Event PR

Campaign: Promoting Minneapolis Saint Paul for the Republican National Convention

Winner: McFarland Cahill Communications and The Host Committee

McFarland Cahill Communications (MCC) was hired by the Minneapolis Saint Paul 2008 Host Committee to handle the PR efforts surrounding the 2008 Republican National Convention,

held September 1-4 in Minneapolis.

This was the first time ever that two cities (Saint Paul and Minneapolis) had jointly hosted a national political convention, so MCC needed to communicate this and not refer to

both with their commonly known moniker, "the Twin Cities.