MMI Public Relations Named 2012 Business Of The Year

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) May 24, 2012 - Patty Briguglio, CEO of MMI Public Relations (, a full-service public relations firm, has announced that the firm has received the 2012 Business of the Year Award from the Cary Chamber of Commerce presented at the Excellence Awards Luncheon. The Business of the Year Award is given each year to one local company for its contributions to the community through innovation, creativity, sustainability, success and community service.

    Throughout 2011, MMI Public Relations saw continuous growth and profitability as a top PR firm in the Triangle, expanding staff and services, including its award-winning video division, led by former News 14 reporter, Amy Thorpe Davis. Along with being named Cary Business of the Year, MMI received the honor of being recognized by the Triangle Business Journal's No. 1 slot for Best Places To Work in the small business category in 2011, as well as the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Steady Growth and Profitability Master Business Award. MMI employees have donated support and hundreds of hours of pro bono work to nonprofit, charitable and civic organizations in the area, such as the Heart of Cary Association and the Cary Innovation Center.

    "It is a great honor to receive the Business of the Year Award," said Briguglio. "Winning this award is a direct result of the hard work and dedication of the MMI team in striving to create a positive impact for our clients and the community."

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    - Small Business Awards are given each year by the Cary Chamber of Commerce to businesses that are members in good standing with the Cary Chamber, have been in business for at least two years, have fewer than 50 employees or less than $3,000,000 in sales, are privately held and have not received any Small Business Awards in the last three years. Businesses are judged on innovation, success, community service and work environment.

    MMI Public Relations is a full-service PR firm based in the Triangle region of North Carolina that helps its clients start big conversations and make powerful connections. With a strong base in traditional public relations, MMI has strategically evolved into a market leader in emerging PR tools such as social media, online video and podcasting. MMI works with firms and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries across the nation. Ranked one of the top PR firms in North Carolina and nationally, MMI is the recipient of numerous awards in the public relations arena and the community, including recent recognition with the 2012 Cary Chamber Small Business of the Year award, based on the criteria of innovation, successful growth, community service and an exceptional work environment. For more information, call 919-233-6600, visit the MMI Public Relations website at or the MMI Public Relations Blog at

    Caitlin Russell
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    caitlin ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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