(Kansas City, Mo. – September 12, 2007 ) – Germinder & Associates, Inc. announced its sponsorship of the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor Homecoming 2007 event. Germinder & Associates, Inc. has sponsored the event – an initiative of the Kansas City Area Development Council, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute – since its inauguration.
Founded in Kansas City, Germinder & Associates has developed more than 100 animal health programs for companies and organizations offering products and services to both veterinarians and consumers. From its offices in Kansas City and New York, the agency serves a number of top-tier brands in the animal health industry.
“Germinder & Associates is pleased to continue our partnership in the KC Animal Health Corridor Homecoming event and is committed to supporting the initiative’s efforts to establish Kansas City as the recognized global leader for animal health,” said Lea-Ann Germinder, APR, president and founder of Germinder & Associates. “Like many international and national animal health companies, we recognize the important role Kansas City plays in the animal health industry and are proud to call this region home.”
According to the KC Animal Health Corridor, Kansas City companies account for nearly one-third of total sales in the $15.2 billion global animal health market. The region is home to 139 animal health-related organizations, including four of the top 10 global companies. Kansas City is also centrally located to five of the United State’s top veterinarian schools.
Germinder & Associates, Inc., founded in 1998, offers full-service public relations, advertising, marketing and Internet-based programs. It has created more than 100 programs in animal health and is publisher of goodnewsforpets.com. Germinder & Associates was ranked among Kansas City’s top 10 PR agencies in 2007 by The Kansas City Business Journal. For more information, visit www.germinder.com.