Cone Finalist for Eight PR News Platinum Awards

For Immediate Release

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Cone Finalist for Eight PR News Platinum Awards

BOSTON (July 18, 2011) – Cone is pleased to announce that the agency is a finalist for eight PR News Platinum PR Awards.


According to the PR News website, the Platinum PR Awards set the industry benchmark for excellence across all areas of PR, celebrating the industry's best—those who took chances, made tremendous strides and understand the power of public relations. The winners will be honored at a luncheon on September 14, 2011.


Cone as an agency and its work for clients are finalists in the following categories:


Cone                                                                                              Midsize Firm of the Year
Yesterday's News Do-Gooder Design Challenge                         WOW! Award
Purina ONE beyond 1 Million in ONE Day                                     Product Launch
Yoplait Original Yogurt MyGetTogether Party                              Media Event
American Cancer Society Choose You                                         Media Event
Yoplait Light Two Week Tune Up                                                 Podcast and/or Videocast
Yoplait Save Lids to Save Lives                                                    Event Marketing
Jiffy Lube Maintenance Partners for Life                                     Community Relations


“Our staff continues to be dedicated to performing outstanding work for clients and we are honored to be recognized by this prestigious national program,” said Jens Bang, CEO of Cone. “We are also privileged to have clients with the vision to undertake industry-leading strategies.”


Cone ( is a strategy and communications agency engaged in building brand trust. Cone creates stakeholder loyalty and long-term relationships through the development and execution of Cause Branding, Brand Marketing, Nonprofit Marketing, Corporate Responsibility and Crisis Prevention and Management initiatives. Cone is a part of the Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) (