NEW YORK, June 28, 2011 – kwittken +company (KCO), a kbs+p partner company and a member of the MDC Partners Network (Nasdaq: MDCA), was named PR Agency of the Year by the American Business Awards. The award was announced on Monday June 20 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
Known as the Stevie Awards, the American Business Awards are one of the nation’s premier business awards programs, covering a wide range of industries and companies. In 2011 there were a record number of award submissions, with more than 2,800 from organizations of all sizes and from virtually every industry.
“This award caps a great, record-breaking year for the company,” said Aaron Kwittken, kwittken + company’s CEO and managing partner. “Aside from the awards we’ve won, our business is growing faster today than ever before, and our new partnership with kbs+p is allowing us to bring new capabilities to our clients and service all of their communications needs.”
The American Business Award distinction is the agency’s third major award win this year. Earlier, KCO was named the “Boutique Agency of the Year” by PRWeek and the “Multi-specialist Agency of the Year” by The Holmes Group, which also awarded the agency a Sliver Sabre award for the best medical device campaign of the year.
About kwittken + company
kwittken + company (KCO), a partner company of kirshenbaum bond senecal + partners and a member of The MDC Partners network, is an elite, multi-specialist public relations and marketing agency that provides its clients with results extending far beyond traditional PR. We’re known as the intelligent communications agency because we believe thinking should always precede speaking. We work with established and emerging brands in the media/publishing, healthcare, financial services, technology, consulting, B2B, travel, luxury, fashion/retail, and design sectors to help them realize their business goals through intelligently designed, results-oriented communications campaigns. The agency, which is headquartered in New York City, was founded by Aaron Kwittken. The firm was awarded best new agency of the year in 2006 by The Holmes Report, given honorable mention for small agency of year in 2007 and named a finalist for boutique agency of the year in 2009, both by PRWeek. Clients include Stryker Corporation, Towers Watson, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, McGraw-Hill, Coursesmart, DSM Biomedical, The Beanstalk Group, ideeli.com, and ThomsonReuters. For more information, please visit http://www.kwitco.com.
About kirshenbaum bond senecal + partners
kirshenbaum bond senecal + partners, a member of the MDC Partners Network, is a leading digitally integrated marketing communications firm headquartered in New York and Atlanta with offices in Toronto and Montreal. kbs+p provides expert counsel across the full range of practices including brand and product innovation, emerging technologies, IP, advertising, eCRM, data & analytics, social media marketing, mobile and direct marketing. The Media Kitchen, a dedicated in-house media company, offers full-service, state-of-the-art media planning and buying capabilities, SEM and real-time web analytics through. kbs+p is proud to serve a blue chip roster of clients that includes BMW, Cablevision, Church’s Chicken, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta, HomeGoods, Levi Strauss & Co., NetJets and Weight Watchers among others.