December 01, 2014 9:00 PM
WAYNE, NJ

THE INTERNATIONAL DAVEY AWARDS ANNOUNCES GAF AS GOLD AND SILVER AWARD WINNER FOR 2014

The Winners of the 2014 Davey Awards were recently announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts after receiving nearly 4,000 entries from across the U.S. and around the world. GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to have received both a Gold Award and a Silver Award in the categories of “Film and Video” and “Commercials” for its television commercials starring Jesse the Jack Russell Terrier.

The Davey Awards is judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), a 600+ member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts is dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. Current AIVA membership represents a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms, including Condé Nast, Disney, GE, Microsoft, Monster.com, MTV, Publicis, Yahoo!, and many others.

Linda Day, executive director of the Davey Awards, stated, “On behalf of the Davey Awards and the Academy, we applaud this year’s entrants and winners for their dedication and commitment to perfecting their craft. Congratulations once again for a job well done.”

To see the winning commercials, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCAamFhHwto

To learn more about GAF, visit gaf.com.

For a complete list of Award Winners, visit daveyawards.com.


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About GAF

Founded in 1886, GAF is the largest roofing manufacturer in North America. The company’s products include a comprehensive portfolio of steep-slope and commercial roofing systems, which are supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors. Its success is driven by its commitment to Advanced Quality, Industry Expertise, and Solutions Made Simple. GAF was the first roofing manufacturer to offer a Lifetime limited warranty on all of its laminated shingles, which then evolved with the introduction of the GAF Lifetime Roofing System by extending the Lifetime coverage beyond just the roofing shingles.

With a focus on social responsibility, GAF developed Advanced Protection® Shingle Technology, providing superior durability and wind resistance while reducing the use of natural resources. The company also developed single-ply and asphaltic roofing membranes with superior durability and high reflectivity to meet the most rigorous industry standards while helping commercial property owners and designers reduce energy consumption.

GAF also supports the roofing industry through CARE, the Center for the Advancement of Roofing Excellence, which has provided education to over 125,000 professionals. CARE’s mission is to help professional contractors and distributors build their businesses through sales and management education, and to provide product and installation training to contractors, distributors, architects, property owners, and related industry personnel. For more information about GAF, visit gaf.com.
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