Agency News

2M&G Marketing Arts, a San Francisco-based advertising agency and design company, has been selected agency of record for TrizecHahn Centers, an international developer and owner of retail developments.
The Weber Group of Palo Alto will provide public relations services to SRI International and SRI Consulting.
SONUS Pharmaceuticals has selected Ketchum Public Relations of San Francisco as its public relations partner for ongoing corporate strategic counsel and marketing communications support for SONUS’ lead product, EchoGen.
TelCom Semiconductor has named Hayes Marketing Communications of San Jose its agency for advertising and public relations. Hayes has also been named the public relations agency for Galvantech.
HI-TEC Sports of Modesto has hired Wolfe/Doyle Advertising in San Francisco to create an image campaign. The print work will create awareness for recreational hiking boots for men, women and children.
Digital Artworks of Eugene is set to open a facility in Los Angeles. The firm will continue to operate in Eugene as it expands.
The United Cigar Smokers Association has contracted Morgan Marketing & Public Relations of Irvine to create and orchestrate a public relations campaign for The World of Cigars event and provide ongoing public relations support on a national level.
Tiger Electronics of San Diego awarded a national product launch promotion to Very Special Events, headquartered in Rancho Bernardo.
Dey Laboratories of Napa has named Baxter Gurian & Mazzei of Los Angeles agency of record for all corporate communications.
TM Arts in Culver City has been selected as the advertising agency for Artesia-based Highglow Jewelers, with showrooms in California, Michigan, Georgia and Florida.
Blue Moon Communications has been selected to create a new marketing program for the Quails Inn, a recently renovated 240-room lakefront resort at Lake San Marcos in northern San Diego County.
Redondo Beach-based Nelson & Gilmore has won the advertising account of Simple Net, a low-cost Internet provider that offers complex Web site management to large users. The agency will develop a national marketing communications program for the company.
Politis Communications of Draper has been retained by Revolution Concepts to assist in the launch of a new Internet site. The site will provide information about public offerings and investor relations.
Integrated Marketing Group of Salt Lake City has added two clients: Trace Minerals Research of Ogden and CTI (CUSA Technologies) of Salt Lake City.
Weber Marketing Group in Seattle has added Tegris Corporation and F5 Labs as new clients.
The Leonhardt Group of Seattle has completed naming and branding work for Valve, a computer gaming company whose debut product, Half-Life, will be published through Sierra On-Line this month.
Strategic Alliances Group of Seattle launched a new sports communications division to help professional coaches and athletes enhance their relationships with their communities.
–compiled by Laura Machuca