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October 26, 2015 09:00 ET

Fran Biderman-Gross Named Brand Marketer of the Year by Queens Chamber of Commerce

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 26, 2015) - Advantages CEO, Founder and Strategista Fran Biderman-Gross will be receiving the honor of Brand Marketer of the Year at the Business Person of the Year Awards on Thursday, October 29. The Queens Chamber of Commerce will be honoring a select group of leaders and dedicated business owners who have had a powerful impact on New York's most dynamic and diverse borough.

Biderman-Gross, who founded her purpose-driven marketing agency alongside her late first husband in 1992, was chosen in recognition for creating award-winning marketing campaigns for local and global businesses that helped them get noticed in their respective markets. She was also recognized for her success in leading individuals and companies to discover their 'WHY' through Simon Sinek's Why Discovery process.

"I love being a part of the Queens business community and it's an honor to receive this award from my peers who have supported me since Advantages' humble beginnings," explained Biderman-Gross. "There's something very special about the people and vibrancy of Queens that is more electric and exciting than ever."

2015 has been an exceptional year for the Kew Gardens-based marketing agency. In the past year, Advantages has been selected as a winner by the Hermes Creative Awards, The Communicator Awards, The AVA Digital Awards, The Brava! Awards, The W3 Awards and TD Bank's 5 Borough MWBE Awards. In addition, Advantages ranked in the top 22% of the Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies.

"Receiving this honor has given me a reason to reflect and appreciate how Advantages has blossomed over the last two decades thanks to the support of the Queens community. From a startup operation in a garage to an award-winning agency, it's been an adventure growing this business and I'm so proud of where we are today," said Biderman-Gross. 

About Advantages
Advantages is a purpose-driven design, marketing and branding agency, whose work builds the powerful brand experiences that move people to act. Founded in 1992 as a home grown printing company, Advantages has since expanded its business and expertise into its Purpose Discovery™ branding, marketing strategy, print and production and brand management. Lead by CEO, Founder and Strategista, Fran Biderman-Gross, the Advantages team holds over 20 years of experience in getting companies noticed. Through powerful campaigns and purpose-driven marketing, Advantages inspires action and generates passionate brand followers of the brands they work with. Visit

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