Meet the Queen of Texting at the 2011 Business Superstars’ Awards Breakfast


People You Need to Know Magazine, Atlanta’s #1 magazine showcasing women business owners will be honoring Marie-Antoinette – Atlanta’s Queen of Texting at the 2nd Annual Business Superstars’ Awards Breakfast. This event will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Downtown on Spring Street, in the Centennial Ballroom on October 7, 2011 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am.

Marie-Antoinette Burrell has faced many challenges, yet has courageously turned things around to become known as the Queen of Texting and is currently the owner of TALKTEXT Mobile Messaging Solutions and Marketing Director at

In addition to becoming an entrepreneur, Marie is a mother, U.S. Air Force veteran, and Toastmaster. She attended college at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and recently completed a graduate certificate in Social Media Integration from Drury University. Future plans include building strong alliances with major corporations and advertising agencies while expanding her mobile marketing company.

If all that isn’t enough, Marie also founded Texting Organization Against Distracted Driving (TOADD). Her organization seeks to heighten awareness and provide education about the dangers of driving distracted, cell phone risks, and social site dangers. Since driving while texting has become the number one killer of teen drivers, TOADD’s mission is to save lives, she states.

Anthony “Spark Plug” Thomas, the publisher of People You Need to Know Magazine says, “I don’t know of anyone else in Atlanta who’s dedicated to doing more to help teens understand the sometimes fatal consequences that can result from unsafe and improper texting than the Queen of Texting, Marie-Antoinette. We’re proud to honor her with the Superstar Safe Texting Award.”

Tickets to this inspiring event can be purchased at Register early. Individual tickets are $30 until September 15th. After September 15th, ticket prices are $40 for individual tickets. A reserved table for eight with your company or organization’s name-plate is $250. Pre-registration is required.

For media inquiries, call 404-451-4589 or email sparkplug(at) Photographers, please call to have your name placed on the media list.

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