NEW YORK — SWIMS, the Norwegian men’s footwear and accessories brand, has tapped Manifest Group to handle communications across North America, Europe and Scandinavia. The agency has been briefed to build a global brand for SWIMS and execute local delivery of creative communications campaigns. Manifest’s remit comprises strategy, PR, influencer relations and brand activation.

CHICAGO — Motion has added three new clients to its roster. They are: Exelon Corporation, for which Motion provided public relations and digital support for the inaugural HeForShe STEM Innovation Leadership Academies; World of Whirlpool, a new consumer experience center in Chicago featuring immersive workshops and discovery-based product interactions in the heart of Chicago; and Truluck’s Restaurant Group, a seafood and steakhouse with locations across the country.
LOS ANGELES — Klick Communications has signed four new clients to its Los Angeles office – Kō Hana Hawaiian Agricole Rum, Current Affairs, EventAccent and Strategic Solutions Partners. Klick Los Angeles’ EVP Melendy Britt will leverage teams and agency resources in L.A., Sydney and Honolulu to carry out integrated marketing activities for the new clients, including media relations, public relations, social media, special events and partnerships, paid media and more.