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Corporate Communications, IR, & Public Relations Awards Category Finalists

  

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

The following campaigns, departments, teams, and individuals have been recognized in The 2011 American Business Awards.

Communications Department of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
AECOM Technology Corporation, New York, NY
FINALISTS:
Groupon, Inc. Chicago, IL
Hilton Worldwide, McLean, VA
iolo technologies, Los Angeles, CA
Legacy, Washington, DC

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Community Relations
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
The Dow Chemical Company, Freeport, TX: Dow Texas Operations Honors the Greatest Generation
FINALISTS:
Atlantic Shores Retirement Community Virginia Beach, VA: Pin-up Boys of Atlantic Shores
Dawson + Murray + Teague Communications, Houston, TX: Telling Amy's Story
Entergy Corporation, New Orleans, LA: Entergy's Earned Income Tax Credit Program
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock's Free Identity Theft Education for Consumers
RF|Binder, New York, NY: Malaysia Kitchen for the World 2010

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Crisis Communications
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
CALYSTO COMMUNICATIONS, Atlanta, GA: Turning Crisis Into Opportunity

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Low Budget (Under $10,000)
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
Farbman Group, Southfield, MI: Farbman Group and I Love Detroit
FINALISTS:
Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, CA: Roadster Roadtrip: Los Angeles to Detroit

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Business-to-Business
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
Approva Corporation, Herndon, VA: Approva Corporation – “Control Freak”
FINALISTS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL: Accenture High Performance Delivered Integrated Marketing Campaign
Actiontec Electronics, Sunnyvale, CA: CrossTalk
CoreLogic, Santa Ana, CA: New Technology Acquisition Becomes Cinderella Story for CoreLogic
Global Experience Specialists (GES), Las Vegas, NV: The Art and Science of Balance
Millennial Media, Baltimore, MD: Millennial Media’s S.M.A.R.T. Report—The Leading Advertiser and Marketer Resource in Mobile Advertising
salesforce.com, San Francisco, CA: Salesforce Chatter: Collaboration Breakthrough for Enterprise Cloud Computing
Winning Strategies, Newark, NJ: NFI

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Consumer Products
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
Hewlett-Packard, Palo Alto, CA: From Geek to Chic: Turning HP Into a Fashion Brand
FINALISTS:
Makovsky + Company, New York, NY: Unveiling a New Category and Beating the Odds in Las Vegas
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ: Building a Community of Targeted Prospects for Jimmy Dean
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ: Remaking Jimmy Dean From a Sausage Brand Into a Breakfast Brand
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ: Samsung Mobile Makes the Smartphone Brilliant With the Launch of the Galaxy S in the U.S.
Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH: Pepto-Bismol Takes a Bite Out of Summer
Weber Shandwick, Dallas, TX: Omni Chicago Launches Café 676

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Consumer Services
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
mWEBB Communications, Inc., Culver City, CA: AutoMD.com Website Launch
FINALISTS:
Bhava Communications, Berkeley, CA: Yummly Launches World's First Semantic Search Platform for Food and Recipes
Embassy Suites Hotels, McLean, VA: Embassy Suites Builds a Social Media Community by Hijacking Online Fandom
Huntington Bank, Columbus, OH: Giving Customers More Time...Not More Fees: 24-Hour Grace Launch

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Multicultural
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ: Samsung Mobile's March to a Million In-School Education & Recycling Program

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Public Affairs
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
Entergy Corporation, New Orleans, LA: Entergy's Pre-K Advocacy Program
FINALIST:
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock's 2010 Law Enforcement Education Program

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Public Service
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
Legacy, Washington, DC: truth® Orange Summer and Fall Tours 2010
FINALISTS:
Entergy Corporation, New Orleans, LA: Entergy's 10 Years of Caring for Low-Income Customers
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock's Free Identity Theft Education for Consumers

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Reputation/Brand Management
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
DeVry University, Downers Grove, IL: Getting an Education on Reputation Management
FINALISTS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL: Accenture High Performance Delivered Integrated Communications Campaign
Corning Incorporated, Corning, NY: Corning Incorporated Turns Technology Gurus Wild for Gorilla Glass
F5 Networks, Seattle, WA: F5 3-2-1-0 Campaign
Fisher Communications, Inc., Seattle, WA: Fisher's Centennial Celebration
Sundance Vacations, Wilkes Barre, PA: Sundance Vacations Reputation/Brand Management Campaign

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Social Media Focused
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
PwC, New York, NY: PwC US Personal Brand Week Campaign
FINALISTS:
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ: Jimmy Dean and Hillshire Farm Cook Up Social Media Results at BlogHer
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ: Bowling Proprietors Association of America (BPAA) 2010 Celebrity Bowling Hall of Fame Campaign
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ: From Surviving to Thriving: African Program for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC)
USANA Health Sciences, Inc,. West Valley, UT: USANA Health Sciences, Inc., Use of Social Media
Winning Strategies, Newark, NJ: Man Cave Makeover Hosted by Ryan Clark

Communications Professional of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
Craft & Hobby Association, Elmwood Park, NJ: Victor Domine, PR Manager
FINALISTS:
High Performance Technologies, Inc., Reston, VA: Laura Chamberlain, PhD, Corporate Communications Officer
Hilton Hotels & Resorts, McLean, VA: John Forrest Ales, Director- Global Brand Public Relations
Hilton Worldwide, McLean, VA: Kate Mikesell, Manager, Global Corporate Communications
Microsoft, Redmond, WA: Wendy Grover, Director, Worldwide Industries Public & Analyst Relations
MSL Group, Chicago, IL: Emily Bendix, Account Supervisor, Corporate Branding
USANA Health Sciences, Inc,. West Valley, UT: Ashley Collins, Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Social Media
USANA Health Sciences, Inc,. West Valley, UT: Tim Haran, Manager of Social Media

Communications Team of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York, NY: American Institute of CPAs' Communications and Media Channels Team
FINALISTS:
Hilton Worldwide, McLean, VA: Hilton Worldwide Reshapes Communications Processes
Humana, Inc., Louisville, KY: Strategic Communications - Enterprise Contact Process Management
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: LifeLock Public Affairs Team

Communications, Investor Relations, or PR Executive of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
Informatica Corporation, Redwood City, CA: Stephanie Wakefield, VP, Investor Relations
FINALISTS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL: Teresa Poggenpohl, Executive Director - Global Image
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York, NY: Janice Maiman, CAE, Vice President of Communications and Media Channels
Bhava Communications, Berkeley, CA: Elizabeth Zaborowska, Founder and Principal
Hilton Worldwide, McLean, VA: Ellen Gonda, Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Communications
iolo technologies, Los Angeles, CA: Julia Zamorska, VP of Corporate Communications
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ: Mike Prusinski, Senior VP Corporate Communications

Investor Relations Program/Campaign of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA

Public Relations Agency of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER: 
Kwittken & Company, New York, NY
FINALISTS:
Allison & Partners, San Francisco, CA
Bhava Communications, Berkeley, CA
MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ
Zeno Group, New York, NY