agency news


In Deerfield Beach, Group Direct will create a national advertising campaign for BioLink Technology International.

Spiro & Waites Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations in Fort Myers won two Excel Awards from the Florida Home Builders Association and three awards from the American Economic Development Council for its work on behalf of the Cape Coral Office of Economic Development.

Firestone & Cimring Advertising in Fort Myers will provide marketing, advertising and public relations support for the Colonial Plaza shopping center. The agency has also been chosen by Robotic Workspace Technologies to implement a public relations and marketing program.

Osprey Marketing Group in Stuart was honored twice at the National Mature Media Programs competition: silver and merit awards, both for the Hospice of Martin & St. Lucie.

The Iam Group in St. Petersburg will develop an Internet presence for Branson-On-Stage in Branson, Mo.

The Miami Ad School has named Sabina Ansari and Victoria Brooks “Pick of the Litter” winners at its annual Bootcamp for Account Planners.

In Jacksonville, Empire Communications Group has designed a new identity package for Leadership Jacksonville’s adult and youth programs.

The Diagnostic Instrument Group in Odessa has chosen Teasdale Enterprises in Tampa its agency of record.

In Tampa, Parag & Company Marketing Communications has been selected to develop a corporate identity program for Diamond Financial Strategies.


Digital Insurance has named Kilgannon McReynolds in Atlanta its agency of record.

Genex in Atlanta has relaunched Security First Bank’s Web site, adding new features and functionality.

Hope-Beckham, an Atlanta public relations company, has added five new clients: Feld Entertainment, Network Communications, Kaplan Communications, RMS Networks and the Brazilian Tea Co.

GBA in Atlanta has been retained by Robert Patillo Properties, a real estate development and investment company, as its marketing services agency.

Sage Communications in Atlanta has been chosen to handle marketing and advertising for Applied Intranet Technologies of Camden, Maine, and @usawear Apparel Group in Atlanta.

Adair-Greene Healthcare Communications in Atlanta earned two awards from the Business Marketing Association for its work for Banner Pharmacaps and Novogyne Pharmaceuticals.

SouthPaw Marketing Communications in Doraville and Catapult Group, an Internet consultancy in Atlanta, have formed a partnership.


PriceWeber, an integrated marketing communications agency in Louisville, was honored twice at the American Advertising Federation’s 5th District American Advertising Awards competition.MARYLANDImage, a cosmetic surgery group in Baltimore, has named the Reeves Agency of Baltimore its agency of record.

Corporate Express, an office products supplier, has retained Strategix for direct mail, multimedia programs and other projects. The Wills Group has also chosen the Baltimore agency to design Web sites for its four subsidiaries: Southern Maryland Oil Co., Delmarva Oil Co., Dash-In Convenience Stores and SMO Motor Fuels.


Columbia’s H&W Creative/Advertising won an Addy at the 3rd District American Advertising Awards in Spartanburg.

The Gillespie Agency in Columbia has been appointed agency of record for the Anderson Brothers Bank.


In Nashville, Dye, Van Mol & Lawrence’s ads for md2patient, an e-healthcare firm targeting physicians, break this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the New England Journal of Medicine and other professional publications.

Stumph Bartels Advertising has won an Award of Excellence in the b-to-b direct mail category from the Nashville chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators.