Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – November 21, 2017 Hemsworth Communications has been named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Fastest-Growing Company category as part of the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Nicknamed ‘The Stevies’for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards were presented during a recent event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

“I am honored to accept this prestigious award, and to have been recognized alongside so many incredible women,” said Samantha Jacobs. “This award truly is a testament to the efforts of our fantastic team members. They are hungry, motivated and committed to producing outstanding results while building close-working relationships with our incredible clients. As we head into a new year, this award is a perfect reminder that the passion, insight and connections Hemsworth brings to our clients really do make the world of difference.”

Jacobs launched Hemsworth Communications in 2014 and since that time, the agency has maintained a rapid ascent, signing acclaimed global brands and receiving numerous accolades for its consistent results. Hemsworth focuses on the travel, tourism, hospitality and lifestyle brand categories, crafting tailored, innovative communications programs infused with the agency’s signature personal, passionate client service.

Hemsworth has achieved several milestones in 2017, opening two new office locations in Atlanta and Orlando, making several new hires, promoting existing team members and creating new entry-level positions that afford new opportunities to those looking to break into the PR industry.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. This year, more than 1,500 nominations were submitted from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 170 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process.

“The judges were so impressed with the accomplishments of all of the Stevie Award-winning women and organizations. The 2017 Stevie Awards for Women in Business received a record number of nominations and had a record number of ceremony attendees,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. “We congratulate all of this year’s Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners for their achievements.”

In addition to the Silver Stevie, Hemsworth was honored to have two clients also named winners, including Tamara Baldanza-Dekker, CMO of Margaritaville Holdings, and Lily Mockerman, president and CEO of Total Customized Revenue Management (TCRM). The full list of Stevie Award winners are available at

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About Hemsworth Communications

A dynamic, full-service agency, Hemsworth Communications caters to companies in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries, while leveraging experience within the real estate, philanthropy, entertainment, sports business, home and lifestyle product sectors. Services, among others, include brand communications strategy, media relations, promotions, guerrilla marketing, social media, cause marketing and event planning. Unlike traditional public relations agencies, Hemsworth is dedicated to crafting customized communications programs that are infused with personal, passionate client service and positively contribute to each client’s bottom line.           

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