5W Public Relations Honored as 2013 PR Agency of the Year at The American Business Awards(SM)

President and CEO Ronn Torossian Wins Silver Stevie® Award for Communications, Investor Relations, and PR Executive of the Year

Jun 18, 2013, 11:29 ET from 5W Public Relations

NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations (www.5WPR.com) was named 2013 Public Relations Agency of the Year in The 11th Annual American Business Awards in Chicago last night. 5WPR was honored with a Gold Stevie, the highest honor bestowed by the nation's premier business awards program.

The American Business Awards also recognized 5W President and CEO Ronn Torossian as Communications, Investor Relations, and PR Executive of the Year. Torossian was bestowed with the Silver Stevie Award in recognition of his professional achievements and contributions to the public relations industry.

"We are thrilled The Stevie Awards program recognized our remarkable year of achievement," said Torossian. "From being named AOR for top-tier brands, to celebrating our first decade in business with continuous double-digit growth, this award is a tribute to our incredible client partners and our team's resourcefulness and commitment to doing great work every day.  At 5WPR, we remain committed every single day to working harder, and delivering real, resourceful results to our clients."

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 320 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process this year. They have been described as the Oscars of the Business Community.

"This year's American Business Awards was outsized in every way. More entries and more judges than ever before, and I'd have to say the most impressive collection of nominations we've ever received.  We congratulate all of this year's Stevie winners for their outstanding work," said Michael Gallagher, Stevie Awards founder and president. 

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA

Winners in the Public Relations category are available at http://www.stevieawards.com/pubs/awards/403_2662_22381.cfm

Contact: Ronn Torossian 5W Public Relations 212-999-5585 ronn@5wpr.com

5W Public Relations (5W) is a full-service agency known for cutting-edge programs that engage people with businesses, issues and ideas.  Founded in 2003 by Ronn Torossian, today there are more than 100 professionals serving clients in B2C (Beauty & Fashion, Consumer Brands, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Travel & Hospitality, Technology, Nonprofit), B2B (Corporate Communications, Reputation Management, CSR, Sustainability Communications), Public Affairs, Crisis Communications and digital strategy, 5W brings leading businesses a real, resourceful,  and results-driven approach to communications. Learn more at www.5WPR.com

Stevie Awards (www.stevieawards.com) are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. 

SOURCE 5W Public Relations