Contact: Ruwena Healy, President
Marketing 24/7, Inc.
Marketing 24/7 Recognized In International Awards Competition
for Expertise in Executing Cost-effective and Strategic PR Campaign
Marking its 7th Award -- Winner of 4 National and International Awards
and a Finalist in 3 International Awards
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – December 5, 2011 -Ruwena Healy, president of Marketing 24/7 was named a finalist in two Stevie Award categories during ceremonies held in New York on November 11, 2011 – one in the “Communication or PR Campaign – Marketing B2B” category and one in the “Small-Budget Marketing Campaign of the Year” classification.
These two finalist awards mark the 6thand 7thinternational or national awards for the marketing and public relations campaign Healy created and executed for Business Makeover Birmingham®.
Marketing 24/7 has previously been recognized for marketing, communications and public relations excellence by winning:
Additionally, the firm has been recognized as a three-time finalist for the Business Makeover Birmingham® campaign in three different categories of The Stevie Awards for Women In Business including the 2011 “Communication or PR Campaign – Marketing B2B” and “Small-Budget Marketing Campaign of the Year” classifications and the 2010 “Communications Campaign of the Year (For-Profit)” classification.
Business Makeover Birmingham®, a competition providing the winner with over $30,000 worth of professional services and a strategic business makeover, ran for two consecutive years, starting in mid-2009 and concluding in mid-2011. During that campaign, over 25 articles were placed in local and state business and lifestyle publications telling the story of the Business Makeover’s two winners and its seven project partners including Corsini Consulting Group LLC, Dent Baker & Co. LLP, Cobbs Allen & Hall Inc., Maynard Cooper & Gale PC, Marketing 24/7 Inc., ServisFirst Bank and Samford University’s Brock School of Business.
Mike Baker, Managing Partner of Dent, Baker & Company, LLP said, “On behalf of the Business Makeover Birmingham’s seven Project Partners, I can confidently say that our program was an overwhelming success for the last two years because of Ruwena’s creativity, commitment and marketing savvy. We are proud to see her receive international recognition for the exceptional marketing and PR campaign her firm created for us, especially on a low budget.”
In being named a finalist for the 2011 Stevies, Marketing 24/7 joined other well-recognized organizations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Accenture, Xerox, and Century 21 Real Estate.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide. They have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards. More than 1,300 entries from 12 countries – a record for the competition – were submitted for consideration this year.
“Being honored with these awards proves to the world what our clients already know,” stated Healy. “That Marketing 24/7 delivers a highly effective and impactful PR and social media campaigns that are cost-effective and customized for each client’s needs.
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 5th largest in the state of Alabama.
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