Public relations

Lunchtime Presentation Focuses on Crisis Communications

Joseph Grano, Jr., president and founder of Sarasota's Next-Mark, LLC, will speak to the Greater Sarasota Coaches Alliance on Monday, Feb. 19.

02/06/2018 By Staff

New hires

University Names New Communications Director

Shawn Ahearn comes to the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee from the University of Pittsburgh.

01/17/2018 By staff

Marketing

Publix Media and Public Relations Manager to Speak in Sarasota

Brian West of Publix Super Markets will be the guest speaker at the local chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association's next luncheon.

10/09/2017 Photography by staff

The arts

New Workshops Created to Help Artists Develop Business Skills

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County is hosting a series of four workshops designed to help artists build business and administrative skills.

09/01/2017 By staff

Marketing

New Campaign Created to Showcase the Rosemary District

Risdon Group, the developers behind the Risdon on 5th residences in the Rosemary District, recently unveiled a new campaign, Live Up, that showcases creative personalities in the neighborhood.

07/06/2017 By staff

Marketing

Local Specialist Honored By State Public Relations Association

Sharon Kunkel, the president of Sarasota's Wordslinger Marketing & PR, was recently named to the 2017 Joe Curley Rising Leader Class of the Florida Public Relations Association.

07/03/2017 By staff

Public relations

PR Company Moves Into New Office, Adds Clients and Hires New Employee

Sarasota's Three Six Oh Public Relations is celebrating its five-year anniversary.

05/11/2017 By staff

Honors

Public Relations Professional Wins Pair of Awards

Kim Livengood of Sarasota's Eclipse Agency was honored with two awards during a recent luncheon held by the Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

04/21/2017 By staff

Marketing

Video Platform Manager Offers Free Workshop

The Sarasota HubSpot User Group will present a free workshop, "Video Marketing: Lead Generation and Nurturing in 2017," with Wistia manager Margot da Cunha.

04/18/2017 By staff

Marketing

North Port Picks Marketing Firm to Help with Economic Development

Sarasota's Grapevine Communications, an advertising, marketing and public relations agency, was recently chosen to provide marketing services for the City of North Port.

04/11/2017 By staff

Marketing

Communications Company Hires Two, Promotes Two More

The Sarasota-based communications agency Next-Mark recently hired two new staffers and promoted two more.

04/10/2017 By staff

Honors

Marketing Company Founder Named to Forbes Council

Joseph Grano, the president and founder of the Sarasota marketing, creative strategy and communications company Next-Mark, was recently selected to join the Forbes Agency Council.

02/28/2017 By staff

Education

Business Peer Group Program Expands

The Exceptional Discipline Generates Excellence (EDGE) Peer Group program, founded by Sarasota's David Kauffman, is expanding this year into other cities around Florida.

01/10/2017 By staff

Deals

Jacksonville Ad Agency Acquires Sarasota Firm

Jacksonville's On Ideas, an advertising and branding agency established in 2005, acquired Sarasota's C•Suite Communications, effective Jan. 1.

01/04/2017 By staff

Public Relations

PR Group to Host 'Thought Leadership' Luncheon

The president and founder of Next-Mark, LLC will deliver a presentation titled "Building and Sustaining a Thought Leadership Platform" at a luncheon put on by the Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

12/13/2016 By staff

Honors

Local PR Company Recognized for Viral Nonprofit Campaign

Sharon Kunkel, president of Wordslinger Marketing & PR, recently received an Honorable Mention in PR Daily's Nonprofit PR Awards in the "Advocacy or Awareness" category.

09/16/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Marketing Company Hires Account Exec

Knight Marketing recently added Deena Suliman Ried to its Sarasota team as an account executive.

09/16/2016 Research by staff

New hires

Sarasota Communications Firm Hires Two

Sarasota's C•Suite Communications recently hired two new team members: Juliette Reynolds and Kaylin Dalton.

09/13/2016 Research by staff