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News of Firms: G+S Expands into Landscaping, Outdoor Living Sector

Thu, Sep. 28, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Lyndsey NewmanG&S Business Communications expands into the landscaping & outdoor living market... Litzky Public Relations, which works with brands targeted at kids and families, announces the retirement of founder/CEO Michele Litzky... Tier One Partners, celebrates its 20th anniversary by making a donation to the Cathy Hughes School of Communication Annual Fund at Howard University.

News of Firms: Marketing Maven Partners on "Anniversary Collective" Launch

Tue, Sep. 26, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Marketing MavenMarketing Maven partners with HAI, Innovate Marketing Group and MLT Creative to launch “The Anniversary Collective"... MXP Ventures is backing two new agencies: Tailored and Voxeon Communications... The 8th edition of the Lisbon International Ad Festival hands out awards at Sept. 19 presentation.

News of Firms: Next Practices Group Invests in 104 West Partners

Wed, Sep. 20, 2023

By Steve Barnes

NPGThe Next Practices Group makes a strategic investment in 104 West Partners... New York Women in Communications honors six “Champions of Change” at the 53rd Annual Matrix Awards, being held tonight (Sept 20) at 5:30 p.m. at New York’s Ziegfeld Ballroom... Grossman Marketing Group, a Woburn, MA agency acquires Sarasota, FL-based Links Marketing Group.

News of Firms: Karbo Communications Launches AI Practice

Tue, Sep. 19, 2023

By Steve Barnes

KarboKarbo Communications launches an AI practice, which will provide clients with customizable communications and digital marketing solutions... Ruder Finn unveils rf.engage to handle strategic internal communications and engagement... Ballantines PR refreshes brand.

News of Firms: The MRKT Branches Off

Thu, Sep. 14, 2023

By Steve Barnes

MKRTThe MRKT, the multicultural marketing and PR unit of entertainment-focused firm Terry Hines & Associates, is branching off as a standalone agency... PR Newswire introduces SocialBoost, a tool that facilitates the social sharing of press releases... Pink Shark PR, a women-owned international public relations agency, launches its Startup Press Accelerator program,

News of Firms: MMGY Global Acquires Lieb Management

Wed, Sep. 13, 2023

By Steve Barnes

MMGY LiebMMGY Global acquires Germany-based PR and marketing firm Lieb Management... Fish Consulting is acquired by Big Rock Brands, a private-equity owned holding company specializing in serving the marketing needs of the franchising sector... The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations names Madeline Chadwick and Dr. Marlene Neill to its board.

News of Firms: PR Newswire Teams with AKA Partners

Tue, Sep. 12, 2023

By Steve Barnes

PRNewswirePR Newswire forms a strategic partnership with AKA Partners... Reputation Doctor launches Executive Reputation Advisory targeting C-suite executives and independent directors of corporate boards... APO Group introduces its Communications Curriculum, a program designed to help comms professionals across Africa develop their skills in PR, media relations and content strategy.

News of Firms: OMC Acquires PLUS Comms, FP1 Strategies

Thu, Sep. 7, 2023

By Steve Barnes

PLUSOmnicom PR Group acquires public affairs firm PLUS Communications and FP1 Strategies, a political consultancy... Cision enters into a long-term agreement to distribute Dow Jones content to PR and corporate communications people... Trinity Hunt Partners, a Dallas-based private equity firm, launches Agital, a digital marketing services agency.

News of Firms: Cornerstone Opens in NH

Wed, Sep. 6, 2023

By Steve Barnes

CornerstoneCornerstone Government Affairs opens a Concord, NH office. The office will include Marc Goldberg, former chief of staff for Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Mike Vlacich, former senior advisor to Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)... Feintuch Communications launches a practice focused on supporting start-ups, emerging companies and challenger brands in the consumer electronics market... The Museum of Public Relations is sponsoring a Sept. 14 panel discussion on the growing influence and economic power of the Latino population in the US.

News of Firms: Moonshot Launches

Tue, Sep. 5, 2023

By Steve Barnes

MoonshotMoonshot, a venture studio focused on purpose-driven brands and products, launches... 5WPR acquires YC Media, a food and beverage communications firm.... In Truth is unveiled by sustainability consultants Emma Steele, Sally Cornelius and Bethan Pugh to help businesses and brands keep track of their reputations on environmental sustainability.

News of Firms: Compass Launched to Help UK, EU Cyber Firms Crack US Market

Tue, Aug. 29, 2023

By Steve Barnes

CompassCompass is launched by Conveyance Marketing Group, OutBloom PR and Allegro Solutions to help EU and UK cybersecurity firms enter the US... ChavezPR CEO Stephen Chavez is appointed by The Latino Equality Alliance, a LGBTQ+ advocacy organization in LA, as chair of its Community Advisory Board... R Public Relations has been recognized for its work in crisis management at the Netty Awards.

News of Firms: Notified Files Patent for AI-Enabled IR Event Platform

Fri, Aug. 25, 2023

By Steve Barnes

NotifiedNotified files a patent application to develop new artificial intelligence-enabled features for its IR Event Platform... Ripley PR is partnering with Bradford White Corporation, a leading manufacturer of water heaters, boilers and storage tanks, on a series of 10 “For the Pro” videos for professional contractors... Stagwell Marketing Cloud's PRophet teams with its Multiview B2B digital marketing unit on “Taylor,” an AI writing tool.

News of Firms: Boundless Life Sciences Group Launches AI Unit

Wed, Aug. 23, 2023

By Steve Barnes

BoundlessThe Boundless Life Sciences Group, part of the Next Practices Group, launches Boundless AI... Matter Communications is sponsoring a Sept. 7 webinar that will focus on helping brands stand out and authentically connect with Gen Z consumers... Winger Marketing president Karolyn Raphael is named director of public relations for the American Marketing Association Chicago.

News of Firms: Broadway Honors F|W|V CEO Rick French

Fri, Aug. 18, 2023

By Steve Barnes

Rick FrenchFrench|West|Vaughan CEO Rick French, along with Melissa Etheridge, is being honored at Rockers On Broadway, an annual music event that raises money for charities including pre-professional training and scholarships in the performing arts... CLYDE, a Washington, DC-based communications firm, is recognizing National Poll Worker Recruitment Day (August 23) by committing to give any employees who register to be poll workers on Election Day a paid day off... Shine Talent Group, an influencer talent management agency, opens a new hub in New York City.

News of Firms: Leach Advisors Expands into NYC, Charlotte

Wed, Aug. 16, 2023

By Steve Barnes

LeachLeach Advisors, which is headquartered in North Carolina’s Research Triangle, expands into New York City and Charlotte... PROI unveils its international management board slate... Chava Communications, a media, events and marketing company, acquires Local Culture.

News of Firms: Lippe Taylor Partners with MedFluencers

Thu, Aug. 10, 2023

By Steve Barnes

LippeLippe Taylor partners with MedFluencers, a physician-founded Health Care Provider influencer marketing agency... Blue Ant Media and marblemedia are merging their production and distribution operations into one unified studio and rights business... Registration for the 8th Edition of the Lisbon International Advertising Festival remains open until August 14.

News of Firms: Cappuccino Uses AI to Target Elder Abuse

Wed, Aug. 9, 2023

By Steve Barnes

WeberCappuccino, a São Paulo digital marketing and technology agency that is part of Weber Shandwick, is working on a UNESCO campaign that uses AI to raise awareness against violence and abuse towards elderly people... WPP and Optimizely are teaming up on a partnership aimed at delivering optimized digital experiences to all of their customers... Sprout Social acquires Tagger Media.

Accounts in Transit: Turner Works With NH Tourism Dept.

Fri, Aug. 4, 2023

By Steve Barnes

New HampshireTURNER partners with New Hampshire Division of Travel and Tourism Development... Ditto Public Relations adds three AI companies—Ogimi, Kidgeni and Alchemie—to its client roster... 5W PR lands Pawlicy Advisor, an independent pet insurance marketplace.