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Canadian City Issues Marketing RFP

2016-12-15 by EPR Staff
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 also form important components of the local economy, as increasingly do tourism and office commercial/tech sector activity. The City of Campbell River is inviting submissions from qualified proponents for the provision of managing and operating the City’s visitor servicing to offer visitors excellent tourism and... Read More >

News from APCO Worldwide, Finn Partners, Rosen Group, and Tilson PR

2016-11-14 by EPR Staff
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APCO Study Finds Two-thirds of Senior Communicators Feel Out of the Loop Well, maybe not entirely out of the loop, but less than a third of senior communicators (CCOs) feel they are part of the inner circle when dealing with their CEO or other top executives. APCO also determined that 89% of those communicators have direct access to CEOs but only about half report directly to them, while less than 40% feel their voice is critical to business discussions and decisions. Conversely, 75% of the CCOs believe their CEO knows how important reputation is for a company. The two sides of... Read More >

PR News from Podesta — APCO, Global Strategy Group, Makovsky, and Porter Novelli

2016-11-08 by EPR Staff
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Updates from Podesta / Clinton Emails about Former APCO Employee Beth Jones In 2009, there was email discussion between Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates regarding a possible appointment as Ambassador to Iraq. The candidate being discussed was Beth Jones, who Clinton emphatically endorsed for the position. At the time, Jones worked at both APCO Worldwide as an Executive VP and as a partner of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). APCO, then and now, gives free PR work for the CGI and they have many other connections to Hillary Clinton. APCO is also a contributor to the Clinton... Read More >

PR News from APCO Worldwide, Portland, Carmichael Lynch, and Ketchum

2016-11-07 by EPR Staff
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Allen Shapard Named Sr. Director at APCO Worldwide Allen Shapard brings expertise in entertainment, fashion, and sports marketing, which he gained working at WME/IMG as Sr. VP of global partnerships. His new job with APCO is Sr. Director and chair of public engagement strategies where he will work to increase social impact and corporate responsibility services. Portland Expanding to Asia-Pacific with Plans to Open Singapore Office Portland is headquartered in the U.K. with additional offices in New York, DC, Doha, and Nairobi. Now they will add Singapore to their list of offices. The Singapore office will be headed by Jonathan McClory, who... Read More >

UN Needs Branding Agency

2016-10-14 by EPR Staff
United Nations Lebanon Issues Communications RFP

The United Nations Development Programme office in Kosovo is seeking a branding agency for a community campaign on waste management and informal dumping in Gjakova / Đakovica Municipality. The project aims to tackle the issue of informal dumps and gaps in waste management in the city of Gjakova / Đakovica. The problems will be identified and solved by a platform composed of all the stakeholders, i.e. local residents, municipality staff, CSOs. In order to reach out to the affected citizens and involve them in the meetings of the platform, social and traditional media will be used along with formal channels... Read More >

What’s Happening at Bell Pottinger, Alison Brod & APCO Worldwide

2016-09-28 by EPR Staff
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Naomi Campbell in Tussle with Bell Pottinger PR People Naomi Campbell has something of a reputation of outbursts over the years especially involving those who work for her, and it appears another episode happened recently with one of the account executives at Bell Pottinger. This one was hired to improve Ms. Campbell’s public image but is left with a bruised face for his troubles. The publicist remains unnamed but is said to be about 26 and bringing in £30K a year. He had been working with Campbell for about a year when the episode happened in New York around Christmas.... Read More >

PR News from MWW PR, APCO Shanghai & Bell Pottinger

2016-09-28 by EPR Staff
Newgate Communications Nabs Lobbyist from MWWPR

Newgate Communications Nabs Lobbyist from MWWPR Simon Gentry, a director at MWW PR has joined Newgate Communications as a partner. Newgate is based in the U.K and is owned by Porta Communications. Gentry has been with MWW since 2014, and previously was at Westminster Strategy, a renowned lobbying group in England. It is believed that many of Gentry’s clients at MWW are following him to his new position, including the ATM Industry Association and StubHub. According to London media, the raid on MWWPR by Newgate didn’t stop with Gentry.They also took Daniel Coston, apparently leaving MWW’s London office without leadership.... Read More >

United Nations Issues Marketing RFP Around Gender Equality

2016-09-27 by EPR Staff
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality Issues Communications RFP

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking a marketing & communications agency to provide a range of services to assist UN Women Communications Unit in raising awareness on 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-based Violence by providing communication services, including an innovative approach to the campaign by using new technologies, arts and media. Violence against women and girls continues to be a widespread social problem in BiH, and a serious violation of fundamental human rights. This type of violence is still tolerated and considered socially acceptable behaviour, and is justified... Read More >

News from Makovsky, APCO, WE Communications, and Margery Kraus for President

2016-08-09 by EPR Staff
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Financial Pro Doug Hesney joins Makovsky Makovsky, an integrated communications firm founded in 1979 by Ken Makovsky (the current CEO and president), just hired Doug Hesney away from Dukas Linden PR as an Exec VP to lead their financial and professional services division. At Dukas, Hesney was also an Exec VP overseeing their asset management practice as well as designing measurement and analytical programs.. Turkey hires APCO Worldwide APCO Worldwide has been hired to provide “crisis communications” by the government of Turkey after a coup attempt in Turkey last month failed. But it’s just a two-week contract during August 1-15.... Read More >

News from Weber Shandwick, Regan Communications, PRSA-NY, APCO, F/W/V, and Porter Novelli

2016-08-08 by EPR Staff
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Weber Shandwick reps Medtronic in bid for funding from New Zealand’s Pharmac Weber Shandwick created a PR campaign for Medtronic using people who have suffered from pulmonary embolisms after hospital stays to promote devices and aids used to reduce the risk to patients after surgery. One problem, WS and Medtronic didn’t mention to the sufferers that they were trying to seal the deal selling their devices to prevent venous thromboembolism (VTE) with Pharmac. At least one patient was initially approached by a nurse to see if she would be interested in talking with the WS, but WS didn’t disclose any... Read More >

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