Marketing, PR & Advertising

Trends, themes and special events


Media company buying TV station

April 25, 2018
A local TV station is being sold. Read More

‘Golden age of giving’

The next generation of philanthropists is revolutionizing charitable donations.

April 20, 2018
The next generation of philanthropists is bringing about a “golden age." Read More

PR agency acquires New York firm

April 19, 2018
A local public relations firm has completed its largest acquisition. Read More

The implications of General Data Protection Regulation on businesses

April 18, 2018
Cambridge Analytica and the great Facebook debacle of 2017-18 sure has been an eye-opener for many people and companies, especially those who happen to click through long documents like “Terms of Service” agreements and the like to rush to install an app or just can’t wait to find out “What Harry Potter character are you?” Just what did you agree to anyway? Read More

Downtown library hosting 'white-glove' event

April 17, 2018
The Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation is producing a “white-glove” fundraiser downtown on Wednesday night. Read More

Business taking 'chill' orders downtown on Tax Day

April 16, 2018
As a way of saying “chill out,” a shaved-ice franchise will give out free samples downtown on Tax Day. Read More

Downtown music venue hosting Eat. Drink. Be Merry!

April 13, 2018
A silent auction on Saturday featuring wine-tasting trips will benefit programs at a downtown music venue. Read More

PR firm hires president

April 11, 2018
There will be a changing of the guard at a public relations firm. Read More

Museum producing On Tap and Uncorked

April 11, 2018
A museum fundraiser will feature some of the region’s signature craft drinks and food pairings. Read More

Ad exec wins Silver Medal Award

April 4, 2018
A 25-year industry veteran is this year’s winner of the American Advertising Federation’s highest honor. Read More