KISS Communications, a leading integrated marketing agency based in Hertfordshire is delighted to announce its continued support of the ‘Inspiring Hertfordshire’ Awards 2013 being launched by the Herts Chamber of Commerce at Marriott Hanbury Manor on 18th December. The agency joins the University of Hertfordshire, Exemplas, Simply Health, Breeze & Wyles Solicitors, Ashridge and KISS client, Johnson Matthey as key sponsors of the event and will be providing the winner of the ‘Business of the Year’ Award with the prize of twelve months PR and marketing support, worth £7,500. Simon Fryer, CEO at KISS Communications said, “This is a fantastic event which showcases so many inspirational individuals and successful organisations in the county. Events like these that really celebrate business success are very welcome in these challenging times. It’s a real honour for us to be involved in recognising the achievements and successes of businesses in our region.” Simon continued, “KISS works with a broad range of blue chip companies including Johnson Matthey, Bosch, PlastiKote, Horizon and Booking.com as well as successful SMEs such as Intergence, 8 Solutions, Real-Status and Cambridge Past, Present & Future. All these companies understand the impact PR and marketing can have on their bottom line. With the challenging times continuing into 2013, businesses need to engage with their audiences in order to stimulate interest and drive sales.” Yolanda Rugg, Acting CEO {TBC} at Herts Chamber of Commerce said, “We are delighted to have award winning agency KISS as sponsor of the ‘Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards’ for a second year running. KISS is a dynamic and creative agency with a wealth of experience and expertise to share with the ‘Business of the Year’ winner, it’s incredibly exciting to be able to once again offer such a valuable prize.” Open to businesses, social enterprises and individuals, the Awards will celebrate inspirational actions and outstanding achievements. The Awards will culminate in a gala dinner on 16 May 2013 at Porsche Hatfield. Entry forms can be downloaded from www.hertschamber.com.