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DiGennaro Communications

November 14, 2011 14:42 ET

DiGennaro Communications Wins Fourth Award in 2011

Fast-Growing Independent PR Agency Named Best Overall Company of the Year at Stevie Awards

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Nov 14, 2011) - Leading independent PR firm DiGennaro Communications (DGC) was named Best Overall Company of the Year at the 8th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. DGC won in the category of Services Businesses for up to 100 employees.

The agency has had a tremendous year of growth, from revenue to employees, in 2011. The Stevie Award accolade comes after a string of business honors for DGC in 2011:

"Being honored as the Best Overall Company by the Stevie Awards is a great achievement for DGC and a testament to the hard work of our amazing team and the great opportunities we've been given by our equally amazing clients," said Samantha DiGennaro, CEO and Founder of DGC. "I'm very proud to be recognized by and among an esteemed panel of accomplished women. I look forward to seeing continued growth and recognition of female-run companies around the world."

DGC has seen consistent year-over-year growth since opening its doors in 2005. In 2011, the agency has grown its staff by 50 percent and expanded its roster to include work for Live Nation, Procter & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson, Myxer, Organic and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. DGC has also rounded out its executive management team with the additions of President Howard Schacter (formerly Chief Marketing Officer of Steve & Barry's and head of communications at Draft, now known as DraftFCB), and Chief Content Officer Melanie Wells (most recently Forbes Executive Editor, formerly reporter for USA Today and Advertising Age).

The Stevie Awards are widely considered to be the world's premier business awards, and are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards and International Business Awards. This year, more than 1,300 entries were submitted for consideration by organizations and individuals around the world.

About DiGennaro Communications (DGC)
DiGennaro Communications (www.digennaro-usa.com) is the leading full-service strategic communications company specializing in the marketing, media, entertainment and tech sectors, and is located in the Flatiron district of New York City. Its clients include leading global and boutique companies such as Group M, David & Goliath, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Live Nation, MEC, Mr Youth, Myxer, and Organic among others. DGC was founded in 2005 as a niche, business-to-business PR firm focused on serving the advertising and media marketing spaces. The company has since expanded to include business-to-consumer and content creation capabilities.

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