KCSA Strategic Communications scores Champions Basketball League as a client to support the league’s PR, social media and IR programs. CBL consists of former NBA players in competitive five-on-five basketball. It also runs year-round charity events, camps and community-based programs. KCSA will deploy a communications program aimed at increasing awareness of CBL among the investment community, current and former NBA players, fans of the game, and targeted media. KCSA managing partner Lewis Goldberg will spearhead KCSA's efforts and provide strategic counsel on public relations matters while managing partner Todd Fromer will provide counsel on investor related matters.

Crenshaw Communications

Crenshaw Communications toasts new client record Weekly Tasting, online wine-sale site. The New York firm will provide PR, media relations and content services to support the site, which offers a selection of wines hand-picked by Certified Sommelier Elizabeth Schneider and Master Sommelier Laura Maniec. “Crenshaw’s track record in beverage alcohol brands, coupled with the team’s knowledge of consumer lifestyle media, is a strong fit with Weekly Tasting,” said the site’s director of marketing Mallory Stampone.

Issa PR

Issa PR finds The Finnish American Chamber of Commerce and non-profit cultural organization Finnish Tech, Design and Art for roster to launch a series of culturally immersive events celebrating Finland’s 100th year of independence. The events will include a cocktail party on September 9, a breakfast talk focusing on high tech on September 12 and The House of Finland, a pop-up featuring Finnish art and fashion. “Following the compelling work conducted by the agency for last year's pop-up,” said FTDA executive director Laura Avonius, “We wanted Issa PR to handle this significant milestone celebration.”