HRG Wins Communicator Awards for Brand-Building Trade Show Promotional Materials

May 29, 2014By News

May 29, 2014 — Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG) has been honored with two 2014 Communicator Awards for the artistic direction of client trade show support materials. HRG won an Award of Excellence for the artwork for booth-size banners, tabletop placards, and signage that displayed trade ads and the promotional plan for their client,  Volo Vitamins®. An Award of Distinction was given for the artwork created for multiple booth-size banners, tabletop placards, a poster, and countertop product displays for AQUA MARIS®. Both clients utilized these materials to effectively introduce their products to retail buyers at ECRM events earlier this year.

volo vitamins trade show materials
Volo Vitamins Trade Show Materials

John LaGratta, president and founder of Volo Vitamins, stated, “The award is well deserved. Not only does Hamacher provide keen market knowledge and excellent sales guidance and support, they also have a talented marketing team. Their retail experience and thoughtful strategy lead to captivating visuals on our trade show pieces that were instrumental and vital to a successful ECRM show.”

Aqua Maris ECRM

Grigor Licul, director at JGL North America, said, “The Hamacher team has been great to work with, and did an excellent job representing and communicating the AQUA MARIS brand to our target audience at the ECRM show. Both the messaging and visual impact were exactly what we were looking for to position our brand for its U.S. market launch.”

“Both clients were attending their first respective ECRM shows, and while we are proud of winning these awards, we’re more thrilled that the guidance and materials we provided were integral to them having success at the shows,” said Dave Wendland, vice president of HRG and member of the owners group. “It is exciting to tap into our industry experience and provide insights and support to new products entering the market that are destined to become important additions to their categories.”

The Communicator Awards is the leading international creative awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. The 2014 Communicator Awards received over 6,000 entries from ad agencies, interactive agencies, production firms, in-house creative professionals, graphic designers, design firms, and public relations firms. For more information about the Communicator Awards, visit

About Volo Vitamins

Volo Vitamins is a leading provider of innovative, healthy, all-natural powdered energy and vitamin drink mixes. Formulated with the guidance of pediatricians and physicians and composed of a proprietary blend of seventeen fruits, Volo Vitamins products are manufactured to the highest standards and are sugar-free, comprehensive sources of nutritional supplementation. Visit for more information.


AQUA MARIS is the world leader in the nasal saline segment. The AQUA MARIS brand is built on the recognized benefits of seawater for respiratory health. Based on purified Mediterranean seawater, AQUA MARIS products contain no preservatives or additives, and are specified for self-care by older children and adults. Visit for more information.

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