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Inaugural Women Of Excellence Awards Names Deborah Golian Castro As Entrepreneur Of The Year

The Women’s Business Council will Honor Long Beach Marketing Agency Creative Productions Chief Executive and Women Leaders on April 3rd

LONG BEACH, CA (March 27, 2014) — Creative Productions, an internationally recognized strategic marketing agency, is thrilled to announce Deborah Golian Castro as the Women’s Business Council’s Entrepreneur of the Year. Castro will be honored at the Women of Excellence Awards Dinner on April 3, 2014 at the Maya along side Christine Walker-Bowman, First Vice President of Farmers & Merchants Bank, being honored as Exemplary Business Woman of the Year; and Libby Huff, Business/Economics Teacher at Long Beach Polytechnic High School who will be honored as Woman Educator of the Year.

“It’s an honor and privilege to be recognized by my peers and those in the community, many of whom, are entrepreneurs and pioneers in their respective fields,” states Deborah Castro, owner and CEO for Creative Productions. “Being named Woman Entrepreneur of the Year is not an award that is mine alone, I share this award with every mentor, partner, client, colleague, employee – and my family – who have supported me in this journey.”

As founder of Creative Productions, Deborah’s vision and leadership have kept the company at the forefront of marketing innovation, resulting in more than 250 awards since its inception. The company has gained notoriety for the development of consumer promotions, national advertising campaigns, mobile apps, and large-scale websites for some of the country’s biggest brands representing entertainment, health care, automotive, and consumer products sectors.

“The Women’s Business Council seeks extraordinary examples of leadership within the Long Beach region, and these three women have all demonstrated success in both their personal and professional lives,” commented April Barnes, President of the Community Outreach Committee of the Women’s Business Council. “Their achievements set an example for women everywhere.”

A lifelong resident of Long Beach, Castro is deeply committed to the community, and enthusiastically welcomes the chance to give back. She proudly serves on both the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Long Beach boards, is a founding member of Memorial Medical Center’s Partnerships in Excellence, and is also a LBYC Congressional Cup marketing sponsor. Castro also serves on the USC Board of Governors and the USC Marshall Partners South Bay/Long Beach board.

About Creative Productions:

Creative Productions is an award-winning marketing, promotions and interactive agency leveraging strategy, creative and technology to build brands, engage and retain customers and drive sales. The agency delivers measurable results for a variety of programs including customer websites, email marketing, targeted advertising and point of sale materials, video and events for clients including Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.; Metrolink (SCRRA); Goodwill SOLAC; American Honda Motor Co., Inc.; and USC Sports Properties. For more information, visit

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