List honors the top 20 companies in St. Louis with under 20 employees

September 7, 2011; ST. LOUIS – It’s often said that small business is the real economic engine of this country. One local publication, St. Louis Small Business Monthly, which is dedicated to covering news and information for small business owners, recently honored 20 St. Louis area businesses for their excellence in vision, stability, and reputation. At a ceremony on August 17th, Kolbeco was awarded a spot on the paper’s 2011 Top 20 Under 20 Companies in St. Louis list.  The Kolbeco story will be featured, along with the other honorees, in the September, 2011 issue of St. Louis Small Business Monthly.

Kolbeco was recognized for its focus on the importance of building culture and collaboration among its team, which features an in-house staff of marketing strategists, writers, PR specialists, graphic designers, and web developers.

“I’m so proud of our team, and all that we’ve accomplished together over the last eleven years,” said Lauren Kolbe, Co-Owner and Senior Manager at Kolbeco.  “Our mission, to create confidence and provide the platform for our clients and our team members to shine, guides all that we do. This award is a testament to our unwavering focus on those ideals.”

Through the firm’s commitment to culture and collaboration, the team has created several award-winning marketing and PR campaigns in recent years, including a Platinum MarCom Award for a National PR Tour, a Platinum MarCom Award for a corporate rebranding campaign, and gold MarCom awards for graphic design and direct mail programs.

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. 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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