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Accounts in Transit: Version 2.0 Communications Adds UK's Current Health, Masabi

Thu, Jan. 30, 2020

By Steve Barnes

MasabiVersion 2.0 Communications adds U.K. clients: AI-powered patient management platform Current Health and Masabi, which empowers public transit agencies to quickly and cost-effectively bring the latest “tap and ride” technology to riders... The Pollack PR Marketing Group picks up The BARR Center (Building Assets, Reducing Risks), which aims to help schools meet the academic, social and emotional needs of students... Hemsworth Communications lines up Discover Dunwoody.

Accounts in Transit: Marino Adds New York City Hospitality Alliance

Wed, Jan. 29, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

NYCHAMarino adds The New York City Hospitality Alliance, advocacy group for restaurants, bars, nightlife venues and hotels... French/West/Vaughan lands RealEats meal delivery service... William Mills Agency picks up Trustgrid, online security for banking data.

Accounts in Transit: Rocket Science Marketing & PR Adds Dole Food

Fri, Jan. 24, 2020

By Steve Barnes

DoleRocket Science Marketing & PR adds fresh products unit of Dole Food Company and Saleen Automotive, which is returned to the professional motorsports business... Modern Currency Public Relations checks in at The Ambrose Hotel in Santa Monica... Beach House PR scoops up all-natural deodorant brand Humble.

Accounts in Transit: Affect Adds Israel's Unbound Tech, Keeper of Corporate Secrets

Wed, Jan. 22, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Unbound TechAffect adds Unbound Tech, the Israeli company that helps clients protect corporate secrets as cryptographic keys, credentials and other private data by ensuring they never exist anywhere in complete form... Mitchell picks up Designer Brands Inc., producer/retailer of footwear & accessories... Slingshot lands Aspire Allergy & Sinus, which was formerly known as the Texan Allergy & Sinus Center.

Accounts in Transit: Carolyn Izzo Partners with Palladium Hotel Group

Fri, Jan. 17, 2020

By Steve Barnes

PalladiumCarolyn Izzo Integrated Communications partners with Palladium Hotel Group, the seventh-largest hotel chain in Spain... Imagine PR picks up resorts Tswalu Kalahari in South Africa and Fregate Island Private in Seychelles... Beach House PR adds Velour Beauty to its client roster.

Accounts in Transit: Pollack PR Cleans Up with BlueGreen Water Technologies

Thu, Jan. 16, 2020

By Steve Barnes

BlueGreenThe Pollack PR Marketing Group has been retained by BlueGreen Water Technologies, a global cleantech company dedicated to solving the problem of algal blooms in drinking water, recreational, and agricultural waterbodies... Diffusion has been named public relations agency of record in the U.S. and UK for Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, a historic 5-star hotel on Italy’s Lake Como... The Purpose Collaborative is working as agency of record for FIRST, a global robotics community that prepares young people for the future.

Accounts in Transit: Publicis Groupe's Team One Brands Make-A-Wish

Wed, Jan. 15, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Make a WishPublicis Groupe's Team One gets brand work for Make-A-Wish, the organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.... Boden has been named PR firm for Dermablend Professional, which is part of L’Oréal’s Active Cosmetics Division... KemperLesnik is partnering with Circuit of the Northwest, a motorsports racing facility set to open just outside the Seattle-Tacoma area in 2021, on PR, social media, marketing and branding services.

Accounts in Transit: Diffusion Lands Core Digital Media

Mon, Jan. 13, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Core DigitalDiffusion picked up Core Digital Media, a digital media and marketing company based in Los Angeles... Zapwater Communications checks in at FOUND Hotels, which transforms old buildings into spaces where guests are invited to participate in shared experiences... Chemistry adds Sea Island resort off coast of Georgia to line-up.

News of Firms: Omnicom PR and LaVoie Form Partnership

Fri, Jan. 10, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Paul GeorgeOmnicom PR Group and LaVoieHealthScience partner to beef up health- and science-related offerings... Edelman launches business marketing group geared toward B2B clients... CG Life acquires digital marketing agency The Market Element.

Accounts in Transit: PAN Communications Picks Up UK-Based VibePay

Thu, Jan. 9, 2020

By Steve Barnes

VibePayPAN Communications picks up UK-based tech startup VibePay, which lets users send and receive money with no need to share bank account numbers or sort codes... Version 2.0 Communications adds two tech company Building Engines and home/auto insurer Plymouth Rock to roster... Global Results Communications wins Mercatus, a Silicon Valley mobile-enabled data platform... Clearpoint Agency scoops up NextGen Leads, a health, Medicare and auto insurance sales lead outfit.

Saint Helena Taps Weill for Tourist Pitch

Tue, Jan. 7, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

NapoleonSaint Helena, which is among the world's most remote populated islands, has hired travel specialist Geoffrey Weill Assocs. to help put it on the tourism map. (1 reader comment)

News of Accounts: Diamond PR Picks Up Couples Resorts

Tue, Jan. 7, 2020

By Steve Barnes

CouplesDiamond Public Relations adds Couples Resorts, four adult-only, all-inclusive facilities, to its roster of travel & tourism clients... Gatesman promotes Carestream Dental, digital dentist outfit... Swerve picks up Alfred International, Ontario-based maker of "smart" locks.

News of Accounts: DeVries Global Has New Secret Push

Fri, Jan. 3, 2020

By Steve Barnes

SecretDeVries Global is working with client Secret Deodorant on a new campaign, “All Strength, No Sweat,” which is dedicated to telling the personal stories of women who are challenging the status quo in their fields... Max Borges Agency has been selected as agency of record for Hisense USA, the US branch of Chinese consumer electronics company Hisense... Red Fan Communications has added Airflow Sleep, Restore Hyper Wellness + Cryotherapy and Fluence Bioengineering to its client roster.

Accounts: Bastion Elevate Partners with Almost Naked Swim

Tue, Dec. 17, 2019

By Steve Barnes

BastionBastion Elevate partners with Almost Naked Swim to help raise visibility and awareness of the brand among consumers as it prepares for a Spring 2020 launch... 5W Public Relations promotesAirgraft, which designs, develops, and sells vaporization hardware... The Dalton Agency lands Blackline Safety Corp., a company specializing in gas detection and connected safety... Tangible picks up SOV Development Foundation for content marketing and media relations in the UK and EMEA to highlight national digital currency of the Marshall Islands.

Accounts: Babbit Bodner Adds Tailgate Guys, The Hub

Thu, Dec. 12, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Tailgate GuysBabbit Bodner adds Tailgate Guys and The Hub to its roster of clients in the hospitality industry...The Brandman Agency books Cathay Pacific Airways for sustainability and brand development... Pollack PR Marketing Group picks up Advanced Symbolics, artificial intelligence-driven marketing research venture.

Accounts: Endeavor's 160over90 to Kick Off XFL Season

Wed, Dec. 4, 2019

By Steve Barnes

XFL160over90, part of the Endeavor network, slates Feb 8 kick-off of Vince McMahon's XFL... SourceCode lands messaging, thought leadership, content and media work for LightStep... Hill+Knowlton Strategies wins Bitpanda's trading platform... Carve Communications signs up Educational Insights, toys & games outfit.

Accounts: Diffusion Lands BlockFi, Developer of Products for CryptoCurrencies

Mon, Nov. 25, 2019

By Steve Barnes

BlockFiDiffusion wins BlockFi, a company that develops traditional financial products for cryptocurrencies... Airfoil Communications scoops up EOS North America, a leader in industrial 3D printing technology, materials, and applied engineering... Cindy Riccio Communications named agency of record for Veronica Sheaffer’s Ready-to-Wear collection.... Strategic Objectives partners with VStar Entertainment Group to launch four family-focused shows in the Canadian market.

Accounts: LaVoieHealthScience Lands TFF Pharmaceuticals

Thu, Nov. 21, 2019

By Steve Barnes

TFFLaVoieHealthScience lands investor relations and corporate communications duties for TFF Pharmaceuticals... Fish Consulting partners withFranworth, a franchise-focused growth equity firm that specializes in mentoring and supporting emerging and mature franchisors... MMGY Global works with Colorado Tourism Office as it shifts the focus of its “Come To Life” campaign.

ExcelPR Retains California Film Commission

Tue, Nov. 19, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

California Film CommissionThe California Film Commission renewed and extended its relationship with Los Angeles-based ExcelPR Group following a multi-firm competitive review.

Accounts: BackBay Communications Wins IMPACT Community Capital

Tue, Nov. 19, 2019

By Steve Barnes

ImpactBackBay Communications picks up IMPACT Community Capital, which has originated over $1 billion of investments in affordable housing and helped finance more than 45,000 affordable multifamily housing units in the U.S... SourceCode Communications lands Accedian, a Montreal-based company that develops network communication and application monitoring software and hardware... CGPR adds ECOS Paints, an eco-friendly paint, stain and varnish manufacturer, to its client roster.

Accounts: 160over90, Part of Endeavor, Wins Aura From Ketchum

Fri, Nov. 15, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Aura160over90, part of Endeavor, lands Aura, which offers identity protection services to the consumer market. Ketchum had the account... Matter Communications wins UniFocus, which offers management tools to hospitality, service, retail and healthcare companies... SHIFT Communications picks up Aiforia, a cloud-based platform that analyzes images.