NEW ORLEANS -- The Marketing Department of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP received the 2011 Award of Excellence in Media Relations from The International Association of Business Communicators Southern Region Oct. 13 during the organization's annual conference in New Orleans.
The award recognizes the Marketing Department for its "Nelson Mullins and Lahive Join Forces" campaign. The seven-month project involved developing and implementing a comprehensive communications/media relations plan to promote the addition of more than 40 attorneys, staff, and technical specialists from a Boston intellectual property firm.
More than 150 communicators in business, industry, private communications agencies, government, and nonprofit entities competed in three categories: Communications Management, Communications Skills, and Communications Creative. Entries were judged by professional communicators in Florida.
Founded in 1970, The International Association of Business Communicators provides a professional network of about 15,000 business communication professionals in more than 80 countries. The Southern Region encompasses 22 state and city chapters throughout the South and also includes several Caribbean island nations.
Nelson Mullins, established in 1897, has more than 420 attorneys practicing from offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charleston, Charlotte, Columbia, Greenville, Huntington, Myrtle Beach, Raleigh, Tallahassee, Washington, and Winston-Salem. For more information, visit www.nelsonmullins.com.