MINNEAPOLIS—PadillaCRT  has been selected as agency of record for Smart Beer, a New York-based organic beer company. PadillaCRT will create a comprehensive public relations and marketing campaign to launch Smart Beer, beginning this fall with its first beer, Organic Golden Ale. The firm will introduce the brand in the New York market through media relations, social media and outreach events.

NEW YORK—SweeneyVesty has been named PR agency of record for New York Michelin-starred restaurant Wallsé. SweeneyVesty will provide Wallsé with a full-service media relations program as well as writing and editorial support and will also manage the restaurant’s digital projects and enhance its social media presence. 

NEW YORK—ChargeItSpot, a leading provider of secure cell phone charging stations for retail chains, luxury retailers, casinos, hospitals, shopping centers and other public venues, has selected Feintuch Communications for integrated trade, business and  consumer public relations program.

NEW YORK—Marketing communications agency The Halo Group has added Manhattan acting school The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts to its client roster. Halo will create a campaign to help capture the attention of young aspiring actors from around the world.