The Mighty Joe Rollino: Live Well, Die Strong.

2010-01-12 by EPR Staff
Joe Rollino RIP

The Mighty Joe Rollino, dead at 104. Once considered the strongest man alive, pound for pound, Joe Rollino was still going strong until the very end. During his regular morning walk on Monday morning, Rollino was struck by a van while crossing Bay Ridge Parkway in his New York City neighborhood. Rollino died later, after being taken unconscious to Lutheran Medical Center. The extraordinary man had extraordinary beginnings. Even at a young age, Rollino's strength was duly noted across the world. The picture of human physical form, Rollino used his body as his greatest piece of work. He could lift... Read More >

LGA New Agency of Record For BB&T

2009-11-27 by EPR Staff
Luquire George Andrews everything-pr

Luquire George Andrews is now the brand agency of record for BB&T Corporation, a financial holding company that stands as the tenth largest in the nation. Luquire George Andrews (LGA) will be responsible for everything to do with promoting the brand for BB&T. This includes planning promo strategies, arranging for print and broadcast announcements and other advertising tasks. "The opportunity to represent a brand that has a 137-year history of excellence carries a great deal of responsibility,” said Steve Luquire, founder, partner and CEO of LGA. “BB&T is one of America's top financial institutions and an organization built on character.... Read More >

Nottingham Boosts PR Efforts to Attract More Business Tourists in the Region

2009-10-22 by EPR Staff
nottingham public relations

The Nottinghamshire Convention Bureau (an arm of Experience Nottinghamshire, the county’s destination management organisation) retained Nottingham-based BCS Public Relations to help increase levels of business tourism in the county. Founded in 2002, BCS is one of the fastest-growing PR agencies in East Midlands, and one of the largest. The company is involved in all aspects of PR and marketing, from from business to business, to consumer, to high-tech, and to governmental public relations activities. Recently, the company has been ranked 28 in PR Week’s coveted list of the Top 40 technology consultancies. Now BCS has to prove its value in... Read More >

Smashburger Chooses S3 as New Jersey Agency of Record

2009-10-16 by EPR Staff
smashburger everything-pr

The popular hamburger chain, Smashburger, has just selected a new agency of record for their New Jersey locations, S3. The public relations agency will be handling all the company's day to day communications and handling marketing. S3 will also be responsible for boosting media awareness of new locations opening and creating a buzz around the hamburger joint. Smashburger is rapidly becoming a household name and is pleased to be moving into New Jersey. The first NJ Smashburger will be located in Montclair with Morristown and East Hanover joining in soon afterwards. With S3 as their agency of record and handling... Read More >

118 24 7 Confirmed as “Directory Heaven” After Winning International Awards

2009-10-07 by EPR Staff
118 24 7

This year, the "Best UK Service" award goes to 118 24 7, the UK business telephone numbers and directory inquiries service from directories business Yell. This is the fourth year the service has won the title "Best UK Service"  for their performance in the  information services industry. The "Best UK Service" win gives 118 24 7 a 100-percent success rate for each year the category has been run in the International Directory Assistance Awards. The award reflects Yell's efforts in achieving their goal to establish a high quality service run from UK call centers. 118 24 7 is a telephone-based... Read More >

RTC Relationship Marketing Chosen as Agency of Record by Audi

2009-10-02 by EPR Staff
RTC Relationship Marketing

RTC Relationship Marketing has been selected as the agency of record for Audi of America. The marketing agency will be responsible for boosting communications with the public and increasing customer loyalty, as well as working to bring in new clients. Audi of America has 270 dealerships within the United States. The company sells a complete line of German-engineered luxury cars. 12 models were launched in 2008 and 2009, making the car company one of the best in the country for new releases. They have chosen their new agency of record for several reasons. “As we looked at the strengths of... Read More >

Makovsky + Company, Cutting Edge Digital Communication, Almost

2009-08-04 by EPR Staff
makovsky PR logo

Today we continue our analysis of top PR companies with an online presence with Makovsky + Company, the 25th most profitable firm in the US according to O’Dwyer’s latest list. The firm, founded in 1979, bills itself as “one of the nation’s leading independent global public relations, investor relations, and branding consultancies. “ As an initial note, we found Makovsky’s site to be one of the very best with regard to aesthetics and the caliber of authoritative information published there. However, an unsuspected issue arose in determining just how engaging and appropriate the site’s content and company transparency is. The... Read More >

AdvanceMe Spelled in Gold at MarCom Awards

2009-01-19 by EPR Staff
marcom awards 2008

MarCom Awards has recently announced the winners for the international awards competition that recognizes creative achievement. The competition was tight: there were more than 5000 US entries and a few more from several foreign countries. In the end AdvanceMe has been presented a Gold award for the execution of a radio media tour that featured Glenn Goldman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Capital Access Network. The tour supported by radio specialists of News Generation and Trevelino Keller Communications Group, had the objective to educate listeners of US national networks and stations in select markets regarding how small to medium... Read More >

Action PR Jordan: 16 Years in Business

2009-01-17 by EPR Staff
Action Communications Jordan

Action Public Relations Action PR, a public relations company from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, celebrated on Wednesday its 16th anniversary. The company takes pride in being the first public relations firm in the Kingdom. Action PR offers a full range of public relations, from strategic planning, media relations, daily coverage monitoring, reputation and crisis management, to editorial services and creative copywriting. The agency has already won international recognition. One example is the winning of Coca-Cola's MENA Consultancy of the Year Awards for the region's most creative PR agency in both 1999 and 2000. Action PR is member of the... Read More >

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