Bospar’s innovative San Francisco Pride campaign earns PRNEWS 2024 Impact Communications Awards

SAN FRANCISCO – March 28, 2024 – Bospar, the “politely pushy” PR and marketing firm that puts tech and health companies on the map, has earned a raft of recognitions by the PRNEWS 2024 Impact Communications Awards for its commitment to innovation, diversity and social responsibility, securing three wins and two honorable mentions for its groundbreaking campaign in support of San Francisco Pride.

PRNEWS’ Impact Awards program, recognizing excellence in CSR, DEI, and ESG initiatives within the communications industry, bestowed Bospar with multiple accolades for its campaign “Don’t Get It Twisted: How Dee Snider KISSed Off SF Pride.” This innovative campaign garnered widespread attention and received recognition across diverse categories, showcasing Bospar’s multifaceted expertise.

Bospar’s principal, Curtis Sparrer, was honored as one of the five distinguished recipients in special recognition within the Impact Leaders category. Sparrer’s notable contributions earned him the esteemed Ally Award and merited Honorable Mention in the Pioneer and Corporate Citizen of the Year categories, underscoring his commitment to driving positive social change.

“SF Pride came to us, impressed with our track record with tech and health companies,” said Sparrer. “Our success is a testament to our unwavering dedication, creativity and all-around PR acumen. We are grateful to PRNEWS for acknowledging our efforts and those of our peers in the PR community.” 

The complete list of awards includes: 


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 “The winners for this year’s Impact Communications Awards are impressive examples of corporate social responsibility and diversity, equity and inclusion,” said Kaylee Hultgren, content director at PRNEWS. “These winners and honorable mentions are the campaigns, initiatives and communicators that are advancing the fight for global change—and we so are proud to recognize their achievements

View the full list of winners and honorable mentions.

Bospar’s awards so far in 2024 include PRWeek’s Best in Corporate Branding for its “OMG: Infobip Celebrates 30 Years of Texting!,” three PRovoke SABRE Innovation Awards for its work with Infobip and Digibee, ranking No. 71 on the Inc. 5000 Regionals: Pacific list, being shortlisted for two PRWeek Healthcare PR Awards, four SABRE Innovation Award nominations and two wins, and being named finalist for Visit California’s prestigious Poppy Award. In 2023, Bospar was recognized as a winner or finalist for more than 60 awards.

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Bospar is the award-winning “politely pushy” tech and health public relations and marketing agency. The firm, which launched in 2015, provides clients with national support thanks to its distributed agency model. Bospar’s staff includes marketing and PR experts and veteran journalists from top-tier tech and business media. The agency’s strategic and creative thinkers excel in earned and social media, analyst and investor relations, content creation and placement, and public affairs. Leaders from brands – including Alkermes, Standigm, Marqeta, Snowflake and Unisys – trust Bospar to drive category leadership for disruptive technologies and solutions.

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