SmartMark Communications wins ‘Best Public Relations Agency of the Year’ in the 2010 International Business Awards

SmartMark Communications wins ‘Best Public Relations Agency of the Year’ in the 2010 International Business AwardsSM

Company Given Industry’s Highest Honor for Outstanding Work in Media and Industry Relations

PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 13, 2010 – SmartMark Communications, LLC, a global leader in providing strategic communications, integrated marketing and New Media services, announced today that they have won the award for ‘Public Relations Agency of the Year’ from the International Business Awards. The award was presented for outstanding media and industry relations work and innovation in the international business community.

“This is an exciting milestone for our company, and we are pleased to celebrate it on our 10th anniversary of delivering public relations and strategic communications support to the international business and technology communities,” said Juliet Shavit, President and CEO of SmartMark Communications.

“This award would not be possible without the incredible talent and dedication of our staff, as well as the unconditional support we receive from our clients who provide trust in us every day and allow us to bring to market their news and thought leadership. It is they who make the true difference, by effectively moving their industries forward through creativity, new technologies, and meaningful business solutions,” added Shavit.

Recipients of International Stevie Award trophies were selected from more than 1,700 entries received from organizations and individuals in more than 40 countries.

For more information about SmartMark Communications visit www.smartmarkintl.com

About SmartMark Communications

For nearly a decade, SmartMark Communications, LLC has provided companies, magazines and industry associations with strategic communications solutions. SmartMark provides public relations, integrated marketing and New Media solutions that help clients maximize marketing communications dollars and programs to improve visibility and drive business development. For more information, visit www.smartmarkintl.com or call 215-504-4272.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.