SOURCE: Pencilworx Design Group

Pencilworx Design Group

August 10, 2009 09:20 ET

29 Year Old Branding Guru Snags Regional Minority Technology Firm of the Year by U.S. Department of Commerce

Pencilworx Design Group Founder, LaVon Lewis Adds Award Number 41 to His Repertoire

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - August 10, 2009) - Creator of the WOW Image Marketing Seminar, LaVon Lewis, Cre8ive Director of Pencilworx Design Group in Atlanta, Georgia, has been named the Atlanta Regional Minority Technology Firm of the Year by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The group topped 12 highly accomplished competitors in seven states to win the coveted title. In addition to being a master at brand development, Lewis shares his knowledge in his recently released, 'Today is a Great Day for a WOW Image' and frequently hosts seminars on the importance and impact of proper branding.

"It's a pleasure to win this award for doing something that we are passionate about, helping other small businesses," said Lewis. "To know our utilization of Web 2.0 technology is allowing us to give clients the WOW Image, fulfill a need for branding and marketing education and also be recognized by such a prestigious organization is truly an honor."

Chosen by the Minority Business Development Agency at the U.S. Department of Commerce, the technology firm of the year is determined by its notable success in bringing new technologies to market and/or expanded technology applications to increase efficiency and jobs. Other criteria include challenges overcome and economic, environmental, or societal contributions.

This recognition marks the group's 41st award since LaVon started the business nine years ago on his dormitory bed. Pencilworx has received the Gold Addy Award, Golden Web Award as well as Entrepreneur of the Year. In addition the group has helped clients create and drive brand success, receiving praise from clients like, InterContinental Hotel Group, Focus Brands, Hilton Hotels, musician Marvin Sapp, Edmondson Associates, and Atlanta based mega church Newbirth with Bishop Eddie Long.


Pencilworx Design Group specializes in graphic design, online design services, cre8ive consulting, printing, and the signature "WOW" Image Marketing Seminars; all of which focus on providing the client with the "WOW" Image to help them succeed. For more information on hosting a "WOW" Image Seminar or to contact a Pencilworx design specialist, call 678.420.3403, or visit

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