Scott Signore
Scott Signore

Matter Communications added Abalta Technologies, Prūf Cultivar, Bishop House, GG Expo, IOTAS, Mirador and Timeshare Exit Team to its roster. The firm moved its Portland base to a new space in the city’s upscale Pearl District. CEO Scott Signore said the new digs enable easy team collaboration and the opportunity to work more closely with clients. “Portland is such a special city with a hotbed of exciting companies looking to change the world,” Signore said. “It’s also a strategic location for our expanding reach across the Pacific Northwest, as evidenced by our recent West Coast client additions.”

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The Republik in Raleigh picked up PR and advertising agency of record status for academic open software partnership OLE (Open Library Environment). It will work on name development, brand positioning, messaging, website development, public relations and, beginning in 2018, launch advertising. OLE’s target audience will be academic and research librarians worldwide. An employee-owned agency, The Republik’s other clients include the International Zinc Association, Organic Transit, Modern Surfaces, Graybeard Distillery, First Flight Venture Center and LexisNexis.

Ross Belfer
Ross Belfer

Xhibition, an agency based in Tel Aviv and New York, has been retained by HQ Architects in collaboration with developer Yarden Gilan of Ram Aderet Group, to lead HQ’s international PR representation. Xhibition’s work for HQ will coincide with the firm’s launch of Harugei Malchot, a residential project that will transform an eight-unit building in Tel Aviv’s Ramat HaHayal district into a 21-unit residential structure. The project is slated to be completed in 2019. “We are incredibly humbled to be entrusted by one of Israel’s most prolific and innovative architectural firms to spearhead global PR efforts and media exposure to its target markets," says Ross Belfer, Founder of Xhibition and Director of its Tel Aviv office.

Scott Adkins
Scott Adkins

Adkins Publicity has signed on to provide exclusive PR/publicity representation for Nashville independent label Silverado Records. Silverado’s roster of talent includes established performers Joe Diffie and David Adam Byrnes as well as new vocalists Crystal Yates, Tyler Jordan and Ali Morgan. The label is part of Las Vegas-based Exegan Media & Entertainment, which owns more than a dozen record-label catalogs. “I’m extremely excited to be working with Scott and his team at Adkins Publicity, as I believe they totally appreciate and understand our non-traditional approach to growing our company,” Silverado Records President/CEO Scott Thomas said.