Stop Studios To Support The Clio Awards

Durham Creative Agency Chosen To Manage Events For International Advertising Awards Festival.

Raleigh, NC, May 01, 2006 --( Whitney G. Wilkerson, principal and creative director of Stop Studios, has announced that the firm has been contracted by the Clio Awards, the world’s most recognized international advertising awards competition, to provide turn-key event management services for the 47th annual Clio Awards Festival scheduled to be held May 13-16 in Miami’s South Beach. The firm will manage the Festival’s Annual Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation and Reception honoring R/GA founder and chairman Bob Greenberg, the TV Awards Gala after-party sponsored by Leo Burnett, as well as provide support for other events during the four-day Festival.

“It is an honor to continue our partnership with the Clio Awards,” said Wilkerson. “The Clio Awards are the premier awards for the advertising industry and they recognize some of the most creative minds in the world. Being selected to manage these events demonstrates the quality of our work and the trust our clients have in our ability to meet all of their needs.”

About Stop Studios:
Stop Studios is an award-winning creative services firm that partners with clients to provide communication design and event management services. Founded by Raven Manocchio and Whitney Wilkerson in 2004, Stop Studios has been proud to partner with national clients such as the American Folk Art Museum, Clio Awards, and the Health Care Systems Department of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as regional organizations, including The Sarah P. Duke Gardens and Duke University Eye Center. For more information, please visit or call 919-286-9945.

About The Clio Awards:
The Clio Awards are the world’s most recognized international advertising awards competition. Founded in 1959 to celebrate creative excellence and innovation in advertising, the Clios inspire and pay tribute to one of the most interesting and influential art forms in modern culture. Known for its world-class juries made up of more than 130 experts from 40 countries, the Clio Awards focus on creative work in the fields of advertising and design, specifically in the areas of TV, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Content & Contact, Integrated Campaign, Innovative Media, Internet, Design and student work. The Clios also serve the global design and advertising communities through its annual conference, Festival, publication, newsletter, and screenings of winning work.

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Patty Briguglio