The San Jose Group Closes Q3 on Top

CHICAGO (October 28, 2013)–Local multicultural marketing agency, The San Jose Group notes a variety of industry strides during the third quarter of its fiscal year. From participating in global programs to new business and industry award wins, the independently owned full-service marketing solutions firm is poised for future growth.

“We’ve had a rather exciting year so far,” said George L. San Jose, president and chief creative officer, The San Jose Group. “Our agency has been blessed with a favorable combination of circumstance, time, place and preparedness which allows us to continue growing our list of strategic client partnerships as well as create professional growth opportunities within our organization.”

Below is a snapshot of The San Jose Group’s recent achievements:

New Business Wins
Bulova, one of the world’s most recognized luxury watch and clock brands, enlisted the support of SJG to provide media planning services for its newly developed television ads featuring the English Premier League football club, Manchester United throughout the holiday season. The unprecedented Spanish-language campaign will be the first to air simultaneously in all 30 Latin American countries.

Industry Award Recognition
SJ Public Relations achieved great honors with its work for Gift of Hope
Publicity Club of Chicago (PCC) Award Wins:
  • Golden Trumpet Award/Community Relations–“Gift of Hope’s World Record”
  • Golden Trumpet Award/Special Events and Observances–“World Record-Breaking Organ Donation Outreach”
  • Silver Trumpet Award/Community Relations–“Gift of Hope: Operation Smile”
  • Silver Trumpet Award/Special Events and Observances–“Local Vigil for National Hero”

Social Media Week
Social Media Week, a leading media platform and worldwide event with local presence and global reach across five continents including Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America reached the Windy City September 23-27. After prioritizing social media and SEO enhancement as an area of focus for its clients in 2012, SJG joined Chicago’s Social Media Week festivities by hosting a 1960’s Mad Men-themed networking cocktail reception (9/24). The agency developed and shared its Best Practices in Reaching Multicultural Audiences via a Prezi presentation which was made available to the public on the firm’s Facebook page.

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About The San Jose Group
The San Jose Group (SJG) specializes in multicultural lifestyle and behavioral marketing solutions. The agency leads with business planning and ROI modeling in providing message development, persuasive content and ideation across digital, social and advertising channels. SJG along with its Consulting and Public Relations divisions service Fortune1000 clients and today’s industry leaders. SJG is the founding member of the San Jose Network Ltd., the largest independent advertising agency network reaching the U.S. and Latin America. For more information, visit

About Bulova
Founded in 1875, Bulova remains one of the world’s most recognized brands, reaching a wide range of consumers with its Bulova, Bulova Accutron, Caravelle by Bulova and licensed Harley-Davidson Timepieces by Bulova watches, Frank Lloyd Wright Collection watches and clocks, and the award-winning Bulova Clocks. An independent subsidiary of Citizen Watch Company, Ltd. of Japan, Bulova is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Canada, China, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Continuing to maintain its position at the forefront of the timekeeping industry, Bulova is committed to upholding an extraordinary legacy of excellence in design, style and technology as it expands to meet the needs of a diverse global audience.

About Gift of Hope
Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network is a not-for-profit organ procurement organization entrusted by the nation’s healthcare system with coordinating organ and tissue donation and providing donor family services and public education in Illinois and northwest Indiana. Since 1987, it has coordinated donations that have saved the lives of more than 19,000 organ transplant recipients and improved the lives of hundreds of thousands of tissue transplant recipients. As one of 58 organ procurement organizations that make up the nation’s organ and tissue donation system, Gift of Hope works with 180 hospitals and serves 12 million residents in its donation service area. It also is part of Donate Life Illinois, a coalition of agencies responsible for organ, tissue, eye, blood and marrow donation, as well as donor education and registration, in Illinois. For more information about Gift of Hope and organ and tissue donation, visit