Upsolar, an international provider of solar PV modules, congratulates the winner of its first advertising design contest, NĂ©lia Olival of Portugal. Olival's design was chosen by Upsolar's Facebook fans and management team to represent the company in its 2012 marketing campaign.

"With this contest, we set out to gain visibility and connect with a broader audience about the importance of solar power via effective marketing," said Noemie Bourdin, Marketing & Branding Director at Upsolar Group. "We've certainly achieved our goals. Along with attracting more than 11,000 Facebook fans, we were able to collect valuable input from the public to ensure we honed our sustainable messaging while engaging the end-users."