PR firm Carmichael Lynch Spong recently received several awards from the Public Relations Society of America's Chicago division. The PRSA holds an array of awards ceremonies recognizing outstanding PR firms. The ceremony held in Chicago identified local firms offering superior PR services. Carmichael Lynch Spong, which took home a Skyline Award and four Merit Awards, emerged as the "best practices" title holder.
National RV hires PR firm
National RV Holdings, Inc., has hired Indiana-based PR firm B.J. Thompson Associates to manage its marketing, media, and press-related activities. National RV's president, Len Southwick, is aware of B.J. Thompson Associates' reputation in the market and said the PR firm has an "intuitive understanding of the RV market." Southwick also said the Perris, CA-based producer of motorized recreation vehicles was proud to be working with B.J. Thompson Associates. He expects the PR firm to help National RV "develop and implement a strategic communications plan."
Volkswagen appoints new PR team
Volkswagen of America, Inc., has selected John Bailey & Associates, Inc., to handle its product and technology public relations matters. The PR firm will maintain media relations programs for the Volkswagen trademark at the local as well as the national level. Headquartered in Michigan, Volkswagen of America is one of the leading manufacturers of passenger cars and has about 600 dealers spread across the U.S. Michigan-based John Bailey & Associates manages media relations, public affairs, media interview training, strategic planning, crisis communications, reputation management, and event planning for its clients.
Noyd Communications to advise SRS Labs
SRS Labs, Inc., has hired PR agency Noyd Communications, Inc., to serve as an advisor. SRS Labs is the largest supplier of modern surround sound, audio, and voice technologies. The company creates sophisticated audio solutions that improve and optimize the listening experience. Its solutions are used in most consumer electronics, including personal computers, home entertainment systems, personal telecommunications devices, automotive audio systems, and portable media devices. Launched in 2007, Noyd Communications serves a number of prestigious clients, including Microtek, Sanyo Presentation Technologies, Vizio, Sherwood America, and Ultralink/XLO Products.
Martin Levy to handle PR for Zeenami
Zeenami, an online site providing a platform for "personal self-improvement," has named Martin Levy Public Relations as its PR firm. The PR firm will assist with the launch of a community website and a "personalized self-improvement platform" that has yet to receive a copyright. Members of the website can explore self-improvement products and programs and find out which would work best for them. Seattle-based Martin Levy Public Relations has also served Apollo Data Technologies, Entellium, eProject, GabSight, LLC, GalleryPlayer, General Software, Healia, Portent Interactive, and Positive Motion, among other clients.