CMPRSA Pace AwardsLANSING, Mich., April 25, 2014 – The Central Michigan Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (CMPRSA) presented Lambert with a Pinnacle Award during the 2014 PACE Awards celebration on Thursday, April 24.

Lambert was recognized in the Tactics category for a series of op-eds created for Michigan’s University Research Corridor on behalf of the presidents of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, as well as for the URC executive director, entrepreneurial URC alumni and other supporters of the URC. The articles were used in major market media publications and effectively helped market the URC to a wide audience.
The 2014 PACE Awards, held at the Old Town Marquee, also included the presentation of more than 30 awards to area businesses and partnerships that produced mid-Michigan’s best public relations and communications tactics and campaigns in 2013.

Held annually, the CMPRSA PACE Awards are mid-Michigan’s highest honor of public relations activities and are awarded to public relations practitioners who, in the judgment of their peers, have successfully addressed a contemporary issue with exemplary professional skill, creativity and resourcefulness. More than 300 organizations have been recognized by the CMPRSA for excellence in public relations over the past two decades from nonprofit organizations, corporations and public and private agencies in Clinton, Eaton, Genesee, Gratiot, Ingham, Jackson, Livingston and Shiawassee counties. Submissions are judged based on quality of research, planning, execution and evaluation.

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Lambert ( is a top-10 Midwest-based PR firm and a top-20 investor relations firm nationally with clients based in 20 states and six countries. As Michigan’s only statewide PR firm – with offices in Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit –Lambert serves middle-market companies and national brands across a wide array of industries and is the state’s largest bipartisan public affairs firm.Lambert has posted 15 years of growth, been named PR Week and PRNews Small Firm of the Year, honored as an Edward Lowe “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” and earned Crain’s “Michigan’s Healthiest Employers” and “Coolest Places to Work” awards. Lambert is also a global partner in PROI Worldwide, the largest partnership of independent PR firms in the world spanning 120 cities on five continents. Follow us on Facebook and on Twitter @LambertEdwards.