For the fifth year in a row, Kolbeco Marketing Resources took home the gold! Kolbeco, a St. Louis-based public relations and marketing firm, was the recipient of three 2012 MarCom Awards for excellence in media relations and design. The worldwide competition, which honors outstanding creative efforts by public relations and marketing professionals, received over 6000 submissions from PR firms, advertising agencies, production companies, corporate marketing departments and freelance professionals.
For 2012, Kolbeco received the following MarCom Awards:
- Gold MarCom Award for “Twas the Season of Christmas” – 2011 Holiday Card for Wamhoff Financial Planning and Accounting Services. The Kolbeco team spearheaded the entire process from the ground up. This includes: conceptualizing the theme, writing the copy, directing the photo shoot and designing the card.
- Gold MarCom Award for Harris House “Reardon Roundtable” – Media Relations/Radio Placement: Organized a roundtable panel of experts to discuss not only the pitfalls of heroin abuse, but the treatment options Harris House has to offer.
- Honorable Mention MarCom Award for Fundraising Midwest Homepage – Website homepage: provided all creative and development services including, graphic design, web design and copywriting.
Recipients of the Gold MarCom Award are deemed to be exceeding the industry “norm” of excellence, by designing and implementing creative strategies that build brands and show results.
“We are extremely fortunate to have a team comprised of some of the most creative minds in the industry,” said Lauren Kolbe, co-owner of Kolbeco. “Through our commitment to be a catalyst for confidence and shine, we have been able to create an environment that fosters teamwork and welcomes fresh ideas.”
Kolbeco is a full-service Marketing and Public Relations firm focusing on emerging businesses of all sizes in a variety of industries, including technology, health care, manufacturing, consumer electronics, retail, 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. From 2009-2012, Kolbeco was nominated for the Best PR Firm in St. Louis by Small Business Monthly, and was named among the Best Marketing Firms in 2011 and 2012. 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.