Marketing, PR & Advertising

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Tech company hires VP of marketing

March 28, 2017
A local technology company has hired its new vice president of marketing from the nonprofit sector. Read More

AdFed honoring exec with Silver Medal Award

March 27, 2017
The West Michigan chapter of the American Advertising Federation will honor the president of a local advertising agency this week for his contributions to the industry. Read More

Experience Grand Rapids hires VP of multicultural business development

March 24, 2017
Experience Grand Rapids has named its first VP of multicultural business development. Read More

Downtown high school launches $10M fundraising campaign

March 24, 2017
A downtown high school has kicked off a $10-million, phase-two fundraising campaign for new construction, scholarships, teacher support, student services and deferred maintenance. Read More

$15M urban apartment building opens leasing

March 22, 2017
A $15-million apartment building near downtown has opened leasing. Read More

GRBJ Podcast: Michelle Gilbert of Comcast

March 21, 2017
Michelle Gilbert — a VP of public relations and social media at Comcast — is the featured guest in episode 26 of the GRBJ Podcast. Read More

Grand Rapids FC signs brewery as sponsor

March 20, 2017
When they take the pitch this season, the Grand Rapids Football Club will be representing a local brewery. Read More

Organization aims to help older foster kids

Grant Me Hope produces video segments for TV to find families looking to adopt children 10 and older.

March 17, 2017
There are 600,000 kids in need of families across the United States. Read More

Senior living community launches $5M fundraising campaign

March 16, 2017
A senior living community in the region is planning an expansion. Read More

Food distributor appoints SVP

March 16, 2017
A food distributor in the area has named a new senior vice president of distribution sales. Read More