SOURCE: Vantage Communications

Vantage Communications

February 01, 2012 10:01 ET

Vantage Communications Takes Silver in 2011 Magellan Awards

Awarded for 'Excellence in Campaign Communications', Campaign Garners Coverage on CNBC, CNN, Fox News

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 1, 2012) - Vantage Communications, an award-winning high-tech public relations firm, took home honors in the League of American Communications Professionals' 2011 Magellan Awards. Awarded for excellence in campaign communications, the firm received a silver medal and ranked in the Top 50 for its recent efforts for mobile family safety company, Life360.

"With all the hard work and dedication that went into this campaign, it's an honor to be ranked among the Top 50 communications campaigns of 2011," said Ilene Adler, CEO. "We were up against some very well-respected competition, so to take a top honor like this really says a lot about our team and what we are capable of."

The 2011 Magellan Awards drew an unprecedented number of submissions this year. With more than 375 entries, judges considered campaigns from a broad range of industries and markets. Winners were selected on merit and quality of the campaign.

Through press announcements and targeted media outreach, Vantage gained the attention of mainstream media and TV outlets for Life360's mobile app, utilizing trending issues and topics in the technology world. Coverage included FOX News, CNN Radio, and CNBC. The result was a 4,900 percent increase in the number of families using the application.

"With this campaign, Vantage showed that press equals results. The increase in the number of families that are now using their client's application shows how PR works," said Christine Kennedy, the competition director. "Vantage's efforts showcased here are why we recognized them with an award and highlighted them among the Top 50 communications campaigns last year."

About Vantage Communications
With offices in San Francisco, New York and Orlando, Vantage Communications is an award-winning tech public relations agency. Celebrating 20 years in 2010, Vantage Communications brings both passion and senior-level technology and green PR experience that helps companies succeed. Vantage leverages established connections and business savvy to get our clients' stories maximum exposure. These high-impact results also generate raised awareness and increased sales. Vantage was recently recognized with the 2010 Golden Bridge Business America Award for the Campaign of the Year - Best Use of Integrated Communications and the 2010 International GALAXY Awards for Public Relations Special Events: USA.

For more information, please visit http://pr-vantage.com/. And you can follow our thoughts on our company blog, Vantage Points, at http://www.pr-vantage.com/blog/.

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