Qorvis Nominated For 'Agency of the Year'

Jan 22, 2007, 00:00 ET from Qorvis Communications, LLC

    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
     "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
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