Entertainment News Archive - June 15, 2009

Leading Electronic Invoicing Provider Taps BtoB Technology Agency To Develop, Execute Aggressive PR Plan ATLANTA, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- High-tech business-to-business public relations and marketing firm Arketi Group (www.arketi.com) announced it has been selected by OB10, the leading global e-Invoicing network, as public relations (PR) counsel for its Atlanta-based North American business unit. "Arketi brings the passion, energy and creativity that OB10 was looking for in its public relations agency," said Thayer Stewart, vice president of marketing and business development.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Mediaedge:cia ("MEC") today jointly announced that MEC has been selected as Activision Blizzard's media planning and buying agency of record.

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- DIY post punk-rock trio Gossip's first major label offering of new material, Music For Men, hits stores Tuesday October 6, 2009. The album will be available earlier via all digital service providers in the U.S. on June 23, 2009.

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The financial crisis of 2008 has upset the relatively stable equilibrium previously maintained between hedge fund managers and their traditional service providers, according to a white paper released today by Nirvana Solutions, provider of Nirvana (TM), a real-time portfolio management system for multi-prime hedge funds, prime brokers, and fund administrators. The white paper, entitled "The New Model of Prime Brokerage - The Multi-Prime Service Platform," documents the dynamic changes to the hedge fund industry and its service providers in the aftermath of the 2008 market crash.

AVON, Conn., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Mintz & Hoke Communications Group (Avon, Conn.) earned four Mercury Awards June 11 from the Connecticut chapters of the Public Relations Society of America for clients ranging from business-to-business (B-to-B) to social issues including efficient energy use and hiring people with disabilities.

Edward Howard Design Team Developed Site CLEVELAND, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing a "clean design with clear objectives and nice navigation," the judges at the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) awarded top national honors to the website designed by Edward Howard for Maloney + Novotny LLC (www.maloneynovotny.com).

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Pret A Manger is pleased to announce the appointment of BPCM as their U.S. PR agency for special initiatives surrounding their Union Square Flagship store opening.

Agency Chosen For Strategic Guidance And Implementation Of International And National Media Relations Program LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pollack PR Marketing Group (PPMG), a 24-year-old multi-specialty public relations and marketing agency, announced today that it has been retained by the Santa Monica Pier Restoration Corporation to generate and execute a PR program to support its three free public Centennial Celebration events between June 20th and September 9th.

The conversion-driven marketing agency will measure, optimize and report on all lead activity DENVER, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Norgren, a world leader in the supply of pneumatic motion and fluid control technologies, has hired conversion-driven marketing agency 90octane for a lead nurturing program.

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Brower, Miller & Cole, an Irvine, Calif.-based full service marketing, public relations and advertising firm, has grown its client base with the addition of the Orange County Rescue Mission.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'