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Influence Communications named Marketing and Advertising Firm of the Year by the Latin Builders Association

Melissa Tapanes, Director of the Latin Builders Association, awarding the Marketing, Public Relations and Advertising Firm of the Year LBA Award to Helena Poleo, Andre Rodriguez, Kathryn Moore and Sabrina Paz Riesgo from Influence Communications.


(MIAMI, FL) – The Latin Builders Association (LBA) selected Influence Communications as Marketing and Advertising Firm of the Year during the 2014 LBA Awards Luncheon at the Hilton Miami Downtown on Sept. 26, 2014.

“We feel proud and honored to receive this outstanding award from the Latin Builders Association, the largest Hispanic construction association in the United States,” said Helena Poleo, Vice-President and Strategic Communications Director of Influence Communications. “We look forward to continue to work to gain exposure for our clients and help them achieve their business goals.”

Founded in 2010, Influence Communications is a mid-size, full-service strategic communications, public relations, marketing, advertising, social media and event consulting firm led by Helena Poleo, Strategic Communications Director, and Andre Rodriguez, Marketing Director. Influence Communications works with companies, organizations, personalities and non-profits in South Florida to build strong brands to achieve successful outcomes.

The Influence team has experience in communication fields across the board, creating and executing public relations, marketing, advertising, web and social media campaigns and events for prestigious clients such as the City of Miami, the City of Doral, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, the Overtown Rhythm and Arts Festival, the Andrea Castillo Foundation, the Miami Science Museum, the American Diabetes Association, Jackson Health System, the Latin Builders Association, US Department of Health, Toyota of South Florida as well as several other personalities, businesses and organizations.

The 2014 LBA Awards Luncheon ceremony was attended by hundreds of members of the South Florida business community personalities, including Florida Governor Rick Scott, LBA President Guillermo Fernandez, and Armando Codina, Chairman and CEO of Codina Partners, who received the LBA Lifetime Achievement Award.

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