Condado Vanderbilt
The Condado Vanderbilt

J Public Relations has expanded its international and Caribbean portfolio with the addition of hotels in Mexico, Puerto Rico and Bali. In Mexico, the agency will be providing US representation for Rancho Pescadero, a 28-room property in Baja California. J Public Relations will also take on US representation duties for five hotels in Puerto Rico: Condado Vanderbilt; La Concha; Hotel El Convento; Isla Verde Resort, a Courtyard by Marriott and DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan. In Bali, the agency will be responsible for representing luxury resort The Mulia and Mulia Resort & Villas in both the US and UK markets.

Bob Gold
Bob Gold

Bob Gold & Associates has been chosen by Global Net Solutions, a company providing facilities-based smart security and business intelligence solutions, to represent its global communication efforts and promote the launch of its new IoT security solution, the S-Badge. S-Badge is intended to increase safety and eliminate threats and breaches in high-security environments such as airports, hospitals, school districts and college campuses and government agencies. “Global Net Solutions is taking an innovative approach to one of the most pressing challenges every industry faces today,” said Bob Gold, president & CEO, Bob Gold & Associates. “With our vast experiences within the IoT space, we are confident that we have the knowledge and expertise to elevate this easy-to-use, scalable solution and company that will change the way organizations protect their staff, students and patients.”

Veggie Grill

Zapwater Communications has been retained by Veggie Grill, the largest vegetarian, premium fast casual brand in the U.S., to support the company’s expansion into the Chicago market. Zapwater’s scope of work includes media relations, influencer relations, events and partnerships. Veggie Grill is opening locations in two of Chicago’s busiest neighborhoods: Lakeview and the Loop. “Veggie Grill’s passion for creating innovative and craveable food from veggies, fruits, whole grains and nuts sets them apart from their competitors,” says David Zapata, president of Zapwater Communications. “We’re looking forward to helping fellow Chicagoans and sharing the Veggie Grill story with local media, influencers and consumers.”