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BCW Joins Saudi Arabia's Neom Team

Wed, Jul. 8, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

NeomBCW has agreed to handle PR in the US for Neom, the $500B mega-city that is the brainchild of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to diversify the Kingdom's economy.

Ruder Finn Inks $1.7M Social Media Pact for Saudi Mega-City

Wed, Jun. 24, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

NeomRuder Finn has a $1.7M one-year contract with Saudi Arabia to develop a website and social media campaign for Neom, the $500B mega-city that is supposed to be the centerpiece of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s plan to diversify the Kingdom's economy.

Teneo Hauls in $2M Job from UAE Foundation

Mon, Jun. 15, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan FoundationTeneo has inked a $2M contract to provide communications and media relations services to the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation, which promotes social development in the United Arab Emirates.

SPG Lands $2M Pact to Free Saudi Royal

Wed, May 20, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

SalmanSonoran Policy Group has inked a $2M six-month pact to advocate for the release of Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud with US, UK, France and European Union officials. (2 reader comments)

Glover Park Cries for Argentina

Mon, May 11, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Alberto FernandezGlover Park Group is providing strategic communications services to Argentina, which is on the brink of defaulting on $66B in debt held by Wall Street bankers and other foreign entities. (1 reader comment)

BGR Works US Media for Kazakhstan

Fri, May 8, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Jeffrey BirnbaumBGR Government Affairs is providing strategic communications and media outreach for Kazakhstan, the oil-rich central Asia state.

Qatar Slices Fee at Ballard Partners

Wed, May 6, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

QatarThe Embassy of Qatar trimmed Trump-connected Ballard Partners monthly fee from $115K to $50K effective May 1. (1 reader comment)

UK Taps Finn Partners for US FTA Push

Tue, May 5, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Finn Partners is spearheading Britain's push to establish a Free Trade Agreement with the US in the aftermath of its exit from the European Union.

Linden Powers Pakistan's PR

Fri, May 1, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

PakistanLinden Government Solutions has inked a pact to provide strategic consulting services to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

JWI Makes DC Connections for Qatar

Thu, Apr. 23, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

JeffersonJefferson Waterman International is working a $360K one-year political consulting contract with Qatar to help it woo influencers and movers & shakers in Washington.

Saudi Arabia Signs Qorvis to $700K Human Rights Job

Tue, Apr. 21, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Mohammad bin SalmanThe Human Rights Commission of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has hired Qorvis Communications for a nearly $700K one-year pact to handle strategic communications, media training, editorial services and polling in the United States. (1 reader comment)

RF Binder Lands $360K Qatar Foundation Job

Fri, Apr. 10, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Qatar FoundationRF Binder Partners has picked up a $360K pact to handle US media relations for the Qatar Foundation. It serves as subcontractor for Memac Ogilvy & Mather, which is part of WPP. Ogilvy NY once had the business.

Amsterdam & Partners Eyes $4M Fee from Venezuela

Fri, Mar. 27, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

AmsterdamAmsterdam & Partners will receive a $4M flat fee to push for the removal of US sanctions on Venezuela. The US does not recognize the government of Venezuela and has charged its president Nicolas Maduro with narco-terrorism.

Florida Senator Scott Rips Venezuela Rep

Mon, Feb. 24, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Rick ScottFlorida Senator Rick Scott has blasted Amsterdam & Partners law firm for representing Reinaldo Munoz Pedroza, the inspector general of Venezuela. Foley & Lardner dropped Pedroza after it was attacked by the Republican politico.

Saudi Arabia Secures Lobbying Support

Tue, Feb. 11, 2020

By Jon Gingerich

Saudi ArabiaThe Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has hired The Williams Group for advice on how to build relationships on Capitol Hill. (1 reader comment)

Ex-Trump Aide to Squire Ukraine Group in US

Tue, Jan. 28, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Ukraine HoaxZeppelin Communications managing director Michael Caputo, who led Trump's primary campaign in New York State, signs on help organize a working visit to DC for a delegation from Ukraine's Institute for Democracy and Development.

BGR Makes Case for Honduras

Thu, Jan. 23, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Juan Orlando HernandezBGR Government Affairs is working on a $60K per-month effort to provide strategic communications services to Honduras, which has been rocked by corruption. (1 reader comment)

Teneo Signs Up to Manage PR Unit of Saudi Mega-City

Wed, Jan. 22, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

NeomTeneo has inked a six-month $840K contract to manage the communications department of Neom, which is the $500B mega-city that is supposed to be the centerpiece of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s plan to diversify the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s economic base. (1 reader comment)

Q Cyber Hires Mercury for Hacking Lawsuit

Mon, Jan. 13, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Q CyberMercury scores $1.2M contract from Israel's Q Cyber Technologies, which has been sued for its alleged hacking of Facebook's WhatsApp messaging service.