Business Marketing Association Names Sullivan Higdon & Sink Midsize Agency of the Year in its 2014 International B2 Awards Competition

Agency Earns Second High-profile Industry Distinction within the Past Year

May 28, 2014, 13:05 ET from Sullivan Higdon & Sink

WICHITA, Kan., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its momentum from 2013, Sullivan Higdon & Sink (SHS) has earned another prestigious industry award.

The Business Marketing Association (BMA) recently awarded its B2 Midsize Agency of the Year award to SHS. The firm was among seven finalists who were judged on growth, case studies demonstrating strategy and results, as well as community involvement. This award comes on the heels of SHS being named the 2013 Small Agency of the Year–Midwest by Ad Age.

"The B2s Committee established a new, robust procedure this year to establish key criteria to objectively select the best BtoB agencies in the country. All entries were judged by a blue-ribbon panel composed of leading corporate marketers," said Mark E. Green, chairman of B2 Awards. "The agencies that made it through this process truly represent the best of the best in BtoB and should be proud of this award."

"We're humbled to be called the best BtoB midsize agency, and it's very satisfying to have the quality of our work validated on an international level," said Tom Bertels, managing partner at SHS. "The awards are a reflection of our talented staff, awesome clients and strong client relationships."

The agency's focus areas include food value chain, health and wellness, and aerospace and defense. SHS supports its food value chain practice with FoodThink, an extensive, multi-year mission to determine how and why consumers make food choices today and what will drive them in the future.

Founded in 1971, SHS has approximately 125 employees across offices in Kansas City, Wichita and Washington, D.C.

About Sullivan Higdon & Sink
SHS creates borderless brand experiences for clients who refuse to follow the flock. With offices in Kansas City, Wichita and Washington, D.C., the agency's client roster includes American Century Investments; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City; Blue Rhino; Borden Cheese; Dairy Farmers of America; CareFusion; Cargill; hilmor – a division of Newell Rubbermaid; INTRUST Bank; The Kansas City Chiefs; Merial – a Sanofi company; North Kansas City Hospital; Pratt & Whitney; Quest Diagnostics; and SONIC®, America's Drive-In® among others. Learn more about SHS, and view our recent work at Connect with us at or on Twitter @wehatesheep.

About BMA
Beginning in 1922 as the National Industrial Advertising Association, today's Business Marketing Association represents a lifetime of expertise in business-to-business marketing and communications. For more than 90 years, BMA has been the preeminent service organization for professionals in this vital industry. For more information, visit

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