Category: Agency business

Italian Trade Agency Continues to Deepen Its Knowledge of Italian Spirits with Experiential Dinners and Pro Tips for the Upcoming Holiday Season | Company

NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The New York office of the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) continues to educate American commerce and consumers about Italian spirits by partnering with the 11 Italian brands involved in the third edition of the public relations campaign (MeMento, Ditta Silvio Meletti, Strega Alberti Benevento, Distilleria Varnelli, Giulio Cocchi […]

UK Export Finance commits up to £4bn to boost trade ties between the UK and Morocco

Up to £4bn of funding available to overseas buyers of UK goods and services will strengthen UK-Morocco trade relations The announcement comes as the Export Credit Agency appoints a new Head of International Export Finance (IEFE) in Casablanca, Morocco Boost for UK exporters with a minimum 20% aggregate contract value provided to UK suppliers for […]

How leaders of modern independent agencies communicate with staff

As the Covid-19 pandemic enters its 32nd month and an economic crisis looms, agency leaders have a lot to do outside of day-to-day operations. This includes how and when to communicate company goals to a disparate workforce. Adweek recently attended the Worldwide Partners conference in Amsterdam and brought together a group of independent agency executives […]

Drum Island restoration part of SC Ports Agency’s effort to go green | Company

From a waterfront location on the Charleston Peninsula, Mark Messersmith says he can see all the best the State Ports Authority has to offer. There are the breakbulk ships loading cars at the Columbus Street Terminal, with cargo containers arriving at the Leatherman Terminal further north. Between them is the salt marsh of Drum Island, […]

Subscription Lessons from the US FTC’s Latest Dark Pattern Settlement | Insights and Events

The result, for people in a hurry: On November 3, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announcement a settlement with voice over internet protocol (VoIP) provider Vonage where the company agreed to pay $100 million in connection with allegations that the provider made it too difficult for individuals and businesses to cancel their subscriptions. The […]

ALG Vacations Unveils New Small Business Travel Agency Content and Resources Saturday

ALG Vacations encourages consumers in the United States to “Ask a Travel Advisoras part of Small Business Saturday on November 26. To celebrate Small Business Saturday, ALG Vacations announced the launch of a comprehensive toolkit including customizable marketing materials to promote individual agencies, general awareness materials and resources to encourage business growth. THE ADVERTISEMENT trendy […]

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) advances global climate action and gender equality

Download logo At COP27, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a series of programs to advance gender-responsive climate action. New announcements include: Advancing gender-responsive climate action USAID announced $21.8 million for gender-responsive climate action from the Gender Equity and Equality Action Fund (GEEA), surpassing its $14 million commitment at COP26 . This […]

Dolphin Entertainment Adds Socialyte Influencer Marketing Powerhouse

MIAMI, November 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RPDL) has incorporated leading influencer marketing agency Socialyte into its family of top entertainment marketing agencies. New YorkSocialyte joined Los AngelesInfluencer marketing agency Be Social within Dolphin, alongside leading entertainment PR firms 42West, Shore Fire Media and The Door, and creative agency Viewpoint. Launched in […]

Mastercard Appoints Ignite Vision as Agency for Researching Promotional Offers in Hong Kong and Taiwan Markets

HONG KONG, November 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mastercard officially engages Ignite Vision as its promotional search agency for its card users in hong kong and Taiwan markets. This cooperation will leverage Ignite Vision’s marketing expertise and extensive network of retail merchant marketing contacts in these markets to provide Mastercard users with a wider range of […]

Roundhay teenager who founded marketing agency Chillspot Music working with American artists from his bedroom in Leeds

However, Chase Morman showed his business acumen early on and started working on Chillspot Music at “13 or 14”. Now 19, he helps artists across the pond in the United States of America grow their audience and reach new ears with their music. “I was living in Manchester with my mum and needed some pocket […]

Boost for Biden as Democrats retain control of US Senate after key polls

Midterms traditionally deliver a rejection of the ruling party. (Case) Washington: President Joe Biden’s Democrats retained control of the US Senate on Saturday, a remarkable midterm election result that defied predictions of a Republican victory over both houses of Congress. Midterms traditionally deliver a rejection of the ruling party, and with inflation soaring and Biden’s […]

Emirates News Agency – Launch of UAE Business Forum on the sidelines of G20 meeting in Indonesia

Bali, 12th November, 2022 (WAM) — The UAE Business Forum was held today in Bali, Indonesia on the sidelines of the G20 annual meeting. The forum, which brought together business leaders from both countries, was launched to explore emerging opportunities for cooperation between the business communities and resulted in the signing of 16 Memorandums of […]

OECS partners with Thoughtful Digital Agency to develop platform to support MSMEs in the region

The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) has announced that it has partnered with the Anguillan-based Thoughtful Digital Agency to develop a digital platform support business interactions between micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the sub-region, government entities and other key stakeholders. The platform is dubbed “The Virtual OBC Secretariat” and the OECS said […]

AM Trust acquires Contractor Managing General Insurance Agency

AM Trust Financial Services, an international P&C insurer, has acquired Contractor Managing General Insurance Agency, Inc. (CMGIA). CMGIA is a California-based MGA that offers surety bonds to small and medium-sized contractors. The company has a strong focus on the needs of construction professionals nationwide. The firm is led by Stephanie Shear, a seasoned surety underwriter […]

Muse & Pattern Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based PR agency, assists clients with new product launches

Singapore: Along with having a great product or service, a well-planned launch is key to generating the necessary awareness that will result in a high level of conversion for your business. With this goal in mind, Muse & Motif, a Singapore-based PR agency, exerts efforts across PR and marketing channels with the sole aim of […]

Bringing consulting and execution closer together: the UX/UI product design and development agency COBE joins the Etribes group

HAMBURG & MUNICH, Germany & OSIJEK, Croatia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To be successful, digital projects need a solid strategic foundation and assured implementation capabilities. Results are usually better if both come from the same place. With its ever-expanding service offering, this is exactly what Etribes ( is able to provide. Now that UX/UI product design and development agency […]

Digital agency Granite buys Continuum as wave of acquisitions continues – The Irish Times

Digital agency Granite has acquired services company Continuum for an undisclosed amount as it seeks to boost its revenue to over 10 million euros in 2022. Acquisition of Continuum, which has offices in Dublin and New York, will help strengthen Granite’s global reach and add over 100 Continuum customers in Ireland, UK, US, South America […]

Emirates News Agency – Implementation path for UAE Net Zero strategic initiative by 2050 to be revealed at COP27: Almheiri

ABU DHABI, 6th November, 2022 (WAM) — Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, has said that the participation of the United Arab Emirates in the 27th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention Conference on Climate Change (COP27) in Egypt will mark an important step […]

How much does it cost to buy a real estate franchise to enter the SA real estate market

Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash. Almost all major real estate agencies in South Africa operate under franchise models. This means you can purchase a branded, turnkey real estate business and benefit from ongoing marketing and head office support. But several companies compete fiercely in this industry, and most won’t disclose their total financial commitments […]

Why should you hire a digital marketing agency?

A digital marketing agency is a business-to-business organization. It provides a variety of marketing services. Some agencies specialize in one or two areas, while others are broad enough to handle a variety of marketing assignments. Here are some examples of digital marketing services: Website creation and design Marketing on social networks SEM (search engine marketing) […]

Cumberland County agency shuts down rent relief program due to lack of funding

The community action agency serving Cumberland County has closed its emergency housing assistance program due to a lack of funding. The program was designed to distribute federal relief funds to people who needed help paying rent or utility bills during the pandemic. He also placed homeless Mainers in hotel and motel rooms. The Opportunity Alliance […]

Jessica Gordon joins marketing agency Dream Local Digital

NEW EMPLOYEES Jessica Gordon Jessica Gordon joined Dream Local Digital, a Maine-based digital marketing agency, as Manager of Partner Support and Sales Support. She brings a background in digital sales and media, including working with Morris Communications, GateHouse and Gannett/LocaliQ. For LocaliQ, Gordon served as Sales Manager for Regional Key Accounts, where she sold multimedia […]

Virtual Agents as a Service: Why It May Be the Right Model for Your Business

Ryan Falkenberg, co-CEO of CLEVVA, explains some of the issues with most chatbot software and looks at some of the benefits of a solution-as-a-service model. Ryan Falkenberg, Co-CEO, CLEVVA A growing number of businesses in South Africa and around the world are looking to offer their customers significantly improved self-service. Many have tried and failed […]

Accusations fly as Callaghan Innovation and small business platform Manaaki clash

A rancorous dispute centered on a top small business support agency has exploded and spilled over into a controversy tangling the government’s own innovation agency, Callaghan Innovation. The dispute – parts of which took place on social media platform LinkedIn – included allegations of bullying and exploitation of small businesses, and questions about the spending […]

Business News | Container Train Volumes Expected to Increase 16% by FY25: CareEdge Assessments

New Delhi [India]Oct 30 (ANI): Rating agency CareEdge Ratings said on Sunday it expects container train volumes to grow at a healthy compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.60% for the fiscal year 2021-2022 (FY2022) for fiscal year 2024-2025 (fiscal year 2025) with a steady improvement in the railway coefficient to 31%. In this report, […]

Strict anti-protest laws may have encouraged mining conference to move from Melbourne to Sydney | Mining

Civil liberties advocates say sydney may have been chosen as the place of an international mining conference to take advantage of the state’s strict anti-protest laws. Legal observers also say, separately, that law enforcement in New South WalesVictoria, Queensland and the ACT have preemptively visited the homes of climate activists in a bid to intimidate […]

Emirates News Agency – SPC Free Zone capitalizes on its unique advantages to nurture and build a creative ecosystem

SHARJAH, 28th October, 2022 (WAM) — With its strategic location in the heart of Sharjah that provides easy access to business links throughout the MENA region, Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPC), under the Authority of the Sharjah Book (SBA), offers entrepreneurs and investors in the creative sector a suite of flexible, practical and competitive […]

Brownlee Agency Insurance Solutions shares some important things business owners need to know about workers’ compensation insurance

This press release was originally issued by Release Wire Tifton, Georgia – (Release Wire) – 10/27/2022 – Brownlee Agency Insurance Solutions proudly provides workers compensation insurance in Sylvester, GA, Moultrie, GA, Valdosta, Tifton, Albany, GA and surrounding areas. As an essential form of business insurance coverage, workers’ compensation insurance provides financial stability to workers who […]

Creative Artists Agency Announces Closing of US Offices for ‘Election Service Day’

Posted 24 minutes ago Proposed by Creative Artists Agency LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26, 2022 / CSRwire / — Leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has announced that on Election Day November 8, 2022 and future Midterm and Presidential Election Days, Service Days will be paid for all US employees. Prior to and […]

Aaron Donald and Jaylen Brown leave Kanye West’s Donda Sports agency

New York CNN Business — Two top athletes are leaving Kanye West’s sports agency, Donda Sports, following repeated anti-Semitic remarks by the artist and businessman. Los Angeles Rams star footballer Aaron Donald announced tuesday that he leaves the agency. In a statement shared on Twitter, Donald and his wife Erica said their family decided to […]

Singapore Cybersecurity Agency Launches SME Cybersecurity Excellence Award, CIOSEA News, ETCIO SEA

Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) and the Association of Trade & Commerce (Singapore) [ATC] launched a new SMB Cybersecurity Excellence Award recognize small and medium-sized businesses in Singapore that are committed to cyber security. The launch of this new award and several new initiatives under CSA’s SG Cyber ​​Safe program for businesses was announced […]

NATO Authorizes BlackBerry SecuSUITE for Secure NATO Global Communications

NCI Agency Assessment Grants High-Level Security Certification to BlackBerry SecuSUITE BRUSSELS, October 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) announced today that the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) granted a security clearance to BlackBerry’s SecuSUITE® for the government for worldwide use in official NATO secure communications. The NCI agency supports […]

Campbell Insurance Agency Inc. offers dynamic plans for commercial insurance in Omaha and Bellevue, Nebraska

Commercial insurance coverage options of various types can be purchased from Campbell Insurance Agency, Inc. This press release was originally issued by Release Wire Council Bluffs, Iowa — (Release Wire) – 10/18/2022 – Campbell Insurance Agency, Inc. is a leading provider of businesses, farms, homes and auto insurance in Papillion and Bellevue, Nebraska. Commercial insurance […]

Appeals Court Rules Structure of Financial Supervisory Agency CFPB Unconstitutional | WUWM 89.7 FM

A federal appeals court has ruled that the funding structure of the nation’s most powerful financial watchdog, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is unconstitutional. In a case brought by a payday lending group, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a CFPB rule governing these high-interest lenders and ruled that […]

Emirates News Agency – Aramex completes acquisition of MyUS platform

DUBAI, 19th October, 2022 (WAM) — Aramex, a leading global logistics and transport solutions provider listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), has completed the acquisition of Access USA Shipping (MyUS), a global technology company-driven platform, for a cash purchase price of approximately $265 million. The transaction, after obtaining all necessary regulatory approvals, marks Aramex’s […]

Ogilvy UK becomes first advertising agency to receive Menopause Friendly Workplace accreditation

United Kingdom announces that it has become the first advertising agency in the UK to receive official accreditation as a menopause-friendly workplace ahead of World Menopause Day today. The agency has obtained the approval of Henpicked: menopause at workan independent organization that helps companies introduce and improve menopause awareness, education and support for employees. Accreditation […]

Emirates News Agency – ‘Reliable Engineering & Fabrication’ opens AED15m production facility in Hamriyah Free Zone

SHARJAH, 16th October, 2022 (WAM) — Reliable Engineering & Fabrication, the leading organization involved in the design, engineering, fabrication and installation of all kinds of light to heavy metal fabrications with coating systems, has inaugurated an AED 15 million production facility at Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah. With its new facility, which covers an area […]

Dalton Announces New Brand Identity and Partner Agencies

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dalton, an award-winning international brand and communications agency operating in Atlanta, Jacksonville and Nashville, announced a brand renewal inspired by the company’s values, growth and future expansion. The agency’s new positioning statement, “We get people,” reflects the company’s commitment to understanding its clients’ businesses and its ability to develop deep connections with its […]

Conversion agency launches international link building guide and services

Digital PR firm Conversion helps clients build a network of high-quality, reputable backlinks from news and content sites to help build the authority and reputation of their websites, ranking them higher high with consumers and online search engines. Conversion focuses on several aspects of search engine optimization (SEO) to create a legitimate online presence for […]

Putin blames Ukraine for Crimea bridge explosion, calls it terrorism

Putin to convene security council amid calls for retaliation The vehicle in the explosion traveled via Bulgaria, other states – Russia A bridge over the Kerch Strait vital to supply troops from Moscow New Russian attack on Zaporizhzhia injures: governor KYIV, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused Ukraine of orchestrating what […]

Emirates News Agency – Dubai Digital Economy Chamber announces planned events and activities for GITEX Global 2022

DUBAI, 9th October, 2022 (WAM) — The Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy will host a series of high profile events, meetings and activities as a strategic partner at North Star Dubai, the largest startup event in the Middle East, Africa and the South. Asia, organized within the framework of GITEX Global 2022. With the support […]

Creative agency NOW Media will begin operations in Dubai by the end of October

New Delhi [India], October 8 (ANI/PNN): India’s emerging creative agency, NOW Media, announces the start of its operations in Dubai by the end of October. With a focus on branding and content, NOW media has quickly become India’s leading provider of brand identity services. They have served several clients across different market segments in India […]

Tafadzwa Chinamo appointed CEO of Zimbabwe Investment Development Agency (ZIDA)

Tafadzwa Chinhamo PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed a new Zimbabwe Investment Development Agency (ZIDA) management team tasked with attracting meaningful investment to the country. ZIDA is an investment agency responsible for promoting and facilitating local and foreign investment in the country. It was an integration of three investment authorities, which were previously housed in different […]

Mallory Agency celebrates 115 years at LaGrange – LaGrange Daily News

The Mallory agency celebrates its 115th anniversary at LaGrange Posted 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2022 The Mallory agency celebrates its 115th year in business in October. The generational family business is headquartered in LaGrange, but has expanded to offices in Atlanta to serve customers locally, nationally and beyond. The company was founded in […]

Creative agency Parking merges with creative and media buying agency Joshbro : Best Media Info

(Left) Uday Parkar and Naresh Joshi (Right) Creative agency Parking, headed by Uday Parkar, has merged its creative business with creative and media buying agency Joshbro Communications. Joshbro Communications is a 25-year-old agency that handles creative and media buying assignments for brands in diverse industries like real estate, retail, manufacturing, and healthcare, among others. Parkar, […]

PR firm Bloom Communications earns B Corp status

Bloom Communications, a full-service, mission-driven communications agency based in Austin, Texas, with additional locations in Portland, Oregon, and Asheville, North Carolina, today announced that it has achieved B Corp status, meeting the highest standards of social audit and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. Bloom is the first and […]

Business News | USAID Announces Winners of Cohort-1 Under Yash Entrepreneurs Program

New Delhi [India], Sep 27 (ANI/ATK): The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership: India-Yash project, led by Jhpiego and implemented by Villgro Innovations Foundation, a business incubator social enterprises in India, announced the first cohort of social enterprises selected for the Yash Entrepreneurs Program (YEP). Anchored by USAID, YEP is […]

Emirates News Agency – SAFEEN Feeders and Invictus Investment sign agreement to launch new international dry bulk shipping service

ABU DHABI, 26th September, 2022 (WAM) — AD Ports Group’s SAFEEN Feeders has announced the signing of a major agreement with Invictus Investment to launch a new international dry bulk shipping service. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will purchase vessels through Special Purpose Vehicles, which is 85% owned by SAFEEN Feeders […]

Emirates News Agency – Global Tech and Metaverse community come together to discuss and showcase the potential of the new immersive world

DUBAI, 25th September, 2022 (WAM) — The Dubai Metaverse Assembly will be hosted by the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council and Chairman of the DFF Board of Trustees, September 28-29 at the Museum […]

Creative agency founder wears the crown while conquering strategies with big brands

Running a business in this current environment, especially in the creative space, should embrace the many cultures, nationalities and forces that make up the world as we know it today. Representation is paramount. April McDaniel acknowledges this and shows others the world through the eyes of women and people of color. As the owner and […]

Washington’s Slow and Restrictive Permissions Process Jeopardizes European Investments in the State » Publications » Washington Policy Center

In a recent press conference during a trip to Finland, Governor Jay Inslee stressed the desire of European companies to grow and invest in Washington. The new investment, however, could be in jeopardy due to the slow and slow permitting process in Washington state. On the conference call with reporters, Inslee said the main concern […]

Carlsbad Company settles with EPA over allegations that officials failed to report chemical imports

The EPA building in Washington DC Photo credit: Moreau1, via Wikimedia Commons A Carlsbad chemical import and distribution company has agreed to pay a fine of nearly $150,000 for violating the Toxic Substances Control Act, federal officials said Thursday. Transchem Inc. reached an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency following allegations that it failed to […]

“We have been working on 1 computer with 2 keyboards for 22 years”: known integration

Advertising agency Known has been playing hard since its inception two years ago, recording staff growth of more than 200% and outstanding executions. The Drum sat down with two of its founders to talk about their careers at Tinseltown, the future of data-driven creativity, and a particularly close working relationship. As the marketing landscape consolidates, […]

Christi Callicoatte and Britney Mann use their experience to create an advertising agency in Midland

Christi Callicoatte and Britney Mann used their combined 35 years of experience in advertising and finance to create Current Media Partners, a Midland advertising agency. The agency, founded in 2019, works with businesses in Midland, West Texas and beyond to build media strategies that will make their clients successful. Their experience in national businesses has […]

Governor Larry Hogan – Official Website of the Governor of Maryland

The agreement focuses on connecting Korean companies with Maryland incubators, providing Maryland companies with incubation services in the Seoul area ANNAPOLIS, MD—As part of his economic development mission in Asia, Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the Korea Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises and Startups (KOSME) will become a member of Maryland’s […]

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