Marketing 24/7, Inc. Wins National Communications Award
Birmingham, Ala.- August 3, 2010 - Marketing 24/7, Inc. has been named a winner for the Association
for Women in Communications 2010 “Clarion Award,” a national award honoring excellence in clear,
concise communications. This year’s competition drew entries from 30 states and three countries.
“It is quite an honor to win such a prestigious award,” said Ruwena Healy, president and owner of
Marketing 24/7, Inc. “And to see I have won with other prominent companies such as Newsweek, SELF
magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, MSNBC and The Wall Street Journal shows we’re doing
impressive national work right here in Birmingham.”
In its 38th year, the Clarion Awards recognize outstanding achievement in all communications fields and
are highly sought after by broadcast, print, marketing and communications professionals both nationally
and internationally. Out of the 130 categories, only 90 awards were presented.
Marketing 24/7, Inc.’s public relations and marketing campaign for “Business Makeover Birmingham”
won in the Public Relations Special Promotion category. The makeover contest was a joint partnership
with Corsini Consulting Group LLC, Dent Baker & Co. LLP, Cobbs Allen & Hall Inc., Maynard Cooper
& Gale PC, Marketing 24/7 Inc., and Samford University’s Brock School of Business. The Project
Partners offered $30,000 worth of professional services for six months to the inaugural winner Dreamland
Holding Co., LLC in 2009.
Mike Baker, CPA at Dent, Baker & Company and Project Partner of Business Makeover Birmingham
says, “Ruwena was invaluable during the Makeover process – she took charge and managed our public
relations, marketing and advertising efforts.”
Winners of past Clarion Awards include Newsweek, CNN, Vanguard Communications, Pierson Grant
Public Relations, Massachusetts School of Law, InterContinental Hotels Group, Parade Publications,
Philadelphia Magazine, American Journal of Nursing, Angie’s List Magazine, The Wall Street Journal
and many more.
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