RICHMOND, Va — Wireside Communications, an independent public relations agency focused on high tech business-to-business communications, today announced the firm has been named Small Agency of the Year (Silver) by Bulldog Reporter in the organization’s 2013 Stars of PR Awards for Outstanding Achievement by Communications Agencies and Professionals. The Small Agency of the Year award is presented to the agency that demonstrates superior account retention, employee retention and relations, new business growth, and achievements in the practice of public relations/corporate communications during the previous year.
Winners were chosen exclusively by working journalists from entries representing the highest levels of performance and inspiration that PR/corporate communications has to offer. Entries were judged by a team of working journalists, who assessed the agencies and practitioners on the basis of their industry leadership, business acumen, communications, creativity, command of media and technology, and credit to PR and corporate communications. Winners enter a pantheon of exemplary communications practitioners, whose outstanding accomplishments will be summarized in the Bulldog Awards Stars of PR Hall of Fame magazine, which is to be published in September 2013.
Wireside Communications combines in-depth knowledge of communications strategy, long-term industry relationships and traditional/new media expertise with boutique customer service to help clients drive sales, build leadership and enhance brand awareness in the United States. Wireside retains and rewards long-term employees in a workplace that is collaborative, supportive and transparent. The firm is committed to cultivating the next generation of public relations professionals through its selective internship program that has seen seven out of eight graduates immediately offered positions based on their experiences at the firm. Wireside’s valued, long-term partnerships with clients speak to the agency’s unyielding commitment to quality and client service.
Wireside Communications represents some of the world’s leading telecommunications and high-tech businesses, R&D universities and nonprofit organizations.
- Wireside is the Agency of Record for NTT America and has spearheaded public relations initiatives for both NTT America and NTT Communications in the United States and Latin America since 2007. NTT America is the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, the global data and IP services arm of the largest telecommunications company in the world, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (NTT), #32 on the Fortune Global 500 for 2013.
- Wireside has been the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory’s (UNH-IOL) Agency of Record since 2010. In May 2013, Wireside once again won the university’s highly competitive public bid for public relations services, ensuring Wireside will be the UNH-IOL’s Agency of Record through 2016.
- Wireside’s partnership with the Internet Society (ISOC) is another example of how the agency’s stellar work resonates in the industry. In 2012 Wireside won a competitive bid to provide content and marketing for ISOC’s global ION Conference Series in Mumbai, Ljubljana, Sao Paulo and San Diego. As a true testament to ISOC’s satisfaction with Wireside’s results, the organization reengaged with Wireside to support its 2013 ION Conference Series in Singapore, Krakow and Toronto.
“Recognition by Bulldog Reporter as one of the Stars of PR is incredibly gratifying for our team,” said Ms. Joya Subudhi, founder of Wireside Communications. “It’s validation of a model that values long term sustainability over short-term gains, our talented team, and the relationships we have with our excellent clients who partner with us to achieve extraordinary results.”
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