Solstice Wins Four Hermes Creative Awards

May 06, 2013 - Plantation, FL

Hermes Creative Awards announced winners for the 2013 international awards competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media. Solstice Benefits, Inc.—a South Florida-based dental, vision and life insurance benefits company—received four awards in this competition that recognizes outstanding work in the industry while promoting the philanthropic nature of marketing and communication professionals.
There were over 5,600 entries from throughout the United States, Canada and several other countries in the Hermes Creative Awards 2013 competition. Entries came from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers. 

Solstice won awards in the following categories:

• Platinum Award: Solstice Corporate Website Redesign
Award Category: Website Element/Web Copy
• Gold Award: Solstice Corporate Website Redesign
Award Category: Website Overall/Corporation
• Gold Award: Solstice Dental Member Newsletter
Award Category: Publications/Newsletter
• Honorable Mention: Solstice Dental Member Newsletter
Award Category: E-Newsletter

“We at Solstice are proud of our marketing team every day, but it is always a special honor when those outside the company acknowledge their work, especially an awards program as esteemed as Hermes,” said Carlos Ferrera, chief operating officer of Solstice. “Our team has the unique ability to take confusing insurance information—that’s often difficult to translate into readable language—and make it engaging and relevant.”

Hermes Creative Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals ( The international organization consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, media production and free-lance professionals. AMCP oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and rewards outstanding achievement and service to the profession.
As part of its mission, AMCP fosters and supports the efforts of creative professionals who contribute their unique talents to public service and charitable organizations. Hermes entrants are not charged entry fees to enter work they produced pro bono. In addition, the efforts of generous marketing and communication professionals are acknowledged through grants and special recognition.
AMCP judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry. Winners were selected from 188 categories grouped under advertising, publications, marketing/branding, integrated marketing, public relations/communications, electronic media and pro bono. About 15% of the entries won the Platinum Award- the organization’s top honor. Nineteen percent won the Gold Award. A list of Platinum and Gold Winners can be found on the Hermes Creative Awards website at

About Solstice:
Solstice is a privately held Florida corporation based in Plantation, Fla. Solstice administers and markets dental, vision, pharmaceutical, life and short- and long-term disability benefits plans. Solstice and its affiliates also offer life insurance benefits in Florida, and Third Party Administration (TPA) services in the Florida, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Illinois, California, Maryland and Ohio markets—and are in the process of expanding nationwide. It was named one of “Florida’s Best Companies to Work For” for three consecutive years in a row by Florida Trend and ranked No. 15 in the Insurance Industry on Inc. magazine’s 2012 “America’s Fastest Growing Companies” list. Recently, the company was awarded accreditation with the Better Business Bureau (BBB), indicating dedication to quality and excellence in business practices, and also won two Communicator Awards of Distinction for creative excellence. For information on Solstice, contact 1.877.760.2247 or visit

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