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High Tide Creative Honored with Multiple Aster Awards

The Aster Awards honor excellence in healthcare advertising globally



New Bern, NC - High Tide Creative, a full-service advertising, marketing, and branding agency headquartered in New Bern, NC, announced today that it was honored with two Aster Awards.


The Aster Awards is dedicated to recognizing the most talented healthcare marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in advertising, marketing, and communications. This elite program, one of the largest and most respected competitions of its kind, has recognized outstanding healthcare professionals for excellence in advertising & marketing efforts for over 20 years.




The 2021 Aster Awards received entries from across the entire United States as well as abroad. All entries were reviewed by a panel of industry experts and scored on multiple criteria with a possibility of 100%. Participant’s entries compete against similar-sized organizations in their specific groups and categories.


All awards were issued for entries that received top marks from judges, placing them in the top 16% of the nation for advertising excellence. Judging criteria included creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality, and overall appeal and execution.

High Tide Creative and UNC Lenoir Health Care brought two Gold Awards, One was for an Outdoor Billboard Campaign for Orthopedics and Women’s Health. The other was also awarded Orthopedics and Women’s Health, but for a newspaper campaign advertising series. “We are honored to receive recognition from the Aster Awards for our billboard and newspaper campaign work,” said Tom Lewis, Vice President and Creative Director at High Tide. “We bring great passion to our work, and it is gratifying to see that this passion came through in our creative projects. We are particularly grateful that the work that we have created with our long-time partner, UNC Lenoir Health Care, was so favorably recognized.”



High Tide Creative was established in 2008 and the agency quickly gained recognition as one of the top firms in eastern NC, proudly serving numerous companies throughout the southeast and beyond. High Tide Creative has specialized experience in the medical, legal, and tourism industries, and has also done award-winning work in a variety of other market segments.

Winners in all categories are posted on the Aster Awards website at: www.asterawards.com/winners


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