Brodeur Partners Wins Five IABC Phoenix Copper Quill Awards

June 3, 2009

Agency’s talented Arizona team recognized for excellence in communications

PHOENIX, June 3 /PRNewswire/ — Brodeur Partners, an Omnicom-owned strategic communications firm (NYSE: OMC), earned five Copper Quill awards from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Phoenix Chapter, in recognition of its expertise in Communications Management. All five awards were for media relations activities in support of client programs, including:

  • Advent Solar – Award of Merit for the launch of Advent Solar(R) Ventura(TM) Technology, which was unveiled at the 2008 European Union Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (EU PVSEC) in Valencia, Spain.

  • Avnet Electronics Marketing – Award of Excellence for supporting Avnet’s media relations activities at the 2008 Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Silicon Valley, the global electronics industry’s leading event.

  • Avnet, Inc. – Award of Excellence for a developing and executing a public relations campaign to promote Avnet’s CEO ringing the NYSE Closing Bell(R) live from Glendale, Ariz. to “kick-off” the Super Bowl XLII weekend.

  • Avnet Technology Solutions – Award of Excellence for a public relations program to raise awareness about Avnet HealthPath(TM), a market enablement and education program for Avnet’s value-added reseller partners.

  • Trimble Outdoors – Award of Excellence for a product reviews program to publicize the availability and convenience of using Trimble’s outdoor lifestyle applications on BlackBerry smart phones.

“Avnet and Brodeur Partners have created award-winning work together for the past ten years,” said Michelle Gorel, vice president of public relations at Avnet, Inc. “From local, community-focused events to global outreach programs, Brodeur delivers the strategy and tactics we need to reach a diverse audience of technologists and investors.”

“Brodeur works with some of the most innovative and forward-thinking companies in the Southwest,” said Sonia Bovio, vice president of Brodeur Partners, Phoenix. “Our clients constantly challenge us to develop new, creative strategies to help them achieve their business goals through public relations. We love to win – for ourselves and our clients – and are ecstatic that IABC Phoenix recognized the success of our client work with five Copper Quill awards this year!”

About IABC Phoenix

The Phoenix chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators is recognized as the Valley of the Sun’s most comprehensive resource for communication professionals. IABC Phoenix is part of a global not-for-profit network designed to provide industry practitioners with a full menu of resources. More than 260 members strong, IABC Phoenix was named the world’s best chapter for the fifth time in 2004 by the international organization.

About Brodeur Partners

Headquartered in Boston and owned by Omnicom Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMC), Brodeur Partners (www.brodeur.com) is a strategic communications group specializing in public relations, branding and communications. Founded in 1985, the company has 80 offices in 50 countries. It is differentiated by its ability to bring a discipline-agnostic approach to its consumer and business-to-business clients, including world-class minds within social media, public affairs, crisis, employee communications, ethnographic research, corporate social responsibility, multi-cultural marketing, higher education, clean technology, financial communications and healthcare. Brodeur Partners has two subsidiary organizations: Beaupre & Co. Public Relations (www.beaupre.com) and Rx Mosaic Health (www.rxmosaichealth.com).

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