giftGRÜN wins 2016 Political Award

Renowned communication award for the digital agency giftGRÜN. Award for the attack.info campaign against violence in the public service with the dbb youth of the German Association of Officials Award on November 24, 2016 in Berlin.

Aachen, October 25.11.2016nd, XNUMX. Last night were the winners of this year's Political Awards honored at a gala in the Berlin warehouse. giftGRÜN, the digital agency of GRÜN Software AG won the prestigious award in the “Small Budget Campaign” category.

The campaign received an award Public service danger zone, which giftGRÜN together with the dbb youth of the German Association of Civil Servants under www.angallen.info had initiated.

Being bullied or even attacked at work is part of daily business in many areas of the public service. With the campaign “Danger Zone Public Service” the dbb Jugend NRW draws attention to the daily attacks against civil servants and employees in the public service and thus created a mouthpiece for those affected. The successful campaign kicked off with a shock video that was distributed on social networks. The video is re-enacted, but depicts a real situation in a job center: a young man freaks out, rioted in the office and knocked the employee to the ground. The campaign website started a few days after the shock video was published www.angallen.info. The website educates those affected, serves as a contact point for all those affected, collects incidents of attacks on a timeline and gives basic advice on prevention. Over 350 more incidents have been reported since the campaign was launched. The campaign website was visited over 100.000 times, and 1.100 votes were cast in a survey. "The campaign shows how a successful campaign can achieve maximum impact through digital media with a low budget of around € 10.000", says Patrick Heinker, head of the agency, happily giftGRÜN GmbH about the award.

From around 400 applicants, the campaign was awarded the political award by a renowned jury. In total there was an award in 13 categories, among the winners yesterday were CDU politician Wolfgang Bosbach and FDP leader Christian Lindner. The jury includes representatives from the management of the Bild Group, from Facebook, Twitter, Die Welt and representatives from politics. The prize is one of the most renowned communication prizes and honors the initiators for their outstanding political communication.

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Aachen, October 23.11.2017nd, XNUMX. The Christmas singing at the Tivoli in Aachen attracts thousands of visitors every year and is taking place for the fifth time in 2017. The joy of people in singing and a stadium shrouded in the light of thousands of candles will once again cause great emotions in the fifth edition. On December 17, 2017, the third Sunday in Advent, over 20.000 visitors are expected at the Tivoli in Aachen to sing Christian Christmas carols, German folk songs or Alemannia chants.

The GRÜN Software AG, the market-leading provider of industry software, is sponsoring the event again this year. As part of the sponsorship, the marketing department of GRÜN Software AG completely revised the official website for Christmas singing. In addition to a new design, the website has also been technically revised. Sponsoring also includes hosting in the GRÜN AppCloud and the use of online fundraising tools from GRÜN spendino.

After the strong popularity last year, all tiers in the stadium will be opened for the first time this year, as more than 20.000 visitors are expected at the Tivoli in Aachen. Due to the high number of visitors, they have to purchase tickets with seat reservations for the first time. Tickets can be purchased at advance booking offices and online can be acquired. Around 10.000 seats have already been reserved, the business seats in the main stand and the seats for wheelchair users are already sold out. Siegmar Müller, initiator of the Aachen Christmas Singing, is pleased that the event is becoming more and more popular: “For us, it's not just about an atmospheric event, but also about the Christian message. Among other things, this should be made clear by reading the Christmas story aloud ”.

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