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News and Notes from the Public Relations World

2019-11-08 by Jade Minh
Public Relations World

As is to be expected in a busy industry, today’s headline roundup is full of shifts in staffing and contracts around the public relations world. For image issues stemming from both domestic as well as global professional interactions, public relations firms are constantly making adjustments according to business needs. Cathay Pacific Taps Edelman for Help Prominent airline Cathay Pacific, recently under pressure from the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, has tapped PR firm Edelman to navigate the tricky issues it faces. Cathay Pacific has dealt with much criticism from Chinese authorities, thus far prompting high ranking resignations and consecutive months of... Read More >

PR News from MWWPR, Weber Shandwick & Edelman PR

2019-10-03 by Jim Crickell

PR News from MWWPR, Weber Shandwick & Edelman PR MWWPR Announces Move MWWPR, a New Jersey public relations firm, recently announced that it will be moving to larger spaces at 250 Broadway, between West 31st and West 32nd Streets from its current Park Avenue South location. No date for the move was announced. Lotus Adds Wellbeing Arm The subsidiary, Lotus Wellbeing, is the result of a partnership between Lotus and Well Intelligence which specializes in research and insight. Lotus Wellbeing will be providing strategic and marketing solutions to wellness clients. The new company will be led by Dr. Jules Ugo... Read More >

Kaplow PR, Weber Shandwick & Other Public Relations News

2019-06-13 by Jim Crickell
Pr news

Winner of Scholarship and Internship Announced by Kaplow Communications Media relations firm NYC PR firm Kaplow Communications has announced the winner of its inaugural Scholarship and Internship program. The program is in collaboration with the New York Women in Communications. Ciara Rolle-Harris received the award during the NYWICI 2019 Matrix Awards. Rolle-Harris, who will start her role on June 3,  will focus on the firm’s wellness practices and influencer relationships. Rolle-Harris has completed seven internships, including an internship at HBO and Communications Internship at Viacom. In a statement from Kaplow, founder and CEO Liz Kaplow said, “As both a Forbes... Read More >

News From Finn Partners (times 2), 42West, FleishmanHillard & Weber Shandwick

2018-03-05 by JamesD
News From Finn Partners (times 2), 42West, FleishmanHillard & Weber Shandwick

Finn Partners Adds New Travel-Tech Group: Pulling staff from Finn’s global network: A dedicated travel technology group has been created by global marketing and PR firm Finn Partners and influenced by their recent UK travel and tourism acquisition (Brighter Group). Already 100 people attached to the group, they are making claims to being the largest travel and tourism team anywhere in the world. Members of the team have worked with Adara (data insight), Goal Zero (solar power products), GlobeTrack (reservations), and Hoof, Hotels.com, Vonage, Rosetta Stone, and OpenJaw as well. Debbie Flynn, managing partner at Brighter Group, said: “Our goal... Read More >

Denver Marketing Office Seeking PR Agency

2017-06-22 by Aaron Sarno
Denver Marketing Office Seeking PR Agency

The Denver Marketing Office (DMO) is seeking partnerships for strategic marketing and creative services in planning, managing, and implementing marketing campaigns for a wide variety of programs and initiatives throughout the City. The city is seeking firms who can also help to advance and elevate the City’s brand identity. Scope of Work: Provide consulting services related to planning, managing, facilitating, and implementing marketing and branding initiatives related to City departments, programs, projects, events, and citywide priorities. Provide project-based consulting, planning, strategy, advertising, copywriting, design, production, and marketing support. Maintain brand consistency and uniformity with the City and County of Denver’s... Read More >

Florida Virtual School issues RFP

2017-06-07 by Richard D. Pace
Florida Virtual School issues RFP

Florida Virtual School has issued an RFP for an agency to perform Marketing and Creative Services. Florida Virtual School is a statewide public school district providing elementary, middle and high school courses to Florida residents. All of our courses are fully online. FLVS (the district) is accredited as a system by Advanced Education, Inc. (AdvancedEd) and various FLVS schools are accredited by SACS CASI (Southern Association of College and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement). Our courses meet the Florida Standards. As a school of choice, all public institutions within Florida must provide Florida families the option to choose... Read More >

Mohave Community College Issues Advertising RFP

2017-06-06 by Jason Tannahill
Mohave Community College Issues Advertising RFP

Mohave Community College has issued an RFP for an advertising agency to support the development and implementation of an integrated marketing and advertising campaign that helps MCC achieve its sales and marketing objectives. Mission Statement: The mission of Mohave Community College is to be a learning‐centered institution, serving all constituencies, inspiring excellence through innovation and empowering students to succeed. More information on the college mission and values can be found at http://mohave.edu/about/mission‐ goals‐values‐vision‐statement/ Since 1971, the College has provided high quality educational opportunities for Mohave County and surrounding areas. Today, the College serves approximately 4,000 students annually through more than... Read More >

Renton Technical College Issues Marketing and Branding RFP

2017-06-04 by Aaron Sarno
Renton Technical College Issues Marketing and Branding RFP

Renton Technical College is seeking to hire an agency for a marketing and branding campaign. Renton Technical College is one of 34 Washington state-owned community and technical colleges. The College serves the southern King County area from its main campus in Renton, and enrolls approximately 16,000 full and part time students yearly. The College’s Construction Center of Excellence (“CCE”) serves as the state’s resource hub for education and industry in the Construction Sector. The CCE has received funding from the Federal Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Initiative for System Expansion in Washington (“RAISE”) grant to expand apprenticeship in the state... Read More >

Online Marketing Strategies RFP Issued

2017-06-02 by Aaron Sarno
Online Marketing Strategies RFP Issued

Kennesaw State University (KSU) is seeking to hire a firm to implement Online Marketing Strategies for the College of Continuing & Professional Education (CCPE). CCPE is seeking to establish a contract with a highly qualified marketing consulting firm to encompass all aspects of digital and social media marketing, campaign development, management, optimization and reporting for professional non-credit certificate programs and courses offered within the unit. Background: Kennesaw State University’s College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) provides quality innovative programs in collaboration with staff and industry leaders through multiple delivery methods that enrich and improve the lives of individuals. We... Read More >

Government Relations RFP Issued in Colorado

2017-06-01 by Aaron Sarno
Colorado Department of Transportation

Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has issued an RFP for a government relations firm. CDOT maintains an ongoing and robust working relationship with the Colorado congressional delegation and receives information from various transportation groups regarding action in Washington, DC that may affect CDO finances and policy. To closely monitor, impact, and analyze federal legislative and agency actions, CDOT seeks to contract with a federal government relations agency. Background: CDOT relies heavily upon Federal resources and revenue to accomplish its mission. To this end, Federal government relations is a necessary requirement to ensure that CDOT staff are fully aware of Federal... Read More >

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