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Creative Displays Now / Great Northern Instore Win Again at 2016 OMA Awards

The inventive minds at Creative Displays Now, an online brand of Great Northern Corporation, brought home four OMA Awards for their work with Perrier, Tradewinds Tea, 3M, and Purina. One gold, a silver, and two bronze medals were awarded for the style and ingenuity displayed by the four in store displays.

Gold: Perrier “Best Trip Ever” Topper
The “Best Trip Ever” topper was designed to integrate with existing product stacks to display eye-catching design and Perrier creative to promote Perrier’s “Best Trip Ever” Sweepstakes. The topper came out on top at the OMAs with a gold medal for temporary supermarket displays.

Award Winning Retail Display

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Creative Displays Now to Appear at 2015 Shopper Marketing Conference & Expo

Creative Displays Now (CDN) and parent company Great Northern Corporation will be out in full force at the upcoming Shopper Marketing Conference & Expo scheduled for October 13-15, 2015, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. This outstanding venue will play host to the world’s largest collection of marketing experts and retail professionals and will showcase some of the most compelling display and packaging ideas in the modern marketplace. Seminars will cover a wide range of topics that include the following:

  • Building consumer loyalty
  • Targeting specific shopper segments
  • Integrating digital technologies
  • Creating opportunities for collaboration
  • Measuring return on investment
  • E-commerce techniques
  • Networking
  • Leveraging social media and mobile technologies

Great Northern will be presenting some of their best in-store presentations in the Exhibit Hall and will be meeting and greeting some of the most important retail representatives during this three-day gala event.
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Creative Displays Now Snags Top Honors at POPAI OMA Awards

The design team at Creative Displays Now (CDN) took home top honors from the Outstanding Merchandising Achievement (OMA) awards show at the prestigious 2015 GlobalShop conference and trade show. Sponsored by industry organization Point of Purchase Advertising International (POPAI), the event took place in the spring of this year, and recognized companies that have achieved exceptional results in the retail display marketplace. CDN is proud to have been honored for the following innovative and imaginative displays:

Nintendo Quarter Pallet Display

Gold Awards:
• Nintendo BBY Photo Op Shipper (above)
• Littmann Stethoscope Floor Stand
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Creative Displays Now Wins 5 Awards at Shopper Marketing Expo

Creative Displays Now took home five awards, including a Platinum Award, at the 2014 Design of the Times competition held at the Shopper Marketing Conference and Expo in Minneapolis on October 22-23 (Note: Creative Displays Now is an online brand of Great Northern Corp).

Here are all of our award winners:

  • Platinum Award: Nestle Purina PetSmart Half Pallet Display
    This display also won a Gold Award in the Specialty Channel category
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  • Silver Award: Nintendo / Best Buy Quarter Pallet Display
    Category: Consumer Electronics
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  • Bronze Award: Nintendo Kirby Game Stop Counter Display
    Category: Consumer Electronics
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  • Bronze Award: Mountain Dew LED Arrow Sign
    Category: Convenience Stores
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Check out more displays we have manufactured, or contact us to discuss your next point of purchase display project.

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Creative Displays Now Takes Home 10 Awards at Shopper Marketing Expo 2013

Awards include one Platinum and three Gold awards

Creative Displays Now, the online brand of Great Northern Corporation, won 10 awards at the “Design of the Times” competition, part of the 2013 Shopper Marketing Expo in Chicago. Included in these awards was a Platinum and three Golds.

Take-Note-of-Color

Here are our award winners, by category:

  • PLATINUM: 3M Take Note of Color Endcap (pictured above)
  • GOLD: 3M Take Note of Color Endcap – Specialty Stores category
  • GOLD: Mattel Hot Wheels Racetrack Dump Bin – Mass Merchandisers category
  • GOLD: Gander Mountain Fishing Line Wall for Pure Fishing Corp – Sporting Goods category
  • SILVER: 3M Unroll Something Amazing Half Pallet – Specialty Stores category
  • SILVER: Goal Zero Mobile Floor Stand – Sporting Goods category
  • SILVER: Dick’s Sporting Goods Trilene Endcap, for Pure Fishing Corp – Sporting Goods category
  • BRONZE: Logitech Best Buy Accessories Shipper – Consumer Electronics category
  • BRONZE: Barbie Mega Bloks Headers, for Mega Brands – Mass Merchandisers category
  • BRONZE: Time Warner 3 Pocket Powerwing – Mass Merchandisers category
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Logitech Best Buy
Accessories Shipper
Goal Zero
Mobile Floor Stand
 Unroll-Something-Amazing  Dicks-Trilene-End-Cap
3M Unroll Something
Amazing Half Pallet
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Trilene Endcap
Gander-Mountain-Trilene-Wall  TimeWarner-Powerwing
Gander Mountain
Fishing Line Wall
Time Warner
3 Pocket Powerwing
 Mattel-Hot-Wheels Barbie-Mega-Bloks
Mattel Hot Wheels
Racetrack Dump Bin
Barbie Mega Bloks Headers

Contact a display expert to learn more about these award-winning displays, or to discuss your next point of purchase display or retail packaging project.

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