SOURCE: Northeast Public Relations, Inc.

Northeast Public Relations, Inc.

June 24, 2009 05:37 ET

Robert Beadle Named 2009 Rhode Island and New England Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwire - June 24, 2009) - Robert Beadle, president of Northeast Public Relations, Inc. (NEPR) (, was named 2009 Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Rhode Island and all of New England this month by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

"I congratulate Robert Beadle on this achievement," said Mark S. Hayward, director of the SBA Rhode Island District Office. "Through his seminars and e-books, Robert has helped many small businesses understand how to better market themselves by utilizing public relations and social media tools. He is an accomplished business leader in the community."

Beadle has developed and implemented public relations and marketing programs for over 40 companies, non-profit organizations and government entities in New York, Massachusetts, Vermont and Rhode Island including Arpin International Group, the Boy Scouts of America and the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council. His company specializes in social media applications for public relations and marketing.

Beadle also anchors the Arpin Broadcast Network (ABN), an Internet-based television network and Web portal dedicated to the moving industry.

Outside of NEPR, Beadle currently serves as president of the Southeastern New England chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, a group which provides professional and educational programs for members and works to strengthen and advance the profession of public relations in the local community.

He is a master's graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, the top public relations program in the Northeast. Beadle served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve as a staff sergeant and provided active duty mission support for Operation Noble Eagle in response to the 9/11 attacks.

Beadle is a regular speaker for the R.I. Economic Development Corporation business development program and offers public relations information to the wider community through personal appearances before groups of all sizes to explain emerging trends and the importance of PR to their organization and membership.

About Northeast Public Relations, Inc.

Northeast Public Relations, Inc. (NEPR) is a PR and marketing consultancy providing businesses with greatly increased visibility by connecting them with consumers via the ever-growing Social Web. For more information, visit or read Robert Beadle's Social Media PR Blog at

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