Agency 9th Wonder Launches As Champion of Everyday Products

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9thWonder has launched as a marketing, media and creative content agency dedicated to everyday products and services most agencies don’t covet. With seven offices, more than 250 people, more than 100 clients, and a team of award-winning practitioners, the new agency targets two service gaps in the marketing world – a neglected majority of everyday products and marketers’ unfilled need for independent agencies with reach and scale.

VIDEO: AdTechLive: A Celebration of Creativity and Innovation in Atlanta

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2018 is the first annual gathering of ​AdTechLive: A Celebration of Creativity & Innovation in Atlanta​, presented by the 4A’s Atlanta Council.

BikeNWA Names Walrus AOR, Charged With Branding the Oz Trails

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BikeNWA, the leading advocate for biking in Northwest Arkansas dedicated to encouraging cycling for recreation and/or transportation to help foster an active and healthy lifestyle for the community, has named independent creative and media agency, Walrus. Under the partnership, Walrus will handle all strategy, creative and media duties for BikeNWA.

Metrics Marketing Challenges African-Americans to Register to Vote with #YourChoiceIsYourVoice Campaign

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Metrics Marketing, a creative marketing consultancy, released a non-partisan, voter awareness campaign to encourage Black Georgians, to both register to vote by the deadline of October 6th and cast a ballot in their upcoming local elections.

R/GA Austin Names Jason Ambrose Executive Creative Director

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R/GA, the company that creates transformation at speed, today announced Jason Ambrose has been named executive creative director of the Austin office. As the head creative, Ambrose will partner with R/GA Austin’s SVP, Managing Director Candice Hahn and Executive Technology Director Katrina Bekessy to inspire and integrate multi-disciplinary teams of technologists, narrative storytellers and designers to develop solutions that help brands live up to their highest calling and develop transformative ideas that disrupt culture.

Mithoff Burton Partners Names Dana Guerra As Vice President, Client Services

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El Paso marketing communications agency Mithoff Burton Partners has promoted Dana Guerra to Vice President, Client Services. In her new role, Ms. Guerra will serve as Director of Project Management, overseeing quality and timeliness of all production projects within the agency.

RGA Austin Elevates Three Senior Leaders

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R/GA, the company connected by design, today announced that 
the Austin office has elevated Candice Hahn to senior vice president, managing director of R/GA Austin, Katrina Bekessy to executive technology director and Murray Wyse to group creative director. Each will continue in their management roles and are all instrumental in driving the growth of R/GA Austin’s expanding products, services, and communications offerings.

Volkswagen Invites U.S. Soccer Fans to ‘Jump on the Wagen’ for a New Team In The World Soccer Championships

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With the U.S. national soccer team absent from this year’s world championships, Volkswagen of America wants to help American soccer fans find a new, temporary home for their passion.

HMH Wins Silver National ADDY in the American Advertising Awards

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HMH, a local marketing communications agency with offices in Charlotte, N.C., and Portland, Ore., received a Silver National ADDY in the 2018 National ADDY Awards competition from the American Advertising Federation. HMH was selected from more than 34,000 entries nationally and won locally and regionally before advancing to the national competition.

Industry Veterans Earn VP Roles for Outstanding Contributions to Agency

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Pittsburgh – April 5, 2018 – Gatesman, one of the fastest-growing, mid-sized, privately owned marketing communications agencies, has promoted Desiree Bartoe and Beth Thompson to VP, group account directors on the public relations and social media team, and Mark DiPietro to VP, creative director.

Epsilon Appoints Jeff Fagel as New SVP, Head Of Marketing

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Epsilon®, a global leader in creating connections between people and brands, and its digital media arm Conversant®, today announced the hiring of Jeff Fagel as Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing. Based in Chicago, he reports to Bryan Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer, Epsilon/Conversant.