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The Company of Others Recognized as Best New Company of the Year 2013

HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/14 -- A panel of the nation's top business journalists has recognized The Company of Others as one of the best new companies of the year. The Company's recognition, a silver in the Best New Company of the Year category, was awarded through the 3rd annual Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. Scott Brown, The Company of Others president and chief creative officer, received Entrepreneur / Founder of the Year for the vision that transformed the 30-year-old advertising agency FKM into The Company of Others.

"Receiving acknowledgment for breaking the mold with a completely new way of doing business is a huge honor," says Jose Lozano, chief executive officer, The Company of Others. "It's rewarding to know that an esteemed panel of business journalists and industry analysts believes in our strategy."

The Company earned the Best New Company of the Year recognition specifically for its work with a coalition of innovators at the front end of the food culture. The agency connects innovation and marketing teams at major food brands with the people who are defining and revolutionizing the food and beverage culture in cities across the country. Ultimately, working in conjunction with these culture creators enables The Company's clients to capitalize on immediate product and communication opportunities as well as develop consumer and business solutions ahead of trend. In any category, central to the agency's approach is a network of culture creators across food, fashion, art, technology, publishing, music and social media.

Winners of the Best in Biz Awards 2013 were determined by an independent panel of 50 judges from top-tier news, business and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms, such as Bloomberg Businessweek, Chicago Tribune, Fast Company, Financial Times, Fortune and USA Today.

About The Company of Others
The Company of Others is the common ground where the forces that impact a brand -- influencers, innovators, culture creators, technologies and media -- come together, collaborate and invent. We make brands relevant by giving trends scale. More information on The Company of Others and its services is available at www.thecompany.com.

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