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Plus Communications Helps Reporters Make Connections in Ukraine

Tue, Apr. 12, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

UkrainePlus Communications is working with the Ukrainian Volunteer Journalist Initiative, a community of reporters, business owners, lawyers and students, to assist foreign journalists covering the Russian invasion of the country.


Canadian Energy Centre Taps Omnicom's DDB Unit

Mon, Mar. 28, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Canadian Energy CentreThe Canadian Energy Centre, which was formed to counter what it deems to be disinformation about Alberta's oil, is using Omnicom’s DDB Canada to influence US public opinion about the Canadian oil and gas industry.

Ballard Lands $900K Pact from DR Congo

Mon, Mar. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

CongoBallard Partners has inked a $900K one-year contract to provide strategic consulting and advocacy services to the Democratic Republic of the Congo regarding its business with the US government.

Edelman Creates US Buzz for Canada's CDPQ

Fri, Mar. 18, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

CDPQEdelman has a six-month $250K agreement to bolster the US visibility of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, the Montreal investment firm that has $330B in assets under management.

Dentons Squires Colombian Politicos Around DC

Thu, Mar. 3, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Juan Manuel GalanDentons Global Advisors Government Relations has signed on to provide DC representation for a politico who could be the next president of Colombia.

FH Touts Dubai's Museum of the Future

Tue, Feb. 15, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

MuseumFleishmanHillard is handling US media relations for this month’s opening of the Museum of the Future in Dubai, which is part of the United Arab Emirates.

Edelman Drives Auto Push for Ontario

Fri, Feb. 11, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

OntarioThe Ontario Ministry of Economic Development has hired Edelman to promote the Canadian province as a top automotive manufacturing center and a strong partner to the US.


Mercury Reps Moscow's Sovcombank

Tue, Feb. 1, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

SovcombankMercury Public Affairs signs Moscow's Sovcombank to $360K four-month government relations pact. US may sanction bank in the event Russia invades Ukraine. Omnicom owns Mercury.


Glassman Counsels Mexico on Trade Matters

Fri, Jan. 21, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

James GlassmanJames Glassman, writer/consultant who served as US propaganda chief during George W. Bush’s administration, is providing “perception management” advice to Mexico on improving its ties with the US.

Guatemala Dishes Out $900K Pact to Ballard Partners

Mon, Jan. 17, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

GuatemalaGuatemala has hired Ballard Partners for a $900K one-year strategic communications push to keep the Central American nation updated on developments in the US. Taiwan is picking up the PR tab.

Saudi Arabia Taps Nicolla Hewitt for Media Work

Tue, Jan. 11, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

Nicolla HewittSaudi Arabia hires Nicolla Hewitt Communications to pitch media about changes underway in the Kingdom under its de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.


Livingston Resumes Iraq Work

Mon, Jan. 10, 2022

By Kevin McCauley

LivingstonThe Livingston Group, which is headed by former House Speaker-designate Bob Livingston has signed a one-year contract worth $500K to represent Iraq.

BGR Bolsters Qatar's Outreach

Thu, Dec. 9, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

QatarQatar taps BGR Government Affairs for outreach to US movers & shakers and members of the media, especially those in Texas.