10 to 1 Public Relations Wins 2021 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics

10 to 1 Public Relations (10 to 1 PR), a Scottsdale-based strategic communications firm, was named the winner in their category at the Better Business Bureau Pacific Southwest region’s 2021 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics. The award, presented on November 17th at an awards ceremony held at the Waldorf Astoria’s Arizona Biltmore Resort, honors top greater Arizona businesses for ethics and integrity.

“We want our employees, customers, partners, and members of the media to trust us, which allows us to do our jobs most effectively and efficiently,” said Josh Weiss, President and founder of 10 to 1 Public Relations. “Winning the BBB Torch Award for Ethics is a true honor and testament to the integrity and excellent work our team does every day.”

Finalists were selected by an independent panel of volunteer community leaders based on criteria established by the International Association of Better Business Bureaus. It is the organization’s highest award designed to highlight outstanding ethical businesses.

“Honesty builds trust, which is a vital aspect in the success of a business. For 19 years, BBB has been recognizing outstanding companies in Greater Arizona for their solid commitment to doing things the right way and we are so proud of our 2021 winning businesses,” said Shelley Bradley, Director of Signature Events at BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest.

All finalists completed an evaluation where they demonstrated their commitment to ethics and trust in four categories: Character, Culture, Customers, and Community. Finalists also illustrated the character of their organization’s leadership, how an authentic culture is being fostered, how the company prioritizes its relationship with customers, and the impact the organization is making in their community.

10 to 1 PR received high marks in all categories for its efforts to build a team culture where everyone supports each other; investing heavily in the professional development of its employees; a ‘No Jerks’ policy that applies to both team members and clients; transparent and honest client communications and media relations; and supporting the local community with in-kind services.

Weiss added, “We’ve been fortunate to win several industry PR awards over the years, but this award from the Better Business Bureau is special since it’s based on more than the results we achieve for our clients, but how those results are achieved.”

10 to 1 PR has built a diverse clientele of businesses across the U.S. and the globe from numerous industries including financial, health and wellness, professional services, real estate, manufacturing, mechanical and construction, technology, and transportation. The company collaborates with each client to develop a custom strategic communications plan built around achieving the client’s desired results.

10 to 1 Public Relations Wins 2 National Globee® Awards for PR Agency of the Year and Best COVID-19 Related PR Campaign of the Year

10 to 1 Public Relations Wins 2 National Globee® Awards for PR Agency of the Year and Best COVID-19 Related PR Campaign of the Year

Scottsdale-based strategic communications firm 10 to 1 Public Relations won two gold Globee® Awards as part of the 6th Annual 2021 American Best in Business Awards.

10 to 1 Public Relations was named PR Agency of the Year recognizing the firm’s resilience, growth, and dedication to its clients during the coronavirus pandemic. 10 to 1 Public Relations also received another Globee award for PR Campaign of the Year related to COVID-19 for its campaign to help a client test over one million people in the U.S. during the pandemic.

“While last year was challenging for many businesses and individuals, we are proud that 10 to 1 PR was able to adapt quickly and seamlessly to be the best possible resource and advocate for our clients. Our success is evident in the results we have generated on behalf of our clients, and it’s an honor to be recognized for these efforts by the American Best in Business Awards.”

Josh Weiss, President and founder of 10 to 1 Public Relations

In recent years, the strategic communications firm has earned numerous industry accolades including 4 national Agency of the Year awards (Bulldog PR Awards, Titan Awards, PR World Awards, and the Stevie Awards), and local Agency of the Year honors from the Public Relations Society of America Phoenix Chapter. 10 to 1 PR was also named a Finalist for the second year in a row for the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Awards for Ethics this year.

The American Best in Business Awards are open to all organizations with at least one or more offices in the United States of America. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. – large to small and startups, government, public and private, for-profit and non-profit – are eligible to submit nominations to the American Best in Business Awards in a wide range of categories honoring achievement in every aspect of business + work life. More than 35 judges from a wide spectrum of industry experts participated in the judging process.

See the complete list of 2021 winners here: https://globeeawards.com/american-business-awards/winners.

10 to 1 Public Relations Named Finalist of 2021 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics

10 to 1 Public Relations Named Finalist of 2021 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics

Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest (BBB) has named 10 to 1 Public Relations, a strategic communications firm serving clients in varied industries such as healthcare, technology, transportation, finance, and more, as a finalist for the 2021 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics, sponsored by Desert Financial Credit Union. The program raises awareness in marketplace ethics and honors businesses that operate with integrity.

“It is such an honor to be recognized as a finalist for the BBB Torch Awards for Ethics for the second year in a row, as each member of the 10 to 1 PR team works hard every day to perpetuate mutual respect and trust among each other, our clients, and the media,” said Josh Weiss, Founder and President of 10 to 1 Public Relations.

“This recognition shines a spotlight on our culture of consistent and genuine integrity, which has been the basis of our strong and rapid growth over the last year.”

Josh Weiss, Founder and President of 10 to 1 Public Relations

BBB Torch Awards for Ethics is one of the highest honors BBB bestows upon a company, and is designed to highlight outstanding ethical businesses. Finalists are selected by an independent panel of volunteer community leaders based on criteria established by the International Association of Better Business Bureaus.

All finalists completed an evaluation where they demonstrated their commitment to ethics and trust in four categories: Character, Culture, Customers and Community. Finalists have illustrated the character of their organization’s leadership, how an authentic culture is being fostered, how the company prioritizes its relationship with customers, and the impact the organization is making in their community.

“Honesty builds trust, which is a vital aspect in the success of a business. For 19 years, BBB has been recognizing outstanding companies in Greater Arizona for their solid commitment to doing things the right way,” said Shelley Bradley, Director of Signature Events for BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest. “This esteemed award recognizes business leaders who demonstrate a superior level of character and ensure their organization’s practices meet the highest ethical standards, thereby generating trust.”

Winners will be announced at the in-person signature event on November 17, 2021 at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel. Finalists, winners and judges will also be celebrated through a visual digital campaign on BBB’s social media channels. For a complete list of this year’s BBB Torch Awards for Ethics Finalists visit torchawards.bbbcommunity.org.

10 to 1 Public Relations Walks Away Victorious in the 2021 TITAN Business Awards

10 to 1 Public Relations Walks Away Victorious in the 2021 TITAN Business Awards

TITAN Business Awards (TITAN) announced the list of 2021 Season 1 winners of the inaugural season of its distinguished awards program. This year, 10 to 1 Public Relations decidedly takes the TITAN Gold award for PR Agency of the Year, the TITAN Gold award for PR & Communications for Health Products and Services, and the TITAN Platinum Award for PR & Communications for Best Crisis Communications Strategy. The PR & Communications awards recognized a campaign that 10 to 1 PR crafted and orchestrated to help a health services client during the coronavirus pandemic.

“The fact that 10 to 1 PR continues to be recognized with top-tier industry and business awards is a true testament to the quality work that each member of our team brings to the table. I’m so proud of all that we’ve been able to accomplish on behalf of our clients, especially helping them successfully navigate such a tumultuous and challenging year.”

Josh Weiss, President and founder of 10 to 1 Public Relations.

In recent years, the strategic communications firm has earned numerous industry accolades including 4 other national Agency of the Year awards (Bulldog PR Awards, Globee American Best in Business Awards, PR World Awards, and the Stevie Awards), and local Agency of the Year honors from the Public Relations Society of America Phoenix Chapter. 10 to 1 PR was also named a Finalist for the second year in a row for the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Awards for Ethics this year.

10 to 1 PR was recognized at the TITAN Business Awards virtual event

The TITAN Business Awards cater to SMEs, large, public, and private organizations, as well as other business professionals worldwide, whereby IAA hopes to honor achievements and nurture excellence in every aspect of work life, from entrepreneurs to companies and organizations, public relations, customer service, marketing, management, human resources, information technology, etc.

“We celebrate the remarkable Titan-like achievements of a wide range of organizations, from all industries, as well as their efforts to better both the workspace and company culture,” said Kenjo Ong, CEO of IAA. “Persevering through adversities and hardships, we aim to inspire and embolden all businesses, being the advocate of integrity for all corporate professionals worldwide.”

From 28 countries worldwide, including: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Singapore, India, and Ireland, to name a few, as many as 650 entries were nominated, and only the best emerged victorious. Each project was blind judged by the TITAN jury panel, comprised of distinguished professionals of the international business scene, and evaluated on criteria determined by the merits of TITAN Business Awards. The winners were chosen based on the average scores provided by the jury members.

The TITAN Business Awards jury panel featured a variety of global business leaders, including: Graham Kelly (Originate Pte. Ltd.), Kevin Yu (Sidechef Inc.), Marie O’ Riordan (EML), Oscar Solano Brenes (Porter Novelli), Roland Bägén (Tata Consultancy Services – TCS), Santiago Villegas (1903 Public Relations), and Thanasis Papapostolou (AIP Consulting Ltd).

“Our jury members’ extensive backgrounds in the business field ensures that the subjective qualities, such as: business acumen and innovative business concepts, are part of the consideration.” Ong said. “Ensuring high standards of high quality, providing winners with the international exposure they deserve.”

Please visit the TITAN Business Awards’ official website for the complete list of award winners.

10 to 1 Public Relations Wins National PR Industry Awards for Agency of the Year and Crisis Communications

10 to 1 Public Relations Wins National PR Industry Awards for Agency of the Year and Crisis Communications


The 2021 Bulldog PR Awards recognizes the most outstanding public relations campaigns and agencies

10 to 1 Public Relations, a strategic communications firm serving clients in varied industries such as healthcare, technology, transportation, finance, and more, announced it had been honored in this year’s Bulldog PR Awards. The 2021 Bulldog PR Awards recognizes both the most outstanding public relations and communications campaigns, and the most extraordinary individual and agency contributions to the industry. The Bulldog Awards are the only PR awards program judged exclusively by journalists.

10 to 1 PR was recognized with a Gold award in the Best Crisis Management category and a Silver award for Small Agency of the Year. 10 to 1 PR saw exceptional growth in the last two years, more than doubling its client list from 10 distinctive clients to more than 20. In addition to adding new clients, 10 to 1 PR is exceptional at retaining clients long term, working with several clients for more than 3 years and as long as 8 years. In 2020, despite challenges that all businesses faced with the coronavirus pandemic, 10 to 1 PR generated more than 5,000 verified news stories for its clients.

“Our team has been working so hard over the last year to help our clients plan for and meet their goals, whether we’ve needed to adapt our strategies or break into new markets; it’s rewarding to receive this kind of recognition for our efforts by one of our leading industry groups,” said Josh Weiss, founder and President at 10 to 1 Public Relations.

“I was very moved to judge this year’s entries due to the pandemic,” says Mary Ellen Walsh, award-winning journalist and Bulldog Awards judge. “Nearly every team had to readjust strategic planning to include a more compassionate look at the power of public relations on a deeper level.”

The full list of winners for the 2021 Bulldog PR Awards is available at https://bulldogawards.com/winners-circle/winners-pr-awards/. Sign up for the Bulldog Reporter newsletter at this link.