Bhava Communications Founder Elizabeth Zaborowska Named a Finalist in PR News PR People Awards

Award Winners to Be Announced in Washington, D.C. on November 30, 2010

BERKELEY, CA- Bhava Communications, a leading-edge integrated marketing, public relations and brand identity agency based in Berkeley, California, today announced that its founder and principal, Elizabeth Zaborowska, has been named a finalist in the PR News PR People Awards in the PR Professional of the Year - Agency category. PR News' coveted PR People Awards set the industry benchmark for excellence across all areas of PR and celebrate the industry's best: those who took chances, made tremendous strides and understand the power of public relations. The winners will be announced on November 30, 2010 at an awards luncheon at The National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

PR News recognized Bhava Communications earlier this month in its 2010 Digital PR Awards and 2010 Platinum PR Awards for the agency's effective media relations and tight integration of PR, marketing and social media in its work with clients. Zaborowska was also recently named a finalist in the Best Entrepreneur, Service Businesses Up to 100 Employees - Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations category in the 7th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

Elizabeth Zaborowska founded Bhava Communications with two objectives: 1) offer clients a holistic communications approach that blends the best of digital, traditional and social media to maximize results and 2) create a collaborative, multidisciplinary working environment where inventive communications professionals can draw daily inspiration and build their careers. Zaborowska, a graduate of Tufts University, has more than fifteen years of experience developing integrated marketing and public relations initiatives and previously worked on both the agency and vendor sides for B2B and consumer technology, consumer goods and services, and nonprofit companies. She and her team at Bhava combine domain and functional expertise with fearless creativity in their public relations, marketing and brand identity services.

"PR News is among the most respected and informative publications for the communications industry; its awards play an important role in defining standards of excellence in our profession. I'm extremely honored to be included alongside this year's distinguished finalists and share the honor with my team, whose deep commitment to our clients and culture make Bhava a special place to work," said Elizabeth Zaborowska, founder and principal of Bhava Communications. "We've been fortunate that our new agency model has attracted companies that recognize the value an integrated approach can bring to their communications efforts."

Details about the PR News PR People Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at http://www.prnewsonline.com/awards/prpeople2010_honorees.html.

About Bhava Communications
Bhava Communications is a leading-edge integrated marketing, public relations and brand identity agency that serves information technology, clean tech, consumer web, and B2B and consumer goods and services companies at every stage -- from pre-launch startups to large public enterprises. Bhava (rhymes with "java") Communications' holistic approach leverages strong media, blogger and analyst relationships while integrating social media outlets and tools, online communities, guerrilla marketing campaigns, and in-person events to enrich brand identities and ensure Bhava's clients are part of the conversation across all relevant platforms.

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