Meredith Dropkin

Grapevine Communications Signs 11 New Clients and Is Recognized for 5th Consecutive Year as One of the Region's Largest Companies

Sarasota, Florida – July 24, 2012 – Grapevine Communications, the area's leading full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency, is continuing to grow with the addition of 11 new clients in the first half of 2012. The agency also was recognized recently in the "Gulf Coast Top 500," the Gulf Coast Business Review's annual ranking of the region's 500 largest companies. To support its growing family of clients, Grapevine recently hired a new Webmaster/Designer and is seeking another Senior Designer.

"As we celebrate our 10th anniversary this year, we are continuing to grow and diversify, both in the types of clients we serve and the services we offer," said Grapevine Founder and President Angela Massaro-Fain. "We're proud to be the only Sarasota-Manatee advertising agency to be named one of the largest 500 companies in the region by the Gulf Coast Business Review for five years in a row."

Grapevine's expanding client list represents a wide range of industries, from financial planning firms to upscale fitness studios to the local outlet of a nationwide deli chain. The addition of NADCO Tapes & Labels expands on one of the agency's specialty niches in the packaging industry. The list of new clients signed on by Grapevine in the first half of 2012 is as follows:

1. Bay Point Wealth Management
2. City of North Port Economic Development Division
3. EarthFruits Frozen Yogurt
4. Fair Divorce
5. Florida Railroad Experience
6. Jason's Deli of Lakewood Ranch
7. JHM Construction
8. NADCO Tapes & Labels
9. Open Arms Consultants
10. Physician Marketing Management
11. Studio South Fitness

Matt Sheils, Grapevine's new Webmaster/Designer, has an extensive background in web and graphic design, photography and videography. He will be working on creating a compelling online presence, from websites to social media, for a wide range of Grapevine clients.

Grapevine Communications provides full-service advertising, marketing and public relations services to clients nationwide. The firm is the most award-winning advertising agency in Sarasota, Florida, and the surrounding areas. For more information on Grapevine Communications, contact Shaunna Norris ( at 941-351-0024 or visit the website at