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Mon., Jun. 9, 2014
Foreign Exchange Operation Dangles $500K PR Biz
By Kevin McCauley
forexGlobal foreign exchange technology and services provider is looking for a PR firm to handle its $500K account.
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Fri., Jun. 6, 2014
Minnesota Seeks Buzz to Save the Bees
By Greg Hazley
beeMinnesota has called for agency proposals for a PR campaign to encourage preservation and development of habitat for pollinators in the North Star State, where honeybee populations have declined amid colony collapse disorder. View the RFP...
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Wed., Jun. 4, 2014
Silicon Valley's Airport Comms Review Takes Off
By Greg Hazley
san joseThe $70M airfield that serves Silicon Valley has cleared for takeoff a review of its marketing and communications account as it looks to raise its profile and lure more carriers and passengers.
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Mon., Jun. 2, 2014
CA Kicks Off Anti-Smoking PR Review
By Greg Hazley
cdhpCalifornia has opened a review of its six-figure anti-tobacco account through late August.
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Wed., May 28, 2014
States Developing Common Core English Tests Solicit PR Counsel
By Greg Hazley
elpa21A consortium of 11 states armed with federal funds to develop K-12 assessment tests for English students based on the contentious Common Core standards wants an outside firm to develop a PR strategy for its efforts on a six-figure contract.
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Tue., May 27, 2014
Santa Fe Reviews Travel PR
By Greg Hazley
santa feNew Mexico's capital city of Santa Fe has kicked off a review of its tourism PR business with an RFP open through mid-June.
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Fri., May 23, 2014
California To Review Anti-Tobacco PR
By Greg Hazley
tobaccoCalifornia's Department of Public Health is preparing to review its mid-six-figure anti-tobacco PR account with an RFP process to begin next week. Details...
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Fri., May 23, 2014
Univ of Houston Registers Marketing Review
By Greg Hazley
univ of houstonTexas' University of Houston system, comprised of four universities and five off-campus learning centers educating 66,000 students, has kicked off a review of its marketing communications business, encompassing duties from advertising and PR to event planning and digital.
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Thu., May 22, 2014
Brand USA Puts Social, Content Help on Radar
By Greg Hazley
brand usaBrand USA, the public-private tourism campaign touting US travel, is scanning the horizons for a content and social media firm to support the release of a film about America's National Parks next year.
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Wed., May 21, 2014
Texas Health Agency Casts RFP for Communications
By Greg Hazley
texasTexas' $16B health and human services agency is reviewing its multimillion-dollar PR and communications account with an RFP process through mid-June.
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Mon., May 19, 2014
Healthcare Institute Hit as 'Death Panel' Seeks PR Help
By Greg Hazley
prcoriA Washington-based non-governmental organization created by the Affordable Care Act to study medical treatments for effectiveness has reached out for communications support.
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Fri., May 16, 2014
Security Electronics Maker Scans for PR
By Greg Hazley
defenderElectronics maker Circus World Displays is conducting a competitive review to guide PR for its Defender do-it-yourself video security system.
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Thu., May 15, 2014
ThyssenKrupp Seeks WTC PR Lift
By Kevin McCauley
elevatorThyssenKrupp, Germany’s $52B industrial/engineering giant, is seeking a PR firm to leverage its competence connected with expertise with installing more than 70 elevators at New York’s World Trade Center.
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Wed., May 14, 2014
Mass Reviews Japan PR Pact
By Greg Hazley
massachusettsMassachusetts is reviewing its six-figure account promoting the Commonwealth to travelers from Japan.
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Mon., May 12, 2014
Detroit Reviews Airport PR
By Greg Hazley
detroit metroThe 12-year-old government body overseeing the key Midwest hub of Detroit Metro Airport is on the hunt for PR pitches.
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Wed., May 7, 2014
Idaho Reviews Global Tourism Account
By Greg Hazley
idahoThe Gem State has kicked off a review of its international tourism marketing account, encompassing advertising, PR, social media and digital.
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Tue., May 6, 2014
AZ's White Mountains Region Seeks Tourism PR Help
By Greg Hazley
white mountainsA consortium to promote tourism to Arizona's White Mountains region is on the hunt for agency support of its tourism PR efforts.
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Mon., May 5, 2014
Santa Clara Seeks a Brand Beyond Silicon Valley
By Greg Hazley
santa claraThe City of Santa Clara, Calif., wants agency support as it looks to build on its Silicon Valley identity and leverage the global spotlight that will come with the new Levi's Stadium, re-locating San Francisco 49ers franchise and the 2016 Super Bowl.
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Fri., May 2, 2014
Liberty Museum Seeks National Audience
By Greg Hazley
museumThe National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia wants to hear from firms to guide marketing and communications as it looks to build a national audience.
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Fri., May 2, 2014
California Obesity Campaign Requests Ad, PR Menu
By Greg Hazley
califCalifornia has launched a review of its $11M-a-year federally backed PR campaign to educate food stamp recipients, especially parents, about consuming healthy foods and beverages.
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