MMI Associates, Inc. Sponsors International Affairs Council Citizen of the World Event

Raleigh, NC, September 24, 2008 --( Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Associates, Inc. (, a Raleigh-based public relations firm, has announced that the firm will serve as a Diplomat sponsor for the International Affairs Council 2008 Citizen of the World Award Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 16 from 6-9 p.m. at Brier Creek Country Club located at 9400 Club Hill Drive.

The International Affairs Council has given the Citizen of the World Award annually since 1995 to honor the North Carolinian who, in the eyes of the selection committee, has done the most for the internationalization of the state. This year the event will honor Ray Buchanan, founder and president of Stop Hunger Now. For more information on the event, please visit

“MMI Associates, Inc. is honored to sponsor the International Affairs Council Citizen of the World award dinner,” said Briguglio. “We are confident that the event will be successful for the organization and in educating attendees on the importance of international relations.”

About MMI Associates, Inc.:
MMI Associates, Inc. is a full-service public relations firm offering a wide range of services to help clients achieve measurable results in brand awareness, name recognition, market penetration and crisis management. Established in 1994 in Phoenix, Arizona, this award-winning firm was named one of the top 10 public relations firms in the state. In North Carolina, the Triangle Business Journal’s Book of Lists has recognized MMI as one of the top five public relations firms in the Triangle. The firm has received numerous awards for its work and was awarded the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s 2007 and 2008 Pinnacle Award for Steady Growth and Profitability, and was named a Best Place to Work by the Triangle Business Journal. For more information, please call (919) 233-6600 or visit the Web site at

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
(919) 233-6600
PR Firms Raleigh, NC

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