Curley & Pynn Earns Top Public Relations Honors
April 30, 2010
By Kacie Escobar, MBA, APR
MAITLAND, Fla. (April 30, 2010) – Curley & Pynn (C&P) received eight awards, including two “Grand Image” honors, at the 2010 Florida Public Relations Association – Orlando Area Chapter Image Awards, for developing strategic public relations programs and creating results-oriented communications tools.
The C&P team accepted honors for work on projects including the firm’s innovative Taking Aim blog; a full-color magazine featuring profiles of technology leaders and industry statistics in the 23-county Florida High Tech Corridor; a cost-effective video-based campaign spotlighting individuals and research projects in the Corridor; a franchise communications campaign aimed at effectively keeping Florida Public Utilities an investor-owned entity; and, a news release product launch for a manufacturing technology company.
Curley & Pynn earned the overall “Grand Image” award in two of three professional award categories. The firm took home the highest award in the Audio/Visual Tools Category for increasing its Web presence through its company blog “Taking Aim,” which provides an interactive brand-consistent platform for the firm’s talented PR team members to share their expertise and increase the company’s Web presence. C&P also earned the overall “Grand Image” award in the Public Relations Tools Category for announcing a complex B2B manufacturing finance program through a customer-focused news release for Lake Mary, Fla.-based FARO Technologies, a program which resulted in nearly 300 leads and more than 30 secured deals for the company.
Aimed at celebrating the craft of public relations in Orlando, the annual FPRA – Orlando Chapter Image Awards portray a standard of public relations excellence in the community.
In addition to the two “Grand Image” awards, Curley & Pynn received the following honors:
- “Faces of Technology – Award of Distinction, Institutional Category
- Florida Public Utilities Franchise Campaign – Award of Distinction, Public Affairs Category
- Florida.HIGH.TECH 2010 – Image Award, Printed Tools/Magazine Category
- Curley & Pynn “Taking Aim” at Company Blogging – Image Award and Judges Award, Audio Visual Tools/Electronic Communications
- Telling FARO Technologies’ Test Drive Story – Image Award, Printed Tools/News Release Category
Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) is the largest and oldest association of public relations professionals in the United States. More than 1,500 individuals belong to FPRA, working together to enhance and promote the public relations profession throughout Florida and the nation.
About Curley & Pynn
Founded in 1984, Curley & Pynn provides counsel and advice and total program management to Florida professionals and corporate clients who recognize that in today’s business environment it is essential to communicate with all who have an interest in their success. Curley & Pynn is the Central and North Florida affiliate of MS&LGroup, one of the world’s largest public relations firms. For more information, visit www.TheStrategicFirm.com.