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Martin Davison Public Relations Awarded “The Height of an Adult Male Giraffe” in PRSA Excalibur Awards

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June 22, 2017

Annual Public Relations Society of America awards ceremony recognizes Buffalo Niagara PR efforts; MDPR wins 31 awards

Martin Davison Public Relations, (MDPR) the public relations affiliate of The Martin Group, a leading integrated communications firm headquartered in downtown Buffalo, NY with an office in Rochester, NY, today announced 31 awards as part of the PRSA Buffalo Niagara’s Excalibur Awards. MDPR cites the combined length of the awards as the same size as the estimated height of an adult male giraffe.

MDPR was awarded for its work in the following categories:

43North – The $5 million startup competition (Integrated Communications) – SILVER

7-Eleven Communications (Multicultural Communications) – GOLD

Better Business Bureau
Media Training (Articles, Presentations or Workshops on Public Relations) – GOLD

Big Ditch Brewing Company
Canning Line Announcement (Press Conference) – GOLD

Canisius College
Social Media Undergraduate Recruitment Videos (Video or Audio Programs) – BRONZE

Catholic Charities of Buffalo
2016 Annual Appeal Campaign (Community Relations) – GOLD

Chautauqua Region Economic Development Corporation
2016 LECOM Health Challenge (Media Relations) – SILVER

Chautauqua Region Economic Development Corporation
2016 LECOM Health Challenge (Special Events and Observances) – GOLD

Dave & Buster’s
Rochester, NY Grand Opening (Special Events and Observances) – GOLD

ECMC Social Media Growth Campaign (Social Media Strategy) – BRONZE

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls
5 Days of Giveaways Social Media Holiday Contest (Online Communications) – BRONZE

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls
Black Friday Media Relations (Media Relations) – BRONZE

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls
Brand Ambassador Program (Marketing Products or Services) – BRONZE

The Foundation for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo
“Catholic Schools: A Treasure to be Cherished” (Speeches) – GOLD

Generations Bank
Inaugural Right to Run 19K (Special Events and Observances) – GOLD

Independent Health
Independent Health Partners with Pharmacists to Improve Medication Adherence & Patient Outcomes (Reputation/Brand Management) – GOLD

Independent Health
Reddy Bikeshare Launch (Marketing Products or Services) – GOLD

Independent Health
Transforming Health Care in Western NY (Published Articles) – GOLD

Invest Buffalo Niagara
Buffalo Niagara Enterprise Rebrand (Reputation/Brand Management) – BRONZE

Invest Buffalo Niagara
2016 Relocation Guide Social Media Outreach (Creative Tactics) – GOLD

Kaleida Health
Children’s is Moving (Integrated Communications) – SILVER

Kaleida Health
Children’s Hospital is Moving (Media Kits) – SILVER

Kaleida Health
Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo social media launch (Social Media Strategy) – BRONZE

Life Storage
Life Storage Rebrand Campaign (Investor Relations) – GOLD

Martin Davison Public Relations
Thought Leadership (Marketing Products or Services) – BRONZE

Mental Health Association of Erie County
JustTellOne.org Campaign (Press Conference) – GOLD

2016-17 Public Communications Plan (Public Services/Public Affairs Communications) – GOLD

Qdoba Mexican Eats
Buffalo and Rochester Media Kits (Media Kits) – BRONZE

Qdoba Mexican Eats
Buffalo and Rochester Grand Openings (Special Events and Observances) – GOLD

Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation
Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Launch (Community Relations) – GOLD

Sullivan’s Brewing Company
North American Market Launch (Special Events and Observances) – GOLD



In its 28th year, the PRSA Buffalo Niagara Excalibur Awards honor outstanding public relations work, professionals, and students in the Buffalo Niagara region.

Learn more about PRSA Buffalo Niagara Chapter.

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