Awards and Recognitions

For over 20 years, Stafford Communications Group has grown by delivering uniquely different experiences to customers for North America’s most prominent brands. These awards help encompass the quality of work we provide, and highlights our three distinct, yet complementary, lines of business: outsourced call center services, customer care consulting and marketing.

Award Timeline


The Economic Growth and Employment Opportunities Award – Canada

Stafford Communications Group is thriving in Canada. The winner of this award is recognized for their economic impact that Contact New Brunswick’s member call centers and partners have within their Province and highlights career growth opportunities these companies offer their employees. Some of the items taken into consideration are:

  • Number of net new positions over the past year
  • Employee attrition rate
  • Equal opportunity
  • How the call center ensures employees remain engaged
  • Secondary impacts the company has on the local economy, i.e., hiring local service partners and business


CEO Report Corporate Culture Award – New York

CEO Report recognizes Stafford Communications for corporate culture, again. Stafford Communications is honored to once again take home the Corporate Culture Award for empowering their employees and creating an environment of growth.


SmartCEO Corporate Culture Award – New Jersey

CEO Report recognizes Stafford Communications for corporate culture. The Corporate Culture Award honors a company that emphasizes and practices the importance of fostering a fresh, team-oriented workplace. The winning companies are recognized for demonstrating a culture that empowers employees for success.

SmartCEO Award Winner – New Jersey

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INC. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies – United States

Ranked on the list of fastest-growing private companies in America for the second year in a row. Stafford Communications group takes home back to back listings on this year’s Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Businesses. This year, the company earned its spot by showing an impressive 74% growth in revenue during the previous three years.


INC. 5000 Fastest-Growing Business – United States

Stafford ranked on the list of fastest-growing private companies in America. Companies on the 2015 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to their percentage revenue growth in the previous three years. This award is the most prestigious honor for growing private businesses and business leaders, recognizing some of the best up-and-coming companies in America.

Enterprising Woman Award – Global

CJ Stafford honored as recipient of Enterprising Women of the Year Award. This award is a tribute to the world’s top women entrepreneurs by Enterprising Women Magazine for their commitment to their workforce and local community. CJ Stafford, President & Owner stated about the award, “It is a true testament to the business benefit and undeniable value our professionals deliver to our clients every day. We continue to help our clients achieve their strategic goals by connecting their marketing with their customer service.” Read the full article here.

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist – United States

CJ Stafford, finalist, EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award. This award honors entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Since its inception in 1986, this program consists of 60 countries worldwide and their annual gala is the largest gathering of entrepreneurs in America.

SmartCEO’s Brava Award Winner – New York

CJ Stafford, winner, SmartCEO Brava! Award. CJ is recognized as a female CEO who combines their entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community. President of SmartCEO, Jaime Nesport-Zawmon states, “Brava winners possess the hallmark qualities of successful leaders — vision, passion, compassion, dedication, perseverance. Each winner in this year’s class exhibits these qualities in all facets of her life, from running her business to tending to her family and donating time and resources to philanthropic initiatives.”

SmartCEO Circle of Excellence Finalist – New York

CJ Stafford, finalist, SmartCEO Circle of Excellence Award. This award recognizes the region’s most accomplished CEO’s for business excellence and celebrates their industry impact and market leadership. The ceremony was held on November 9, 2016.

NJBIZ NJ Top Entrepreneur Award – New Jersey

CJ Stafford takes home NJBIZ’s, NJ Top Entrepreneur Award. Every year, NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business journal was recognized as a pioneer for shaping the cultural and economic future of New Jersey.

Communications Awards – Award of Distinction – Global

Stafford Communications Group recognized for cutting-edge communications and marketing programs. The Communications Awards is the leading international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications. This award receives over 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind.


Astra Award for Newsletter Design

Stafford Communications Group awarded for exceptional newsletter design. The New Jersey Communications, Advertising and Marketing Association (NJ CAMA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1986 whose mission is to support a community of creative and business professionals. Stafford is honored to be recognized for their unprecedented client-based marketing work.

About Stafford Communications

Stafford Communications operates three distinct, yet complementary lines of business: outsourced call center services, customer care consulting and marketing. We work with pharmaceutical, healthcare, food, consumer packaged goods and beauty care companies – ensuring their customer service initiatives are aligned to their marketing programs so they intrinsically support each other.

All call centers, compliance and marketing operations are located within the North America, and we support organizations ranging in size from startups to Fortune 100 companies. View our company brochure here to learn more.