gkv lands Maryland tourism

The Maryland Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts last week awarded gkv communications a one-year contract for its creative and media buying account, the Baltimore agency said. Billings were estimated at $5 million. The other finalists in the review were Havas’ Brann Worldwide and independents The Campbell Group and Midian Communications, all Baltimore, and independent Hermann Advertising and Design Communications in Annapolis, Md. Incumbent Trahan, Burden & Charles in Baltimore did not participate.