5WPR Named As Finalist In 2014 American Business Awards(SM) For PR Program Of The Year - Product Launch

12th annual Stevie® Awards will be presented on June 13 in Chicago and September 12 in San Francisco

May 12, 2014, 11:42 ET from 5WPR

NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 5WPR announced today that the agency has been named a Finalist in the Communications or PR Campaign/Program of the Year - New Product Launch of the year category in The 2014 American Business Awards for its work on the Cold-EEZE® Cold Remedy Products Campaign - Cold-EEZE® Cold Remedy Plus Natural Immune Support QuickMelts® and Cold-EEZE® Cold Remedy Plus Natural Immune Support QuickMelts® with Natural Energy Product Launch and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie® Award winner in the program.

The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. 

The American Business Awards will be presented at two awards events: the ABA's traditional banquet on Friday, June 13 in Chicago and the new product & technology awards event on Friday, September 12 in San Francisco.

More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others.  5WPR is nominated in the PR Campaign/Program of the Year - New Product Launch category for Public Relations.

Finalists were chosen by more than 150 business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May.  More than 150 members of several specialized judging committees will determine Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging, to take place May 13-22.  

"We are thrilled to be named a finalist to The Stevie Awards for the work our health and wellness team has done on behalf of Cold-EEZE® Cold Remedy Products," said Ronn Torossian, CEO & Founder of 5W Public Relations. "This nomination is a tribute to one of our incredible client partners and the trust they put in us inspires us each day to continue to deliver creative solutions that drive results."

"The final judges have a difficult task ahead of them, to rank the Finalists, because there are so many great nominations this year," said Stevie Awards president and founder Michael Gallagher.


5W Public Relations is an NYC PR Agency known for cutting-edge programs that engage with businesses, organizations and individuals. With over 100 professionals serving clients in B2C (Beauty & Fashion, Consumer Brands, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Travel & Hospitality, Technology, Nonprofit), B2B (Corporate Communications and Reputation Management), Public Affairs, Crisis Communications and digital strategy, 5W brings leading organizations a resourceful, bold and results-driven approach to communications and marketing. In 2013, 5W was named Agency of the Year by the American Business Awards.

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About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  A sixth program, the German Stevie Awards, will debut later this year.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. 

Sponsors and partners of The 2014 American Business Awards include Biz Talk Radio, CallidusCloud, Citrix Online, Cvent, Engility, John Hancock, LycaMobile, PetRays, and Softpro.

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