WASHINGTON —  Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America has tapped REQ to redesign and relaunch its website.  The digital marketing agency is charged with helping the association provide an updated platform to members with the ability to easily search content and download resources for key messages, upcoming meetings and events. REQ will conduct extensive research on WSWA’s existing website and its target audiences for insights to use in the redesign.

NEW YORK — Issa PR has been appointed as the new agency of record for Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen. The Mexican Riviera resort opened in 2015 as a full-service luxury hotel on Mamita’s Beach. It has 314 guestrooms including suites that feature 180-degree views of the Caribbean Sea.

HINGHAM, MA — Hollywood Agency has been named agency of record by Vesper Technologies and SecureCircle. Hollywood will provide both tech companies with media relations, communications strategy, speaking and award programs and helping introduce new products to the market. Vesper makes advanced acoustic sensors that power connected devices like smartphones, IoT and connected cars.  SecureCircle is an unstructured data security company.

NEW YORK — Phenix, a real-time IP video solutions company, has named Diffusion its agency of record. Diffusion is tasked with building brand awareness of Phenix and real-time viewing offering among streaming platforms, content distributors and audiences, OTT providers, social media platforms and enterprises that stream content to large user bases.

SAN FRANCISCO — Landis Communications has added Velodyne LiDAR to its client roast. The Alameda, CA-based company supplies LiDAR sensor technology that is used in a variety of commercial applications. Velodyne technology is used for advanced automotive safety systems, autonomous driving and 3D mapping.