Innis Maggiore Recognized By Inside Business Magazine as One Of Northeast Ohio's Rock-Solid Companies

CANTON, Ohio (January 25, 2002) - Innis Maggiore Group, Inc., a leading regional integrated communications firm, was recognized today as one of Northeast Ohio's top-performing companies, winning the NEO Success Award.

The NEO Success Awards are organized annually by Inside Business Magazine to recognize businesses that demonstrate revenue growth, employee growth, and profitability. This combination results in success on a company level through increased sales, on a community level through supplying more jobs and at a stakeholder level producing higher profits.

For the sixth consecutive year, the NEO Success Awards are acknowledging leaders in Northeast Ohio because their commitment to excellence creates growth, wealth and jobs for the area.

"We attribute our success to our ability to offer the combined strengths of an advertising agency, a public relations firm, a research firm, a web development firm all under one roof, " said Dick Maggiore, president and chief executive officer of Innis Maggiore. "We use an integrated communications approach that assures our clients greater continuity and a more consistent message. This also reduces time and cost associated with dealing with two, three or more firms."

With offices in Canton and Youngstown, Ohio, Innis Maggiore Group is an advertising and public relations firm employing 38 associates. The company has tripled in size since 1997, with 2001 capitalized billings of more than $19 million. Key clients include Aultman Health Foundation, Brewster Dairy, Louisiana-Pacific Corp., NancyLopezGolf, NEOUCOM, Nickles Bakery, Parker Hannifin, Rainbow Rentals, Republic Technologies International, Smithers-Oasis Co., Square Two Golf and Waikem Auto Group. Innis Maggiore is a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies, the Public Relations Society of America and the National Investor Relations Institute.

For more information contact:

Jim Cyphert
Director of Public Relations
Innis Maggiore
P: 330-492-5500