Virtually Famous Marketing Ad Banner

Category Archives: Awards

BBB International Torch Awards for Ethics Winners

BBB International Torch Awards for Ethics Winners

The Better Business Bureau Institute for Marketplace Trust announced the winners of the 2018 BBB International Torch Awards for Ethics. These awards are presented to businesses in recognition of best practices in leadership character, and organizational ethics. Honorees will be celebrated at an awards ceremony held in conjunction with the International Assembly of Better Business Bureaus in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on September 17, 2018.

BBB International Torch Awards for Ethics WinnersBBB

The winners are:

Health Savings Associates, Encinitas, CA (category 1 – 1-10 employees)
Gary’s Heating and Air Conditioning, Amarillo, TX (category 2 – 11-99 employees)
WebPT, Phoenix, AZ (category 3 – 100-499 employees)
Computer Aid, Inc., Chicago, IL (category 4 – 500 or more employees)
“This year’s winners provide proof that success in business does not happen by accident and is not accomplished through short-cuts. It requires a commitment and dedication to ethical leadership, to fairness in the marketplace, and to honesty and trustworthiness in day-to-day operations. Those are the very hallmarks of this year’s BBB International Torch Awards honorees,” said Melissa Trumpower, executive director of BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust.

Continue Reading

World Pool Championship Won By San Diego

World Pool Championship Won By San Diego

Some local residents are $10,000 richer after a recent visit to Sin City. But their good fortune didn’t happen in the casino. The team of Q-Bert 222 won the 2018 APA Team Captains World Pool Championship in late August in Las Vegas. World Pool Championship Won By San Diego Residents Q-Bert 222 were one of… Continue Reading

Kyocera ‘s Award for Third Consecutive Year

Kyocera ‘s Award for Third Consecutive Year

Kyocera has been awarded Mexico’s highest honor for environmental protection — the national “Recognition of Environmental Excellence” award — for the third consecutive year. Presented by Mexico’s Federal Environmental Protection Agency (PROFEPA), the award recognizes state-of-the-art environmental compliance practices at Kyocera’s manufacturing facilities in Tijuana, Baja California, especially the reduction of energy and water consumption.… Continue Reading

Mira Mesa ‘s FastSigns Top Performance Award

Mira Mesa ‘s FastSigns Top Performance Award

Patricia Caro, Outside Sales Professional at FASTSIGNSⓇ of San Diego – Mira Mesa, received the Bronze Sales Award at the 2018 FASTSIGNS Outside Sales Summit recently held in Arlington, Texas. This award recognizes sales employees who achieved sales of $300,000 to $499,999 during the 12-month period from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Mira… Continue Reading

Evite Top 10 Cities for Summer BBQ/Pool Parties

Evite Top 10 Cities for Summer BBQ/Pool Parties

Evite an online and text invitation service, recently announced its annual list of the 2018 Top 10 U.S. Cities for Summer BBQ/Pool Parties, as well as the most popular days to throw a party this summer. Evite Top 10 Cities for Summer BBQ/Pool Parties Evite analyzed the number of invitations sent to Summer BBQ/Pool Parties… Continue Reading

Wild About Game Tickets Go On Sale by Nicky USA

Nicky USA’s Wild About Game Promoted by Virtually Famous Marketing (this post first appeared online at BellevueBusinessJournal.com) The Pacific Northwest’s meatiest cooking competition returns on September 30, 2018 at the Mt. Hood Oregon Resort on the slopes of Mt. Hood, featuring a battle between the region’s emerging chefs, an artisan marketplace, and cocktail competition Tickets are… Continue Reading

FASTSIGNS of San Diego – Sports Arena Among Top Franchises in the Country

Sports Arena FASTSIGNS Takes Home Coveted Pinnacle Club Award FASTSIGNS of San Diego – Sports Arena, a local sign and visual graphics provider, was recognized as a top performing center at the 2018 FASTSIGNS Convention recently held in Houston, Texas. Owned by Michelle & Sean Cox, FASTSIGNS of San Diego – Sports Arena received the… Continue Reading

Spoiler Alert: Winners of the 2017 Product of the Year Award

Spoiler Alert: Winners of the 2017 Product of the Year Award

Almost every day Virtually Famous Marketing and Local Business Scoop receives news and announcements – sometimes they are sent by PR companies who don’t bother to read Submission Guidelines for Local Business Scoop.  Today we were sent information on the 28 winners of the 2017 Product Award – but they aren’t going to be official… Continue Reading

Alex DeNoble from SDSU Named Longenecker Fellowship

The Fowler College of Business at San Diego State University (SDSU) announced today that management professor, Alex DeNoble, has been recognized by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) as a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow. DeNoble, who serves as the executive director of SDSU’s Lavin Entrepreneurship Center, is one of only 79… Continue Reading

Bridgepoint Education Receives Communitas Award for Community Service

San Diego’s Bridgepoint Education has won the 2017 Communitas Award for Leadership in Community Service and Corporate Social Responsibility. This category is the most comprehensive of the Communitas Awards categories, as nominees must demonstrate a holistic effort to help the community rather than one specific initiative or project. The award recognizes Bridgepoint’s charitable activities from… Continue Reading