Nicole Rubio, marketing coordinator for Key Media & Research (KMR), the parent company of USGlass magazine and the USGNN newsletter, received the company’s 2022 Award for Extraordinary Service. The honor is presented annually and was named after vice president Holly X. Biller, who has been with KMR for 27 years and epitomizes the definition of extraordinary service to the industry and the company.

Rubio has been with KMR for three years and received the award on Dec. 9, 2022, during the company’s annual holiday party.

Nicole Rubio, marketing coordinator for Key Media & Research (KMR), received the company’s 2022 Award for Extraordinary Service.

As KMR’s marketing coordinator, Rubio is essential to the social media efforts for Glass Expos, Auto Glass Week™ and the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™. She produces media assets for the event websites and complete marketing kits for exhibitors and sponsors. In addition, she travels for trade shows, represents various brands and assists with subscriptions and marketing efforts.

“Nicole is an extremely deserving recipient of the Holly X. Biller Award for Excellence — the KMR equivalent of the ‘Employee of the Year’ award,” says Debra Levy, KMR president and publisher of USGlass magazine. “She has worked tirelessly to expand the company’s reach and impact in many ways and continually strives to advance the success of our customers through the use of new tools and technology.”

“It has been a pleasure supervising Nicole these past three years. She brings innovative ideas, inspiring energy, and positivity to our meetings and the company as a whole,” says Biller. “People often pull me aside to compliment how hard she works and what an immense help she is on their projects. I am delighted she is this year’s recipient.”

Key Media & Research (formerly Key Communications Inc.) was founded in 1993 to provide high-quality educational, marketing, management and information services to the glass, metal and related industries. The company is the publisher of USGlass, [DWM], AGRR and Window Film magazines and also organizes and manages Glass Expos educational events across North America.