|Healy Honored at 7th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business|
Contact: Ruwena Healy, President
Marketing 24/7, Inc.
MARKETING 24/7 INC. RECOGNIZED AS FINALIST IN
7th ANNUAL STEVIE® AWARDS FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – November 15, 2010 -Marketing 24/7 Inc. was named a finalist in the “Communications Campaign of the Year - For-Profit” category in the 7th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The company was recognized for the Business Makeover Birmingham® marketing program, which recently was recognized with two other national awards, PR News’ Platinum PR Award and the Clarion Award from the Association of Women in Communications.
“As the second winner of the Business Makeover project and former Stevie Award finalist, I am thrilled that Marketing 24/7 has received this recognition now at the international level,” says Sheila Benson, CEO of Employment Screening Services. “I am eager to see my business grow as I work with Marketing 24/7 and other project partners of Business Makeover Birmingham.”
The Stevie Awards honor women executives, entrepreneurs and the companies they run – worldwide. More than 1,200 entries from 30 countries – a record for the competition - were submitted this year for consideration in 79 categories. Marketing 24/7 was recognized during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010. Carolyn Kepcher a former star of “The Apprentice” and CEO of Carolyn & Co. presented the awards. Over 320 women executives and entrepreneurs attended the event, which was broadcast live by the Business TalkRadio Network.
Ruwena Healy, President of Marketing 24/7, Inc says, “I was honored to be recognized among so many successful women from across the country who are pioneers in their fields. I am also grateful for my project partners who made it possible to be a part of this distinguished group.”
Jim Reburn, Acting Dean & Professor of Accounting at Samford University Brock School of Business says, “On behalf of the Business Makeover project partners, I can confidently say that our program was an overwhelming success in its first year because of Ruwena’s leadership. We are proud to again partner with Marketing 24/7 to help another local company thrive.”
Details about The Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/women.
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About Marketing 24/7, Inc.
Marketing 24/7 has a diverse client base and is currently ranked as Birmingham’s 10th largest PR firm, and the 12th largest in the state of Alabama. In just a short time, the company has been recognized for numerous awards including PR News’ “Platinum PR Award”, the 2010 Clarion Award from the Association of Women in Communications, The Champion Award from Public Relations Society of America (Alabama Chapter) and The Birmingham Business Alliance’s Small Business Committee awarded Marketing 24/7 the 2010 “My Choice” People’s Choice Award. For more information, visit www.marketing247.net.