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Marketing, PR & Advertising Notebook

February 28, 2019
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February Notebook

Marketing, PR & Advertising articles

Business Journal names Top Women Owned Businesses finalists

Grand Rapids Chamber hosting first mixer for creatives

College forming esports team

Newspaper cuts frequency of print product

Inside Track: High-risk move pays off

Marketing firm helps nonprofits with websites

Wolverine Worldwide signs licensing deal with slipper company

Retailers hosting all-season clearance sale

Amway's year-end sales are up

Brewery battle ends with settlement

Nonprofit appoints chief campaign officer

Q&A: Debra Minton

Richett Media receives companywide makeover

Change Ups

Alyssa Benson joined Kalamazoo-based LKF Marketing as an account manager.

The Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids announced the launch of its new website, grdiocese.org. The new website is mobile responsive and includes streamlined content and menus with a more visually appealing design.

Lomonaco Sicilian Cookies launched a new web page, jjlomonaco.com.

FASTSIGNS of Grand Rapids is the recipient of the Sales Achievement Award by the FASTSIGNS network, which recognizes the top five centers that achieved the highest sales volume in the U.S. and Canada between Oct. 1, 2017, and Sept. 30, 2018. FASTSIGNS of Grand Rapids also received the Mentor Recognition Award; Public E-commerce Task Force service recognition; and the Franchise Advisory Council service recognition.

Peopledesign recently made Jake Himmelspach partner.

Truscott Rossman opened its fourth office in Washington D.C. at 1200 G St., NW, Suite 800. It’s the company’s first location outside of Michigan.

Netvantage Marketing relocated its Grand Rapids office to 800 Monroe Ave. NW, just outside the downtown district, to accommodate additional employees needed for business growth.

Symposia Lab hired Andrew Terpstra as project manager and Adam Osman as marketing automation specialist. Faith Bischoff is now Symposia’s digital media specialist and Kristen Haveman is lead copywriter.

Hungerford Nichols promoted Heather Halligan to marketing manager.

Mel Trotter Ministries named Tim Swiney its chief campaign officer. Swiney will oversee Mel Trotter Ministries’ fundraising campaigns associated with helping the Heartside area nonprofit grow.

Fusion IT LLC hired Michael Pearce as director of business development.