New York, NY (PressExposure) May 11, 2013 -- 5WPR has been named a finalist in the Public Relations Agency of the Year category in The 2013 American Business Awards. Additionally, Ronn Torossian, the founder & CEO of 5WPR was named a finalist in the Communications, Investor Relations, and PR Executive of the Year category. In both categories, 5WPR, and Torossian will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie® Award winner in the program.
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, among others. Finalists were chosen by more than 140 business professionals nationwide during judging and will be announced at The American Business Awards banquet on June 17 in Chicago.
"We are thrilled to be named finalists for the 2013 American Business Awards. Our entire team works incredibly hard and deserve this recognition and appreciation for all of our accomplishments. We also thank our client partners for helping us reach this milestone. We are committed to doing great work every day, and are proud that the judges recognized the achievements of our hard-working staff," said Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR.
"From the publishing of my book, to recently celebrating the 10 year anniversary of 5WPR, to being named as a semi-finalist for entrepreneur of the year by Ernst & Young, and now, being named a finalist for PR Executive of the Year 2013 these accomplishments are tremendously gratifying," added Torossian.
The 5WPR Nomination was entitled Re-writing the Rules of PR: 5W Builds an Agency for a New Media Landscape. Ronn Torossian's nomination was entitled "Rewriting the Rules of PR and Changing an Industry."
Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at http://www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
5W Public Relations (www.5wpr.com) is a full-service agency known for cutting-edge programs that engage with businesses, issues and ideas. With more than 100 professionals serving clients in B2C (Beauty & Fashion, Consumer Brands, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Travel & Hospitality, Technology, Nonprofit), B2B (Corporate Communications and Reputation Management), Public Affairs, Crisis Communications and digital strategy, 5W brings leading businesses a resourceful, bold and results-driven approach to communications.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.