Switchback Public Relations + Marketing, Inc. wins two awards at the Public Relations Society of America Awards Dinner
March 4, 2010
TRUCKEE andamp;#8212; Truckee-based Switchback Public Relations + Marketing, Inc. was honored with two top awards at the Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Silver Spike awards dinner held on Jan. 28 at the Siena Hotel Spa andamp; Casino in Reno, Nev. This annual event showcases the best in public relations tactics, programs and professionals in our community.Ms. Wellise and her team were awarded a Silver Spike Award for the 5th Annual Downtown Truckee Wine Walk and Shop Event in the category of Special Events andamp; Observances, budget $10,000 to $25,000 and an Award of Excellence in Community Relations, for Higgins Marketplace located in Lake of the Pines, Calif. andamp;#8220;On behalf of the entire Switchback Team, it is an honor to have been awarded an Award of Excellence for our efforts for Higgins Marketplace and a Silver Spike Award for our Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk andamp; Shop. Our team works incredibly hard for our clients and our community and to be recognized by our peers for our work is very rewarding,andamp;#8221; said Brinn Wellise, president/owner of Switchback.In 1999, Wellise opened Switchback in North Lake Tahoe to provide services to local, regional and national clients. Prior to founding Switchback, Ms. Wellise served as a senior account executive for Kratz andamp; Company in San Francisco and has managed numerous prestigious accounts including: Ski Lake Tahoe, Ruby Mountain Heli Skiing, Reno Sparks Convention andamp; Visitors Authority, Chris-Craft, Anton Active Suspension Skis, Bio Bio Expeditions Worldwide, East West Partners, Dragonfly Restaurant, Higgins Market Place, Truckee Tahoe Unified School District, Truckee Chamber of Commerce, Chase International and Truckee Donner Public Utility District. Switchback Public Relations + Marketing, Inc. is an innovative full service public relations and marketing firm specializing in lifestyle, travel and tourism, real estate/development, sports/outdoors, food and beverage, healthcare, luxury services and business-to-business and business-to-consumer accounts. For more information visit http://www.switchbackpr.com or call 550-2252.