NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top ten global independent public relations firms, has been named "PR Agency of the Year" for the second year in a row by the 9th annual International Business Awards, the world's premier business awards program. The International Business Awards received entries from more than 50 nations and territories.
The International Business Awards also recognized Michael Kempner, president and CEO of MWW, as "PR Executive of the Year." In total, MWW received 15 awards, including: "Most Innovative Company of the Year," "Marketing Team of the Year" and "Communications or PR Campaign of the Year" in the categories of Social Media Focused, Crisis Communications, Internal Communications and Community Relations for MWW's work with JetBlue Airways, Nikon, Zumba, Jimmy Dean, NFTE and MoMath.
"It has been another remarkable year of growth and achievement for MWW, and I thank our entire team for their incredible work. Over the past year, we've drastically expanded, launching numerous practice areas and hiring key staff to support our growing client roster," said Kempner. "Being named PR Agency of the Year for the second year in a row is a great honor, and I am proud that MWW continues to be recognized for our commitments as an agency to helping our clients to matter more."
Recipients of the International Business Awards were selected from over 3,200 organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry. Winners were judged by more than 300 executives worldwide.
The awards will be presented at the 2012 International Business Awards Gala Banquet at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Seoul, South Korea on October 15.
MWW is one of the nation's top mid-sized public relations firms and one of the ten largest independent global agencies. The company is industry-recognized for its work in consumer lifestyle marketing, digital marketing and social media, corporate communications, public affairs and government relations, consumer technology, healthcare and visual branding.
Through its "Network PR" approach, MWW helps its clients re-architect the conversation surrounding their brands to increase trust and relevance and drive action among key stakeholders. Among its numerous awards for client work, the agency has been recognized as 2011 "Midsize Agency of the Year" and 2010 "Strategic PR Agency of the Year" by the Holmes Report and has received accolades from PR News for "Team of the Year," "Digital Firm of the Year" and "Top Places to Work in PR."
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards 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. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.