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Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, & Public Relations Awards Category Honorees

Corporate Communications, Investor Relations, & Public Relations Categories - 2010 Honorees

The following have been recognized in The 2010 (8th annual) American Business Awards. Click the titles of the Stevie Award-winning nominations to read the full text.

Public Relations Agency of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Weber Shandwick, New York, NY
FINALISTS:
Allison & Partners, San Francisco, CA
JCPR, Parsippany, NJ
Makovsky + Company, New York, NY
Maloney & Fox, New York, NY
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ
Peppercom, New York, NY


Communications Department of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
AECOM Technology Corporation, New York, NY
FINALISTS:
High Performance Technologies, Inc., Reston, VA
LANXESS Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ
NetApp Inc., Sunnyvale, CA
SRA International, Fairfax, VA

Communications Team of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Serco Inc., Reston, VA: Serco Integration Communications Team
FINALISTS:

Cisco Systems, Inc., San Jose, CA: Cisco's Executive Demonstration Team
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock's Public Affairs Team


Investor Relations Program of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ
FINALISTS:

ev3 Inc., Plymouth, MN
RCN Corporation, Herndon, VA

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Community Relations
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:

Harris Corporation, Melbourne, FL: Harris Corporation’s 2009 United Way Campaign
FINALIST:
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock's Law Enforcement Identity Theft Summits

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Crisis Communications
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Cepia LLC, St. Louis, MO

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Global Issues
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Juniper Media, Boca Raton, FL: Las Palmas Rain Forest Preservation Campaign
FINALIST:
Ingenix, Eden Prairie, MN: It’s Personal data privacy and security campaign

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Issues Management
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Zeno Group, Chicago, IL: Tell a Gal P.A.L. Campaign for The Allstate Foundation
FINALIST:
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock's Response to Identity Theft

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Low Budget (Under $10,000)
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
CALYSTO COMMUNICATIONS, Atlanta, GA: Reaching a New Audience with a Mobile Message
FINALISTS:
Makovsky + Company, New York, NY: Turning on the Fox Spotlight™ and Creating the “First Mover” Advantage
Siemens Industry, Inc., Alpharetta, GA: Siemens' Energy Monitoring for U.S. government project

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Business-to-Business
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Nadel Phelan, Inc., Scotts Valley, CA: Nadel Phelan, Inc. Campaign for Leading Provider of Broadband Wireless Solutions
FINALISTS:
EMC Corporation, Hopkinton, MA: Overtake the Future
Millennial Media, Baltimore, MD: Millennial Media Gets S.M.A.R.T. ™ for Mobile: Communications Program of the Year
Novell, Waltham, MA: SUSE Appliance Program from Novell
PuroClean, Tamarac, FL: The Franchise Force Campaign
uTest, Southborough, MA: uTest Bug Battle Validates And Showcases The Crowdsourcing Model
Weber Shandwick, Dallas, TX: Essilor Celebrates 50 Progressive Years of Varilux
Weber Shandwick, Dallas, TX: Omni Meetings

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Consumer Products
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ: Americans Embrace Change with IKEA
FINALISTS:
Chase Card Services, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., New York, NY: Chase Launches Blueprint: A Revolution in Credit Card Management
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ: Volkswagen GTI Becomes the World’s First Car Launched Exclusively On A Mobile Device

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Consumer Services
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Weber Shandwick, Dallas, TX: Omni Fort Worth Hotel
FINALISTS:
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ: Drive with a Smile" Palisades Highway Art Gallery"
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ: kgb: the answer to America’s questions
Weber Shandwick, Dallas, TX: Omni Hotels Transforms Select Guest Loyalty Program

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Multicultural
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
RCN Corporation, Herndon, VA: RCN Global Passport

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Public Affairs
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Juniper Media, Boca Raton, FL: Las Palmas Rain Forest Preservation Campaign

FINALIST:
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock's Identity Theft Summits for Law Enforcement

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Public Service
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:

American Legacy Foundation, Washington, DC: truth orange summer tour 2009
FINALISTS:
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock's Identity Theft Summits for Law Enforcement
Susan Davis International, Washington, DC: Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, New York, NY: PATH WTC OEM Emergency Drill Outreach

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Reputation/Brand Management
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Hilton Hotels, McLean, VA: Hilton Hotels Boosts Brand Image With Global Media Center
FINALISTS:
JDSU, Milpitas, CA: JDSU from a Different View
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock's Law Enforcement Identity Theft Summits
Makovsky + Company, New York, NY: WP Stewart Public Relations Campaign
Optimum Lightpath, Jericho, NY: Optimum Lightpath Industry Analyst Day 2009

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Social Media Focused
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Winning Strategies, Newark, NJ: Sing To Win: Taylor Swift Karaoke Contest for Verizon FiOS
FINALIST:
Sundance Vacations, Wilkes Barre, PA: Sundance Vacations Using Social Media 2.0 as a Real Business Tool

Communications, Investor Relations, or PR Executive of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Makovsky + Company, New York, NY: Kenneth D. Makovsky, President and CEO
FINALISTS:

AECOM, New York, NY: Paul J. Gennaro, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, and Chief Communications Officer
ev3 Inc., Plymouth, MN: Julie Tracy, SVP-Chief Communications Officer
Informatica Corporation, Redwood City, CA: Stephanie Wakefield, Vice President, Investor Relations
LANXESS Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA: Terri Fitzpatrick, Vice President Communications North America
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: Mike Prusinski, Senior VP Communications
Microsoft, Redmond, WA: Wendy Grover, Director, WW Enterprise Public & Analyst Relations
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ: Michael W. Kempner, CEO
RCN Corporation, Herndon, VA: Richard Ramlall, RCN Senior VP
TheLadders.com, New York, NY: Lou Casale, VP Corporate Communications

Corporate Communicator of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
VSE Corporation, Alexandria, VA: Sylvia Gethicker, Corporate Communications Director
FINALISTS:
Cypress Communications, Atlanta, GA: Heather Whitt Roberts, Marketing Communications Manager
High Performance Technologies, Inc., Reston, VA: Laura Chamberlain, Corporate Communications Officer
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: Paige Pedersen, Manager of Educational Programs
Sundance Vacations, Wilkes Barre, PA: Amanda Miller, Corporate Communicators Director