HOUSTON – Foster Marketing Communications won four awards of excellence from the Houston chapter of the Business Marketing Association (BMA).
Foster Marketing clients TAM International and Aker Kvaerner Subsea each earned an award of excellence for ad campaigns; BJ Services received an award for its single page ad and Varel International was presented an award for its logo animation.
The competition, sponsored by BMA Houston, is open to all marketers and producers of business-to-business communications for industry or professional audiences. The entries are judged on creativity and effectiveness in generating awareness, interest, desire and action.
LAFAYETTE – Foster Marketing Communications President George Foster was recently named President of the Innisbrook Group for 2007 at its spring meeting held here.
The Innisbrook Group is an association of independent marketing and public relations agencies from throughout the United States.
The Group was founded in 1982 in Innisbrook, Fla. Foster recently hosted the group’s meeting here and has been a member of Innisbrook since 1985. Nationally acclaimed consultants Dave Baker and Joe Grant spoke on staff recruitment and retention, productivity management and growth and transition issues.
The Innisbrook Group members are agency owners working together in a “think tank” fashion for common solutions to business challenges. They meet twice annually to share ideas, review operational procedures and discuss industry trends.
FORT WORTH, Texas – George Foster, founder and president of Foster Marketing Communications, has created an endowed journalism scholarship at his alma mater, the University of North Texas.
The George and Bonnie Foster Endowed Journalism Scholarship, initiated with a $10,000 donation, will grow perpetually and will support worthy journalism students each year.
Foster is a 1972 graduate of UNT in journalism. Eight years later, he started Foster Marketing, a business‐to‐business marketing, advertising and public relations firm with offices in Lafayette, La., Houston and Fort Worth.
Additionally, Foster is a member of the UNT President’s Council and a lifetime member of the UNT Exes Association.