3 USA Gymnastics board members walk

2018-02-01 by JamesD
USA Gymnastics

The fallout from the Nassar scandal continues for USA Gymnastics. Three top leaders have left the organization effective immediately in the wake of yet more athletes coming forward with stories of sexual abuse at the hands of official physician Larry Nassar. Kerry Perry, president of USA Gymnastics, said the organization supported the decisions and looked forward to moving on. “We believe this step will allow us to more effectively move forward in implementing change within our organization…” Moving forward may be a bit more difficult than that, however. Nassar has been sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for... Read More >

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Launching Immigration Awareness Campaign

2018-02-01 by JamesD
Newfoundland

On March 24, 2017, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador launched The Way Forward on Immigration in Newfoundland and Labrador, the five-year action plan to support increased immigrant attraction and retention. A number of goals are outlined in the action plan with respect to promoting immigration in and to Newfoundland and Labrador. This document is available at www.nlimmigration.ca/media/21689/immigration_new_online.pdf In light of these identified measures, the Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism (“OIM”), Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is seeking proposals from qualified agencies (“consultants”) to undertake the planning and execution of an immigration awareness... Read More >

Hawaii Department of Agriculture Launches Statewide Marketing Campaign

2018-01-31 by JamesD
Hawaii

The General Appropriations Act of 2017 (Act 49, SLH 2017) appropriated funds for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, to the Agricultural Development and Food Security Special Fund, section 141-10, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Allowable uses of this fund include activities intended to increase agricultural production or processing that may lead to reduced importation of food, fodder, or feed from outside the State. The EATLOCAL18_TV campaign requests proposals that encourage consumers statewide to increase consumption of locally grown fresh and value-added agricultural products through a television campaign. The proposal should support statewide campaigns such as... Read More >

Nassar to “die in prison”

2018-01-31 by JamesD
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Not long ago, he was one of the most celebrated sports physicians on the planet. Today, he is another convict condemned to, according to his judge, “die in prison.” Larry Nassar has had his day in court, again, this time to answer the accusations that he molested and abused countless young women over the course of many decades as the top doctor for USA Gymnastics. In the end, prosecutors were calling Nassar, “possibly the most prolific serial child sex abuser in history” and the judge agreed, sentencing Nassar to up to 175 years in prison for his crimes. This sentence... Read More >

Canada Council of the Arts Seeks Video Production Company

2018-01-30 by JamesD
Canada Council of the Arts Seeks Video Production Company

This request for proposal (RFP) invites contractors with expertise in the delivery of video production and postproduction services for three video projects to the Canada Council for the Arts (the Council). CCA/Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) Background: The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s national public arts funder, with a mandate “to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts.” The Council champions and invests in artistic excellence through a broad range of grants, services, prizes and payments to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations. Its work ensures that excellent, vibrant... Read More >

Government of Saskatchewan Seeks Government Relations Agency of Record

2018-01-29 by JamesD
Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan is seeking an experienced, full-service advertising agency to provide communications and marketing services for Ministry of Government Relations. The Ministry of Government Relations is has a highly diversified mandate that includes responsibility for a range of programs, services, and legislation. The ministry’s organizational structure, as well as its legislative and regulatory responsibilities, reflects this diversity. The ministry is organized into four divisions and two branches, as follows: Municipal Relations and Northern Engagement division; Corporate Services division; First Nations and Métis Engagement division; Public Safety division; Policy and Program Services branch; and, Communications branch. The ministry has... Read More >

UNDP SEEKS MEDIA MONITORING AGENCY

2018-01-29 by JamesD
UNDP SEEKS MEDIA MONITORING AGENCY

UNDP CO Bosnia and Herzegovina is seeking to hire qualified company (with minimum 3 years of experience) to perform following tasks: monitoring, recording and providing daily and monthly clipping reports on listed media outlets (TV, print and online media) that mention UNDP and UN in Bosnia and Herzegovina, its work and corresponding issues. All of the collected articles/materials need to be available for UNDP to access through a (searchable) web based platform. The company is expected to provide daily e-mail reports/alerts to designate UNDP staff (as per mailing list which will be delivered by the UNDP). The company will work... Read More >

What’s Happening at 5WPR, Edelman, W2O Group, Bratskeir & Company, and Joyce Sevilla PR

2018-01-29 by JamesD

5W Public Relations Now Repping Selby Jenning Selby Jennings, global recruitment organization, operates under the larger umbrella of Phaidon International and they just signed with 5W PR as their agency of record for public relations efforts. Selby Jennings specializes in recruiting high-performing mid-to-senior leadership for the financial and banking sectors. Selby Jennings is one of five micro-specialist recruitment entities under Phaidon. 5WPR also announced it has expanded its Digital Marketing team, adding Grant Powell as Vice President of Digital Strategy, and Melissa Olund as Vice President of Digital Content, reporting into Senior Vice President, Elizabeth Minton. Edelman’s New Report Shows Public Trust is... Read More >

State of Arizona Issues RFP Seeking Social Media Services in China

2018-01-01 by JamesD
State of Arizona Issues RFP Seeking Social Media Services in China

The State of Arizona invites sealed proposals from qualified firms for travel industry marketing, media relations and social media representation in mainland China for use by the Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT). The objective of this solicitation is to cost-effectively increase Chinese visitation and spending in Arizona by increasing travel trade, media and consumer awareness about the state's unique offerings through: Assisting tour operators and travel agents to develop and promote group and individual tour programs to Arizona. Assisting media in publishing stories about Arizona as a world-class destination. Conducting consumer-focused social media marketing campaigns.   Background: Past expenditures in... Read More >

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