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Velir is proud to announce that two of our clients have received awards from the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA)’s 27th Annual Communicator Awards. The Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights and TruStage® Insurance were each honored for their websites that Velir partnered with them to complete. 

The websites were selected from over 6,000 entries received from across the world as part of the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. Communicator Award winners in 2021 who received the competition’s highest honor, the Award of Excellence, include UFC, PepsiCo, Forbes, BoxMedia, WWE, Microsoft, Code Red. GmbH, Comcast, and Disney Creative Studios.   

By partnering with The Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights on their Accountable Now campaign, we helped develop an interactive website with the largest public police use of force database in the U.S. By telling compelling stories with data, Accountable Now makes it easy to explore and collect police use of force data, and to get educated on how it can be used to advocate for change in the U.S.  

Launching Accountable Now to Advocate for Police Reform with Data

Velir partnered with the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights to create Accountable Now, the first public resource for police use of force data.

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We collaborated with CMFG Life Insurance Company to create a new one-stop digital experience for their TruStage® Insurance offerings. The website educates customers on available insurance, helps them find the right products, allows them to receive customized quotes, and provides a place for them to maintain their insurance all in one place. It can also handle a variety of complex customer billing and benefit needs, and it’s accessible to a wide variety of customers.  

The Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights received two awards for their Accountable Now website. TruStage® Insurance’s website won one award. Here is a detailed list of the awards each website received:  

Accountable Now

  • Excellence in Causes & Awareness Websites 
  • Distinction in Non-profit Websites 


  • Distinction in Financial Services Websites 

Velir is excited for these client websites to be recognized and proud as a partner to have helped bring them to life for TruStage® Insurance and The Leadership Conference for Civil and Human Rights.  

About Velir 

Velir is an established mid-sized agency with a top-tier portfolio of clients, ranging from the world's largest non-profits to Fortune 500 brands. We pride ourselves on our people-first culture and a low-ego workplace that embraces experimentation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.  

About The Communicator Awards 

The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for marketing and communications professionals. Founded by passionate communications professionals over two decades ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best digital, mobile, audio, video, and social content the industry has to offer. The Communicator Awards is widely recognized as one of the largest awards of its kind in the world.  

The Communicator Awards are judged and curated by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA). The AIVA is an assembly of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. Current AIVA membership represents a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms including: GE Digital, Spotify, CondèNast, Disney, Republica, Majestyk, Fast Company, Upstatement, and many others. See for more information. 


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