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For Immediate Release:


Gretchen Nachtwey 805.963.5929

Davies Earns National Awards Recognition Among Three of the Top Industry Leaders SANTA BARBARA, CA (April 30, 2012) – Davies, a Santa Barbara based public affairs agency, has been recognized this month by three leading national industry organizations, The Holmes Report, O’Dywers and the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC), with awards for achievement in excellence among their peers. Fostering a client focused culture; Davies was chosen as one of the top public affairs agencies in the U.S., and was named one of the “Best Agencies to Work For” by The Holmes Report for the seventh year in a row. This week O’Dywer’s also named Davies one of the top three “Environmental Public Affairs” firms in the nation, as well as, the number two firm in the Los Angeles region. “The only magic at Davies is simple; solid professionals working together to ensure our clients achieve their goals,” stated Davies CEO, John Davies. “From social media to old fashion direct mail, earning attention is no easy chore today in a world of overwhelming distractions and choices. Our team finds persuasive messages and the best means to deliver them.” In addition, the firm was recently presented with four awards for excellence by the AAPC including a “Best in Show” Pollie Award for its overall efforts on behalf of Rosemont Copper, a “Best of the Best” Pollie Award and a Direct Mail Gold Pollie Award on behalf of its work for Kilroy Realty Corporation and a Public Affairs Bronze Pollie Award on behalf of community outreach for Rosemont Copper. The AAPC awards are the most prestigious in the political campaign and public affairs industry, recognizing the best in the business in over 100 political campaigns and public affairs categories. Additionally, the firm is a finalist for three SABRE Awards from The Holmes Report for State and Local Public Affairs for Rosemont Copper and Community Relations and an External Publication for GenOn. The SABRE Awards, which attracted more than 1,800 entries from across North America this year, provide the premier showcase for the best that public relations has to offer, recognizing campaigns that demonstrate the highest levels of strategic planning, creativity and business results.

About Davies Since 1983, Davies has consistently ranked among the top strategic communications firms nationally and received hundreds of industry awards, including “The Best Agency to Work For” by The Holmes Report for seven years running and Best Public Affairs Campaign in 2010. From traditional outreach to highly structured online campaigns and web 2.0 applications, Davies builds and implements integrated grassroots programs to gain (or divert) the attention necessary to favorably shape public opinion and build genuine support for their clients’ projects. The firm is ranked among the top firms on O’Dwyer’s Top Independent PR Firms list and ranks second in the Los Angeles area. Davies employs 28 professionals in its Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Washington, D.C. offices and clients include Fortune 100 companies and top names in 47 states.


2012 Davies Awards Press Release  
2012 Davies Awards Press Release  

Davies Earns National Awards Recognition Among Three of the Top Industry Leaders