ILM Receives Award from Airports Council International-North America

Wilmington, NC (November 19, 2018)— On November 15th, Wilmington International Airport received the Airports Council International North America’s (ACI-NA) Brand Identity Honorable Mention Award, during the Airports Council International–North America (ACI-NA) 2018 Excellence in Airport Marketing, Communications, and Customer Service Awards program in Ottawa, Canada.

Since its formation in 1990, the ACI-NA contest recognizes the quality of work, abundance of talent, and creativity within the marketing and communications field of the airport industry.  This year, over three hundred nominations were received.  A panel of industry executives selected the winners in each award category.   The brand identity category recognized excellence in demonstrating the visible elements of an airport’s brand that together identify and distinguish the brand in the minds of airport passengers.  ILM was recognized for their brand identity work with the airport’s rebrand, which included a new logo, tagline, and comprehensive marketing campaign.

“We were very proud to receive the award and to represent our airport and community in a room full of talented airport professionals from across the USA and Canada.” stated Erin McNally, Marketing Specialist with the Wilmington International Airport.  “Local firm, Morvil Advertising & Design, offered wonderful creative vision and partnership throughout the rebranding process.  ILM’s rebrand was a true team effort and we appreciate the staff, volunteers, and community partners that helped make it a success.”


About the Wilmington International Airport: The Wilmington International Airport serves southeastern North Carolina with commercial air service on American Airlines, United, and Delta.  Through the air carriers, ILM serves 8 nonstop destinations (ATL, CLT, PHL, LGA, DCA, IAD, ORD, DFW); allowing for convenient domestic and international travel. The Wilmington International Airport is the fifth largest airport in North Carolina. The NCDOT Division of Aviation’s 2016 report estimated ILM’s economic impact at over $1.6 billion.  For more information