Profit On Hold wins Judges Choice Award at On Hold Messaging Association International Conference

May 07, 2013, 16:37 ET from Profit On Hold

NEW ORLEANS, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May, 1, Profit On Hold was announced as the recipient of the 2013 Judges Choice Award, at the Annual On Hold Messaging International Conference in Nashville, TN. The MARCE Award acknowledges MARketing & Creative Excellence in the message on hold industry.


The On Hold Messaging Association, OHMA, held their thirteenth annual conference in Nashville, TN which concluded with the presentation of the industry's MARCE Awards (Marketing and Creative Excellence). Profit On Hold, an industry leader delivering custom, professional on hold marketing services was presented with the 2013 Judges Choice Message On Hold Award. MARCE Awards are given annually by the International On Hold Messaging Association ( to recognize "Best of Class" in music and message on hold productions.

"Our team is thrilled to be selected as the Judges Choice Award Winner for the 2013 MARCE contest. The competition was tough this year, and our top notch writers and producers did a great job with this production," said Otto Mehrgut, President of Profit On Hold. Each entry is reviewed and rated by a panel of qualified judges from marketing agencies which have no affiliation with OHMA or its membership. The judges are selected by a third-party with years of experience in appointing judges for The American Advertising ADDY Award competitions.

The winning on hold production was originally developed for Profit On Hold's client, Aucoin Hart Jewelers in Metairie, Louisiana. TJ Maggio of Hammond, Louisiana and Jim Tooey of New Jersey were the showcased Voice Talents for the production. The full Winning Production can be heard by visiting the OHMA website, at

Founded in 1991, Profit On Hold has grown to become America's leading on-hold programming provider. With over 3,000 clients spanning 47 states and 10 foreign nations, Profit On Hold has established a reputation as the leader in on-hold messaging. Profit On Hold is Minority Owned Business Enterprise Certified by Louisiana Minority Business Council (LAMBC) and the Houston Minority Business Council (HMBC). More information can be found online at

For additional information contact: Leah McKee, Production Manager, Profit On Hold at (985) 674 - 5757 ext 225 or

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