The Oklahoma City Ad Club Okolades


The sun has risen on a new awards banquet set to shine a light on the very best in Oklahoma advertising. The Okolades is the new home for some of the brightest honors in the Oklahoma City advertising community.

Date: Wednesday, May 9
Location: CHK|Central Boathouse

Cocktail Hour and Live Music: 6 p.m.
Awards Program Begins and Plated Dinner: 7 p.m.

Emcee: David Morris, The Oklahoman

Join us for an evening honoring:

  • Ad Club Member of the Year - Kristin McNeese, McNeese Stills + Motion
  • Long-standing Ad Club Membership Appreciation Ceremony
  • Advertising Person of the Year - Brian Byrnes, Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Lowe Runkle Distinguished Service Award - Catholic Charities Donor Video, Staplegun
  • 2017 In Memoriam 
  • Inaugural Distinguished Woman in Advertising Award - Jeanie Ruedy 
  • Student Scholarship Recipients 
  • Young Advertising Professional of the Year 
    Finalists:
    Kelley Gann, Freestyle Creative
    Scott Gokey, VI Marketing & Branding
    Joel Richardson, Third Degree
    Blair Sims, Staplegun
  • Silver Medal Award - David DeLana, Heritage Integrated
  • Induction of 2018-2019 Board of Directors

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