Our Story

25 years of doing what we do

Founded in 1992 as a courtesy service for our public relations clientele, Walls of Fame is a national brand of recognition awards and image branding displays with unparalleled renown for quality service and, value. We work with organizations, associations, sports teams, publishers and marketing directors in all business sectors honoring and celebrating today's leaders and achievers coast to coast.

On our journey that has taken us from Washington, DC to across the country and beyond, from a local boutique public relations agency to a national supplier of prestigious recognition products we continue to embrace our original mantra which is to "accentuate the positive!"

Through the years we have continued to meet the ever-evolving and sophisticated tastes of our clients and the changing landscape of our industry. We use the latest printing technologies and advanced graphics software to produce dynamic and vibrant images printed on almost any substrate. We pride ourselves in our distinctly curated product line and, the range of custom design services we provide our clientele. Our plaques are sealed with a museum-quality lamination to protect for a lifetime, while our custom framing boosts archival matting and high-quality molding. With the fine finishing on each one; museum quality plaques to ornate gold framing  - all of our work is handcrafted one piece at a time in our workshops to our highest standards which translates to exceptional value and representation for our clients.

Our specially designed packing is both UPS and FedEx tested ensuring a safe delivery anywhere around the world. We are passionate about what we do as we have been creating image branding displays for over 25 years!


A Little About Us


Ellen Siegel

Co-Founder, Managing Partner, CMO

Working at major media outlets and companies including NBC4, Columbia Pictures, The Los Angeles Daily News and Washingtonian Magazine, as well as working on both the agency side and in house for clients delivering earned media and dynamic creative, Ellen has a full perspective of client relations, media relations, and project management within the fast pace industry of publishing and PR. Ellen is a native Washingtonian. She graduated with honors from the University of Maryland with a degree in Promotional Advertising. Before the internet and online commerce, Ellen started the business growing our client base years ago going door-to-door helping one customer at a time. Her motto is "If you don't go, you won’t know."


Ted Chanin

Co-Founder, Managing Partner, COO

Ted is our master of all trades and everything technical. When not seeking out new and better ways to provide our clients top-of-the-line products and services, Ted leads our production department from design to fabrication and manages our production team bringing our products to market. With a finance background, and originally from Philadelphia, Ted stayed in Washington, DC after attending the University of Maryland. Ted is a news buff, a foodie and a sports enthusiast. When not working on our latest designs and fabrication, you'll find Ted rooting for the Philly's and the Eagles during their seasons, smoking brisket and fall-off-the-bone tender ribs on his smoker or traveling the country with his motto, "no drive is too far for good barbecue!”


Pro Bono Work

We lend our talents to organizations that have positive and lasting impact on peoples lives. Some of the philanthropic event planning committees we’ve work with raise funds for breast cancer research and autism advocacy. We orchestrated "Boots N' Bling" for George Washington University's Chief of Breast Imaging - Dr. Rachel Brem's foundation, The Brem Foundation to Defeat Breast Cancer.  For that event ABC Design & Promotion provided all the branding, design and public relations. Recently, we were also part of the "Martina McBride Concert Gala" committee for the event at Strathmore Music Hall in Bethesda, Maryland. The concert raised thousands of dollars for CSAAC - Enhancing the Lives of Individuals with Autism in Montgomery County, Maryland.