Smart Flyer

20 Two Studio has signed on as AOR for luxury travel agency SmartFlyer and Bernardus Lodge & Spa, a 73-unit property in Carmel Valley on California’s Monterey Peninsula. For Smartflyer, 20 Two Studio will provide expert positioning and travel trend commentary/forecasting, as well as leadership profiles for COO/managing partner Erina Pindar. 20 Two Studio will be responsible for strategic positioning, creative ideation, media and influencer relations, strategic partnerships, and awards support for Bernardus Lodge & Spa, in addition to working on the celebration of the property’s 25th anniversary. Other recent additions to the agency’s roster include Rustic Pathways, which empowers students to positively impact lives and communities around the world through travel, and the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown.


Cookerly PR, an Atlanta agency, is selected to provide media relations and government affairs support in North America for UK-based DS Smith, a provider of sustainable, fiber-based packaging. The agency will develop and implement strategic communications campaigns to enhance DS Smith’s position as a global leader in sustainable packaging solutions, paper products and recycling. “We chose Cookerly because they have proven their ability to think strategically in developing and executing creative communications campaigns that produce measurable results,” said DS Smith North America director of corporate affairs Ryan Rogers.


Wireside Communications, which focuses on the consumer and B2B tech sectors, signs on as agency of record for insurtech provider Socotra. Wireside is tasked with raising the profile of the cloud-based platform, which the company says enables users to accelerate product development, reduce maintenance costs and improve customer experiences. “Together, Wireside and Socotra will develop and activate comprehensive communications campaigns designed to elevate market awareness of how cloud technology can benefit the insurance industry—and to put Socotra at the lead of that conversation in the business, technology, and trade media,” said Socotra creative director Sam Shay.