GodwinGroup Wins PRISM Award at Regional Public Relations Competition

Agency Recognized for Special Event Planning on behalf of Governor’s office, Mississippi Development Authority

JACKSON, Miss. (April 22, 2013) – GodwinGroup, an integrated marketing, advertising, and digital communications firm, captured a PRISM award at the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) annual state conference held recently in Vicksburg. A PRISM is the highest honor that can be received in a category.

The agency was honored for work in the category of Special Events for a hospitality event coordinated on behalf of the Governor’s office, Mississippi Development Authority and the Marshall County Industrial Development Authority to welcome Roxul Inc., the world’s largest producer of stone wool insulation, to the state of Mississippi.

GodwinGroup also received Awards of Excellence in both Interactive Media for the University of Southern Mississippi and Special Public Relations Programs for the Gulf Coast Regional Tourism Partnership. In addition, the agency brought home Certificates of Achievement for Pro Te Solutio and Louisville Slugger direct mail piece.

PRAM consists of approximately 600 public relations professionals from advertising and public relations agencies, corporations, non-profit organizations, government, education, industries and others. The PRISM awards began in 2003 as a way to honor and recognize outstanding work in the field of public relations by professionals within the state of Mississippi. The awards are judged by professionals outside the geographical boundaries of the Southern Public Relations Federation — Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Louisiana.

GodwinGroup, founded in 1937, is headquartered in Jackson, with offices on the Gulf Coast. It serves clients nationwide, primarily in healthcare, banking, finance and insurance, utilities, tourism, manufacturing, food and consumer goods. The agency has been recognized numerous times among the nation’s leading agencies as measured in revenues by Ad Age and AdWeek. GodwinGroup provides branding, advertising and reputation management services, as well as web marketing services through its digital arm WebMetro/Godwin. For more information visit www.godwin.com and www.webmetrogodwin.com.