Solstice Wins MarCom Awards for Excellence in Marketing and Communication

November 07, 2017 - PLANTATION, Fla.,

PLANTATION, Fla., November 7, 2017 ( - Solstice Benefits, Inc. (Solstice) was among the winners of the 2017 MarCom Awards, an international competition for marketing and communication professionals. Winners were announced through November 1st, allowing the judges to complete their review of over 6,000 entries. Solstice earned two Gold Awards and two Honorable Mentions, highlighting their ongoing commitment to health literacy, consumer value and education.

Solstice was recognized in the social engagement and blog writing categories. The content pieces and specific awards are as follows:


• Charcoal Toothpaste - Facebook Campaign - The Facebook campaign engaged consumers as Solstice team members tried the trendy charcoal toothpaste and powder and shared what they found.

• Do I Really Need Dental Insurance? The Answer Might Surprise You - This member blog post shares three compelling reasons why consumers should get dental insurance.


• Millennials and Dental Care: A Big Gap is Your Opportunity - This broker blog post presents sobering stats about millennial consumers and dental health, and how this creates an opportunity for dental insurance brokers.

• 6 Ways to Reduce No Show Appointments - Using the acronym, K.E.E.P. I.T., this dental provider blog post provides them with tips on how to get patients to keep their dental appointments.

Consumer confusion plagues the healthcare insurance industry. According to the American Dental Association, 19 percent of U.S. adults have difficulty understanding health information. Other research shows that only a third of employees understand their benefits very well. Consumers are turning to social media for answers and over 40 percent say that the health information they find on social media influences their healthcare decisions. Plus, those that are 18 through 24 years old are likely to use social media for health related discussions.

“We’re excited about the MarCom Awards as they show that we are successfully engaging our consumers with content that appeals to them using social media tools that reach them where they are,” said Solstice’s Chief Operating Officer Carlos Ferrera. “I can’t think of another time in dental insurance history when creativity and clarity have been more important.” About Solstice

Solstice provides dental and vision insurance coverage to more than 700,000 members nationally, and has built the current No. 1 largest Open Access DHMO provider network in Florida and New York. Solstice created an award-winning broker exchange and benefits administration platform — the Solstice Marketplace. In 2016, Solstice was ranked the No. 16 insurance company on Inc. magazine’s fastest-growing private companies list.

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