Agency News

The Hispanic Business Group of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce has named Miami’s Sanchez & Levitan as one of the top 100 Hispanic businesses in Florida.
Spiro & Waites Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations has been reappointed agency of record for The Symphony of Southwest Florida. Both parties are located in Fort Myers.
At the annual convention of property managers, Empire Communications in Jacksonville won second place for its Watson Realty sales brochure. Also, agency partner Les Loggins was selected as one of two speakers for the 1999 marketing seminar of the Northeast Florida Builders Association.
Horton Homes, headquartered in Eatonton, has assigned its $2 million ad account to Van Winkle & Associates in Atlanta.
Broadus & Associates in Atlanta was hired by Millionaire magazine to redesign and produce the international quarterly publication. The periodical is issued from Bluffton, S.C.
Mitsubishi Wireless Communications, headquartered in Duluth, has enlisted Atlanta’s Sixty Second Airborne to create a national radio campaign for its new T-200 phone.
The Ad Shop in Marietta has created a Web site for existing and potential clients. Its address is
Hands on Atlanta has selected Adair-Greene and communications 21, both Atlanta, to be the combined agencies of record for the volunteer organization.
Atlanta’s Fitzgerald & Co. and its promotions agency partner, The Botsford Group, have been recognized for their client work in recent national and international competitions. Fitzgerald was the only U.S. company included among the top 10 finalists in the Cannes International Advertising Festival’s Media Lion Awards, for its media program for Aflac supplemental health insurance. The Botsford Group’s work for Chiquita Banana N.A. was awarded the North American gold medal in the annual World Pro Awards. Fitzgerald’s public relations arm, Weber Public Relations, was selected by Promina Health System to develop and implement a strategic public relations campaign supporting the relaunch of its Web site.
Bethesda’s The Dan Rosenthal Co. has doubled its office space, moving into new quarters in the same building. The address is 3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 900, Bethesda 20814.
Susan Dubuque, president of MSI Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations in Richmond, received a Silver Anvil Award of Excellence for the agency’s efforts to increase awareness of childhood depression.
The Norfolk Nighthawks have hired DIA Marketing Advertising & Public Relations of Norfolk as the Arena Football League team’s first agency.
O’Connor Group in Roanoke has been hired by the industrial division of CPFilms to handle corporate advertising and provide public relations services. The client is located in Martinsville.