Bowen Family Homes Captures Four OBIES

Atlanta, GA, November 13, 2009 --( Bowen Family Homes dominated the competition in the marketing category at the 29th Annual OBIE Awards Gala, taking home four Gold awards on Saturday, Nov. 7. Bowen Family Homes won for Best E-Marketing – Best Website Corporate – Builder/Developer, Best E-Marketing – Best Email Message and Best E-Marketing – Best Social Media Campaign. In addition, Bowen Family Homes’ Online Sales Counselor, Derece Williams was named Online Specialist of the Year.

“It is always a great honor to see your efforts recognized,” said Kelly Fink, Bowen Family Homes’ marketing director. “Our marketing and social media plans were a combined effort by a number of people including our social media team at mRELEVANCE. These awards truly belong to everyone on the Bowen team.”

The Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association presents its annual OBIE Awards every November. The OBIE Awards, which began in 1980 have grown consistently and now feature more than 100 building, remodeling, marketing and personal achievement categories in which one can enter. The awards are the highest honor given in the Atlanta housing industry. This year’s awards were held at the Cobb Galleria Centre.

Since 1969 the Bowen name has stood for excellence in new home construction and community development. Recognized as the 25th largest privately owned builder in the country by Builder Magazine for 2005, Bowen Family Homes is a dynamic homebuilder with operations in Georgia, Florida and Texas. In 2007, Bowen Family Homes was named Georgia Family Business of the Year among medium sized companies by Georgia Trend and the Cox Family Enterprise Center at Kennesaw State University. The Atlanta Business Chronicle ranked Bowen Family Homes 5th among metro Atlanta builders in 2007 and 40th among Atlanta’s Top 100 Private Companies for 2007. Additionally, Bowen Family Homes was named the Georgia Family Business of the Year for medium sized companies by Georgia Trend and the Cox Family Enterprise Center at Kennesaw State University in 2006. Bowen Family Homes was ranked 83rd on the 2007 Professional Builder Giant 400 largest homebuilders in the United States list. These successes have been achieved by simply offering the best new home value in all price ranges. Fan, Friend or Follow us: ;,; YouTube, keyword Bowen Family Homes. For more information about Bowen Family Homes, please call their Atlanta region headquarters at 678-325-4554 or 1-877- MY BOWEN or visit online at

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