CHICAGO — Activate Games has hired Zapwater Communications to launch its new venue in Chicago this spring. The agency will oversee an opening campaign for the new Activate Games location. This will involve managing media relations and influencer marketing efforts.

LOS ANGELES — Sling & Stone has added, an AI-powered messaging platform, and Narrato, an AI content creation and collaboration platform, to its client portfolio. The agency has been assigned the responsibility of expanding the reach of and is expected to promote Narrato among business and marketing communities. Their efforts have yielded significant results, with coverage in media outlets such as TechCrunch, CNBC and Insider.

NEW YORK — The Community Preservation Corporation (CPC), a nonprofit affordable housing and community revitalization finance company, has chosen Marino as CPC’s agency of record. Marino will work with executives at CPC to create a communications program that focuses on key stakeholders including clients, developers, the media and the public.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Garage Living, a franchisor that specializes in luxury garage interior makeovers, has appointed Axia Public Relations as its agency of record for the United States. As part of the engagement, Axia will be responsible for managing Garage Living's media relations strategies, messaging, and tactics in the U.S.