Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Promotional Product Distributor Entrepreneur Named Canada’s Most Powerful Woman 2011

Akran Marketing announced today that Monica Channa, its Executive Director, Operations, has been awarded a spot in the 2011 Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100.

Ottawa, ON, December 07, 2011 - Akran Marketing announced today that Monica Channa, its Executive Director, Operations, has been awarded a spot in the 2011 Canada’s Most powerful Women Top 100.

Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100 award winners are honoured by the Women’s Executive Network, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the advancement and recognition of women, for their leadership and professional achievements. The recipients are chosen by an independent advisory board and span nine categories. Monica was selected for the CIBC Entrepreneurs award.

Ms. Channa took part in the Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Summit at the Allstream Centre in Downtown Toronto, where an audience of over 1,200 celebrated the accomplishments of those chosen for this prestigious distinction.

According to Monica Channa, Executive Director, Operations, "It’s such an honour to receive this prestigious award. This just shows that more and more Canadian women are rising up to become great leaders and entrepreneurs.”

Akran is an award-winning branding company and industry leader in providing unique and creative promotional product solutions to the public and private sectors throughout North America. With offices in many major cities, Akran prides itself on its around-the-clock customer service, quick turnaround times, the exceptional quality of its products, and its affordable prices. Akran has received several awards including the Better Business Bureau’s “Market Place Ethical Award” in 2010 and being named the “Mid-market Fastest Growing Company in Ottawa” in 2009 by Ottawa Chamber of Commerce.

The following are trademarks or registered trademarks of Akran: Akran™, and any Akran logo referenced herein.

For more information, please contact: Raman Agarwal at 613-739-4000 or

Raman Agarwal
Akran Marketing
12-2000 Thurston Drive,
Ottawa ON K1G 4K7

A Merry Christmas to Veterans and their Family

Flag Connections just made Christmas gifting easier for everyone looking to honor a soldier this year.

Manhattan, NY, December 07, 2011 - Flag Connections just made Christmas gifting easier for everyone looking to honor a soldier this year. Best sellers for the Christmas Holiday 2011 season include a Flag Case and Military Medals Display Cases. Customers will be happy to know that orders ship within twenty-four hours and that the site features special prices until the New Year. has so far established exceptional reviews with most people enjoying the military Christmas shopping accounts on their homepage and social networks:

Dear Flags Connections,

Today we received your Military Flag Display Case that we ordered from your company. I just wanted to take the time out of our busy schedule to thank you for your quick delivery and quality product. I had ordered the Military Flag and the Burial Flag Display Case to give as a gift to a very dear friend of mine who just recently lost her husband who was a war veteran. This will be such a sentimental gift and I am sure that she will truly be touched by this gift that symbolizes her husband's years of service to our country. I loved that fact that we were able to engrave the display case to further make this a personalized gift.

The Christmas holiday is almost here and now you can find a great gift that a loved one can certainly appreciate, whether they’re home or abroad. They advise customers to place orders soon, in order to get products just in time.
www. wishes everyone a safe and merry Christmas – especially our Troops.

Flag Connections offers you the best keepsakes for honoring loved ones in the army. They provide unique military gifts of true heirloom quality. Flag Connections proudly partners with several recognizable military organizations. To find out more about flag display cases, visit or call 631.254.8393.

David Elgavisch
1940 Deer Park Ave Suite 372
Deer Park, NY 11729

CCA Personally Thanks Rick Ross & Club Underground in Tampa, FL

CCA & Club Underground Do It Again With an Amazing Show By Rick Ross

Tampa, FL, December 08, 2011 - Capital Connections Agency is committed to providing quality booking services for some of the biggest names in the music, film and television industries. Their most recent venture was with Def Jam/ Maybach Music Artist- CEO, Rick Ross this past Thanksgiving. As an artist and business professional Rick Ross doesn't let anything block his hustle, the Miami rapper gave an astounding live performance and the club went wild. You'd think after Ross's recent health scares that the Hip-Hop mogul would have taken a brief hiatus. However, despite his recent two seizures Rick Ross tore the club up and fans loved every minute of it.

CCA booked Ross to performed at the fabulous Club Underground in Tampa, FL. Fans and club goers were treated to the sounds of some of Rick Ross's biggest hits including; "I'm Not Star, All I Really Want, Tears of Joy, B.M.F., This is the Life, Cross the Line, Here I Am and Luxury Tax." The show was a success it was a packed house and fans came from everywhere to see Rick Ross light up the stage.

Capital Connection Agency was pleased to once again work with Club Underground and the Maybach Music family. "It's always our pleasure to work with a team as professional and talented as this one. Every show that we've done together has been a delight and we look forward to working with everybody again in the near future." explained Durby Brandon of Capital Connections Agency. CCA has partnered up with Club Underground on several other projects in the past. Club Underground is a premiere night club in in Tampa, Fl that is a favorite of fans and celebrities alike.

To date Capital Connections Agency has booked celebrities such as; Gucci Mane, Meek Mill, Ace Hood, Chrisette Michele, Kelly Price, T- Pain, Roscoe Dash, Shawty Lo, Ray J, and Ne-Yo just to name a few. CCA plans on continuing to book all the biggest names in entertainment, and the company also is slated for more major projects before the end of the year. For more information about Capital Connections Agency log on to

About Capital Connection Agency:
CCA boasts a very successful track record booking major talent for events from coast to coast and all across the globe. Capital Connections’ pool of A-list talent turns the night life into a real cash cow for club owners and venues every year. CCA has location on both the East and West Coast, Paris, Spain and in Canada. CCA has been providing talent for over a decade and they do not plan to stop offering quality talent any time soon. You can find more information about Capital Connection Agency at: 1-866-785-1117

Darnell Clark
Image Makers Media Group, LLC
646 Antone Street
Atlanta, Ga 30318

Bryant & Stratton College Online Hosts Series of Virtual Open Houses for Prospective Students

Prospective students can chat live with admissions and financial aid representatives and get questions about online education answered on December 12, December 28 and January 3

Buffalo, NY, December 07, 2011 - Bryant & Stratton College Online, a premier provider of online Associate’s degree programs, will host a series of Virtual Open House in December and January. The first event will be on Monday, December 12 from 6:00-8:00pm EST. Admissions representatives will be available to chat live and answer questions from prospective students about the online degree programs at Bryant & Stratton College Online. Currently Bryant & Stratton College offers five online Bachelor’s degree programs and eleven online Associate’s degree programs in fields including business, criminal justice, financial services, healthcare, human resources and information technology. Representatives will also give an overview of the overall online college experience from application deadlines, the enrollment process and courses, to career services, opportunities and support available to students.

Additionally, prospective students will have the opportunity to connect directly with financial aid representatives about financial aid options and scholarships available at Bryant & Stratton College Online. Military personnel and their spouses who are considering an online degree program will be able to speak with Ed Dennis, Military Relations Manager at Bryant & Stratton College Online, about their specific needs and concerns.

Other Virtual Open Houses will be held on Wednesday, December 28 from 6:00-8:00pm EST and Tuesday, January 3 from 6:00-8:00pm EST. To complete a free registration to attend the Online Virtual Open House, go to

“We understand that finding the time to research schools can be difficult, especially for busy adults who are balancing work and family responsibilities, the Virtual Open House allows them to see if online education is a good fit and gather information about the degree programs and financial aid available at Bryant & Stratton College Online,” said Scott Traylor, Associate Campus Director for Online Education at Bryant & Stratton College. “The Virtual Open House will walk attendees through the flexible course schedules and career focused curriculum available at Bryant & Stratton College Online, and see they will be receiving the skills and training they need to succeed.”

Bryant & Stratton College was founded in 1854 and is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. For more information about Bryant & Stratton College and its online degree programs, visit

About Bryant & Stratton College Online
Bryant & Stratton College is a private career college delivering outcomes based education and training through a flexible, contemporary curriculum in a personalized environment. The College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has locations in New York, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin, as well as an Online Education division, and a Professional Skill Center. For over 155 years, Bryant & Stratton College has been providing real world education leading to bachelor’s and associate’s degrees and professional certificates. Bryant & Stratton College Online offers five online bachelor’s degree programs, eleven online associate’s degree programs and eleven online certificate programs in a variety of fields including business, criminal justice, financial services, healthcare, human resources and information technology. Some online programs are not yet available in all states. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of graduates and other important information, please visit  General information about Bryant & Stratton College and its online degrees can also be found at

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Communications Strategy Group
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Denver, CO 80206
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