Fort Lauderdale, FL (October 10, 2017) — Fort Lauderdale-based Conceptual Communications is a finalist in three of six categories for the 2017 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter’s PR Wizard Awards, presented by Wizard Creations. The annual awards recognize outstanding public relations practitioners who have made significant impacts in both the profession and the Broward County/South Florida community.


Conceptual Communications has been nominated as a Top Agency, Founder and President Laurie Menekou has been nominated in the Communicator category, and Marketing Manager Amy Goldberg has been nominated in the Young Professional category. The winners will be announced at the PRSA Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter’s end-of-year banquet and annual meeting on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6 p.m. at Nova Southeastern University (3301 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314).


“Each of our fellow 2017 finalists are stellar and well-deserving of this recognition, and I am honored to be in their company,” said Menekou. “The work we do at Conceptual Communications is a team effort, and we are so grateful for the opportunity to work creatively every day. These nominations are truly icing on the cake.”


Conceptual Communications has been quickly expanding their Fort Lauderdale-based team and in the past year has implemented a paid internship program that provides students with on-the-job training. Employees also volunteer their time in the community through monthly team building outings. Past activities include touring the PACE Center for Girls, visiting Gilda’s Club South Florida and organizing a book drive for Family Central.


“Working at Conceptual Communications has allowed me to work in a strengths-based environment and expand my skill set,” said Goldberg, who also volunteers with PRSA by managing its social media accounts. “As the firm’s marketing manager I am grateful for the opportunities I have every day to help promote our clients, and I look forward to continuing our work in the community.”


The Public Relations Society of America is the world’s largest organization for PR professionals, with almost 32,000 members around the country. It aims to foster the professional development of its members through continuing education programs, scholarship opportunities and networking events. To learn more about PRSA and its Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter, visit


Based in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Conceptual Communications is a full-service marketing and public relations firm that works with clients in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. To learn more, visit or call (954) 732-0754.