Kathy Smith
Sr. Website Designer

6 Wins at Apex Awards

We are so honored to have won two gold awards, three silver and one bronze at the 10th Apex Awards held by Lake Communicators!

Apex honors marketing and communications professionals who do work in Lake, Ashtabula and Geauga counties. We are so inspired by the work of our colleagues.

Anyways, enough about them. here’s what we got this year:


GOLD in Websites/Govt. – The APT Research Center at the Cleveland VA Medical Center

We are honored to have worked with the Cleveland APT Center to build a website incorporating graphic design based on Villa Beach Communications’ work and content written by SwiftComm. The APT Center is located on the premises of the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center and operates in partnership with Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Schools of Engineering and Medicine. In addition, their investigators collaborate with clinicians and researchers located at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, MetroHealth Medical CenterCleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF) and numerous other institutions nationally.

APT Center


GOLD in Online Advertising & Marketing – Social Media for Lakenetwork’s blog

Lakenetwork's Blog


SILVER in Websites – Business-to-Consumer – Jenniffer & Co. Salon & Spa

Jenniffer & Co.’s stylists give their customers the hottest new looks. We are proud to have produced this award-winning website for their locations in Mentor and Mentor-on-the-Lake.

Jenniffer & Co.


SILVER in Online Advertising & Marketing – Banners, Popups, Ad Campaigns for 2014 Blue Sky Folk FestivalThese were ads used on the Scene Magazine website, e-newsletter and Facebook page for the fourth annual event.  The fifth annual Blue Sky Folk Festival will be held June 20, 2015 in Kirtland, Ohio.

Blue Sky Folk Festival 2014


SILVER in Online Advertising & Marketing – E-newsletter for Lakenetwork’s E-marketing Minute (subscribe here)

Lakenetwork Newsletter


BRONZE in Mixed Media – Nonprofit/Govt.: Ready Lake County

The Ready Lake County mixed media campaign won a bronze at the 2015 Apex Awards! We were honored to provide the website for this campaign organized by our colleagues in Lake Communicators and the Lake County Emergency Management Agency. Ready Lake County is an ongoing project to encourage Lake County, Ohio residents to create personal and family disaster plans. Other components included a video, rack card, library displays, radio commercial and copy. Congratulations to Little L Communications, which won gold place for the public relations aspect of this project.

Ready Lake County



about lakenetwork

Lakenetwork is a family-owned business providing website design and development for companies, professionals and organizations in the Cleveland, Ohio area and beyond. We specialize in providing the most cost-effective and appropriate solutions for clients’ online needs. We are located in Eastlake, Ohio.

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