SALT LAKE CITY, February 7, 2007 -- Jeff Hilton, president and co-founder of Integrated Marketing Group (IMG), a marketing and branding agency servicing a national and international clientele, has been awarded a Personal Service Award from Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) in recognition for his multiple outreach efforts within the healthy lifestyles industry. Hilton's award will be presented in an official ceremony at the NBJ Newport Summit in Laguna Niguel, Calif., July 18-20, 2007.
The Personal Service Award honors Hilton for his 2006 outreach and education efforts through various channels of the natural products industry, including numerous editorial contributions and pro-bono creative and public relations work for industry non-profit, Vitamin Angels. Hilton also conducted a free webinar that raised industry stakeholders’ awareness of ways to improve marketing efforts, as well as participated in national and international speaking engagements at conferences promoting responsible marketing for the industry.
Hilton has 27 years of broad-based marketing and business experience, including 17 years spent within the natural products industry. He has been recognized by Advertising Age magazine as one of the nation's Top 100 Marketers and has guided the national brand-building efforts of numerous recognized consumer products. Through Hilton's leadership, IMG was the first agency in the United States to certify in the Federal Trade Commission Advertising Compliance Course for dietary supplements.
About Nutrition Business Journal:
Nutrition Business Journal, www.nutritionbusiness.com, is a research, publishing and consulting company serving the nutrition, natural products and alternative health care industries. The monthly, executive journal addresses how the nutrition industry impacts the larger food, pharmaceutical and health care industries. It also discusses business activities, market size/growth, trends and opportunities in the nutrition industry.
Integrated Marketing Group, www.imgbranding.com, is a marketing and brand consultancy created to optimize all aspects of marketing communications including: corporate identity, advertising, public relations, internet marketing, research, packaging, merchandising, sales promotion, educational programs, trade show presence and direct marketing. Its principals have created a marketing firm with a diverse background of creative development and strategic planning skills to serve the healthy lifestyles industry.
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