Tampa, FL, February 26, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Kevin Hourigan, President and CEO of Tampa’s internet marketing agency Bayshore Solutions, is presented with the American Advertising Federation’s prestigious Silver Medal Award in recognition of his contributions and commitment to advertising in the Tampa Bay area.
The Silver Medal Award is given annually by American Advertising Federation (AAF) chapters throughout the country to outstanding members of their local advertising community. The award will be presented to Mr. Hourigan at the 2012 American Advertising Federation – Tampa Bay (AAF-TB) ADDY Awards Gala on February 24 at The Dali Museum & Mahaffey Theatre in downtown St. Petersburg.
AAF-TB President Heather Christman stated, “The Silver Medal is seen as one of the highest honors that can be bestowed upon an advertising professional by his or her peers. We are proud to be honoring Kevin Hourigan for his dedication to the industry and to the Tampa Bay area.”
“I am honored by this recognition by the advertising industry professionals in the greater Tampa Bay region,” said Kevin Hourigan. “It is really exciting to be a part of the integration of digital marketing to the core channels in modern advertising. I am very proud of the team at Bayshore Solutions who consistently create this blend of art and science to grow both our customer’s businesses the craft of advertising in today’s world.”
Previous Leadership recognition of Mr. Hourigan includes The Tampa Bay Technology Forum’s 2011 Outstanding Leadership Award and The Tampa Bay Business Journal’s selection of Kevin as Tampa Bay's 2008 Ultimate CEO. In addition to his professional duties, Mr. Hourigan previously has or currently serves on the board or committees for The CEO Council of Tampa Bay, The Tampa Bay Partnership, The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, The Tampa Bay Technology Forum, Greater Tampa American Marketing Association, The Financial Executives International and Tampa Bay Professional Alliance.
About AAF – Tampa Bay
The American Advertising Federation – Tampa Bay exists to support its members, the community and the advertising industry. Its mission is to promote fellowship, education and career enhancement among members of the advertising community; foster and recognize excellence in advertising; champion public service causes; build an understanding of the role and benefits of advertising at all levels; and encourage advertising self-regulation and continuous improvement to raise industry benchmarks. For additional information on the American Advertising Federation (AAF) – Tampa Bay, The Silver Medal Award or the ADDY Awards, please visit www.aaf-tampabay.org or contact Sarah Jeffcoat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Silver Medal Award
Silver Medal recipients are selected by a panel of judges consisting of past Silver Medal winners and past presidents from each local club of the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Judges use the following criteria when making their selections: contribution to the community, creative ability, contribution to the advancement of advertising, betterment of his/her own company. More information on the Silver Medal award is available at h http://www.aaf-tampabay.org/awards/silver-medal-award/.
About Bayshore Solutions
The interactive marketing firm Bayshore Solutions offers award-winning capabilities in pay per click management services, Web page development and interactive marketing. Bayshore Solutions has delivered Web hosting and interactive website design services to over 1,500 clients in 54 countries and has physical offices accessible to Tampa, Orlando, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Dade County, and Broward County in Florida.
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