Destination British Columbia Issues Management of Marketing Strategy RFP

2018-02-11 by JamesD
Destination British Columbia Issues Management of Marketing Strategy RFP

Purpose: Destination BC wishes to pre-qualify a list of independent consultants (“Qualified Suppliers”) with experience and expertise in one or both of the following Service Areas: Marketing Strategy and/or Marketing Communications (the “Services”). Background: As an industry-led Crown corporation, Destination British Columbia works collaboratively with tourism stakeholders across the province to coordinate marketing at the international, provincial, regional and local levels.  Destination British Columbia is mandated to fulfil several key marketing and leadership responsibilities critical to the long-term, sustainable growth of the provincial tourism industry. These include: Marketing British Columbia domestically, nationally and internationally as a tourist destination; Promoting the... Read More >

ALBERTA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT CORPORATION SEEKS PUBLIC RELATIONS AGENCY

2018-02-10 by JamesD
ALBERTA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT CORPORATION SEEKS PUBLIC RELATIONS AGENCY

AIMCo is seeking the services of an external service provider (e.g. communications, public relations firm etc.) who demonstrate excellence in the provision of Agency of Record services to assist AIMCo complete a number of projects (“the Project”). Background: AIMCo is a crown corporation established on January 1, 2008 and whose sole shareholder is the Province of Alberta. AIMCo was incorporated for the purpose of providing investment management services to certain Alberta public sector entities. AIMCo is one of Canada’s largest institutional investment managers and is responsible for the management of assets with a value of approximately $100 billion. AIMCo currently... Read More >

Fort Worth, Texas Needs Public Relations Firm

2018-02-09 by JamesD
Fort Worth, Texas Needs Public Relations Firm

The City of Fort Worth (City) invites participation in the Request for Proposals (RFP) for qualified graphic design, public relations, branding and marketing firm to assist in the branding of the City’s two airports – Meacham and Spinks Airports. The Airports seek a clear, iconic visual identity, with supporting components that reflect their mission with strong graphic design images and complementary advertising and marketing services. Scope of Work: Methodology - The discovery and planning phase is where the project plans are documented, the project deliverables and requirements defined and the project schedule created. This phase will involve creating a plan... Read More >

News From Burson-Marsteller, Fahlgren Mortine, Beckerman, Zimmerman, and Hill+Knowlton

2018-02-09 by JamesD
News From Burson-Marsteller, Fahlgren Mortine, Beckerman, Zimmerman, and Hill+Knowlton

Jonathan Stern Now MD for Burson-Marsteller’s Miami Office Jonathan Stern just joined Burson-Marsteller this week to become their managing director and market leader in the Miami office. This office works for Florida accounts but also works a great deal with Latin American businesses. Stern will be in charge of client branding/marketing, consumer, digital, health care, media relations, reputation management, tech, corporate, crisis management, sports, public affairs, investor relations, government affairs, and also provide senior counsel to top clients. In the past, he’s worked with MillerCoors, Platinum Marketing Communications, and Cramer Krasselt. Fahlgren Mortine Now Part of Eastport Holdings, LLC in... Read More >

Michael Sitrick Book Review: When Your Reputation Is on the Line

2018-02-08 by JamesD
Michael Sitrick

Michael Sitrick (with the help of Dennis Kneale) released his new book in early January 2018 – The Fixer: Secrets for Saving Your Reputation in the Age of Viral Media. This is Sitrick’s second book about crisis communications, though the first – Spin: How to Turn the Power of the Press to Your Advantage, was released in 1988, so the update after 30 years is timely. Especially with the addition of social media and the internet becoming so much a part of crises for CEOs and celebrities alike. Over the years, Sitrick And Company has represented some pretty big names... Read More >

FIRST.org SEEKS PUBLIC RELATIONS SERVICES

2018-02-07 by JamesD
FIRST.org SEEKS PUBLIC RELATIONS SERVICES

Purpose: The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from interested parties to provide Public Relations services for FIRST. The high level goal of the resulting contract will be to assist FIRST leadership in: a)            Maintaining a core set of public relations responses and key messages; b)            Reviewing our current media engagement processes and recommend improvements; c)            Responding to media inquiries; d)            Proactively identifying opportunities to promote FIRST’s initiatives and objectives in media, both traditional print, online and social media; e)            Help drive participation in FIRST events and initiatives using media outlets; f)             Help drive FIRST association membership using... Read More >

McGowan blasts Weinstein

2018-02-07 by JamesD
Rose McGowan

Rose McGowan is just getting started in her campaign to protect women and hold abusive men accountable. After Harvey Weinstein claimed in the press that their encounters had been “consensual,” McGowan blasted back, saying that was definitely not the case. “He can fall off the planet,” McGowan told the Associated Press, “My statement is truth. My statement is reality. Stop saying it’s consensual, you pig… You know it’s not true!” That response was triggered by a statement from Weinstein alleging that he had confirmation from McGowan’s former manager that Weinstein and McGowan engaged in consensual “encounter.” McGowan isn’t having any... Read More >

STATE OF WASHINGTON: Consumer Protection Outreach Campaign

2018-02-05 by JamesD
State of Washington

Purpose: The objective of this project is to increase recognition and awareness of the AGENCY by creating a modern logo in line with the AGENCY’s values and mission. Background: The Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission hereafter called "AGENCY,” is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals from firms interested in contracting with the AGENCY to develop a creative concept for a new logo, in order to rebrand the AGENCY and improve recognition and awareness of the AGENCY and the work it does for the people of Washington. The AGENCY regulates the rates and services of investor-owned electric... Read More >

Is Zucker heading to ESPN?

2018-02-05 by JamesD
Is Zucker heading to ESPN?

There’s some scuttlebutt in media circles that current CNN president Jeff Zucker may be tapped to be the man to helm ESPN through some major imminent changes at the network. While nothing is confirmed yet, the rumor mill is loudly suggesting Zucker will be the one to replace recently resigned ESPN president John Skipper. Disney, the parent company of ESPN, released a statement claiming to be looking both internally and externally at candidates to replace Skipper, but Zucker’s name keeps coming up. CNN is, currently, doing its best to squash those rumors. Allison Gollust, speaking for the network, told the... Read More >

University of Missouri Health Care Seeks Market Research Firm

2018-02-01 by JamesD
University of Missouri

Purpose: The Curators of the University of Missouri on behalf of Mizzou Online is requesting information for a Market Research Firm. The purpose of this RFI is to identify vendors who are capable of providing meaningful insight into expanding undergraduate distance/online programs. Scope of Work: Expected outcome of a future market research proposal will need to include but is not limited to: Detail and describe which of MU's on-ground undergraduate degrees have the best sustainable market potential for online delivery domestically and internationally. (top 10 for each). o     What criteria will be used to determine your recommendations? Outline the... Read More >

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