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Author: News Account Created: 3/20/2009 12:04 PM
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By News Account on 6/28/2009 1:46 PM



About 50-plus designers, writers, advertisers, marketers and public relations professionals gathered at Bittersweet Café  for the first iMAGINE Blender in Old Town Alexandria this month. iMAGINE is a movement to build a 50,000 square foot creative hub that will brand the City of Read More »

By News Account on 6/24/2009 2:09 PM

Geoff Livingston, CRT/tanaka, has been dubbed a “local blogging guru” by The Washington Post, and he’s sponsored a series of popular BlogPotomac events.  But, now Geoff reports that the next BlogPotomac, set for October 23, will be his last.  And one of the reasons, he states, is that “the subject matter — social media — is really dead (or dying), at least from this innovators perspective.”

On his website, Geoff wrote: “Let me explain. The technology adoption cy ... Read More »

By News Account on 6/18/2009 11:17 AM


- The Washington, D.C. Chapter of the American Marketing Association has developed “a creative marketing collaboration with two, well-known, trendsetting businesses in the DC Metro Area.”

The Chapter has partnered with regional restaurant and entertainment group José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup and premier lifestyle luxury magazine Read More »

By News Account on 6/17/2009 7:32 AM


Dan Rosenthal, one of the true veterans of the local advertising community, is retiring.  Dan, who started Rosenthal Partners almost 20 years ago, told us, "I know I look 40, maybe 42, but I'm heading into my 40th, maybe 42nd year of advertising agency meetings and work orders –– don’t you think it's time I took a break?  I've actually been planning to close the shop for several years, but there were always "extenuating circumstances" for keeping it open. Bo ... Read More »

By News Account on 6/15/2009 8:25 AM

Burson-Marsteller and Penn Schoen & Berland Associates launched an advertising and integrated communications agency called Proof Integrated Communications; GolinHarris Public Affairs announces a partnership with Catalist, LLC, and Omnicom creates new global firm.

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By News Account on 6/15/2009 7:53 AM

Tysons Corner Center pulls ad deemed offensive, Woody Kay, Arnold DC’s managing partner and chief creative officer, was quoted in an AdWeek article, Design Army reports the arrival of the summer/fall 2009 issue of the biannual Washingtonian Bride & Groom magazine, and Williams Whittle wins a prestigious gold Effie for its USO work, and Equals Three honored at Alliance for Workplace Excellence luncheon.

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By News Account on 6/15/2009 7:36 AM


Sage Communications acquired Falls Church-based JDG Communications, a strategic marketing communications and branding firm serving government, corporate and non-profit clients in the D.C. area.

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By News Account on 6/14/2009 5:00 PM

Congratulations to the following firms and individuals selected as part of the Art Directors Club of DC's 60th Annual Show and who won medals:

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By News Account on 6/10/2009 7:18 AM

Spectrum (formerly Spectrum Science) named Katherine J. Maynard as chief operating officer. She joined the agency in 1988 from one of the firm’s charter clients ... and Edelman and Qorvis have won awards.

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By News Account on 6/8/2009 7:11 AM

Digital Media Wire and Potomac Tech Wire announced the agenda and list of confirmed speakers for the 6th Annual Digital Media Conference to be held at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia, on Thursday, June 25..

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