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La Chureca Web Site Named Honoree in 11th Annual Webby Awards

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Boston, MA – May 2007 – The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for web sites, has named La Chureca a 2006 Official Honoree for the Charitable Organizations/Non-Profit category in the 11th Annual Webby Awards. The site was produced by HGX Creative. Winners will be honored at The 10th Annual Webby Awards in New York City on June 12th.

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HGX Creative Appointed Agency of Record for Nicaraguan Non-Profit, La Chureca

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Ft Lauderdale, FL – November 2006 – East coast marketing and promotions company HGX Creative has been selected by La Ciudad del Nino La Chureca (The City of the Children of the Garbage; www.lachureca.org) as their agency of record. Under the agreement, HGX will provide Pro Bono marketing services, including professional collateral and web design, strategic consulting, publicity support and other services as needed to assist with the completion, continuation and promotion of the community center being built in Managua, Nicaragua.

La Chureca’s project manager, Guillermo Castillo, selected the Ft. Lauderdale marketing and communications company for its U.S. location as well as its award-winning design and marketing expertise and ongoing support of the aid missions to Nicaragua’s most poverty-stricken children. “Once I’d seen the plight of these kids I couldn’t come home to my ‘lucky life’ in the U.S. and do nothing,” says Debbie Nierman, founder and CEO of HGX Creative. “I will definitely be returning to help, but in the meantime I’m honored to have the trust of this mission to publicize their efforts and help raise funds that will not just improve lives but save them.”


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HGX Creative Receives American Graphic Design Award

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Boston, MA – September 2006 – HGX Creative was awarded the American Graphic Design Award for excellence in communication and graphic design for a website they designed for Pennsylvania’s Redemption Cycles. The bi-annual award is sponsored by Adobe and judged by a panel of high-profile international judges looking for authentic design, high creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.

“This acknowledgement from the AGDA is a tremendous honor for our team in general and our senior graphic designer, Tony Cardentey, in particular,” says HGX CEO, Debbie Nierman. “It’s encouraging to know that there are organizations like Graphic Design USA that support authentic creative design in an industry that has its share of bargain basement vendors.”


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HGX Creative Appoints Art Director

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Boston, MA – July 2006 – HGX Creative, a full-service design, marketing and promotions company, has appointed Benedikt van Holt to the position of Art Director. Van Holt will lead every aspect of the design function, from concept through execution, as well as managing the output of the creative department.

“We are thrilled to have someone of Ben’s caliber as an integral member of the creative team,” says HGX President and CEO, Debbie Nierman “In addition to being an ultra-talented designer, Ben’s outstanding organizational and management skills are crucial to continued excellence in our design department.”


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HGX Creative Appoints Marketing Coordinator, Copywriter

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Ft Lauderdale, FL – March 6, 2006 – HGX Creative, a full-service design, marketing and promotions company, appointed Ceri Usmar to the position of marketing coordinator, copywriter March 6th. As well as heading up the agency’s copywriting function, Usmar is responsible for interfacing between the company’s Boston and Fort Lauderdale locations and its national client base to ensure on-time on-target project delivery.

“We’re very excited to have Ceri as part of our team. We needed a seasoned professional to keep projects on track and handle a cross section of agency work,” says CEO, Debbie Nierman. “She has the perfect mix of marketing and management savvy and her writing has had a noticeable impact on client and internal campaigns.”


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HGX Receives Prestigious PPAI Award

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Ft Lauderdale, FL – March 2006 – HGX Inc, a full-service design, marketing and promotions company, was proud to accept the PPAI Bronze Award for Outstanding Use of Promotional Products in a Campaign in PPAI’s 48th Pyramid Competition.

“We’ve always stood behind the high quality of our work but this was the first time we’ve entered it in a PPAI Pyramid competition,” says HGX CEO, Debbie Nierman. “We’re grateful to the PPAI for recognizing us in this way.”


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HGX unveils hot merchandise and new designers at the Lunch and Learn Showcase

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Ft. Lauderdale, FL – February, 2005 – HGX Creative, a full-service design, marketing and promotions company, recently unveiled the hottest merchandise and designer collections for 2005 at two well-attended functions in Fort Lauderdale and Boston. Over 150 marketing professionals attended Lunch & Learn TM, a casual lunch time event showcasing the year’s top promotional merchandise and HGX Creative’s designer packaging ideas.

“Our clients rely heavily on our creativity, so we use this forum to blend messaging and unique packaging with the merchandise to show how by doing so will build stronger marketing campaigns,” says HGX Creative’s President, Debbie Nierman.


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HGX Announces Mergers With Data Marketing Software Company VNS International

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Ft. Lauderdale, FL – October, 2004 – HGX Creative, a full-service design, marketing and promotions company, is proud to introduce their new ‘Power Alliance’ as two industry leaders get set to co-exhibit at an upcoming industry trade show. The merger represents the first offer of a one-stop option for Guest Relationship Management (GRM) Tools.

“In the world of leisure, it’s not enough to simply build a great entertainment or amusement destination and hope that the visitors will come,” says HGX President, Debbie Nierman. “Attracting customers, compelling them to spend and convincing them to come back requires concrete knowledge of who they are and a targeted message that tells them what they want to hear.”


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HGX Creative Introduces Electronic Marketing and Interactive Services

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Ft. Lauderdale, FL – December, 2003 – HGX Creative, a full-service design, marketing and promotions company, is proud to name Real Magnet their technology partner in the recent launch of EMIS, their Electronic Marketing and Interactive Services program.

“It’s vital to enhance powerful marketing strategies with even more powerful technology,” says HGX Creative’s President, Debbie Nierman. “With Real Magnet, we are able to build out our clients’ multi-part direct marketing campaigns to include targeted e-marketing efforts that are easier to execute than ever, and have the added benefits of quantifiable data compiling, retrieval and reporting.” Real Magnet’s technical capabilities provide just the right mix of tech-savvy tools and invaluable marketing data for HGX to take their clients’ messages beyond the USPS mailbox and into the email box with the same visual impact as tangible mail pieces. The key to the success of EMIS is keeping it simple. HGX Creative manages the HTML design for their clients and has solid business processes to send, track and manage the results. Other features and benefits of EMIS:


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