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Beyond Spots & Dots Founder and President to be Honored at Junior Achievement Spirit of Enterprise Dinner & Award Ceremony with Entrepreneurial Achievement Award

Wednesday, November 15, 2017


Beyond Spots & Dots, a full-service advertising agency, is pleased to congratulate agency Founder and President, Melanie Querry, for being recognized with the Entrepreneurial Achievement Award during the 2017 Junior Achievement Spirit of Enterprise Dinner & Award Ceremony.

Junior Achievement’s Spirit of Enterprise Dinner and Award Ceremony recognizes and honors those individuals and organizations from Western Pennsylvania who have made, or are positioned to make, outstanding contributions to the business, social and cultural assets of the area. Honorees exhibit strong leadership, an entrepreneurial spirit and adhere to a high level of ethical principles.

The 2017 awards ceremony will be held November 15th at The Westin Convention Center in Pittsburgh. The black-tie dinner includes a cocktail reception, silent auction and awards presentation. All proceeds benefit Junior Achievement classroom programs. During the evening's program, a short video presentation will be shown on each laureate and a local student will provide the introduction based on a personal interview conducted prior to the event.

Additional distinguished honorees include:

  • Business Hall of Fame Laureate - Al Neupaver, Retired President and CEO of Wabtec
  • JA Distinguished Alumni Award - Derrick Wilson, President and CEO of The Wilson Group
  • Fred Rogers Good Neighbor Award - Anne Lewis, Board Chair of the Oxford Development Company
  • Impact Company of the Year - Pittsburgh Penguins


About Beyond Spots & Dots

Established in 2006, Beyond Spots & Dots is a full-service advertising agency in Pittsburgh, PA and Columbus, OH dedicated to planning, creating and managing advertising, marketing, public relations, branding and digital for clients. Agency services range from digital advertising, social media, web development and SEO to traditional media buying, market research, copywriting, brand development and video production. Visit to learn how to increase your company’s share of voice. 


About Junior Achievement of Western PA

A non-profit organization, Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster workforce development, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential. Junior Achievement helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. Learn more:


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