• Submissions for The Minnies are Open

    by / October 8, 2019 /

    The Advertising Federation of Minnesota (AdFed) has opened submissions for The Minnies: Media Innovation Awards. The Minnies honor agencies, vendors, and clients who put together the most innovative media campaigns of the year. In order to qualify for a Minnie Award, the submitter must: have an office in Minnesota; have created the majority of the work in Minnesota; and have run the campaign sometime between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. Fee is $50 per entry. Submissions close on November 8[Read More]

  • broadhead Acquires Kohnstamm Communications

    by / September 4, 2019 /

    broadhead—the largest full service, independent marketing agency in Minnesota—has acquired Kohnstamm Communications, a leading food public relations agency. Known nationally for launching and marketing dozens of iconic better-for-you brands, including Honest Tea, Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP, Happy Baby and Noosa Yoghurt, Kohnstamm and its leadership team will transition into broadhead, while remaining a boutique, consumer food-focused brand in the market.

    Consistently ranked among the[Read More]

  • Research Report: Overcoming Barriers to Effective Marketing Decision Making

    by / August 14, 2019 /

    SCHERMER is proud to announce the release of the following research report "Five Barriers to Effective B2B Marketing Decision Making—And How to Overcome Them.” This report is based on SCHERMER's 2019 study of the State of B2B Marketing Decision-Making, which surveyed over 160 B2B senior marketers on the following topics:

    • How are B2B companies making current and critical marketing decisions in their organizations and, in particular, how are they using internal information or ex[Read More]

  • Padilla Announces Agency Promotions

    by / August 1, 2019 /

    Padilla announced employee promotions across several of its industry and functional groups. These four individuals, working from the Minneapolis office, were recognized for their contributions at the agency.

    Kelly Murray was promoted from accounts specialist to senior accounts specialist in Padilla’s Finance Team. For 20 years, she has steadily been growing and expanding her accounting expertise.

    Anne Neubauer was promoted from senior account executive to account supervisor [Read More]

  • Tom Jollie Elected to PRSA’s College of Fellows

    by / July 28, 2019 /

    Tom Jollie, APR and Padilla senior vice president, is one of 11 new members elected into the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) College of Fellows, an honorary organization within PRSA comprised of 350 active senior professionals and educators, each of whom has left a significant footprint on the public relations profession.

    “Election to PRSA’s College of Fellows, which is[Read More]

  • New Public Relations E-Course On “A Step on Step on Getting on TV”

    by / July 3, 2019 /

    Peg Roessler is a public relations professional known for her media relations savvy. Peg’s knack for matching stories to media opportunities puts her clients squarely in the television spotlight, increasing their visibility, credibility and profitability.

    Peg’s been at helm of Peg Roessler Public Relations for the past 35+ years, and is also the wise and welcoming persona behind 7 Steps to Getting On Local TV, an online course that teaches sma[Read More]

  • Lola Red PR Announces Full-Time Colorado Team

    by / June 27, 2019 /

    Lola Red, a leading, Minneapolis-based, digital public relations agency amplifying greatness, announces the official opening of its new office in Denver, Colo. The new location is located in WeWork’s “The Lab” coworking space in the Lower Highlands (LoHi) neighborhood of Denver, and will include a full-time team dedicated to the agency’s expanding portfolio of Colorado clients.

    “I started the agency in Boulder and we have consistently maintained about 25 percent of our busin[Read More]