Surge Worldwide Healthcare Communications Wins Best Self-Promotion

NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Surge Worldwide Healthcare Communications won the coveted Best Self-Promotion award from Med Ad News -- proving that passion can ignite not only great creative, but also the attention and respect of peers. The announcement was made at the 19th Annual Manny Awards, recently held in New York City at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers.

"This is a tremendous honor for Surge," said Carleen Kelly, President of Surge Worldwide. "Our self-promotion campaign speaks about our unique culture. Surge has successfully built a strong presence in the East Coast as a passionate agency with soul and substance through its solid client/agency partnerships and relentless drive to attract, recruit and retain some of the best talent the East Coast has to offer."

Med Ad News is a leading publication in the pharmaceutical and healthcare advertising industry that provides insight into successful business and marketing strategies. Established in 1982, Med Ad News was acquired in 2007 by Canon Communications LLC and merged it into The Canon Communications Pharmaceutical Media Group. The Manny Awards, which is one of the longest running awards programs in the industry, draws more than 600 industry peers at the event.

Every year, Med Ad News invites executives from the pharmaceutical and healthcare advertising agencies to select distinct creative they admire and view with high regard. The selection process is anonymous and executed online. Only one, from several hundred submissions, could be chosen for the Best-Self Promotion category.

Surge Worldwide Healthcare Communications is a business unit of Corbett Accel Healthcare Group (http://www.corbettaccel.com), one of the largest healthcare communications companies in the U.S. and a part of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (http://www.omnicomgroup.com). Corbett Accel business units include Corbett Worldwide Healthcare Communications and Surge Worldwide Healthcare Communications, both of which offer professional healthcare advertising, branding and promotions; Iris Global Clinical Trial Solutions; Kinect, a full-service interactive agency; and Accel Health, a promotional medical education agency.

Omnicom is a leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to more than 5,000 clients in some 100 countries.

To learn more about Surge Worldwide, contact Carleen Kelly at

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