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Introducing the 2013 Annual Phoenician Awards debuting on October 2nd at the Arizona Historical Society Museum. This magical event will benefit the Banner Health Foundation/ Cardon Children’s Medical Center. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this amazing event! Here are all of the details: 

WHAT: TMG Entertainment will present the inaugural The Phoenician Awards ceremony hosted by Multi Emmy Award Winning Actor Ian Buchanan (General Hospital, Bold & Beautiful) recognizing excellence and exemplary achievement by individuals and companies throughout the Greater Phoenix area. The Phoenician Award is a “True People’s Choice Award” – voting has started and will end on Wednesday, September 18th. No Purchase or payment of any kind is required to vote, be nominated or to WIN.WHO: Over 300 prominent Arizonians will join to honor the nominees and winners in 35 categories from the Arts, Leisure, Hospitality, Entertainment, Retail, and Real Estate industries. Individual honorary awards (non vote), including the “Visionary Award” present to Bob Parsons, Founder & Executive Chairman of Go Daddy, “Lifetime Achievement Award” presented to Mary Manross, former Scottsdale Mayor and “The Humanitarian Award” presented to Debbie Gaby and Ed Sandidge.

BENEFICIARY: Banner Health/Cardon Children’s Medical Center, “The Phoenician Awards” will donate 100% of the ticket proceeds to directly provide tools and resources to benefit families in the Phoenix Arizona area.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Business Attire.

WHERE: Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park
1300 N. College Ave Tempe, AZ 85281

TICKET PRICE: $30 – (100% from each ticket will be donated to The Banner Health Foundation/Cardon Children’s Medical Center)

To find out more information, vote, and purchase tickets click on the awards link below:

10 happiest cities for PR and marketing pros

By Michael Sebastian | Posted: January 30, 2013

recent report named Dayton, Ohio, the home of the nation’s happiest workers.

What about the city that’s home to the happiest PR and marketing professionals?

That honor goes to Phoenix.

According to a study released today by The American Marketing Association (AMA) and staffing agency Aquent, the Arizona capital is home to the most satisfied people working in the marketing industry, which includes PR professionals. The authors of the study were unable to disclose the exact number of PR professionals surveyed.

“When it comes to a career in marketing, the location and the field you choose can have an immense impact on your future satisfaction and salary,” Ann Webster, president of Aquent, said in apress release.

For its annual survey, Arquent and the AMA asked 2,600 marketing professionals about their salaries and jobs. The respondents included people who identified themselves as working in public relations. Incidentally, people working in public relations were the most satisfied of all those surveyed.

The 10 cities with the most-satisfied workers in the industry are:

1. Phoenix
2. Indianapolis
3. Houston
4. St. Louis
5. Detroit
6. Charlotte, N.C.
7. Boston
8. San Jose, Calif.
9. Chicago
10. Austin, Texas