Clearwater, FL, February 24, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- It was a proud night for prominent businesses at The Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 86th Annual Meeting held on January 31, 2008 at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club. A crowd of about 500 chamber members and guests attended as the Chamber recognized the contributions of the out-going Board of Directors and committee chairs, introduced the incoming Board of Directors and celebrated the achievements of many business and civic leaders whom have made a positive impact on the community.
Each year, the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce honors the small, medium, and large businesses owned either in the State of Florida or by out-of-state corporations. The judges select finalists in all four categories based on business work ethics, integrity, creativity, problem-solving abilities, financial success of the companies and contributions to the community.
Hailed as the fastest-growing direct mail postcard marketing firm in the nation by Inc Magazine, PostcardMania was honored as the 2008 Large In-State Business of the Year. PostcardMania tied this year with the prestigious JMC Communities, an award-winning St. Petersburg-based developer specializing in luxurious waterfront communities.
Joy Gendusa, CEO of PostcardMania, accepted the award along with Gerry Raymond, the Communications Director for JMC Communities. Gendusa stated that the award was a reflection of her dedicated staff and she thanked the Chamber for being an integral part of fostering growth in the community.
PostcardMania is a full service postcard direct mail marketing company which includes graphic design, printing, mailing list acquisition and mailing services with free marketing advice. PostcardMania has seen positive expansion every year since its inception and has won many awards for creativity and marketing farsightedness, best business practices and expansion. Gendusa began in 1998 with zero investment capital. By 2007 revenues reached nearly $19 million and the company now employs over 160 people, prints 4 million and mails 2 million postcards representing 28,000 customers in over 350 industries each week. Visit http://www.postcardmania.com
About the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce:
Established in 1922, the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce set out with the vision to be the premier Voice of Business in the Clearwater region. Representing more than 1,700 member businesses, the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce is one of the largest chambers in the Tampa Bay area and has become a large and powerful voice for its members through its ability to partner with other agencies and advocate on behalf of business and its members. http://www.clearwaterflorida.org/chamber/
If you would like to interview Joy Gendusa, CEO of PostcardMania, please email PostcardMania’s VP PR, Karla Jo Helms at email@example.com or by calling 800-628-1804 x 342.