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2014-04-30 12:27:13

Client wins, organic growth and acquisitions have transformed agency into a digital force MINNEAPOLIS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A streak of client wins, steady organic growth and a strategic acquisition have propelled Olson into the top three independent digital-agency networks in the U.S., according to Advertising Age's 2014 Agency Report. With reported digital revenue of $66.5 million, nearly 70% of its total revenue, Olson trailed only specialist firms Merkle (database...

2014-01-27 08:23:05

Agency wins five In2 SABRE Awards, including "Best in Show" for Belize Tourism work SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olson Engage, the PR, Social & Experiential division of Olson, dominated the Holmes Report's first ever In2 SABRE Awards last week, winning five trophies, including honors for "Most Innovative Agency" in its category and the Platinum SABRE for "Best in Show" for a Belize Tourism campaign. The SABRE haul comes less than a month after Olson Engage was...

2014-01-07 12:23:14

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Media announced today that Kelly Olson, an award winning event director and seasoned federal market expert, will join the company as Senior Director, Government Executive Media Group & Defense One Events. Olson comes to Atlantic Media from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) where she has served for four years as Director of Strategic Initiatives & Outreach. "Kelly Olson is a star strategist and events leader in...

2013-08-21 23:02:20

Jusuru International, Inc expands its Scientific Advisory Board with the appointment of Dr. Cynthia Champion-Olson N.D., C.T.N., C.N. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Jusuru International, Inc. announced the appointment of Dr. Cynthia Champion-Olson N.D., C.T.N., C.N. to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Champion-Olson is a board-certified Naturopath and Clinical Nutritionist, with over thirty years of experience in the natural health and nutrition fields. She has served on various...

2013-07-29 23:22:51

Savveo CEO and Co-Founder Shafi Mustafa will share his vision for the future of the digital and offline ad marketplace at North by Midwest. He joins an exclusive list of top media and technology executives presenting at the conference to Fortune-500 company executives. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Savveo, a data and technology solutions provider for the efficient buying and selling of localized traditional media, is proud to announce its selection to participate in the first annual...

2012-06-21 02:10:28

Tissue stiffness research using TACC's Ranger supercomputer aims to improve early detection efforts One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Lorraine G. Olson, professor of mechanical engineering at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana, was diagnosed in 2005 at the age of 45. Fortunately, her breast cancer was caught early from a routine mammogram, but like many women, she was prodded by her physician...

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