SOURCE: KG Partners

KG Partners

June 24, 2009 14:01 ET

KG Partners Wins Five Transportation Marketing & Communications Association (TMCA) Compass Awards

Company Honored for Superior Marketing and Communications for the Transportation and Logistics Industry

PORTLAND, ME--(Marketwire - June 24, 2009) - KG Partners, a nationally recognized advertising, public relations and interactive agency, today announced that it has won five Compass Awards from the Transportation Marketing & Communications Association (TMCA) for work executed on behalf of their client, Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $5.0 billion freight transportation and logistics services company. The awards were presented at TMCA's recent annual conference, held in San Diego, Calif.

"KG Partners' marketing, media relations and interactive teams executed a variety of creative campaigns for Con-way last year and these awards are a reflection of the success of those efforts," said David Goldberg, principal, KG Partners. "It is an honor for us to be recognized by TMCA for our transportation and logistics industry communications expertise, and we are proud to receive these awards on behalf of our work with Con-way."

The Compass Awards recognize organizations in the North American transportation and logistics industry that have created innovative, results-oriented marketing and communications programs. This year, TMCA received nearly 165 entries from more than 70 organizations.

"The TMCA Compass Awards highlight some of the strongest creative work in marketing and communication in today's transportation marketplace," said Tom Nightingale, vice president of communications and chief marketing officer, Con-way Inc. "Winning these awards is a strong testament to the depth of the strategic thinking and hard work of our employees in tandem with our agency of record, KG Partners."

The five TMCA Compass Awards won by KG Partners for the work completed on behalf of Con-way are as follows:

--  Web-based Marketing -- Con-way Truckload: Pay-per-click Recruitment
    
--  Web-based Marketing -- Con-way Freight: Pay-per-click Recruitment
    
--  Single Advertisement -- Con-way Freight: Forbes Trucking Industry
    Special Advertising Section
    
--  Media Relations -- Con-way Inc.: Military Recruitment Campaign
    
--  Integrated Communications Program -- Con-way Freight: USA Today
    Advertising Campaign
    

This is the fifth straight year that KG Partners has won multiple TMCA Compass Awards.

TMCA is a service organization dedicated to marketing, sales and communications professionals throughout the North American transportation industry. For more information about TMCA and the Compass Awards, visit www.tmcatoday.org.

About KG Partners

Based in Portland, Maine, KG Partners is a nationally recognized advertising, public relations and interactive agency that helps its clients build and maintain business momentum. The talented people at KG Partners work hard to connect clients with their markets and help brands find their voice. For more information on how KG Partners can help you connect, please visit www.KGmoment.com.

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