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Publicus Community Wins Best In Show At NCPRSA Inspire Awards

The Publicus Community is excited to be the recipient of four Inspire Awards, including Best in Show from the Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) North Carolina Chapter (NCPRSA).

Since its inception in 1947, PRSA has become the largest organizations representing public relations professionals. The organization recognizes creative excellence, professional ethics and standards in the public relations industry as a whole. The Inspire Awards are NCPRSA’s annual event honoring the best in public relations and communications from across the state of North Carolina.

“Accepting these awards from such a prestigious organization is an honor,” said Peter Dawyot, Managing Director of The Publicus Community. “Recognition from NCPRSA and our peers in the industry means so much to all of us. I am truly proud of our entire team and thankful to them and their families for supporting our work. Our outstanding clients continue to give us such wonderful projects that it makes working fun.”

The May 12, 2015 ceremony recognized The Publicus Community in two areas under the Business Products and Services Category, specifically Newsletter Campaigns and Brochures.

The community brochure for Thistle Golf Estates (Sunset Beach, NC) was recognized with an Award for Excellence. Currents Newsletter and Digital Campaign, a bi-annual newsletter for the ultra-private resort Deep Water Cay (the Bahamas), was recognized with an Award for Excellence, Best in Category and Best in Show.

 

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Deep Water Cay Featured In Garden & Gun

Deep Water Cay, the Bahamas’ most iconic fishing resort is part of a special feature in the February/March 2015 Edition of Garden & Gun.  The article entitled “The Hidden Caribbean”  is a look-back at Deep Water Cays formative years through the eyes of Guy De La Valdene, a close friend of Gil Drake Jr., the son of fishing legend Gil Drake.

De La Valdene spent summers during his high school years working at Deep Water Cay and recalls vivid memories of an island that hasn’t changed much since his summers in the early 1960’s.

The Publicus Community serves as the Advertising Agency of Record for Deep Water Cay.

Click Here to Read The Article.

 

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Publicus Community Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Peter Dawyot, The Founder of The Publicus Community was recently featured as a source in an article for Entrepreneur Magazine. The article, “Running a Business While Dealing With a Personal Loss” reflects on leaders who successfully manage a company while dealing with a loss of a loved one.

In the case of Peter Dawyot and The Publicus Community, this loss occurred during a business trip. “I had been pitching a client in Idaho and was returning home when I found out that my mother had passed away,” said Dawyot.

During this time, Dawyot continued to build The Publicus Community by increasing the number of employees, gaining new clients, and representing the company’s clients to the best of the company’s abilities, all the while finding ways to honor his mother.

In the time that followed, the success of The Publicus Community continued to grow. The work that was created for the client in Idaho that was secured during his mother’s death, was recognized with numerous awards, including an Addy from the American Advertising Federation, and a Gold Medal in the Sir Walter Raleigh Awards for Excellence in Communication.

Read the Entrepreneur Article Here.

The Publicus Community Featured As Expert Source In Vertical Response Article.

Publicus Community Featured As Expert Source, In Story On “Top Word Crimes.”

Peter Dawyot, Managing Director of The Publicus Community is featured in an article on Vertical Response regarding “Top Word Crimes” and other mistakes made by marketers and companies alike, when trying to reach their audience. The article looks at how overused words like “epic”  and alternate spellings of words, like “peek” and “peak”, can plague an email advertising campaign.

“We had a fun time coming up with some of our top word crimes around the office,” said Dawyot. “There were so many to choose from. Oftentimes with email campaigns,  you have a very short window of  time to produce a concept that carries both an effective message and is very current to the moment. We pride ourselves at creating campaigns that do this and avoid these common mistakes that are addressed in the Vertical Response article.”

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Publicus Community Wins ADDY for Summit Magazine

The Publicus Community, a Full Service Advertising and Public Relations firm was recognized by the American Advertising Federation’s ADDY Awards for their creative campaign for Summit Magazine.

Summit Magazine, is a 64-page luxury lifestyle magazine centered around Whitetail Club in McCall, ID. The magazine features intriguing articles about the area, the community and the famed Shore Lodge resort.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have our work recognized by our peers.” said Peter Dawyot, Managing Director of The Publicus Community. “The ADDY’s are the gold standard of the advertising industry and to have this projects recognized is a welcomed accomplishment.”

The Publicus Community is a full-service advertising and public relations agency in Raleigh, NC, working with clients across a wide array of industries in order to develop advertising and marketing campaigns that capture audiences and help build better brands.

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The Publicus Community Brings Press & Patrons to Raleigh’s First Largescale Halloween Fest

The Publicus Community partnered with Live Gumption, Legacy Event Planners and the Raleigh Jaycees to host Raleigh’s first ever Halloween Festival- The Living Dead Fest.

In the weeks leading up to the event, The Publicus Community secured 6 television interviews and 11 print and online articles covering the Living Dead Festival.

“The team at the Jaycees, Live Gumption and Legacy Event Planners had a fantastic story to tell and we we’re thrilled to be a part of this event! Through out efforts we we’re able to help get over 2,500 visitors to the festival and generate thousands of dollars for the Jaycees,” said Peter Dawyot, Managing Director at The Publicus Community.

The Publicus Community is a full service advertising and public relations agency in Raleigh, NC. The Publicus Community works with clients in a wide array of industries to develop advertising and public relations campaigns that capture audiences and builds better brands.

 

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The Publicus Community Ad Concept Runs in Inaugural Issue of Walter Magazine

The Publicus Community worked with Now Hear This, an innovative audiology practice in the Raleigh, NC to design a new ad concept that was featured in a host of regional magazines throughout the Triangle including Walter Magazine.

“Walter defines a fantastic audience for our clients,” said Peter Dawyot, Managing Director at The Publicus Community. “Readers of Walter are smart, sophisticated and among the most influential members of the Triangle. We feel like this magazine has incredible potential to reach a fantastic audience and we’re proud to introduce many of our clients to advertising opportunities with Walter.”

The Publicus Community is a full service advertising and public relations agency in Raleigh, NC.  The Publicus Community works with clients in a wide array of industries to develop advertising and public relations campaigns that capture audiences and builds better brands.