SOURCE: Martz Agency

Martz Agency

June 12, 2009 15:24 ET

Martz Agency Receives Prestigious Certification as Women's Business Enterprise

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - June 12, 2009) - Martz Agency, a fully integrated marketing and public relations agency, announced today that it has received national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Women's Business Enterprise Council - West (WBENC West), a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC's national standard of certification implemented by WBENC West is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51 percent owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

"I have always had the utmost respect for WBENC and its work as an advocate for female business owners," said Carrie Martz, CEO, Martz Agency. "As such, I'm thrilled that the Martz Agency is now certified by WBENC."

By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.

To learn more about the Martz Agency, please visit www.martzagency.com.

About Martz Agency

Scottsdale-based Martz Agency is a national integrated marketing and public relations agency specializing in considered purchase marketing and demand creation. The Agency's staff of more than 25 professionals provides local, national and international advertising and strategic marketing services such as creative, media, branding, promotions, collateral, research, interactive media, as well as public relations services including media relations, crisis management, special events, community relations, media training and cause-related marketing. For more information, please visit www.martzagency.com.

About WBENC

The Women's Business Enterprise National Council is the nation's largest, third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 U.S. companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC's certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.