Markham Yard Sweeps 2023 Miami ADDY Awards


Markham Yard Sweeps 2023 Miami ADDY Awards

Agency obtains 16 ADDYs, including three Best of Show awards.

MIAMI, FL, MARCH 24, 2023: The American Advertising Federation hosted its annual Miami ADDY Awards last week at The Anderson, enjoying a three-hour presentation filled with snacks, jazz, and the best of the best in the South Florida advertising community.

As the night progressed, one thing was clear: Markham Yard emerged victorious.

Presented 16 individual awards, including three Best of Show categories, eleven Silver ADDYs, one Honorable Mention and one Special Merit, the Markham Yard team took home more awards (including the most top awards) than anyone else this year.

“So proud of our team, for being recognized by the AAF for our work at the 2023 ADDYS last night. And thank you to the local ad community for coming together once more to remind us what ‘community’ can mean.” said Markham Cronin, Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Markham Yard.

“Thank you to our team for your passion and energy. Thank you to our clients and partners who recognize that to do something extraordinary, we need to trust the process and each other, and be open to the unexpected, the unprecedented, the new.

We celebrate this moment. And then we tear off the rearview mirror, because what is behind us, is behind us. The things in front of us are where we are focused.”

Awards include: 


“Save The Slime” Campaign, Bonefish and Tarpon Trust


“Serious Stories, Chapter 2” Campaign, Invincible Boats


“You Don’t Have to Be Good” Campaign, New York Blood Center Enterprise.


“Save the Slime” Release Campaign, Bonefish and Tarpon Trust


Don Q Packaging, Don Q Rum


“10 Items or Less” Digital Video, NYBCe

“Blood Drop” Digital Video, NYBCe

“Blood Drop” TV, NYBCe

Don Q Cocktail Packaging, Don Q Rum

“Eating In Bed” Digital Video, NYBCe

“Greater Lengths” Spread, Yellowfin
“Save the Slime” Release Campaign (Public Service), Bonefish and Tarpon Trust

“Save the Slime” Release Campaign (Social Media), Bonefish Tarpon and Trust

“Save the Slime” Release Campaign (Integrated Advertising), Bonefish Tarpon and Trust 

“Serious Stories, Chapter Two” Campaign, Invincible Boats

“You Don’t Have To Be Good” Digital Video Campaign, NYBCe


Markham Cronin:


Established in 2005, Miami-based, Markham Yard ( is a full service advertising agency offering big brand thinking, strategy, design and creative in a concentrated form for both local and international clients. With eighteen years of experience with global clients across an array of industries, Markham Yard offers the creative power of big agencies in a streamlined and nimble form. Clients include: BurgerFi,  Children’s Hospital of Richmond Foundation, Anna Griffin, Boyne Capital, Liebherr, Captains for Clean Water City National Bank Hell’s Bay Boatworks, IT’SUGAR, The New York Blood Center Enterprise, Invincible Boats , Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, the Miami Herbert Business School, Breakthrough Miami, Herman Lucerne Memorial Foundation, and Yellowfin.

Welcome to Markham Yard.

markham yard logo on building
markham yard logo on building

Welcome to Markham Yard.

A yard is where things are dreamt up, planned, designed and built. Where ideas are translated into craftsmanship. Where things are cared for, maintained and upgraded. A defined space of our very own where talents of many kinds intersect to launch great things.

YARD is a reflection of our deeper focus on making great things. In the sausage factory of marketing, a lot of energy is often focused on the process at the expense of what comes out the other end. But the fact is, nothing we do matters unless something that makes a difference gets made. And that’s what happens in the YARD.

As I often tell our team, the one constant in our business is change, and change is opportunity. And today we have in front of us just such an opportunity. We have been on a journey for the last sixteen years on which we have been lucky to work with a broad variety of collaborators, clients, partners and talents. And this journey, at its best, has been one of optimization- Ever striving to be better tomorrow than we were today. So in this, we’d like to share some news: On Monday, April 19, Markham & Stein will become Markham Yard.

Our name has changed. But our heart is still in the same place.

We bring all the power of a full-service agency, in a compact package focused on generating the one competitive advantage any brand, big or small, can enjoy: The ability to create better ideas. It’s the ultimate unfair advantage. We are a workshop where strategists and designers, producers and writers, technologists and thinkers come together to craft elegant solutions to the business challenges we face. 

We are on a mission to dream, plan, craft and launch better ideas out into the world.

– Markham.