Solstice Awarded Two Communicator Awards by International Academy of the Visual Arts

   Solstice Awarded Two Communicator Awards by International Academy of the
                                 Visual Arts

PR Newswire

PLANTATION, Fla., May 3, 2013

PLANTATION, Fla., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Academy of the
Visual Arts announced yesterday the winners of the 2013 Communicator Awards.
Solstice Benefits, Inc.—a South Florida-based dental, vision and life
insurance benefits company—is proud to be awarded two Silver Awards of
Distinction. With over 6,000 entries received from across the U.S. and around
the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards
program honoring the creative excellence for communications professionals.

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Solstice won awards in the following categories:

  o2013 Silver Award of Distinction: Solstice Broker Newsletter
    Award Category: Newsletter – Corporate
  o2013 Silver Award of Distinction:
    Award Category: Websites - Copy and Writing

"I'm so proud of the work produced by Solstice's internal marketing team,"
said Solstice Chief Operating Officer Carlos Ferrera. "With an emphasis on an
approachable brand personality that has a fresh and modern visual appeal, an
authentic voice and tone in all written materials and an eye always on health
literacy, we make sure all communications going to our members and clients are
accessible and understandable with clear messaging."

The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the International Academy
of the Visual Arts (IAVA), a 600+ member organization of leading professionals
from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress
and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. Current IAVA
membership represents a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and
marketing firms including: AirType Studio, Conde Nast, Disney, Keller
Crescent, Lockheed Martin,, MTV, rabble+rouser, Time Inc., Tribal
DDB, Yahoo!, and many others.

"We are both excited and amazed by the quality of work received for the 19^th
Annual Communicator Awards. This year's class of entries is a true reflection
of the progressive and innovative nature of marketing and communications,"
noted Linda Day, executive director of the International Academy of the Visual
Arts. She added, "On behalf of the entire Academy I want to applaud this
year's Communicator Awards entrants and winners for their dedication to
perfecting their craft as they continue to push the envelope of creativity."

For more information about the Communicator Awards, please visit, email the Communicator Awards at or call (212) 675-3555.

About The Communicator Awards:
The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring
creative excellence for communication professionals. Founded by communication
professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual
competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public
relations and identity work for print, video, interactive and audio. This
year's Communicator Awards received thousands of entries from companies and
agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the
world. Please visit for more information.

The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged by the International Academy
of the Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier
professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and
marketing firms. Please visit for a full member list and
more information.

About Solstice:
Solstice is a privately held Florida corporation based in Plantation, Fla.
Solstice administers and markets dental, vision, pharmaceutical, life and
short- and long-term disability benefits plans. Solstice and its affiliates
also offer life insurance benefits in Florida, and Third Party Administration
(TPA) services in the Florida, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Georgia,
Pennsylvania, Illinois, California, Maryland and Ohio markets—and are in the
process of expanding nationwide. It was named one of "Florida's Best Companies
to Work For" in 2011, 2012 and 2013 by Florida Trend and ranked No. 15 in the
Insurance Industry on Inc. magazine's 2012 "America's Fastest Growing
Companies" list. Recently, the company was awarded accreditation with the
Better Business Bureau (BBB), indicating dedication to quality and excellence
in business practices. For information on Solstice, contact 1.877.760.2247 or

SOURCE Solstice Benefits, Inc.

Contact: Alissa Gavrilescu, 954.370.4338
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