SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2013) - Trainer Communications, a full-service public relations and integrated marketing agency in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced its support for the Constellation Research 2013 SuperNova Awards. The third annual SuperNova awards recognize innovators in disruptive technology, and are sponsored by Constellation Research, a research and advisory firm focused on helping organizations apply emerging technologies to shake up business models. Susan Thomas, founder and CEO of Trainer Communications, serves as an agency lead for the award, helping to drive submissions and increase outreach for the Digital Marketing Transformation category.

"The judges faced a tough challenge this year choosing the finalists as we had a record number of applicants. Thanks to Trainer Communciations and Susan Thomas' assistance, we were able to quickly identify the finalists. Now comes the fun part as we open part of the judging process to the public as we await the winners in the Digital Marketing category."

"I am proud to support the SuperNova awards for the third consecutive year," said Thomas. "The SuperNova awards encourage advancement in technology by bringing together the most innovative companies in these industries."

The finalists were selected from a pool of more than 220 applicants and recognized by the SuperNova Award Judges as exceptional examples of those who embody the SuperNova Award spirit to innovate and overcome the odds in successfully applying emerging and disruptive technologies within their organizations. The winners of the SuperNova Awards will be announced at the SuperNova Awards gala dinner on Oct. 30, 2013, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. The gala dinner will take place on the first night of Constellation's Connected Enterprise innovation summit.

Digital Marketing Transformation Finalists

  • Ashish Braganza, Senior Manager of Global Business Intelligence, Lenovo
  • Ashleigh Casner, Director of Marketing, Huddle
  • Brace Rennels, Director, Community Strategy, EMC
  • Christopher Jowsey, Senior Manager, Web eCommerce, Lenovo Australia
  • Karen Simmons, Senior Director, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.
  • Pierre Bourbonniere, Head of Marketing, Société de transport de Montréal, La Société de transport de Montréal (STM)
  • Richard Milne, Global Director of eCommerce and Digital Marketing, Life Technologies Corporation
  • Steve Susina, Director, Demand Generation Services, Crain's Business Insurance

About Trainer Communications
Trainer Communications is a premier integrated public relations and marketing agency in the San Francisco Bay Area. Specializing in technology, the agency offers deep domain expertise across storage, information security, telecommunications and wireless, enterprise software, networking, and consumer industries. Trainer represents emerging and high-growth technology companies that require market recognition and visibility to meet business objectives and is the only agency that guarantees quantifiable results with its Metrics Matter™ methodology. Established in 1995, more than 250 companies have relied on Trainer for strong marketing and PR strategies and support. The San Francisco PR and marketing agency has received several dozen national awards such as PRSA Anvils, Bulldog Awards, MarCom Awards, Iron Sabre Awards, and Videographer Awards for excellence in public relations, website design, and video and animation production. For more information,

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