MP&F Strategic Communications lands Log Still Distillery and its 300-acre tourism destination, Dant Crossing. MP&F will support the brands, which are led by president and distiller J.W. “Wally” Dant, with media buying, marketing, public relations, design and digital strategy efforts. The distillery’s Tasting Room will launch in February. In addition to the distillery will include walking trails, a train depot, an outdoor amphitheater, farm-to-table restaurant, 12-acre lake for fishing, a wedding and events venue, and lodging options. “We are proud to bring to the table partners like MP&F who can help add the kind of top-shelf value we know Wally and the rest of the Dants expect of themselves and everyone around them,” said Dant Crossing and Log Still Distillery chief marketing officer Tim Earnhart.
Yes& signs up Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and U.S. Department of Transportation. For FEMA, the agency will provide strategic marketing, communications, public relations and advertising services to promote its National Flood Insurance Program. It will support the USDA’s Child Nutrition Programs through content development, design and Section 508 compliance services. The agency’s work for the DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will include marketing, communications and advertising services that aim to educate and advocate for the reduction of crashes, injuries and fatalities that involve large trucks and buses.
LDPR adds Cielo Lodge, ONE11 Hotel, Huttopia and The Madera Hotel to its roster of travel clients. LDPR will manage all media relations and North American press engagements for Huttopia, a group of outdoor-focused travel destinations; Cielo Lodge, a “luxury eco-lodge” in Costa Rica; and ONE11 Hotel on the Sugar District Waterfront in New Orleans. For Washington, DC’s Madera Hotel and its Firefly Kitchen + Bar, the agency will handle public relations, influencer marketing and social media services. The agency also acquired three new domestic hotel clients in the fourth quarter of 2020.
NDP wins Chesapeake Bank, a regional community bank in Virginia. The scope of the partnership will include media planning and buying, marketing, branding and public relations, along with comprehensive content generation and other account leadership responsibilities. NDP will be supporting multiple service lines under Chesapeake Bank including personal and business banking, wealth management and merchant services. “Our team was impressed with NDP’s creative and strategic approach to helping us engage with current and potential customers,” said Chesapeake Bank president and CEO Jeff Szyperski. “NDP shares our strong commitment to community-focused marketing.”