Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a public health organization concerned with safety, health, disease prevention and awareness.
Innovation Recognition Challenge

Logo Design

Web Design



  • Had to identify healthcare providers with successful strategies for preventing healthcare-associated blood clots. 
  • Required to increase awareness about blood disorders and their complications.
  • This was a U.S.-focused challenge with international reach. 


  • Had three competitive brackets for applicants: single hospital, multi-hospital or hospital network/managed care organization.
  • Needed to create a forum to exchange best practices and share knowledge regarding VTE.
  • Required a tight timeline for launch.  


  • Created a comprehensive marketing plan with pre-contest messaging, social media toolkit, editorial calendar and post-Challenge earned media strategy.
  • Developed logo, fact sheets, flyers and custom widget.
  • Developed a customized microsite to host the Challenge in less than 60 days.    
  • Provided end-to-end challenge management, including concept rules and eligibility, timeline, registration process, FAQs and custom electronic submission form. 


  • Contest closed on January 10, 2016 with maximum of $70,000 to be awarded.
  • Received coverage of 20+ media publications with national reach.
  • Winners will be selected March 2016.