|Sarasota, Florida – August 28, 2013 – Grapevine Communications – the area’s leading full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency – is pleased to announce that Founder and President Angela Massaro-Fain has been named as 2013 “BusinessWoman of the Year” for Business Services. This remarkable honor is accompanied by Grapevine’s designation as one of the “Top 25 Ad Agencies in Southwest Florida.”
Massaro-Fain was chosen from a field of over 300 entries from seven regional counties on Florida’s Gulf Coast. From those entries, 50 finalists were selected to win one of 11 specialty categories. “Angela simply amazes me more every year,” said John Fain, Grapevine’s Executive Vice President and Partner. “She is fully dedicated to helping our clients achieve success and continues to work tirelessly on behalf of numerous local nonprofit and charitable organizations. It’s gratifying to see Angela recognized as an influential part of our business community.”
This is the tenth year of the magazine’s annual awards honoring the region’s most successful businesswomen. Finalists were chosen in the following categories: Business Services, Education, Entrepreneur, Financial Services, Health & Wellness, Legal Services, Manufacturing, Media, Nonprofit, Technology and Young Business. The Great Gatsby-themed awards gala to announce the winners and celebrate the accomplishments of these influential businesswomen was held Friday, August 23, 2013, at Innisbrook Golf Resort.
Grapevine’s 2013 recognition as one of the “Top 25 Ad Agencies in Southwest Florida” by the Tampa Bay Business Journal marks the agency’s tenth consecutive year with the acknowledgement. “We’re very proud of this achievement and thank our clients for trusting our services to make it all possible,” said Massaro-Fain. “To be the only agency in the seven-county region to earn this honor ten years in a row is a true reflection of our talented staff and the results they help produce.”
Grapevine Communications, a full-service, award-winning Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations firm based in Sarasota and serving clients nationwide, was awarded the 2010 Frank G. Berlin, Sr., “Small Business of The Year” Award by the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. For more information on Grapevine Communications, contact John Fain at JFain@grapeinc.com or 941-351-0024.