February 06, 2009 // Franchising.com // Ft. Lauderdale, FL – PuroClean, the nation's fastest growing property damage restoration franchise, recently received the 2008 Magellan Award from the League of American Communications Professionals for the company's marketing and communications campaign. The award gives PuroClean the distinction of having its campaign ranked in the top 35 of 500 campaigns submitted for the award.
Each year, the LACP recognizes companies from across the globe for their efforts in professional communications. Competing in the "Biz-to-Biz" category, PuroClean's campaign, which featured the Fire Damage Campaign, Franchise Development Sales Campaign, and Beacon Newsletter, scored an impressive 95 out 100. The judges said they were impressed by the tremendous amount of thought and care that went into the PuroClean campaign.
"We are thrilled to be recognized with such a prestigious award by the League of American Communications Professionals," said Keith Gerson, President and COO of PuroClean. "This award is especially gratifying considering how clear and persuasive communication is such a critical aspect of successful business operations."
With nearly 500 entries for this year's award, Christine Kennedy, LACP Managing Director, said PuroClean's achievement of being ranked among the world's elite communication campaigns is a remarkable achievement.
"Overall, we find PuroClean's work to be superb," Kennedy said. "The measurable results of this campaign are excellent, demonstrating the success of this project in connecting with the right people and delivering a highly applicable and persuasive message."
Since its 2001 inception, PuroClean, the nation's fastest growing franchise in the $162 billion property damage restoration industry, has grown to more than 240 franchise location serving the U.S. and Canada. Known as the "Paramedics of Property Damage®" among insurance professional and property owners, PuroClean certified technicians provide emergency services to restore properties damaged by water, fire smoke mold, and biohazard events. With 2008 system-wide revenues exceeding $68 million, PuroClean continues to attract entrepreneurial-minded individuals looking for a personally and financially rewarding business opportunity in the recession-proof insurance property claims industry. Entrepreneur magazine ranked PuroClean #119 in its coveted 2009 Franchise 500® ranking of top franchise companies in the world. PuroClean also received the prestigious Franchise Research Institute's World Class Franchise™ designation for the fourth consecutive year in 2008.