Current Global

Current Global marked Global Accessibility Awareness Day (May 19) with the launch of its Accessible by Design Accessibility Training program. The training is designed for PR and communications professionals who want to upskill themselves and their teams on how to better provide inclusive communications. The 2½-hour program hosted remoted through Teams, details best practices in such areas as use of images, video and animated graphics, text and written copy, social media, working with influencers and considerations for accessible events. Each session can accommodate from 10 to 15 attendees.


Teuwen Communications, a New York-based firm working with food, wine and spirits brands, joins the Food & Wine Republic, an international network of 12 agencies that focus on clients in those sectors. The network’s member agencies include Pitch in the Benelux countries; ff.k in Germany, Austria and Switzerland; Mateo&Co in Spain; and Phipps in the UK. “This collective allows the agency to create synergies across markets, optimize programming and create new connections,” said Teuwen founder and president Stephanie Teuwen. The agency has also recently added NEFT Vodka; Provignage (which includes Sandhi Wines, Evening Land Vineyards and Domaine de la Côte wineries); and wine estate, art, culinary and spa destination Château La Coste to its client roster.


Bevel, which works with clients in the fintech, venture capital, consumer brands and technology sectors, launches an executive profiling division, which will be led by agency partner Morgan Borer. The division will focus on onboarding founders, CEOs, entrepreneurs and entertainers with “dynamic personalities, interests and passions.” Services offered will include traditional media relations, media training, content creation and development, and social media management. “People are drawn to founders and CEOs who regularly communicate with their audience, whether that’s on Twitter, broadcast TV, or by writing opinion pieces on issues they care about,” said Borer.