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Burrell Communications named minority marketing and communications firm of the year

(October 20, 2015) Burrell Communications Group has been honored with the prestigious award, 2015 Minority Marketing and Communications Firm of the Year. This national award presented by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) "pays tribute to minority entrepreneurs who have demonstrated industry leadership, business success, economic impact and community involvement."

This year, President Obama declared October 18-25, 2015 to be National Minority Enterprise Development Week. The Awards Reception was held Tuesday, October 20, during the National Minority Supplier Diversity Council (NMSDC) Annual Convention.  About MBDA:

MBDA is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce that helps to create and sustain U.S. jobs by promoting the growth and global competitiveness of businesses owned and operated by minority entrepreneurs. About Burrell:

Burrell Communications Group, a leading African American-owned advertising agency, is led by Co-CEOs McGhee Williams Osse and Fay Ferguson.  The firm, with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles, provides multicultural marketing and advertising, media, engagement, public relations, digital and social media services to a blue-chip client list including McDonald's Corporation, Toyota Motor Sales, Comcast and Procter and Gamble, Hilton Hotels, General Mills and Tracfone.

In addition to this latest recognition, Burrell has this year alone won the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Chicago Skyline Award for Best Multicultural Campaign for McDonald's "Getting Into the Grind with McCafe"; CABLEFAX "Faxies" for Comcast Marketing Team of the Year; The Chicago Advertising Federation's (CAF) American Advertising Award, Bronze for Integrated Campaign, Consumer Regional/National, Toyota Corolla; and NAMIC Emma Awards for Comcast Xfinity.


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