French/West/Vaughan handles Coastal Conservation Association of North Carolina as it mounts a public awareness campaign designed to generate broad-based support for the protection and restoration of North Carolina’s declining coastal fisheries resources. FWV is also handling strategic messaging development, web design, advertising and video production for the initiative. “This campaign will inform a broad spectrum of North Carolinians about the growing crisis and its consequences if we allow the status quo to continue,” said CCA NC executive director David Sneed.


Padilla has been selected by Richmond Region Tourism to lead an integrated marketing program to drive tourism to the region, as well as inspire people to live, work, play and create there. The campaign, which will be funded with American Rescue Plan Act monies given to Richmond Region Tourism’s jurisdictions to drive tourism recovery, will also showcase the region’s welcoming spirit and community commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. The campaign committee included representatives from Greater Richmond Partnership, ChamberRVA, Richmond Region Tourism and several of its jurisdictions. “Padilla impressed us with creative storytelling and a strategic cross-channel approach to help build awareness of the region’s welcoming community,” said Richmond Region Tourism president and CEO Jack Berry.


FischTank PR numbers Amogy and EcoSmart Solution among the clients recently added to the cleantech roster. Amogy is a sustainable energy startup working on a carbon-free energy system using ammonia as a renewable fuel. Green energy services provider EcoSmart Solution is focused on designing and delivering a geothermal infrastructure combined with a comprehensive suite of distributed energy resources. Other new cleantech clients at the agency include Renu Energy Solutions, Salient Energy, Allume Energy, Graphex Technologies LLC and The Coretec Group.