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Grapevine Communications Named One of Top 25 Advertising Agencies in Southwest Florida

Tampa Bay Business Journal Recognizes the Full-Service Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Firm for 7th Consecutive Year

Sarasota, Florida – January 5, 2011 – For the seventh year in a row, Grapevine Communications, Sarasota's leading full-service advertising agency, has been named one of the top 25 advertising agencies in Southwest Florida by Tampa Bay Business Journal. Grapevine was ranked as the 13th largest agency in a seven-county region that includes Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota counties.

"We're proud of this achievement, and grateful for our staff's hard work over the past year," said Angela Massaro-Fain, Founder and President of Grapevine Communications. "This is the latest accolade in a year of achievements, including earning 10 awards at the AAF-Suncoast's 2010 ADDY Awards Competition, being honored with the 2010 Frank G. Berlin, Sr., Small Business Award by the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, reaching the milestone of over $1 million in services donated to 56 area non-profit organizations, and our inclusion for the third year in a row as one of Gulf Coast Business Review's Top 500 Largest Companies. It's been a great year, and we look forward to continued success in 2011."

Also in 2010, Grapevine added 37 new clients across a wide range of industries. With 11 full-time employees, Grapevine provides advertising, marketing and public relations services to an impressive list of regional, national and international 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 (SNorris@grapeinc.com) at 941-351-0024 or visit the website at www.grapeinc.com.

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