The AD Company Receives Statewide Recognition

June 11, 2007

Columbia, S.C. – The AD Company, a full service marketing communications firm in Columbia, was recently honored by the Carolina Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Society at the 2006 Wallie and Silver Tusk Awards, held in Charleston, SC.

With over 450 entries, only 95 awards were given. The AD Company received a Silver Wallie Award in the Interactive Media category. The award was for the creation of a Workforce Development CD for Palmetto Health, which is South Carolina’s largest and most comprehensive healthcare system. The CD was used as a way to provide useful information to middle school, high school and college students about a career in healthcare.

Lora Prill, Vice President of Marketing at The AD Company said, “This recognition demonstrates our expertise in the interactive arena. Today, it is more important than ever include new media products as part of a fully integrated, successful marketing strategy.”

About The AD Company
The AD Company is a full service marketing, branding and communications firm located in Columbia, SC, serving clients in industries that include healthcare, manufacturing, international packaging design, architectural and engineering firms, commercial law firms, insurance and technology companies as well as non-profit organizations. Since 1990 some of the highest-profile companies in the Carolinas have relied on The AD Company to create solutions that empower them to achieve success. Visit to learn more.

Founded in 1973, Carolina Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Society (CHPRMS) is a professional organization providing resources for nearly 250 members working in the healthcare industry, most of which are located in North and South Carolina. The Wallie Awards began in 1978 as an annual competition, and the Silver Tusk Awards were added several years ago. The awards are given each year at an annual fall conference. Visit to learn more.