One Acadiana Wins Two 2022 Communicator Awards

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Vibrant Acadiana website earns international distinction

LAFAYETTE, La., June 14, 2022 – The winners of the 28th Annual Communicator Awards have officially been announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. One Acadiana has received two Silver Awards of Distinction for its Vibrant Acadiana website. The website was awarded silver in the categories of Community Websites and General Websites.

With over 4,000 entries received from across the US and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. Winners who received the competition’s highest honor, the Award of Excellence, include Forbes, The Walt Disney Company Europe & Africa, Mattel, State Farm, Philips, T-Mobile, Yes& Agency, Pepsico, Groove Jones and many more.

“Receiving recognition for the web platform housing our newest initiative is a tremendous honor,” said One Acadiana President and CEO Troy Wayman. “To us, this speaks to the great results of collaboration as we work to measure and improve quality of life for Acadiana residents.”

The Vibrant Acadiana website, produced through a data partnership with The Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Public Policy Center, and a design partnership with Rally Marketing, and Comit Developers, launched in 2021.

“Coming in as the new managing director of the AIVA, I was thrilled to be greeted by such a high level of creativity amongst the submissions for the 28th season of The Communicator Awards’, said new AIVA managing director Lauren Angeloni. “I want to congratulate all of the honorees for their well-deserved wins. I also would like to extend deep and sincere thanks to our jurors, who have devoted a massive amount of time to give back to their communities in the evaluation of so much amazing and powerful work.”

View the winning website HERE.

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, Condè Nast, Disney, Fast Company, and many others. See for more information and to view the full winners list.

About One Acadiana

One Acadiana is the leading economic development organization for the nine-parish Acadiana region located in south Louisiana. With more than 600 investors, members, and partners, One Acadiana serves as the voice of the regional business community. The organization is located in the city of Lafayette and serves a region of nearly 700,000 people with a vibrant culture and unique entrepreneurial spirit. Learn more at