NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Orleans City Council's Economic Development and Special Development Projects Committee has recognized The Marketing Center for contributions to the New Orleans business landscape. The award was presented on Tuesday, August 9 in the City Council Chamber. Accepting the award was Nathan Chapman, president and CEO of The Marketing Center.
Each month, the New Orleans City Council's Economic Development and Special Development Projects Committee honors two companies for contributions to the city. The Committee recognizes businesses positively impacting New Orleans through developing and sustaining business growth.
New Orleans City Council President and committee member Jackie Clarkson nominated The Marketing Center for the distinction. "My fellow councilmembers and I feel that it is important to honor companies that are helping rebuild New Orleans to further encourage the trend of positive economic development in our city," said Clarkson. "The Marketing Center, and especially its president Nathan Chapman, is a prime example of a company in New Orleans that fulfills a local need and brings businesses from across the country into our community."
Founded by Nathan Chapman in 1991, The Marketing Center is a New Orleans-based marketing consulting firm and advertising agency that specializes in helping attorneys build profitable Social Security Disability legal practices. The Marketing Center has taken a niche approach using high-quality television coupled with results-driven media planning and buying, effective SEO tactics, and quality lead-driven websites. The Marketing Center has brought hundreds of law firms from across the nation into the city to film commercials, which simultaneously fosters a positive perception of New Orleans and stimulates our local economy."
Clarkson added, "A diligent economic developer and industry leader for New Orleans, The Marketing Center is truly passionate about bringing life back into the city of New Orleans."
"The Marketing Center is delighted to be recognized by New Orleans City Council's Economic Development and Special Development Projects Committee for this honor," said Nathan Chapman. "We have found that the city of New Orleans and our company have had to both tackle the same problem – how to attract industry. Through The Marketing Center, my colleagues and I are able to develop creative business approaches and give back to the city of New Orleans. We choose to be based in New Orleans and we're committed bringing business and revenue into the city."
The New Orleans City Council's Economic Development and Special Development Projects Committee reviews proposed involvement of New Orleans in economic development projects. For more information, please visit http://new.nolacitycouncil.com/committees/committee_specdev.asp.
Founded in 1991 and based in New Orleans, Louisiana, The Marketing Center is a leader in providing syndicated television campaigns for clients around the United States. The Marketing Center currently has campaigns in 140 TV DMA's around the United States. For more information, visit www.themarketingcenter.com.
SOURCE The Marketing Center