Qorvis Nominated for Gold, Wins Silver and Certificate for Excellence in SABRE Awards

Apr 15, 2013, 12:04 ET from Qorvis Communications

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Qorvis Communications announced today that the company has won a Silver SABRE award in the Widget or Mobile Application category for the development of VoteStream, a smart-phone based, crowd-sourced virtual focus group. For the firm's work on the Government of Mexico's web-hub, MexicoToday, Qorvis was awarded a certificate of excellence in the Social Media Hub category and has been nominated for a Gold SABRE Award in the Search Engine Optimization category.

The SABRE Awards attract 2,000 entries from across North America each year. Winners of SABRE Awards represent the best that public relations has to offer.

The Gold Nomination was given for Qorvis' work on Search Engine Optimization for MexicoToday. MexicoToday.org is a next-generation web portal created by Qorvis Communications in support of Marca Pais – Imagen de Mexico. MexicoToday.org is an initiative to help promote a positive image of Mexico, a leading-edge portal to keep audiences from around the world informed about the latest on the Mexican economy, tourism, culture and environment, as well as Mexican and World news.

In recognition for Qorvis' social media efforts for MexicoToday, the company also received a Certificate of Excellence in the Silver SABRE Social Media Hub category. Qorvis' work on MexicoToday has also earned the company an honoree in the News & Information category for the Webby Awards.

Qorvis won a Silver SABRE Award in the Widget or Mobile Application category for the development of VoteStream. The application can gauge moment-to-moment reactions to speeches, interviews, ads, debates, videos and more–right down to the effectiveness of individual words, phrases and gestures. Anyone, anywhere can participate in a focus group using their touch screen mobile device, and results can be segmented in the desired audience sub-group.

About Qorvis Communications, LLC

Qorvis Communications is one of the nation's largest independent, integrated communications firms. Formed in August 2000, Qorvis provides its clients with expertise in the areas of public and media relations, advertising, public affairs, investor relations and financial services communications, grassroots campaigns, Internet-based campaigns, digital media strategies, online reputation management, and research and opinion surveys. For more information, visit www.qorvis.com, contact info@qorvis.com or follow us on Twitter: @qorvis.

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