WASHINGTON , April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FP1 Strategies LLC received four awards and an honorable mention at the 2013 American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) Conference, winning a gold award for the best Republican negative contrast advertisement. FP1 Strategies also received awards for its work on the Michigan Ballot Initiative and Dean Heller's Senate race on behalf of the National Republican Senatorial Committee's (NRSC) Independent Expenditure Committee; both of which resulted in successful outcomes.
In addition to receiving the gold award for the best Republican negative contrast advertisement, Allen West's "Decide" also took home a silver award for Best House Republican advertisement. This ad gained widespread attention, attracting millions of viewers on YouTube and was universally praised with Sean Hannity calling it, "One of the most devastating contrast ad(s) in the history of American politics." In the 2012 election cycle, many of FP1's ads, produced by Jon Downs, received national praise in the media for their creativity. Additionally, Downs helped produce ads on behalf of the Republican National Committee's (RNC) Independent Expenditure Committee that took home Pollies in multiple categories."We are humbled and grateful to have been recognized for our work by the American Association of Political Consultants. We always strive to consistently produce the highest quality of work, whether it is for our public affairs or political clients," said Terry Nelson. "FP1 takes pride in producing ads that are strategic, fresh and potent; ads that cut through the clutter and make the winning difference," said Jon Downs. "We sincerely appreciate the recognition from our peers." To view a video compilation of news coverage surrounding FP1's ads, click here . About FP1 Strategies FP1 Strategies LLC is a public affairs, advertising, grassroots and media relations firm led by partners Terry Nelson, Jon Downs, Danny Diaz and Rob Jesmer. FP1 Strategies offers a host of services, including: public affairs campaign management, grassroots coalition building and management, paid advertising, media placement, press relations, crisis communication expertise, and new media and online grassroots advocacy. SOURCE FP1 Strategies LLC