Five Deserving Organizations… Including Progressive Insurance Company

CLEVELAND, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —

Progressive Insurance, Pole Position Marketing, Drink Local Drink Tap, Positively Cleveland and St. Malachi Center will each receive a Company Spotlight Award from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Cleveland chapter.

“Northeast Ohio is home to many notable companies and organizations supporting the local economy and giving back to their communities,” says Stephen R. Clark, president, Cleveland IABC. “It is our pleasure to recognize these five who are standouts in delivering quality communications, creating effective channels to connect with their audiences, and demonstrate commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards. In short, they exemplify communication best practices.”

The Large (Progressive Insurance), Small (Pole Position Marketing) and Nonprofit (Drink Local Drink Tap, Positively Cleveland, St. Malachi Center) Company awards are presented annually to companies that have demonstrated excellent support for communications and the Northeast Ohio community.

IABC typically only awards one nonprofit spotlight award but felt all three organizations needed to be recognized this year for their remarkable efforts.

These companies, along with the student scholarship winners and the IABC Communicator of the Year, will be recognized during the IABC Cleveland chapter Reach for the Top event. The event is scheduled Thursday, June 7, from 6-9 p.m. at the Velvet Dog Rooftop Patio and VIP Lounge. The cost is $50 which includes free valet parking, heavy hors d’ouerves and one drink ticket. Register today and save $10 using the promotion code RFT2012.

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Founded in 1970, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) provides a professional network of more than 15,200 business communication professionals in more than 80 countries. The local Cleveland chapter includes nearly 130 members who support the highest professional standards of communication and drive innovation in the communication field. Visit


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Posted on: May 25th, 2012 at 6:27pm by bwittenbaum. Filed under: Insurance Company News

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