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Porter Novelli PR News Porter Novelli is a multinational firm and is part of Omnicom Group. Their headquarters are in New York City, and they have 100 offices in 60 countries. Some of their largest clients include Bayer, LinkedIn, Timberland, P&G, T-Mobile, McDonald’s, Johnson and Johnson, Danon, UPS, Pfizer, and Dow Chemical. Before the internet was in full swing, they were among other pioneers to use social marketing – usually related to campaigns letting people know about health issues, such as anti-smoking campaigns.

They were founded in 1972. The founders, William D. Novelli and Jack Porter, worked together in the Peace Corps before starting their firm. Their CEO and Sr. Partner, Karen Van Bergen has extensive agency and client experience from 30-years work in public affairs, communications, and marketing. Firm specialties include global health and wellness, food, drinks and nutrition, global technology, public affairs, corporate reputation, multicultural, and social marketing.

UCLA Health Issues Branding RFP

UCLA Health Issues Branding RFP

UCLA Health (UCLA) has issued an RFP for Talent Acquisition Advertising and Branding. The RFP’s purpose is to identify the appropriate vendor who will provide added-value advertising and brand ambassadorship services that will best support the organization’s hiring needs and increase Talent Acquisition outreach by aligning with best- in-class digital marketing practices.

Health Agency Seeks Marketing Firm

Health Agency Seeks Marketing Firm

The Macon-Bibb County Health Department (MBCHD) is seeking a marketing firm. The success of MBCHD’s new Teen Center Health Centers is contingent on local adolescents utilizing the services. They seek an agency to market the Teen Centers to local high school students, particularly in the African American community.

Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau Seeking Marketing Firm

Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau Seeking Marketing Firm

The Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is seeking a firm for a five-year marketing plan for tourism in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the official destination marketing organization for the City and County of Spartanburg, South Carolina. The CVB was established in 1986 as a division of the […]

United Nations Lebanon Issues Communications RFP

United Nations Lebanon Issues Communications RFP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations’ global development network operated in Lebanon via Live Lebanon, one of UNDP Lebanon’s local development projects operated under the Social and Local Development Program. Its primary objective is to bridge local development needs throughout the country with expatriate resources.

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Applebee’s Issues Second RFP in 2016

Applebee’s Issues Second RFP in 2016 After hiring Barkley less than a year ago for their creative and PR efforts, Applebee’s just issued another RFP. Along with changes in their leadership and adding Barkley, the company has not seen any significant changes in their ongoing sales’ slump. Applebee’s issued a statement saying: “While Barkley has proved […]

Canadian City Issues Marketing RFP

Canadian City Issues Marketing RFP

The City of Campbell River, a coastal city of over 32,000 people and the third-largest on Vancouver Island has issued a marketing RFP. It is located on the east coast along the important Inside Passage shipping route. Campbell River is the forestry and mining industries’ service centre for the north island. Commercial and recreational fishing […]