Holmes Report 10 Jan 2016 // 1:47PM GMT
CHICAGO—Visit Finland has appointed Zapwater Communications as US public relations agency of record. Zapwater will serve as Visit Finland's United States press office and the agency will be responsible primarily for media relations and strategy, blogger outreach and influencer relations.
NEW YORK—Exposure America has been named public relations agency of record for Herschel Supply, a global leader in the fashion accessories landscape. Exposure will lead all North American public relations strategies for Herschel Supply, supporting and creating programming that strengthens media relations, strategic partnerships and influencer and celebrity engagement.
WOODLAND HILLS, CA—JMPR Public Relations has been named agency of record for Los Angeles Modern Auctions, an auction house founded by established curator Peter Loughrey in 1992 that specializes in selling modern art and design. JMPR will be handling media relations activities and offering strategic brand building counsel.
NEW YORK—Child’s Play Communications, specialists in connecting brands with moms and dads, has signed Insensi as its newest client. The agency will help launch ILY, a new home phone for families, to bring all generations together and will be responsible for all traditional, online and influencer outreach, and for the brand’s presence at CES 2016.
ORANGE, CA—Adomani, a provider of solutions for zero-emission school buses, commercial vehicles and transit fleets, has engaged ThinkP3, a public affairs consulting firm based in Washington, DC. ThinkP3, which focuses on public-private partnerships, will work with Adomani to further the company's reputation by increasing its engagement with public officials and key stakeholders interested in clean and efficient transportation solutions and related policy issues.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ—Amendola Communications a public relations, content creation and marketing communications firm specializing in healthcare and health information technology, has added two health information exchanges to its client roster: the Greater New Orleans Health Information Exchange, an organization dedicated to improving care and reducing costs by facilitating the secure exchange of patient data; and the California Integrated Data Exchange, an independent, nonprofit organization that is developing a statewide health information exchange.
TROY, MI—Automotive PR specialist Bianchi Public Relations has been selected by SRG Global, a Guardian company and a manufacturers of high-value coatings on plastic for the automotive, commercial truck and consumer goods industries. Bianchi PR will provide SRG Global with PR counsel, global publicity and media relations support, as well as with highlighting the supplier's innovative technologies.
NEW YORK—CRC, a New York-based public relations agency specializing in fashion and beauty, has been named the agency of record for House of Matriarch, a high perfumery based in Seattle.
NEW YORK—Evoke Marketing, a boutique public relations and social media agency that specializes in the culinary, spirits, travel, and luxury lifestyle sectors, has signed Mochidoki , a New York-based gourmet mochi ice cream company, as a new client.
MINNEAPOLIS—Martin Williams Advertising was named agency of record for Horton, Inc., a worldwide provider of engine cooling solutions. Martin Williams will provide support for advertising creative, media planning and buying, and public relations.
NEW YORK—Schafer Condon Carter has been retained by Stetson Dress Hats, the hat manufacturer owned by Hatco, to handle all PR strategy, content development and media outreach.