Archive: May 1996

HONORS:

May 27th, 1996 by

Mary Ackerly, vice president and director of design services for Edelman Public Relations Worldwide, Chicago, next month will receive the “Woman of the Year” award from Women in Design/Chicago. (Women in Design, 312/648-1874) Sandra Hermanoff,… Continued

UPCOMING EVENTS:

May 27th, 1996 by

June 5: Congressional Quarterly, “Using Internet to Find Free or Low-Cost Federal Info,” Washington, D.C., 202/887-8620. June 6: Congressional Quarterly, “Working With Congressional Staffs,” Washington, D.C., 202/887-8620. June 6-7: Bureau of Business & Technology, “Understanding… Continued

UPCOMING EVENTS:

May 20th, 1996 by

May 25-28: International Public Relations Association, “International Conference: A Better World for Communication in Central and Eastern European Countries,” Budapest, Hungary, 011-41-22-791- 0550. May 29-31: American Management Association, “Managing Marketing Communications,” Chicago, 800/262-9699. May 30:… Continued

NEW FIRMS

May 20th, 1996 by

poppe.com Goes to Asia, Europe poppe.com, the interactive unit of Poppe Tyson Advertising and Public Relations, New York, opened new offices in Hong Kong and London. Jonathan Hague heads the Hong Kong office, poppe.com/Asia. It… Continued

NEW ADDRESSES

May 20th, 1996 by

Marketing communications agency Grafica Inc., Chester, N.J., has moved to: 525 E. Main St., Chester, NJ 07930, 908/879-2169. San Francisco-based The Montgomery Group, a marketing PR and corporate communications firm, has moved to: 555 Montgomery… Continued

INTERACTIVE VENTURES

May 20th, 1996 by

APCO Starts Multimedia Group APCO Associates Inc., Washington, D.C., the public affairs and lobbying wing of the GCI Group, launched APCO Technology Services. The new unit will offer consulting and product development services that employ… Continued

AGENCY MISCELLANY.

May 20th, 1996 by

Firm Exec Carries Torch Sharon Weiner, president and CEO of Stryker Weiner Associates, Honolulu, Hawaii, carried the Olympic torch on May 5 in Newport Beach, Calif. The 5,500 runners selected to complete the cross-country run… Continued

PROMOTIONS/NEW HIRES

May 20th, 1996 by

Golin/Harris Communications, Chicago, promoted Andrew Eklund to senior vice president. He directs strategic programming for the MasterCard International Inc. [4823Z] account. Diane Smallen-Grob joined Rubin Barney & Birger Inc., Miami, as executive vice president and… Continued

HIGH-TECH SALES NEED COMMUNICATION OF BENEFITS

May 20th, 1996 by

As computers, software and other information systems products have become more expensive and part of the foundation of most businesses, decision-making about product purchases and upgrades has migrated higher up in organizations. Now those responsible… Continued

NEW RADIO SERVICE MAY OFFER PR OPTIONS

May 20th, 1996 by

Radio, a medium that is starting to get a second look from many PR professionals, has added a feature that may provide new PR opportunities. The capability, Radio Data System (RDS), allows FM radio stations… Continued