MIAMI, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- República, one of America's leading and fastest-growing independent advertising and communications agencies, was named Small Agency of the Year in the Southeast region, silver medal, by Advertising Age (Ad Age), the leading global source of news, intelligence and conversation for the marketing and media community. The announcement was made during Ad Age's Small Agency Awards Conference held on July 20 in Miami, Fla.
The awards are the premier honors saluting outstanding work created by independent shops with 150 or fewer employees. They were launched eight years ago to ensure that the groundbreaking campaigns and innovative brand ideas generated by these companies receive the recognition they deserve.
"We're humbled to receive this coveted award and join the ranks of some of the world's top independent creative shops that have won over the years," said Jorge A. Plasencia, co-founder, chairman & CEO of República. "As República turns 10 this November, the timing couldn't be better to celebrate this milestone and thank our team and clients," added Plasencia.
República was recognized by Ad Age for its creative work, client results and overall business growth. The agency, founded in 2006 to address the cultural and digital revolution taking place throughout the United States and the world, has developed into a full-service, fully integrated marketing communications firm – providing award-winning advertising, media, branding, public relations, social and experiential services. República's client partner roster includes an array of top consumer and B2B brands.
"This recognition proves without a doubt that amazing work does not only come from large agencies, and that the caliber of creative from small shops is rising every year," said Ad Age Editor Ken Wheaton. "We had a flood of really excellent entries from many corners of the world and the judging was extremely difficult."
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República is one of America's leading and fastest-growing independent advertising and communications agencies, providing award-winning services to multinational consumer and B2B client partners. República's honors include Ad Age Small Agency of the Year, PR News Top Places to Work, Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies in America, as well as multiple ADDY, Appy, Bravo, Communicator, MarCom, Silver Anvil, Telly and W3 awards. A Corporate Plus®-certified member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), the agency is also a member of MAGNET, the world's leading network of independent agencies with offices in more than 100 cities across the globe. For more information, visit www.republica.net, like on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RepublicaWorld and follow @RepublicaWorld on Twitter.