SOURCE: mBLAST

AwardSync www.awardsync.com

November 19, 2009 09:55 ET

Free AwardSync Awards Program Directory Helps Marketers and PR Professionals Find and Win Awards

New Free Service From mBLAST Offers Search and Advice for Awards Opportunities Across Dozens of Industry Verticals

MANSFIELD CENTER, CT--(Marketwire - November 19, 2009) - mBLAST, Inc., the leader in Media and Marketing Relationship Management, today announced the launch of AwardSync™, the free go-to resource that provides global industry award program information for: (1) marketing executives and public relations professionals wanting to find and win awards; and (2) award program organizers wanting to increase awareness of and participation in their awards programs.

AwardSync is a Web-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution that offers marketing and PR professionals a global online awards directory that puts information on available awards programs just a few clicks away. AwardSync allows in-house marketing professionals and their PR agencies to:

-- Find applicable awards programs for their company; their
   products/services and their executives to compete in.
-- Develop strategic and tactical participation plans that will attract
   attention and win awards.
-- Easily identify, prioritize and exploit applicable and important awards
   programs.
-- Have online access to up-to-date detailed awards program
   information -- including key milestones, deadlines and fees.
-- Stay up to date on key awards program news, scuttlebutt and program
   changes that can save you time and money and help you win awards.

"As marketing budgets shrink, we've seen awards program participation stay strong as marketers and PR professionals recognize the immeasurable value of participating in and winning awards programs," said Danny Briere, CEO of mBLAST. "Because mBLAST provides the tools for award organizers to better manage their awards programs online, we also understand the importance of spreading information about awards programs to a broader audience. AwardSync is the first go-to resource for both of these groups to help them grow their marketing clout."

For immediate access to mBLAST's free AwardSync online service, register at www.awardsync.com and begin searching. Awards information can be searched by a variety of parameters, including Industry segment and keyword. Advanced search functions will help you quickly identify appropriate awards opportunities.

AwardSync is one of more than 70 powerful marketing modules developed by mBLAST to help marketing professionals streamline their efforts, find the information they need and get better results. For more information about AwardSync, please visit www.awardsync.com.

About mBLAST

mBLAST connects Industry Influencers with Marketers by providing the tools each group needs to grow their business and manage their relationships. mBLAST helps Influencers such as Publishers, Associations, Analyst Firms and Event Organizers drive new revenue across their business while slashing costs and dramatically reducing time to market. mBLAST helps Marketers find, use and control information about their companies across the Web. To learn more, visit www.mblast.com, or contact us at info@mblast.com.

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