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Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L. C. Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Susan Bennett, APR, CPRC

Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C., is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the announcement that it has now donated $2.5 million in in-kind professional services and cash contributions to area not-for-profit organizations and helped raise more than $70 million for fund-raising and capital campaigns during her career.

Susan Bennett, an accredited and certified public relations professional with more than 50 years’ experience, founded the Fort Myers-based company that carries her name in 1991.  Since that time, Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, has become one of the most respected marketing firms in Florida with more than 200 awards from the Florida Public Relations Association, including the organization’s highest honor for the best public relations campaign in the state. 

Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C. has represented hundreds of businesses and non-profit organizations ranging from medical, banking, restaurants, and higher education to commercial enterprises, non-profit organizations and large public service events.

She is the founder of the “Grande Dames Tea” for the PACE Center for Girls, “Laughter Is the Best Medicine Comedy Night” for SalusCare, Inc., and the Founders’ Society of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, among many others. 

 “Be good, do good and goodness will follow is my motto,” she says. 

Susan Bennett Marketing & Media, L.C., is a full-service public relations and marketing firm offering innovative marketing and public relations campaigns, media relations, results-driven marketing analyses and plans, digital strategies, website and video development, and social media management.

Bennett attributes the firm’s longevity to its passion for helping others and its deep connections within the community that have been fostered over her long career in the market.

“We owe our success to the strong relationships we have formed with our clients, most of whom have been with us for 10 or more years, as well as our creative partners who help us design marketing, media and fund-raising plans that get results,” Bennett said. “Our clients’ goals become our goals and we work tirelessly to help them achieve results.” 

Prior to opening her company, Bennett was a Gannett Co. executive, member of the launch team of USA TODAY and former marketing director, editor and reporter at The News-Press.  She is a high honors graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism and a Master of Arts degree in mass communications.

For more information, call 239-277-5255 or email [email protected].

Information and photo courtesy of Susan Bennett Marketing & Media.