards

  • FEMA Earthquake School Hazard Hunt Game (Platinum)
  • HHS Healthy Tribes Online Discussion Platform (Web, blog, twitter, Facebook, YouTube; Websites Category – Honorable Mention)

2013 International Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts “Davey Award”

  • FEMA Risk MAP Coastal Pages (Government Websites Category – Silver)

2013 Summit International Award

  • “Tsunami Vertical Evacuation” Animation (Government Video – Bronze)

2013 Association of Marketing and Communication Professional’s Hermes Creative Awards

  • “Mitigation Saves Lives and Money,” FEMA Building Science Branch (Writing/Publication Article – Gold)
  • “Safe Room Technical and Testimonial Videos,” FEMA Building Science Branch (Video/Government – Gold)

2013 The International Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts’ “Communicator Award”

  • Federal Highway Administration’s “Highways for LIFE Stakeholder Survey Report” (Writing)

2012 Federal Times “Top Contractor”

  • Public Relations and Outreach

2012 Summit International Award

  • Risk MAP Testimonial Videos (Silver)

2012 Robinson Award

  • USACE’s highest award for Public Relations Practitioner, Ken Holder

2012 National Association of Government Communicator’s “Gold Screen & Blue Pencil Award”

  • Risk MAP Testimonial Videos (Internal Communications)

2012 Hermes Awards

  • Risk MAP Testimonial videos for FEMA’s 2010 & 2011 Association of State Floodplain Managers Risk MAP Town Hall presentations (Gold)
  • “I-95/MD 24 Construction Completed” public outreach Direct Mail brochure (Gold)

2011 IABC Silver Quill

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2011 Mississippi River Flood Fight

2011 Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals’ MarCom Awards

  • ACG Systems, Tradeshow Promotional Piece, Kindle Giveaway (Platinum)
  • FEMA Hazus Program, Conference Reception Invitation (Gold)
  • Maryland Transportation Authority, I-95/MD 24 Improvement Project, Direct Mail (Gold)
  • Maryland Transportation Authority, I-95/MD 24 Improvement Project, Ad, Newspaper Insert (Honorable Mention)

2011 Videographer Award of Excellence

  • FEMA/QuakeSmart’s Mitigation video

2011 Summit Creative Award

  • Risk MAP Game (Summit International Awards – Trade Show/Display Category)

2011 Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals Hermes Gold Creative Award

  • Risk MAP Game (Marketing/Collateral/Branding Category)

2011 International Association of Business Communicators Award

  • USACE Hurricane & Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (Community Relations)

2011 Blue Pencil and Gold Screen Award

  • National Association of Government Communicators, Risk MAP Game (Special Purpose Products – 2nd Place)

2011 National Hurricane Conference Outstanding Achievement

  • HAZUS for Emergency Planning in Texas

2011 Federal 100 Award

  • FEMA/HAZUS Program Manager, Eric Berman

2010 USACE Herbert A. Kassner Journalism Awards

  • Outstanding Initiatives in New Media (1st Place)
  • Outstanding Community Relations (3rd Place)

2010 Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals Ava Platinum Award

  • FEMA’s QuakeSmart’s Earthquake Mitigation Video

2010 MarCom Gold Award

  • ACG Systems “Gorilla Cans” Tradeshow Marketing

2010 Government Computer News Agency Award

  • DHS/FEMA, Disaster Assistance Improvement Program

2010 Summit International Award

  • Illustration for Maryland Department of Transportation MD 24/MD 924 (Silver)

2010 Government Executive NextGov Award

  • HAZUS Program (Finalist)

2009 USACE Herbert A. Kassner Journalism Awards

  • Graphics in Support of a Publication, “Riverside Magazine”
  • Community Relations Award for IHNC Surge Barrier Project

2009 James Lee Witt Award

  • Association of State Floodplain Managers, “Technology Helps Safeguard Citizens” (Honorable Mention)

2008 “Image of the Year”

  • Engineering News Record (Photo Contest)

2008 Blue Pencil and Gold Screen Award

  • National Association of Government Communicators, Bonnet Carre Spillway Opening (Media Relations)

2008 New Orleans Chapter, Public Relations Society of America

  • West Closure Complex Video (Award of Excellence)
  • US Army Corps of Engineers Team New Orleans Website (Award of Excellence)
  • Public Meeting Support (Award of Merit)
  • Borrow Strategic Communications Award of Merit – West Closure Outreach Plan (Award of Merit)