República Wins Three 2009 Davey Awards from the International Academy of Visual Arts

República, one of the fastest-growing marketing, advertising, communications and interactive agencies in the United States, was recently honored with two Gold Davey Awards and one Silver Davey Award from the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA). República received a Gold Davey for its “Real People, Real Success” advertising campaign for Burger King Corporation in the business-to-business print campaign category and another Gold Davey for’s “Discover, Play, Share” television commercial in the film and video graphics category. República received a Silver Davey for its “Nostalgia” print advertising campaign for Sedano’s Supermarkets in the business-to-business trade magazine category.

“Being honored by the International Academy of the Visual Arts is a testament to the extraordinary work done by our world-class creative team at República,” stated Jorge A. Plasencia, chairman and CEO. “To be recognized by our peers and so many marketing luminaries is an extraordinary milestone for our agency.”

The Davey Awards are sanctioned and judged by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. IAVA members include executives from organizations such as Condé Nast, Coach, Disney, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Estee Lauder, HBO, Keller Crescent,, MTV, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Tribal DDB, Victoria’s Secret, Wired, Yahoo! and many more. With more than 4,000 entries from across the U.S. and around the world, the Davey Awards honor the finest creative work from the best small firms, agencies and companies worldwide.