GroundFloor Media Named Finalist In 2005 Stevie Awards For Women Entrepreneurs

Agency Nationally Recognized for Outstanding Work for Local Nonprofit

Denver, CO – (January 9, 2006) – GroundFloor Media (GFM) was named a finalist in the "Communications Campaign of the Year" category in the 2005 Stevie® Awards for Women Entrepreneurs. GFM received recognition for the PR campaign it conducted on behalf of the Tennyson Center for Children, the state's largest combined residential and day treatment facility for children ages five to 14. The campaign, entitled Keeping the Doors of the Tennyson Center Open, created community awareness around the sale and impending closure of the Center and ultimately contributed to keeping the Center's doors open.

The Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs, www.stevieawards.com/women/, is an international awards competition recognizing the accomplishments of women executives and business owners. The awards are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards, hailed as "the business world's own Oscars" by the New York Post (April 27, 2005).

More than 470 entries were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Best Entrepreneur, Best Executive, Best Young Entrepreneur, Best New Product and Mentor of the Year. GFM was named as a finalist in the category for Communications Campaign of the Year.

"The winners and finalists in the 2005 Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs comprise the most dynamic women in business today. These executives and entrepreneurs have accomplished innovative and extraordinary things while building their businesses and serving their communities," said Michael Gallagher, president of The Stevie Awards. "We congratulate all of them on their achievement."

Details about The Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs and the full list of finalists are available at http://www.stevieawards.com/women/.

About The Stevie Awards Hailed as "the business world's own Oscars" by the New York Post (April 27, 2005), Stevie Awards are conferred in three programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, and The Stevie Awards for Women Entrepreneurs. Honoring companies 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 www.stevieawards.com.

About GroundFloor Media : GroundFloor Media (GFM) is a Colorado-based public relations agency. Founded in April 2001, the agency was named a Colorado “success story” by PR Week. GFM develops customized public relations campaigns for clients nationwide across many sectors including technology, hospitality, healthcare, venture capital, services and government sectors. GFM’s unique business model has been featured in Entrepreneur, PR Week, PR News, The Denver Post, The Boulder County Business Report and The Boulder Daily Camera. Clients include MolsonCoors, CENTRIX Financial, The 2006 National Games of the Special Olympics, Morris Animal Foundation, Wild Divine and MX Logic. For more information, call 303.865.8119. For a complete list of clients and capabilities, visit www.groundfloormedia.com.