SHS is Most Awarded Agency in National Business Marketing Association Competition

Kansas agency wins Top IMC Program within the United States

Jun 30, 2010, 16:06 ET from Sullivan Higdon & Sink

WICHITA, Kan., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sullivan Higdon & Sink (SHS) won a total of 14 b-to-b awards in the Business Marketing Association's (BMA) B2 competition, making the Kansas agency the most awarded b-to-b firm in the nation. The Chicago-based BMA sponsors the largest annual competition where the best business communication companies, brands and agencies are recognized.

Among the awards SHS earned were:

1) Top IMC program in the nation for INTRUST Bank rebrand; 2) Best B2C2B marketing for INTRUST Bank rebrand; 3) Best sponsorship in the nation for INTRUST Bank rebrand; and 4) Best custom publishing.

"To have our work recognized as the top IMC program in the country within the competition is very gratifying, especially when the work is judged by top marketing professionals from major brands like Motorola, FedEx and Cisco," said Tom Bertels, SHS managing partner. "These awards prove the depth and talent of our team that is producing nationally recognized work."

SHS has ranked among the top five agencies for the last 13 years of the BMA competition.

"SHS is easily one of the most award-winning agencies in BMA history," said Gary Slack, BMA chairman, and chairman and chief experience officer of Slack Barshinger. "That kind of success comes only when an agency is committed to bringing sharp thinking and unexpected creative solutions to b-to-b communications."

B2 honors b-to-b marketing with measurable results. B2 was formerly known as the ProComm Awards. The complete list of winning entries is posted at

About SHS

SHS is nationally known for its business-to-business communications experience and has earned Agency of the Year and Creative Team of the Year honors from the Business Marketing Association. With offices in Wichita, Kansas City and Washington, D.C., the agency is taking care of a client roster that includes Pratt & Whitney, Borden Cheese/Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., Cargill, Pizza Hut, American Century Investments, Lycoming – A Textron Company, Merial Animal Health, CareFusion, Spirit AeroSystems, Swiss Re, Kansas Health Foundation, INTRUST Bank and Westar Energy. Follow SHS at or

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