WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Qorvis Communications, LLC, announced today that it has been named a finalist by PRWeek for "Midsize PR Agency of the Year 2007." The award recognizes financial and client-list growth, client retention, and public relations creativity and innovation. "We are absolutely thrilled to be nominated for this award only six years after we first opened for business," said Managing Partner Michael Petruzzello. "We thought we had a great year, and it's wonderful that others in the industry agree." Qorvis, which has offices in Washington, D.C., and Tyson's Corner, Virginia, and clients worldwide, was nominated for the category for agencies whose annual revenues range from $15 million -- $65 million. Qorvis's great year was also highlighted by PRWeek's "Editor's Choice 2007 Who to Watch" list. Founding Partner Doug Poretzremarked: "In 2006, Qorvis acquired an advertising firm, Sparky's Garage, expanded its creative services, hired several veterans -- including federal budget expert Stan Collender and former NASA press secretary Dean Acosta -- and gained a number of high profile clients, including PhRMA. We're very well-positioned as we head into 2007." The PRWeek awards are among the industry's highest accolades. Winners will be announced at a gala ceremony that will be held at Tavern on the Green in New York City on March 8. About Qorvis Communications, LLC. Qorvis Communications, one of the largest independent communications firms in the United States, is a client service-driven agency with offices in Washington, DC, and McLean, VA. Qorvis provides its clients with the full scope of communications expertise including investor and financial relations, public affairs, grassroots campaigns, public and media relations, marketing communications, advertising, Internet-based campaigns, and research and opinion surveys. For more information, visit http://www.qorvis.com. For Qorvis news, visit http://www.qorvisnews.com. About PRWeek Launched in the United States in November 1998, PRWeek is the first weekly magazine to offer nationwide coverage of the public relations business. As the leading trade magazine for the PR industry, it carries the latest news, in-depth analysis, top columnists, and reviews of campaigns. In addition, PRWeek distributes some of the most comprehensive research for PR practitioners including the annual Salary, CEO, Marketing, and Corporate Surveys, as well as key industry sector rankings and regional forums. Daily news updates, as well as the full content of the print edition, can be found at http://www.prweek.com.
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