The Aster Awards, is one of the largest competitions of its kind. This elite international program recognizes outstanding healthcare professionals for excellence in their advertising/marketing efforts. Each year the Aster Awards competition consists of over 3,500 entries from across America, and several foreign countries. Entries must score at least in the top 85% to receive an award, and are judged on creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal.

Mackenzie Design Studio entered this competition 3 years in a row, and won 2 Golds each year.