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Scottsdale-based Santy acquires L.A. PR firm

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Santy has acquired Los Angeles-based S+L Communications, a public relations agency with three decades of niche specialization in the fashion, action sports and outdoor industries. With the acquisition, S+L Communications becomes S+L PR, A Santy Company and taps into the digital prowess of the 20-year-old full service marketing agency, which is based in Scottsdale. Founded… Read More →

Amendola unveils redesigned Website

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Public relations firm Amendola Communications, which specializes in healthcare and health information technology (HIT), redesigned its website to create an immediately meaningful experience for visitors. Along with information about Amendola’s services and capabilities, the new site showcases the agency’s broad portfolio of successful client campaigns, plus incisive, insider advice for healthcare and technology organizations seeking to… Read More →

Lavidge adds several new clients to roster

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Lavidge, a full-service advertising, public relations, communications, consulting and interactive marketing agency, added several new clients to its roster. Lavidge has partnered with East Valley Partnership, a coalition of civic, business, educational and political leaders dedicated to the economic development and promotion of the East Valley of Greater Phoenix. The partnership advocates for changes/improvements in… Read More →

Lavidge expands staff to support growing client base

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LAVIDGE, a full-service advertising, public relations, communications, consulting and interactive marketing agency, announced several new hires to manage its growing client base. LAVIDGE’s be creative, work smart, have fun mantra has been adopted by new and current employees across all divisions. Amy Singer joined the account service team as a senior account executive. Previously, she… Read More →

Havas PR opens office in Phoenix

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Award-winning New York–based agency Havas PR has opened a full-service office in Phoenix. Primarily focusing on public relations, corporate communications, Hispanic media relations, social media and digital marketing, Havas PR has hit the ground running with several new clients. In lieu of a grand opening celebration, Havas PR has decided to give back to its… Read More →

Swadish named Biltmore’s PR and marketing manager

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The Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has appointed Samantha Swadish to the position of public relations and marketing manager, announced General Manager Sheila Foley. “With her years of experience at a sister Waldorf Astoria resort, she brings the in-depth, insider knowledge and experience to step right in and begin successfully guiding our extensive marketing,… Read More →

HMA Promotes Brockway to senior account executive

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HMA Public Relations, recognized regionally as a leader in public relations and marketing communications, has announced the promotion of Rachel Brockway to senior account executive. Brockway previously worked as an account executive and has been with HMA Public Relations since 2012. As a senior account executive, her responsibilities include client management, strategic media relations, digital… Read More →

Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation Honor Lavidges

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Banner Alzheimer’s Institute (BAI), and its nonprofit Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation, will present its 2013 “Powerful Mind Award” to Bill and Julie Lavidge at its annual fete and fund-raiser, “A Night to Remember,” on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Musical Instrument Museum. Bill Lavidge is CEO of The Lavidge Company (TLC), a full-service advertising, public relations,… Read More →

Parsons Acquires Scottsdale-based Martz Agency

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Valley entrepreneur and philanthropist Bob Parsons today announced the acquisition of Martz Agency by MP Agency, L.L.C., an organization owned by Parsons. The award-winning Scottsdale based marketing and public relations firm, which will be renamed Martz Parsons, will bring creative firepower to Parsons’ growing portfolio of businesses. Parsons has said that by looking at and… Read More →

Facebook Is Top Social Media Site for Marketing Spend

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What are the hot spots for social media marketing in the coming year? According to a new survey by The Creative Group, more than six in 10 (62 percent) advertising and marketing executives interviewed said they expect companies to increase their spending on Facebook marketing in the next 12 months. This is up from 53… Read More →

Lavidge Launches National Campaign with Dole

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The Lavidge Company (TLC), a full-service advertising, public relations, communications, consulting and interactive marketing agency, and Dole® Food Company have partnered in developing the summer “Peel the Love” campaign. TLC edged out national agencies with its Peel the Love campaign idea and was selected to lead the concept, design and messaging standards of the year-long… Read More →

R&R Partners Wins Big

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R&R Partners’ government and public affairs and public relations practices were big winners at the 2013 Best of the Capitol Awards held this week at the Phoenix Art Museum. Jim Norton, R&R’s government and public affairs director, was recognized as Best Lobbyist. Norton, an instrumental force behind the passage of key legislation over the past… Read More →

R&R Partners Wins Big

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R&R Partners’ government and public affairs and public relations practices were big winners at the 2013 Best of the Capitol Awards held this week at the Phoenix Art Museum. Jim Norton, R&R’s government and public affairs director, was recognized as Best Lobbyist. Norton, an instrumental force behind the passage of key legislation over the past… Read More →

Armendariz named PR director for Banner East Region

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Rebecca Armendariz, 27, public relations specialist at Banner Health, has been named public relations director for Banner Arizona East Region, effective June 24. She will oversee the public relations efforts at the following Banner Health facilities: Banner Baywood Medical Center, Banner Behavioral Health Hospital, Banner Desert Medical Center, Banner Gateway Medical Center, Banner Goldfield Medical… Read More →