St. Louis Firm Wins Top Honors At The Annual Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M) Awards For The Second Consecutive Year

(ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2016) 2e Creative—a full-service creative agency focused on healthcare, life sciences, and technology—was named Small Healthcare Agency of the Year for a second consecutive year at the 2016 Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M) Awards, which showcases the best in creativity and effectiveness in healthcare marketing, communications, and media. This marks the first time any agency has won the award in back-to-back years. Established in 1966, MM&M is a leading monthly business publication serving healthcare marketers. The 2016 MM&M Awards were held Oct. 6 in New York City.

“This is a tremendous honor to be recognized two years in a row,” said Ross Toohey, president and CEO, 2e Creative. “And it is a true testament to our incredible client partners and the ongoing dedication of our creative team. We are big believers in only doing work we are passionate about. When you combine that passion with a talented team of creative problem solvers and storytellers, the sky is the limit.”

Communications firm 2e Creative of St. Louis is named Small Healthcare Agency of the Year for the second year in a row at the 2016 Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M) Awards held in New York City Oct. 6. The MM&M Awards showcases the best in creativity and effectiveness in healthcare marketing, communications, and media.

In addition to multiple award recognitions, 2e Creative continues to experience record growth. During the past three years, the agency has grown its revenue by 58 percent and expanded its staff from 19 to more than 50 people, with multiple positions currently open. Toohey attributes the agency’s rapid growth and recognition to 2e Creative’s culture and its business approach, which combines passion and agility to meet the modern needs and preferences of clients.

“Our culture and business philosophy are what set us apart,” said Toohey. “We encourage and support creative freedom at all levels, and we only take on work that can make a positive difference in someone’s life. When you give talented people inspiring work in a supportive environment, the outcome can be remarkable.”

Recipients of the 2016 MM&M Awards were determined by a panel of more than 100 judges comprising healthcare marketers and leaders from the agency, client, publishing, and service sectors. For more information about the 2016 MM&M Awards and a listing of this year’s winners, visit http://www.mmm-online.com/mmm-awards/the-2016-mmm-awards-all-the-winners/article/521540/.

Pictured from left to right: Alex Ray, writer/strategist; Melissa Ray; John Peel, VP, creative technology; Lynda McClure, VP, creative; Allie Hayes, account executive; Erin Toohey; Chris Schlarman, VP, director client engagement; Brandon Chuang, VP, strategy and development; Dan McClure; Ross Toohey, president and CEO; and Amy Figurel, director, resource and delivery. Photo credit: Erica Berger

Pictured from left to right: Alex Ray, writer/strategist; Melissa Ray; John Peel, VP, creative technology; Lynda McClure, VP, creative; Allie Hayes, account executive; Erin Toohey; Chris Schlarman, VP, director client engagement; Brandon Chuang, VP, strategy and development; Dan McClure; Ross Toohey, president and CEO; and Amy Figurel, director, resource and delivery. Photo credit: Erica Berger

About 2e Creative

2e Creative, Inc., is a full-service brand communications agency with a mission to drive change for brands that shape the world. Founded in 1999 and based in St. Louis, Missouri, the agency is known for its expertise in the worlds of healthcare, medical tech, emerging/advanced technologies, life sciences, and beyond. With a list of innovative, thought-leading clients from across the globe—including Alcon, Siemens, Abbott, and more—2e Creative is uniquely wired to help brands engage and activate audiences. Agency core competencies include branding, marketing strategy, communications and analytics, digital strategy and development, advertising and promotion, HCP engagement, and patient activation.

2e Creative was named Small Healthcare Agency of the Year by Medical Marketing & Media (MM&M) in 2015 and 2016, and it was recognized as the 2014 Healthcare Impact Agency of the Year by Advertising Age and Modern Healthcare. For more information, visit www.2eCreative.com.