November 7, 2011, St. Louis – For the fourth year in a row, Kolbeco has been honored with several MarCom Awards for marketing and public relations initiatives over the past year. The international competition, which recognizes outstanding creative achievement by marketing and communications professionals, included over 6000 entries from corporate marketing departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers.

For 2011, Kolbeco was honored for the following:

  • Platinum MarCom Award for ActOn Implants – Corporate Branding Campaign: Developed name, brand and all identity materials for a new, affordable implant service launched in 2011 by local dentist Dr. Matthew Slaven.
  • Gold MarCom Award for Keystone Mutual – 2010 Corporate Brochure: Created concept for new corporate brochure, provided all graphic design and copy writing, as well as production management for the piece.
  • MarCom Award for Kolbeco’s “Board of Dogrectors” Logo: provide all graphic design service, including illustration, for this logo which represents our Board of Dogrectors and appears each year on all promotional materials for our holiday “Frills for Furbabies” drive to benefit Stray Rescue of St. Louis.

This year, 18% of recipients received Platinum Awards and another 18% received Gold Awards.  This is the third year in a row that Kolbeco has received a Platinum Award, which is the highest award honored by judges of the MarCom competition.

“These award winning campaigns and marketing pieces are testaments to our commitment to being a catalyst to help our clients shine,” said Lauren Kolbe, co-owner of Kolbeco. “Each Kolbeco team member brought his or her talents to each of these projects. It is through this teamwork and our support for each other that we’re able to create great things, and give our clients the confidence and tools to achieve their goals.”

Kolbeco is a full-service Marketing and Public Relations firm focusing on emerging businesses of all sizes in a variety of industries, including construction, technology, manufacturing, consumer goods, and professional services. Kolbeco has been named one of the top PR firms in St. Louis by the St. Louis Business Journal from 2006-2008, and earned a spot on the 2008 List of Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in St. Louis. In 2009, 2010, and 2011, Kolbeco was named among the Best PR Firms in St. Louis by Small Business Monthly, and earned the paper’s Top 20 Under 20 honor in 2011. Kolbeco provides strategic planning, advertising, graphic design, direct mail, web design, social media, and a full range of public relations services. For more information, please call 636-379-3895 or visit Kolbeco online at www.kolbeco.net.

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