Jonathan McGraw, Content Marketing Director
Blue Wheel Media
1950 Stephenson Highway
Troy, MI 48083

Winners in ABA’s Tech & New Product Awards
Ceremony Announced in San Francisco


[San Francisco, CA] – September 13, 2014 – Blue Wheel Media was presented with a Gold level Stevie® Award in the Best Facebook Page category in The 12th Annual American Business Awards on behalf of featured client, House of Marley.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the trophies were presented to winners during a gala banquet on Friday, September 12 at the Palace Hotel in
San Francisco. More than 250 nominees and their guests attended for the presentation of new product awards, website awards, app awards, and more.

This year’s American Business Awards were presented at two awards events. Awards for marketing, customer service, human resources, and other disciplines were announced in Chicago in June. Last night’s event focused on the technology and new product awards categories and Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 240 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process.

Blue Wheel Media is proud to accept the 2014 Stevie Award for Best Facebook page on behalf of its client, House of Marley. Blue Wheel Media strategized, conceptualized and deployed a global content strategy that integrated House of Marley team members from over thirty countries. With the proper guidance of Blue Wheel Media, each House of Marley team member worked in harmony in order to educate and engage users with key brand messaging that embodied the House of Marley brand and culture.

In just six short months, House of Marley’s Facebook fans increased by 262%, with monthly mobile likes increasing 1,648% due to a strategic plan that fused integrated marketing campaigns leveraging tradeshows, live concerts, retail partners and other mobile-friendly events. Blue Wheel Media spearheaded an effort that allowed House of Marley to tap into the power of user engagement and user generated content, launching a campaign titled #LiveMarley.

“Blue Wheel Media is proud to accept the 2014 Stevie Award for “Best Facebook Page” on behalf of House of Marley. We would like to congratulate those who were nominated for the 2014 Stevie Awards as we were amongst a prestigious group of brands that all excel at their craft. Our dedication to creating personal, one on one connections across all walks of life allowed for a seamless transition towards connecting the House of Marley brand with their fans on Facebook” said Trevor George, Founder & CEO, Blue Wheel Media

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners who were announced on September 12 are available at


About Blue Wheel Media

Blue Wheel Media is an integrated digital marketing agency whose provides marketing solutions which combine SEO, content marketing, and social media to effectively reach target demographics and grow revenue for clients in the mid-market and enterprise space. Founded in 2011, Blue Wheel Media is headquartered in Troy, Michigan.

About House of Marley

MARLEY Over-Ear, On-Ear and In-Ear headphones and audio systems reproduce your favorite music with smooth, powerful bass, stunningly precise mids and an energized high-end. Each product undergoes custom tuning to deliver the most realistic and powerful performances possible. MARLEY accessories perfectly combine form and function in every design across every category. From the military inspired bag collection to an expressive and refined assortment of watches, each product is crafted from sustainable materials and designed to blend personal style with Earth-friendly values.

House of Marley products are sold in markets worldwide, including North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and the Caribbean. House of Marley donates five percent of annual profits to 1Love, the global movement sparked by the Marley family that provides funding to charities and causes focused on youth, planet and peace.

Learn more at and like the House of Marley on Facebook at

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about the Stevie Awards at


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