"Thanks for all your hard work and dedication surrounding the 20008 BIO International Convention," Jeff Joseph, vice president for BIO, wrote in a note to the Gable PR team after the results of the convention in San Diego were tallied. "Your support led to a highly successful event. Job well done!"
Gable PR's media kit for Ichor Medical Systems was the essential component of a media relations campaign that resulted in 3.9 million media impressions. Over 60 percent of these impressions appeared in the target medical device and biotechnology trades, fulfilling the goal of reaching this valuable readership base. Ichor's research and academic collaborations increased substantially, as a result, to include partnerships with the Gates Foundation and the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, among others.
Gable PR was also honored for its editorial/op-ed program for the Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA), which educated the media and community leaders in San Diego about the proposed extension of the 241 toll road from Orange County to San Diego County. The goal was to move from 90 percent negative coverage to more balanced coverage in nine months and place pro-241 op-eds in every major print publication in the county. Gable PR has seen a shift to more balanced coverage within nine months, now approaching 60-40.
The Edward L. Bernays Mark of Excellence Awards are open to all agencies and organizations in San Diego County. Entries were judged by the Portland, Oregon chapter of PRSA, which praised the overall high quality and professionalism of the work from its San Diego colleagues.
About Gable PR:
Gable PR, based in San Diego, delivers highly effective public relations programs for clients in a broad range of industries. Its tradition of success goes back 30 years with Tom Gable, agency founder, a nationally recognized authority on the strategic use of public relations for positioning
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