Virtual Recognized by AVA Awards for Marketing Excellence

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Virtual, Inc. Wins Gold-Level AVA Awards for Marketing Communications Excellence

Virtual Recognized by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals for Outstanding Digital Marketing Campaigns

WAKEFIELD, MA April 27, 2023 Virtual, Inc., the leading provider of professional services to standards organizations, consortia and associations, announced today that it has won two gold-level and one honorable-mention AVA Digital Awards for outstanding marketing communications campaigns for work done for its client, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). Sponsored and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP), AVA Digital recognized Virtual’s outstanding achievements in the concept, direction, design and production of PCI SSC’s video and content marketing efforts.

Virtual was identified out of 2,600 entries from throughout the United States, Canada, and 27 other countries and was recognized for its creative work in the following categories:

Gold Winners:

PCI SSC Community Meeting 2022 Day 2 Opening Video

  • Category: Video Production, Long Form Video, Meeting Open/Close

Coffee with the Council Podcast

  • Category: Digital Marketing, Content Marketing, Podcast Series

Honorable Mention:

Women in Payments Blog Series

  • Category: Digital Marketing, Content Marketing, Blog Series

“I am extremely proud of the team that helped create these campaigns across a variety of media channels. We are honored to be recognized by this prestigious industry competition and play a role in helping to creatively tell our clients’ stories that further connect them to their audience,” said Stacey Comito, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing Communications, Virtual, Inc.

AVA Digital is an international contest that recognizes outstanding achievements by creative professionals involved in the concept, direction, design and production of media that is part of the evolution of digital communication. The international organization consists of several thousand production, marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, and freelance professionals. AMCP administers recognition programs, including providing judges, that reward outstanding achievement and service to the profession. Judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.

About Virtual, Inc.

Virtual is a professional services firm that enables organizations to achieve their goals and make a mark on the world. Whether helping an organization go from zero to 800 corporate members in a mere 18 months, creating and facilitating the adoption of digital payment standards around the world, or extending the reach and impact of an international group dedicated to curing prostate and breast cancer, Virtual provides strategic advisory and execution services that drive real results for technology consortia, standards groups and associations that are forming, growing or changing.

Virtual was recently named again to The Boston Globe’s “Top Places to Work” list, and the firm has been named three times to Inc. Magazine’s list of 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. Virtual is accredited by the AMC Institute, the global trade group that represents the association management industry.

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