rbb Public Relations Welcomes Silver Anvil Nomination for Fifth Consecutive Year
Agency celebrates four years of wins in multiple categories
MIAMI, FL – April 28, 2011 – rbb Public Relations, a leading national marketing public relations firm, has been named a finalist for the prestigious 2011 Silver Anvil Awards from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The program distinguishes and honors the very best public relations programs planned and executed each year. The Silver Anvil award, regarded as “Oscars” of the public relations industry, includes 122 finalists from 852 total entries
rbb was nominated for its campaign “Goodbye Walkathon, Hello Zumbathon! Zumba Fitness’ Party in Pink” program, which was nominated in the Anvil’s events and observances category.
The program was created in response to the countless breast cancer survivors who relied on their Zumba Fitness classes for physical and emotional support during their fight against the disease. In partnership with Zumba Fitness, rbb launched a nationwide movement involving thousands of Zumba Fitness’ instructors who rallied more than 50,000 supporters to participate in 788 Zumbathon® fitness classes in all 50 states to raise funds for Susan G. Komen For the Cure®.
The inaugural Party in Pink ™ raised a whopping $550,000 for Komen and proved to be one of the year’s most innovative initiatives for breast cancer awareness month.
“rbb is very proud to have designed a campaign that became the gold standard for Zumba Fitness’ future corporate social responsibility programs, and also raised half-a-million dollars for such an important cause,” said Sandra Fine, APR, account director at rbb and lead of the campaign.
The winners will be announced June 9 at the Silver Anvil awards ceremony held in New York.
About rbb Public Relations
rbb Public Relations is an award-winning marketing public relations firm with a national reputation for delivering results on par with the largest national firms, but with the individual attention of a boutique agency. Three-time winner of “PR Agency of the Year” title, rbb’s bilingual staff excels in media relations, corporate communications, digital/social media, product introductions, reputation management and crisis counseling. The firm’s capabilities encompass a variety of practice areas, including B2B, financial and professional services, consumer products, crisis communications, travel & leisure, health and fitness, real estate, and food and beverage. rbb is a founding member of the Converge network of PR firms. For more information, call (305) 448-7450 or visit http://www.rbbpr.com.
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