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Public Relations RFP Issued For Atlanta PR Firm

2017-04-26 by Jason Tannahill
Public Relations RFP Issued For Atlanta PR Firm

Centennial Park District in Atlanta is seeking a PR firm. They seek to: Distinguish the Centennial Park District as Atlanta’s premier entertainment district Influence positive perceptions about the Centennial Park District brand and asset Drive increased visitation and length of stay within the District among metro residents The Luckie Marietta District (LMD) was established in 2008 as a private membership alliance to promote the burgeoning entertainment district that surrounds Centennial Olympic Park. In 2016, LMD stakeholders embarked on an extensive rebranding effort to create what is now known as the Centennial Park District, or CPD. CPD is supported by area... Read More >

News From the Hedge Fund Industry, Cannes PR Lions, Porter Novelli, and Allison+Partners

2017-03-22 by Richard D. Pace
News From the Hedge Fund Industry, Cannes PR Lions, Porter Novelli, and Allison+Partners

Andrew Rabinowitz Says Hedge Funds Need More PR Representation Marathon Asset Management’s president, Andrew Rabinowitz feels the likability of the hedge fund industry could use some serious work, and that PR teams managing the outreach of funds would go a long way. While sitting on a panel at the Absolute Return Symposium in NYC, he said: “Hedge funds should hire the same PR firm that private equity firms did because private equity has completely nailed it on the PR perspective.” Though financial media outlets cover some charity events, those sponsored by hedge funds don’t get much credit. Rabinowitz’s fund has... Read More >

St. Kitts Tourism Issues Public Relations RFP

2017-03-17 by Aaron Sarno
St. Kitts Tourism Issues Public Relations RFP

St. Kitts Tourism Authority has issued an RFP for a Public Relations Agency. The St. Kitts Tourism Authority (SKTA) is the agency responsible for the strategic planning and general destination management for the St. Kitts Tourism Industry. In 2015, the Tourism Sector accounted for 21.8% of the Gross Domestic Product for the Federation of St, Kitts and Nevis. Objectives of the Global Public Relations Strategy The following broad objectives have been identified to provide focus and guidance in defining the Public Relation Strategy and managing and promoting the image of brand St. Kitts. Promote St. Kitts as the authentic, quintessential... Read More >

Utah Based Aquarium Issues Public Relations RFP

2017-03-12 by Jason Tannahill
Utah Based Aquarium Issues Public Relations RFP

LOVELAND LIVING PLANET AQUARIUM (LLPA) in Draper, Utah, is a world-class, mission-driven Aquarium that inspires people to Explore, Discover, and Learn about the Earth’s diverse ecosystems.  They strive to foster stewardship for the environment and life on Earth. Objectives: LLPA seeks a nationally recognized Public Relations firm with experience in the nonprofit sector, specifically with zoos and aquariums, to develop a strategic communications plan for our expansion and execute a major, national publicity campaign. The goal of this campaign is to not only raise the organizations profile on the national stage, but also help entice sponsors to help fund  growth.... Read More >

Energy Coalition Seeks Communications & Marketing Agency

2017-02-27 by Jason Tannahill
Energy Coalition Seeks Communications & Marketing Agency

The Energy Coalition is seeking a communications and marketing agency. The Energy Coalition is seeking to engage an innovative and creative Communications & Marketing firm to design and implement a robust web portal. This portal will be the go-to energy efficiency resource for public agencies, a resource that agencies will seek out for information and use as a platform to share information and participate in peer-to-peer learning. The Energy Coalition (TEC) is a California-based 501(c)3 nonprofit with over forty-five years’ experience in partnering with communities, public agencies, private companies, educators and policymakers to design and implement sustainability strategies. As a... Read More >

PR News: Mercury, Edelman, Porter Novelli & More

2017-02-27 by Jason Tannahill
Mercury Public Affairs

Mercury Gains DC Top Flyer Andrea Bozek might not be a household name, but she’s well-known to Republicans in DC. She’s the only person to ever work communications for both the House and the Senate at such a high level. In the House she was communications director for the National Republican Congressional Committee and in the Senate she oversaw the GOP’s Senate election committee. During that time she helped both the house and the senate obtain a majority. Now, she’s got a new gig back in her hometown of Buffalo, opening a new office for Mercury there and working in... Read More >

Washington State Fruit Seeks Media Firm

2017-02-25 by Jason Tannahill
Washington State Fruit Seeks Media Firm

The Washington State Fruit Commission (WSFC) has issued an RFP for an agency to handle National Consumer Media. The goal of the WSFC in this contracted relationship is to maximize the national media exposure surrounding the positive attributes of Northwest cherries for the growing regions of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and Montana as well as other stone fruits from the state of Washington. The Washington State Fruit Commission, (the Commission), a corporation and Washington State Agency defined under RCW15.28, was created in order to develop and promote Washington's soft tree fruits as part of an existing comprehensive regulatory scheme, vital... Read More >

PR News From Cone Communications, FleishmanHillard, Timberland, and Feintuch Communications

2017-02-16 by Jason Tannahill
Cone Communications Now Under Porter Novelli

Cone Communications Now Under Porter Novelli Both Cone Communications and Porter Novelli are Omnicom Group entities, but Omnicom just moved Cone, so they will report through PN. The brands will remain separate and distinct, and leadership remains the same with the exception that Cone’s CEO, Bill Fleishman, now reports to PN’s chief executive, Brad MacAfee. Omnicom says this opens up Cone’s access to the 60 countries where PN has representation, and PN gains CSR and consumer brand communications experience from Cone. FleishmanHillard’s Manila General Manager Mourned Cosette Romero has been with FleishmanHillard since 2002 and rose to become general manager,... Read More >

Washington Community Issues Marketing RFP

2017-02-13 by Aaron Sarno
Washington Community Issues Marketing RFP

Lewis County Community Trails has issued a marketing RFP. Ride the Willapa (formerly Willapa Hills Trail Fat Tire Ride & Festival) is an annual overnight, family friendly bicycle ride. The second annual event is planned for June 24- 25, 2017 and takes place on the Willapa Hills Trail. Ride the Willapa includes a community festival in Pe Ell and is marketed in conjunction with the 2nd annual Tour de Farms, an agritourism venue showcasing Lewis County farm producers. Cyclists and visitors will start and end their ride at the Chehalis trail head, located at the Veterans Memorial Museum, and are... Read More >

News From APCO Worldwide, Porter Novelli, Allison+Partners & Steinreich Communications

2017-02-10 by Richard D. Pace
APCO Worldwide NY PR

APCO Worldwide Promotes Switzerland’s Other Strengths Beginning this month, APCO Worldwide is looking to update the world’s view of Switzerland with their Swiss Touch campaign and hosting events across the US in major cities such as New York, Boston, DC, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Events feature discussions on technology and climate change with Swiss opinion leaders. They want to reach influencers, legislators, and inform the public about how Switzerland has become a tech hub and home to the forward thinking – in addition to their well-known attributes – mountains, banks, and such. Porter Novelli Adds Two Leadership Positions... Read More >

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