San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 9, 2007
Bleu Marketing Solutions, Inc., founded in 2001, was announced on August 27, 2007 as one of the fastest growing private companies in America today by the Inc. 5000. Listed as number 2732, this small but growing woman-owned private interactive advertising agency in San Francisco has received multiple recognitions over the last two years alone.
Bleu Marketing Solutions' owner, Laura van Galen, was a finalist in the National Association of Women Business Owners Rising Star Award in 2006 and the American Marketing Association ChangeMaster in 2006. In the past few years alone, she has been invited to speak to audiences at Connect Exec, Apple Specialists Marketing Coop in Los Angeles and Atlanta, Northern California Direct Marketing Association, Women in Leadership at Santa Clara University, San Francisco State University MBA Marketing Department, San Jose University Professional Development, MacWorld 2002, and more. As one of the country's prominent female direct marketing executives, Laura has been recognized by numerous business and professional organizations. Omaha Steaks has recognized Laura as an "ambassador" who "has not only ferreted some of our most successful programs, she's really taken the time to learn our business and function as an extension of our desks. Her tenacity, industry knowledge and direct marketing acumen have earned her a role as a critical member of the Omaha Steaks new business team."
The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce (SACC) has recognized Bleu for their superior internship training program. Started in 2001, this program was developed to aid students in bringing greater value to their resumes through real-world experience.
The company's design studio has rocked our world with stunning creative, and recently received a finalist position at the Ad Tech Awards for Best Affiliate Marketing Campaign for their Hp Intel - "Animation is the story" advertising campaign. The Bleu Studio is up for two more awards at OMMA Awards 2007.
Keep an eye out for Bleu - a rising star, no doubt.